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Atlanta's airport employs drones to monitor runway conditions

Atlanta airport employs drones to monitor runway conditions ATLANTA (CBS46) – The airspace above the world’s busiest airport just got a little busier. Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport is now using drones to survey and document runway pavement for future maintenance. In an effort to obtain the most accurate surveys of ATL areas set to undergo changes in the ongoing $6 billion…

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State Of The Unmanned Industry

The state of the UAS/UAV industry

The State Of The Unmanned Industry Assessing the health of an entire industry is not an easy task, but talking with industry leaders and looking for examples of growth and investment can help. Our “State of the UAS/UAV Industry” inquiries have lead to discussions with General Atomics, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), Aeryon Labs and SensoFusion. SensoFusion might…

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Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Vanuatu in trial for drones to carry vaccines to remote areas In what’s believed to be a world-first, drones are to be trialed to carry vaccines to remote communities in the Pacific. Unicef is working with the Vanuatu government on the groundbreaking project in the hope it will save lives. “If it works it will be massive, it will be huge,…

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Drones in Visual Journalism

Democratizing the Sky: Drones in Visual Journalism

Democratizing the Sky: Drones in Visual Journalism The New York Times staff photographer Josh Haner was an early adopter of drone photography. His earliest forays were with a $60 gadget that he maneuvered around his living room. Since then, he has aimed ever higher, doing videos and stills high above the Gobi Desert and the Marshall Islands. He has embraced…

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DJI TALLIES DRONE SAVES

DJI TALLIES DRONE SAVES

DJI TALLIES DRONE SAVES The world’s leading consumer drone manufacturer has counted at least 59 lives saved by drones, and DJI suggests there have been many more as it makes a case against restrictions. The report released March 14 by DJI is based on media reports published in various countries detailing 18 incidents dating from May 2013 through February. The…

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Mavic Pro flies autonomously using Litchi app

Drone Diary: The DJI Mavic Pro flies autonomously using the Litchi app

Drone Diary: The DJI Mavic Pro flies autonomously using Litchi app Flying a drone manually is fun, but there are some manoeuvres that are virtually impossible to fly smoothly. Circling an object or person, for example. You’d need to constantly change the balance of forward/backward and left/right inputs to fly the circle in the first place, then simultaneously keep rotating the camera…

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