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Spain flies drones against ships violating sulfur emission limits

During much of this summer, uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAV) have been flying investigative missions over the Straight of Gibraltar, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes. What the air-sniffing drones have learned is about 10% of the passing vessels violate sulfur emission limits in force since last year. Remotely piloted …

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Danish drones guide OneWeb’s antenna testing

The low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company has turned to QuadSAT, a Danish startup that does the test and measurement of satellite antennas by the use of drones. Founded in 2017, its system uses a custom-built RF payload, drone technology, and mathematical algorithms to simulate satellites and more quickly …

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Govt to procure 200 drones to expedite land mapping

    NEW DELHI :   THE Central Government has decided to procure 200 drones under the Survey of Villages for Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Area (Svamitva) project for terrain mapping in plain and undulating areas and the tender for the same was issued last week. The Government …

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Drones Join the Fight Against Wildfires in California

This year’s wildfire season in California is on track to outpace last year’s record as the most destructive season. Luckily, firefighters can now rely on drone technology to better assess burned areas without putting humans at risk. Among those playing a role is KSI Data Sciences, a Playa del Rey-based …

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Youngstown first responders considering drones

“Drones I think would be perfect,” said Youngstown Police Chief Carl Davis. “I think it would meet our needs as far as missing persons, traffic situations and pursuits, crowd control, concerts, festivals, I think the possibilities are endless,” he said. Article Source

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How drones can help citrus growers in SWFL

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — More than 20 years ago, the state of Florida was producing nearly 250 million boxes of oranges a season. This year, just ahead of the start of another harvest, experts predict only 52 million boxes will be produced. The industry has suffered a staggering decline due to …

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