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Patent Tips Bow and Arrow Proof Drones

File photo: Drones fly above smog blanketed Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina December 25, 2016. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic)

Amazon Patent Tips Bow and Arrow Proof Drones Besides government regulations, bad weather, weight restrictions, and all the other issues that plague Amazon’s budding drone delivery service, the company must also face the prospect of thieves shooting down drones to steal their packages. It’s a problem that Amazon has been working on since at least 2014, when it filed a…

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FAA Gets Audited On Drones

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FAA Gets Audited On Drones Following a recent audit of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG) reports that the FAA lacks a risk-based oversight process for civil unmanned aircraft systems. According to the Audit Report, the FAA fails to verify that drone operators meet or even understand the conditions and limitations of their exemptions either before or…

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Top 11 Drones Under $500

Top Drones Under $500 Credit: Atlanta Hobby/ UAVEN

Our Top 11 Drones Under $500 Our last post, “Our Top 12 Drones Under $100” received so much positive feedback we decided to make another list! So here it is, our tops 11 drones under $500. If you want to see our complete selection of drones and accessories, please click here or visit AtlantaHobby.com. Getting A New Drone This Holiday Season? Please…

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Improve Maps Data and Catch Google

Apple Said to Fly Drones to Improve Maps Data and Catch Google

Apple Said to Fly Drones to Improve Maps Data and Catch Google Apple Inc. plans to use drones and new indoor navigation features to improve its Maps service and catch longtime leader Google, according to people familiar with the matter. The Cupertino, California-based company is assembling a team of robotics and data-collection experts that will use drones to capture and…

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What UPS Finds Interesting About Drones

UPS and CyPhy Works test a drone delivery. Credit: UPS Press Room

Here’s What UPS Finds Interesting About Drones The package delivery giant is testing drones for sending medical items to rural locations. Article Source: Fortune The United Parcel Service has high hopes for drones. In late September, the package delivery giant and a drone startup, CyPhy Works, said they had successfully tested a drone delivery, in which a flying robot delivered…

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