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Drones, supercomputers and sonar deployed against floods  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Drones, super-computers and sonar that scans deep underwater are helping to maintain flood control projects _ and predict where rivers will roar out of their banks more
Forecasters turn to array of technology to fight floodwaters  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Drones, super-computers and sonar that scans deep underwater are helping to maintain flood control projects _ and predict where rivers will roar out of their banks more
Insect-Inspired Arm Technology to Enable Drones Fly in Windy Conditions  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Researchers have developed a drone with 'movable-arm technology'. It is inspired by the wings and flight patterns of insects. more
What do drones and GPS owe to a 1744 shipwreck?  BBC · 5 days
When HMS Victory sank, she took with her an early prototype of the gyroscope, crucial to modern technology. more
DJI drones helped track and stop the Notre Dame fire  THE VERGE · 5 days
Parisian firefighters used DJI drones to track the progression of the Notre Dame fire and to... more
Parrot Anafi Thermal ultracompact drone does live thermal and 4K video for $1,900 - CNET  CNET · 6 days
The easy-to-use folding drone will make on-the-spot aerial thermal imaging possible for just about anyone. more
Parrot’s latest drone targets professionals with a thermal camera  TechCrunch · 6 days
The last several years have seen an interesting pivot for Parrot, from bluetooth headset/speakers to drones. The company’s ANAFI line is probably one of the best positioned products to go... more
Parrot adds a thermal camera to its folding Anafi drone  THE VERGE · 6 days
French dronemaker Parrot has created a new version of its folding Anafi quadcopter that has an... more
Gatwick drone attack possible inside job, say police  BBC · 7 days
The drone operator was monitoring activities at the airport during the attack, officials believe. more
Did you fly a drone over Fenway Park? The FAA would like a chat  TechCrunch · 1 week
Drones are great. But they are also flying machines that can do lots of stupid and dangerous things. Like, for... more
At Texas border, tech can't keep pace with immigrant influx - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Drones, cameras and sensors are being used to monitor what many call a desperate situation at the southern border. More tech may not help. more
Google Wing launches first home delivery drone service  BBC · 2 weeks
The first commercial home delivery drone service launches in Australia, after years of test flights. more
DroneBase raises capital and partners with FLIR Systems to train pilots on thermal imaging tech  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Publicly traded sensor technology developer, FLIR Systems, is investing in a strategic round of funding for the outsourced... more
Google Wing launches first commercial drone delivery service  BBC · 2 weeks
The first commercial drone delivery service launches in Australia, after years of test flights. more
Customers in Australian capital can get food and coffee delivered via drone  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Google X graduate Wing has begun making drone deliveries in a trio of suburbs just outside of Canberra, Australia’s capital city. The Alphabet owned... more
Alphabet’s Wing launches commercial delivery in Australia with quieter drone  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Wing dropped its “Project” status when it graduated from X last July. After several years of... more
Alphabet's Drone Delivery Service Takes Off in Australia  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Facebook has bowed to pressure from the European Commission and consumer authorities by revising its terms, making it clear what it does with users' data. more
Google’s Wing drones approved to make public deliveries in Australia  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Wing, the drone delivery company owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, is launching its first public... more
First country gives green light to Google Wing drone deliveries  Sky News · 2 weeks
A drone-delivery firm owned by Google's parent company, Alphabet, has been given the green light to take to the skies above Australia. more
Google Wing drone deliveries get green light in Australia  Sky News · 2 weeks
A drone-delivery firm owned by Google's parent company, Alphabet, has been given the green light to take to the skies above Australia. more
Edgybees’s new developer platform brings situational awareness to live video feeds  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
San Diego-based Edgybees today announced the launch of Argus, its API-based developer platform that makes it easy to add augmented reality features to live video feeds.... more
Competing for drone deliveries  BBC · 3 weeks
The BBC reports on Tanzania's competition to encourage drone delivery flights. more
These stunning drone photos really put humanity in its place  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
It may be a cliché, but drone photography really does offer a new perspective on the... more
CMU team develops a robot and drone system for mine rescues  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
On our final day in Pittsburgh, we find ourself in a decommissioned coal mine. Just northeast of the city proper, Tour-Ed’s owners run field trips and... more
Facebook Wanted to Use Tiny Drones to Boost Mobile Internet Speed: Report  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
The Facebook project, codenamed "Catalina", was discontinued a year ago, adding to the list of aerial Internet projects that the social networking giant abandoned. more
Earn a free ticket to TC Sessions: Mobility 2019 with SocialLadder  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Mobility is an expansive topic that includes drones, dockless scooters and autonomous cars — both terrestrial and aeronautic — plus all the ancillary tech required to... more
Ocean drone startup merger spawns SoFar, the DJI of the sea  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
What lies beneath the murky depths? SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive wants to help you and the scientific community find out. He’s just led a $7 million... more
UPS using drones to zip medical samples around North Carolina - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Drone deliveries avoid road delays, increase efficiency and lower costs. more
Enterprise drone service Kespry raises new funding from Salesforce Ventures  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Kespry, a company that offers industrial users a subscription-based drone service, today announced that it has raised funding from Salesforce Ventures, marking that firm’s first hardware investment. With... more
UPS partners with drone startup Matternet for medical sample deliveries  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Unmanned drone deliveries are making their way inside the UPS network. Thanks to a partnership with drone startup Matternet, UPS will start delivering medical samples via unmanned drones... more
Drone analytics startup Aria Insights suddenly shutters  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Earlier this year, Helen Greiner-founded drone startup Cyphy Works announced a major change. The company was rebooting and renaming itself Aria Insights, a move that arrived with a new-founded, AI/data-driven focus. Now, just over... more
Gates-backed Lumotive upends lidar conventions using metamaterials  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Pretty much every self-driving car on the road, not to mention many a robot and drone, uses lidar to sense its surroundings. But useful as lidar is, it also involves physical compromises that limit... more
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Google Wing launches first commercial drone delivery service
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Google’s Wing drones approved to make public deliveries in Australia
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Russia’s shotgun-firing drone is designed to shoot down enemy drones
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