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Drone program in the works for Travis County parks staff

[ad_1] The latest in parks management could soon be hovering overhead. Travis County commissioners approved Jan. 22 the implementation of an unmanned aerial system. The program—which will be managed by county parks staff—includes two drones as well as Federal Aviation Administration-mandated training and licensing for four staff members. Drone uses …

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EastEnders fans convinced Dennis’s drone will expose Sharon and Keanu’s affair and end drug dealer Evie’s reign of terror

[ad_1] EASTENDERS fans reckon Sharon Mitchell’s son Dennis’ drone could have a huge part to play in several of the soap’s biggest storylines. Viewers are adamant the recording device will expose Sharon’s affair with Keanu Taylor or even bring an end to Evie Steele’s reign of terror. Dennis’ drone has sparked …

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Roseville police highlight impact of drones on police work

[ad_1] ROSEVILLE, Calif. (KCRA) — The Roseville Police Department is highlighting the effectiveness of unmanned drones to assist in police and public safety incidents. “It’s a great advantage. The technology is advancing at an exponential rate at this point,” said Lt. Jeff Kool, the Roseville Police Department’s drone team leader. …

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Amazon Prime now testing traffic management for drones

[ad_1] Drone technology is becoming common, so common that Amazon is now testing an air traffic management system to prevent mid-air collisions. The online giant uses drones in some parts of the United States to deliver packages in as little as an hour to shoppers in hurry. Other groups are …

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China’s JD.com tests drone delivery in Indonesia in first overseas pilot – TechCrunch

[ad_1] We hear a lot about drones having the potential to revolutionize delivery and logistics. It’s easy to be dismissive — in many cases, a robot may take what would be a human’s job — but there are some examples where drone technology could genuinely be transformative. One such case …

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Russian Military Detects Launch of Israeli Missile Drone Over Mediterranean

[ad_1] Earlier on Tuesday, Israeli media reported citing Israel’s Defence Ministry that the state military together with the US National Missile Defence Agency had conducted an Arrow 3 missile defence system test. The Russian military has detected the launch of a missile drone by Israel over the Mediterranean Sea as part of missile defence tests, …

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UK.gov plans £2,500 fines for kids flying toy drones within 3 MILES of airports • The Register

[ad_1] Families living near airports whose children fly toy helicopters in their gardens could be fined up to £2,500 under new government plans that, er, flew under the radar during the ongoing Brexit chaos. A recent “correction slip” issued to change the government’s plans for new anti-drone laws removes a …

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EasyJet says drone chaos was ‘wake-up call’ for airports

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The drone sightings led to many people being stranded at Gatwick EasyJet has said last month’s drone disruption at Gatwick was a “wake-up call” for airports. The drones caused blanket cancellations over a number of days in December and mass passenger disruption as a …

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Shark spotting: how a drone app is helping to keep Sydney’s surfers safe in the water – video | Environment

[ad_1] Jason Iggleden, the creator of a new app called Drone Shark, talks to Guardian Australia about why he decided to start simultaneously filming surfers on Sydney’s eastern beaches while monitoring for sharks. The app, which was designed for surfers who want footage of themselves catching waves, is a ‘first …

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Retired Navy captain explores impacts, ethics of drones in new book – News – The Newport Daily News

[ad_1] NEWPORT — Adding “One Nation, Under Drones” to the required reading list for the Naval War College course, “Unmanned Systems and Conflict in the 21st Century,” makes perfect sense. Its professor, retired Navy Capt. John E. Jackson, is the book’s editor, after all. Jackson, the E.A. Sperry Chair of Unmanned …

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Further Step Towards Integration of Drones in Aerial Space

[ad_1] This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) The US Department of Transportation announced it would allow drones to fly overnight and over people without waivers under certain conditions. “Drones…are well on their way to mainstream deployment,” said Secretary Chao. The first initiative is a proposed new rule to …

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Fopple Drones and Kulfy emerge winners at StartAP festival 2019- The New Indian Express

[ad_1] By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The two-day StartAP festival 2019 concluded on a grand note here on Saturday. Isthriwala, Fopple Drones, Napanta, Mentor Mind and Kulfy Fountane Labs have been shortlisted among the 15 start-ups, which pitched their innovations. Of the five shortlisted, Fopple Drones and Kulfy were declared …

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