Drones carried blood samples over the Arizona desert, and it could change the future of medicine

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Drones carried blood samples over the Arizona desert, and it could change the future of medicine
Drones carried blood samples over the Arizona desert, and it could change the future of medicine

Researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine used drones to transfer human blood samples, traveling over 160 miles across the Arizona desert. This is a new distance record for unmanned aircraft transportation of medical samples and it could improve theRead more… #quadcopters #drones

UPS, Red Cross test drones to locate people in need of help before a disaster is even over
UPS, Red Cross test drones to locate people in need of help before a disaster is even over

As historic back-to-back hurricanes pummel the United States and the Caribbean, UPS and the Red Cross are testing out new technology to help.  The package delivery service’s nonprofit foundation is figuring out how to use drones to aid in disasterRead more… #quadcopters #drones

NVIDIA makes a new announcement at InterDrone!
NVIDIA makes a new announcement at InterDrone!

Check out the latest in Autonomous flying from NVIDIA NVIDIA Researchers Release Trailblazing Deep Learning-Based Framework for Autonomous Drone Navigation NVIDIA’s autonomous mobile robotics team today released a framework to enable developers to create autonomous drones that can navigate complex, unmapped places without GPS. All of this is done through deep learning and computer vision […]

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Auto Exposure and Your Drone
Auto Exposure and Your Drone

Our Senior Editor John Reid talks about when and where to use Auto Exposure and Manual Exposure. The post Auto Exposure and Your Drone appeared first on Rotor Drone.
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Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky

Getting Started With Aerial Photography Many drone pilots will begin the process of moving from just flying drones to flying drones with some purpose, and there are two directions you can go. For sports and enjoyment, many will head toward drone racing, while others will want to document their flight through photography or videos. We […]

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Robot performing Japanese funeral rites shows no one’s job is safe
Robot performing Japanese funeral rites shows no one’s job is safe

When the robot apocalypse comes, robots will be there to say a prayer over your frail human remains, thanks to Japan’s Softbank.  SEE ALSO: Elon Musk and 115 other experts ask the UN to ban killer robots in open letterRead more… #quadcopters #drones

Of course there are actual Android Oreos
Of course there are actual Android Oreos

Google surprised exactly no one when it confirmed the long-rumored name for the next version of Android: Oreo. Now we know the name will extend not just to Google’s Software but to the cookies themselves. SEE ALSO: It’s official: AndroidRead more… #quadcopters #drones

Dancing robot army is worth a lifetime of nightmares
Dancing robot army is worth a lifetime of nightmares

Who knew that a massive robot dance party could scare the living daylights out of you. These 1,069 harmless (we assume) “Dobi” robots from WL Tech were dancing their little metal hearts out this week to set a record forRead more… #quadcopters #drones

This snake-like robot can destroy radioactive objects with a laser
This snake-like robot can destroy radioactive objects with a laser

LaserSnake2 is an extendable robot that uses a high-powered laser to dismantle radioactive structures in nuclear facilities.  Read more… More about Tech, Science, Mashable Video, Robot, and Laser Article by Tony Lee, Read more on http://mashable.com/2017/08/14/snakebot2-dismantles-nuclear-facilities/Read more #quadcopters #drones

‘Dota 2’ pro destroyed by AI player from an Elon Musk start-up
‘Dota 2’ pro destroyed by AI player from an Elon Musk start-up

Elon Musk, noted artificial intelligence worrywart, backs the tech firm behind a robot brain that was smart enough to take down a Dota 2 pro this week. The showdown took the form of an exhibition match staged on Friday atRead more… #quadcopters #drones