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  • Rapid Earthquake Relief: UAV Technology May Save Your Life

    Rapid Earthquake Relief: UAV Technology May Save Your Life2

    Researchers at Texas A&M are working on training UAVs to be able to participate in rapid responses to disasters such as chemical spills, earthquakes, collapsed buildings, and tornadoes. Dr. Robin Murphy, professor of computer science and engineering at Texas A&M, specializes in disaster robotics, and is testing out UAV technology for surveying areas shortly after

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  • At Last, Aerial Drone Photography Being Used to Stop Elephant Poaching

    At Last, Aerial Drone Photography Being Used to Stop Elephant Poaching0

    In 2014, there were over 40,000 elephants and 1,200 rhinos slaughtered illegally by poachers – two mammals that could be extinct within 10 years if we don’t stop the killing. Air Shepherd is working to turn the tide by combining the reach of aerial drone photography with the power of super computers. In fact, their methods

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  • Why Get Excited about UAE’s Humanitarian Drone Award?

    Why Get Excited about UAE’s Humanitarian Drone Award?0

    Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced in February, 2014 the launch of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Drones for Good award. It’s an exciting competition that will see the most innovative drone technology inventor walk away with a US$1 million prize. Stating their desire to reach people faster,

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  • Savvy Designers Putting Survey Drones to Work Sniffing Bombs

    Savvy Designers Putting Survey Drones to Work Sniffing Bombs0

    Worldwide, there are more than 100 million unexploded ordinances (UXO) left behind after wars end. Arch Aerial, an Austin drone maker, is hoping to put their survey drones to work by sending them into minefields to clear the bombs. Their concept is to use octorotors geared-up with laser imaging LIDAR to comb through the dense

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  • How to Plant 1 BIllion Trees a Year with Aerial Drones

    How to Plant 1 BIllion Trees a Year with Aerial Drones0

    BioCarbon Engineering has a vision to use aerial drones to plant one billion trees every year. While this cannot compete with the 26 billion trees that are cut down globally for lumber, agriculture, urbanization, and mining, the UK company feels that their solution could seriously help the human race claw its way back from the

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  • How Drone Technology Makes Roadlessness Irrelevant

    How Drone Technology Makes Roadlessness Irrelevant1

    According to Andreas Raptopoulos’ TED talk, No roads? There’s a drone for that, there are 1 billion people worldwide who do not currently have access to roads that are drivable all year round. These families often struggle under the weight of poverty because they are unable to get their goods to market, receive medical care

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