DroneGun

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Not a gun on a drone, but a “gun” to take down a drone. This yuge device, 13 lbs of backpack and black gun shaped electronics, is actually a jammer. From as far a 1.2 miles away, this thing jams the signals including GPS (GLONASS if you desire to use that system). They say it Read More

National Drone Tracking System

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AT&T has announced, in partnership with NASA that they will develop an Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management program that will allow agencies “The goal is an Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) solution that supports the safe and highly secure operation of drones in the national airspace.” It appears a major goal is researching the Read More

Airliner Swerves to Avoid Drone

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A Canadian airliner took evasive action to avoid what they first thought was a balloon, but later discovered was a drone. According to the CBC, the Dash 8 was at 9,000 feet. Out over Lake Ontario when the incident happened. I’m not going to say this didn’t happen…but I will say this: A drone at Read More

GoPro Drone Recall…Oops

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Are you an early adopter who snatched up up one of GoPro’s finally release Karma drones? If so, you should probably return it. The company has issued a recall because “in a very small number of cases” the Karmas lost power while in use…not exactly desired. Exchanges won’t be offered, and GoPro says to take Read More

Intel unveils a drone made for aerial light shows

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Intel unveils a drone made for aerial light shows Intel isn’t just using drone swarms to show off its robotics prowess — it’s building a business around them. The chip maker has unveiled the Shooting Star, a quadcopter drone tailor-made for light shows. Its companion software automates the animation process, telling the drone horde where Read More

Drone IED

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If you look at the history of using aircraft to deliver weapons, the progression of drones as a weapon makes complete sense. It all began with pilots dropping explosive devices from airplanes. Then a machine gun was mounted on a plane (the French were first to do this). Sure, we have military drones that can Read More

UPS Drone

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I’m still a firm believer that drone deliver is merely a marketing ploy right now. Batteries need to advance. People need to get real. Delivery companies need to get real. The UPS deliver drone.

100,000 Drones in Britain and…

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Many people (especially in the USA) will read this article on the 100,000 drones in Britain causing airline problem and think it is over blown. Something many don’t realize is how prolific “plane spotters” are in Europe. If you’ve ever flown in Britain, you might have noticed there will be small crowds of people along Read More

The game that makes drone warfare personal

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The game that makes drone warfare personal Killbox is a game that creates humans out of brightly colored 3D shapes, only to slaughter them in the most dehumanizing way: a drone strike. And not just any drone strike — the game is based on the first real-life UAV mission ever carried out in an unofficial Read More