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This Drone Takes off by Leaping With Bird-Inspired Legs

Rare Bird Once you know a little about Passerine’s drones, the startup’s name — a reference to a category of birds that perch — makes a lot more sense. By giving its drones bird-like legs, the company believes they’ll be able to delivery heavy payloads with no runway, a fundamental …

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AI and drones give farmers an edge as SeeTree takes off

The smart farmer may want to park a drone next to their tractor, with startup SeeTree promising to use AI and sensor-packed UAVs to bring big data to agriculture. Hovering out of stealth mode today, SeeTree is promising to make a new “intelligence network” for trees, as a way to …

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The Cup’s Pro-Sailing Spinoff Takes Off

Sustainability is the buzzword today, so Russell Coutts and Larry Ellison are to be commended. They could have easily discarded millions of dollars in technology and hardware from the past two America’s Cups, along with most of the America’s Cup-class monohulls built over the past 20 years. Instead, with their …

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GRFD takes to skies with expanded drone program

RELATED GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids firefighters have taken high-tech to new heights. The Grand Rapids Fire Department, which added a drone to its toolbox just last year, has expanded the program. While they might look like a toy Santa left under the tree for your kid, the …

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The DJI Smart Controller takes drone flying to new heights

This remote control builds on OcuSync 2.0, the system DJI’s newest drones use to transmit video in HD. As long as the drone you’re using, whether it’s the Pro, the Zoom, or the Enterprise, uses OcuSync 2.0, the DJI Smart Controller is compatible. The controller comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p …

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H1 drone takes aim at ‘whole new market’ | the BIZ

TRAVERSE CITY — Hybrid Robotics, Inc. aims to make a big splash in the world of undersea inspections. The company — founded by four 20-year-olds — is working on its debut product, the H1, that will be able to land an unmanned aerial system on the surface of the water …

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