[Vidéo] Grâce aux Bordelais de l’Enseirb, la France est championne du monde de (robot) football

L’équipe de robot-foot française Rhoban a remporté, dimanche 30 août, pour la seconde année consécutive le titre de championne du monde. Les enseignants-chercheurs et les étudiants qui ont conçu les joueurs espèrent organiser l’édition 2020 à Bordeaux. Les astres duRead more… #quadcopters #drones

Hermes 900 Demonstration for Philippine Air Force

Elbit Systems has performed a series of demonstration flights with its Hermes 900 unmanned air vehicle for the Philippine air force, as the service evaluates the medium-altitude, long-endurance type. An evolution of the Hermes 450 tactical UAV, the 1,100kg (2,420lb) Hermes 900 can operate at more than 30,000ft while carrying a large sensor payload totalling […]

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Chinese Sea-Skimming Lethal Drone Prototype

Jane’s sources have shed new light on a hitherto unseen anti-ship weapon/unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)-like system – centred around a wing-in-ground-effect optimised airframe – that was initially circulated on Chinese internet discussion forums around May 2017 in a Mandarin language brochure with a redacted product designation. Developed by defence prime China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation’s […]

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Russia Develops UAV Based on SR-10 Trainer

Russia’s Modern Aviation Technologies (SAT – Sovremennye Aviatsionnye Teknologii) Design Bureau has developed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) concept based on its SR-10 jet trainer aircraft. Dubbed the AR-10 Argument, a SAT representative told Jane’s that the concept aircraft is intended to operate in combat air patrol and strike roles, and within an enemy’s air defences if […]

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Transport Canada Quietly Loosens Rules on sUAS

A few weeks ago, Transport Canada quietly loosened the rules for users of small drones, allowing them to fly them closer to vehicles, vessels, people and airports than previously permitted. In March, the federal government announced rules for drones weighing more than 250 grams. “There was no announcement on these changes. It just happened,” said Mark Langille ,a partner with flitelab, […]

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CSIRO and Ruralco Team to Push Digital Management and Drones on Farms in Australia

CSIRO and agribusiness, Ruralco, have teamed up in a partnership which will promote greater use of digital technology, including drones and long-range sensing in agriculture. A series of projects will roll out in coming months to develop data-driven solutions for more efficient and sustainable farming. The partnership draws on CSIRO’s expertise in data science research and […]

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Why Co-Parenting With Telepresence Robots Could Be a Fantastic Idea

In the near future, robots will help remote parents feel closer to their children Photo: Suitable Technologies The Beam remote presence system, from Suitable Technologies, allows you to “beam in” and visit family members from anywhere. Social roboticist Heather KnightRead more… #quadcopters #drones

Firefighting and Law Enforcement Drones: What Departments and Providers Should Know

Drone adoption in the public sector is growing rapidly as the benefits of the technology become clear.  Drones are used by state and local governments for applications from wildlife management to weather forecasting, but by far the fastest growing sector is public safety and emergency services.  Firefighting and law enforcement departments everywhere are purchasing drones […]

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RISE Vusion 250 FPV-Ready Racing Drone

From Rise: The revolutionary FPV-Ready Vusion 250 blends innovation and convenience for the ultimate First Person View racing drone. All components are seamlessly integrated in a way that’s hard to get with any homebuilt drone. That means you’ll take every course with confidence and dominate. Pick your goggles and radio and take the FPV world […]

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What Does the Public Think of the New Drone at the L.A. Sheriff’s Department?

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), having conducted an online survey regarding the use of its unmanned aircraft system (UAS), says 89% of respondents support the use of the department’s drone for emergency or life-threatening situations, despite ongoing public concerns over the use of the aircraft. The survey was conducted at the request of […]

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