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Scientists Are Using Ultra-Res Camera Drones to Survey Australia’s ‘Other’ Great Reef

The combination of drones and a highly specialized camera are allowing researchers to explore a West Australian reef in more detail than ever before. The researchers are using drones equipped with miniaturized hyperspectral cameras, and they've produced the highest-resolution footage of a coral ...

Boeing Uses Drone For Runway Water Spray Tests On New Jet

Boeing airplane engineers have, for the first time, used a drone to help conduct special tests on how its new 737 Max performs when as it hits heavy water while speeding down a runway. The drone made its debut in special water tests the company conducted recently in Glasgow, Montana, according to ...

Shark Footage Major Milestone For Shark Drone Technology Project Sentinel VDS

Perth based environmental consultancy Astron, alongside partner C4D Intel, is pleased to announce the successful completion of their first prototype field trial for Sentinel VDS, a state-of-the-art automated shark detection system using UAVs. Successful first stage operational field trial of ...

New Medical Disaster Drone The HiRO (Health Integrated Rescue Operations)

Two new disaster drones delivered telemedical packages to victims and rescue personnel in a simulated mass casualty event Tuesday at John Bell Airport in Bolton, Mississippi. The technology debuted before an audience including Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and representatives from Homeland ...

Slidx’s New VTOL Surveillance And Security Drone The Black Manta Air

Tech startup SlidX, based out of Montreal, has only been on the scene since 2015, but it’s been a pretty busy year! Just a few months ago, we told you about their 3D printed drone, the Gyro-X8 KAYRYS, which can offer medical supplies on the scene of an accident or major disaster. The second ...

DroneSAR And DJI Bring Search And Rescue App To First Responders

Software Integrates Aerial Imagery Into Rescue Systems To Save Lives DJI and DroneSAR, the Irish tech start-up revolutionizing the search and rescue industry, on Thursday announced a new search and rescue app that seamlessly integrates a drone’s unique aerial perspective on life-and-death ...

NASA Is Flying A UAS Over Hurricane Matthew

NASA is using a drone to track Hurricane Matthew. The space agency said Friday that it is flying a Global Hawk UAS over huge storm swirls near Florida’s northeast coast. The RQ-4 Global Hawk is built for watching disasters unfold. The high-altitude, long endurance UAS can fly for over 34 ...

Verizon takes flight with airborne LTE operations

Verizon is taking its Internet of Things (IoT) initiative to the skies. The company announced its new Airborne LTE Operations (ALO) initiative designed to provide in-flight wireless connectivity. “In our view, no one else in the industry has taken the kind of holistic approach of extending the ...

Drones Will Uncover The History Of Humans In The Amazon

We mainly think of the Amazon as the world's largest rainforest and home to a remarkable amount of biodiversity, but humans have been living in and shaping the lush jungle for thousands of years. While we have a good understanding of how modern Amazonian peoples live and use the rainforest, ...

Drones Used To Monitor Bold Turtle Conservation Project On Great Barrier Reef Island

Raising the height of part of the world’s most important green turtle nesting site has helped researchers save precious eggs and hatchlings on Raine Island, north-west of Cairns. Eye-in-the-sky monitoring from drones deployed for the first time confirmed the success of the project, which ...