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CNN cleared to test drones for reporting

CNN cleared to test drones for reporting
By David Goldman CNN will explore the use of drones for reporting, after receiving special permission from the U.S. government. In the first program of its kind, the FAA will allow CNN to test camera-equipped drones for news gathering and reporting…

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DRONES Are Invading the Golden Globes Red Carpet

DRONES Are Invading the Golden Globes Red Carpet
By Alex Rees Via Carson Daly’s (LOL) Instagram feed is the above video of a DRONE being prepped to patrol tonight’s Golden Globes red carpet, because the robopocalypse is happening. Obviously the mani cam was last year’s awards season gimmick and…

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Talking Drones With 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson

Talking Drones With 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson
by Frederic Lardinois Drones were one of the hot topics coming into CES, but the show itself didn’t actually feature any standout products. Many of the new drones we saw were little more than knockoffs of DJI’s extremely successful Phantom Vision line (though…

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British Army drone nearly downed RAF helicopter during military exercise

British Army drone nearly downed RAF helicopter during military exercise
By Luke Heighton The British Army almost brought down a troop-carrying RAF helicopter when one of its own drones flew within 60ft of the giant aircraft, a report found. The £15million Merlin vehicle and metre-long Desert Hawk surveillance drone should have…

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Unmanned Experts first European training course – Sweden

Unmanned Experts first European training course – Sweden
As the World is rapidly embracing the art of aerial photography using multirotors, Unmanned Experts is reaching out to offer first-class training in Europe and beyond: first stop this year, Sweden. UMEX wants to see not just small clusters of…

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