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PrecisionHawk Raises $10M to Extend Lead in Aerial Data Collection, Processing and Analysis Across Civilian Industries

PrecisionHawk Raises $10M to Extend Lead in Aerial Data Collection, Processing and Analysis Across Civilian Industries
PrecisionHawk, an information delivery company that uses a small, lightweight UAV [Unmanned Aerial Vehicle] and cloud-based software to collect, process and analyze aerial data, today announced it has closed a Series B financing round of approximately $10 million led by…

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DroneDeploy Raises $2m to launch to Cloud Control for Commercial Drones

DroneDeploy Raises $2m to launch to Cloud Control for Commercial Drones
DroneDeploy offers a Cloud platform to simplify commercial drones. They are enabling farmers, contractors and researchers to create aerial maps, and 3D models with just 2 taps on a smartphone. September, 18, 2014 (San Francisco, CA) DroneDeploy launches their 4G…

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Hurricane Edouard Right Environment for Drone Test

Hurricane Edouard Right Environment for Drone Test
By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press Hurricane Edouard was the perfect environment to test new data-collecting drones because the storm was strong, had a well-defined eye and never threatened land, U.S. government scientists said Thursday. Four drones called Coyotes — shaped…

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Navy’s Triton unmanned aircraft completes 1st cross-country flight

Navy’s Triton unmanned aircraft completes 1st cross-country flight
PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) arrived at Naval Air Station Patuxent River Sept. 18 after completing its inaugural cross-country ferry flight, bringing the Navy closer to delivering this new capability to the fleet. This…

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Tiny Humanoid Robot Learning to Fly Real Airplanes

Tiny Humanoid Robot Learning to Fly Real Airplanes
By Evan Ackerman As much trouble as humanoid robots are to build and control, we keep on trying to make it work because it’s easiest to operate in a human environment if you can do the same things that a…

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