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Drones could be coming to law enforcement agencies in Fairfax County

[ad_1] More from Northern Virginia MCLEAN, Va. – After months of discussion, Fairfax County could be joining surrounding counties by adding drones to their law enforcement agencies.   Over the next few weeks drones will be a hot topic. The Unmanned Aircraft System program, led by Roy Shrout, is making a …

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‘A game changer’ Drones take off at Manteca Police Department

[ad_1] MANTECA, Calif. — Manteca Police are now using drones to help keep the community safe. Officers have spent the past year working on research and training for the drones and they were officially put into use at the end of last year. “Definitely a game changer for us in …

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Drones cause disruptions at New York airport

[ad_1] Bob Tarlau gives a detailed account of the news of the day in the United States of America every weekday morning. On Thursday, Bob told us a couple of drones caused major disruptions at a New York City airport. Download this podcast here [ad_2] Article Source

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Did a pair of drones interfere with flights at Newark Airport, or was it something else?

[ad_1] Lori Aratani Reporter focusing on transportation issues, including airports, airlines, and the nation’s railroad and subway systems January 23 at 4:42 PM One day after reports of drone activity near Newark Liberty International Airport temporarily halted flights, there are questions about whether the unmanned object spotted in the New …

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Driverless air taxis, drones, pods: Dubai puts future tech at heart of transportation

[ad_1]  You cannot fault the ambition. While other countries are discussing the rules and regulations surrounding autonomous vehicles, the emirate of Dubai is simply powering ahead with them. In 2016, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, the vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, announced plans for a …

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Use of Drones to Improve Agriculture, Irrigation & Traffic Management

[ad_1] A partnership between the Maharashtra government and the Centre for The Fourth Industrial Revolution is exploring the use of drones for various government services.  The Centre which is a global hub for policy framework and collaborations on technology has been working on expanding the scope of drones, which till now have been used …

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Facebook collaborating with Airbus to test solar-powered internet drones in Australia: Report

[ad_1] Facebook may be primarily known for its hugely-popular (and these days, extremely-controversial) social media platform, but the company also has interests in other areas. One of those interests is providing internet access in areas of the world that lack proper connectivity. To that end, the company had been working …

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In Maharashtra, Drones Find Workspace In Irrigation, Agriculture

[ad_1] Drones of various shapes, sizes are being tried out for delivery of packages weighing between 5-500 kg. New Delhi:  A partnership between the Maharashtra government and the Centre For The Fourth Industrial Revolution, is exploring the use drones for various government services, Timothy Reuter, Project Head for Drones for …

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Drones spotted at Leicester racecourse – Nine Wide World of Sports

[ad_1] Officials at Leicester have voiced their frustration with the subject of drones on racecourses again in focus. It is believed images from drones are being used to give in-running punters an unfair advantage on betting exchanges as the streamed pictures may be a few seconds ahead of TV channels. …

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Travis County Parks to use drones to monitor burns, flood damage – News – Austin American-Statesman

[ad_1] Travis County Parks officials will soon use drones to monitor prescribed burns, track forest health and assess flood damage. Commissioners on Tuesday approved a draft policy that will let the parks department buy two remote-controlled aerial devices and to train and license four county staff members. The program’s $10,000 …

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Two people are arrested over ‘criminal use of drones’ at Gatwick Airport

[ad_1] A model plane enthusiast and his 54-year-old wife have been revealed as the suspects arrested over the Gatwick Airport drone mayhem – but his boss claims he was working and could not have been the culprit.  Forensic squads have been searching the home of window-fitter Paul Gait, 47, and …

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France signs $89m deal for FLIR micro drones

[ad_1] France has signed a contract with a ceiling value of $89 million to buy an undisclosed number of FLIR Systems’ Black Hornet 3 micro unmanned air vehicles for its armed forces. The contract will be managed and executed by FLIR in Hvalstad, Norway, the manufacturer says. About 30 countries …

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