UAV

UAV

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Currently, automated unmanned aerial vehicles beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight in unrestricted airspace is a very significant barrier to overcome in order...
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The US Navy aims to acquire several unmanned surface and underwater vehicles capable of deploying drone swarms in contested territory. The Navy has handed...
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Drones continue to concern law enforcement and security authorities charged with protecting critical infrastructure and large public events. Drones have become a genuine threat...
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Unlike humans, robots must be told what to do at all time - without an algorithm to guide it, modern technologies are not able...
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High-rise buildings require regular inspections. With accelerating digitization, the need for structural scans is growing while pilot availability is limited. A new drone charging...
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Drones are ideal responders to a disaster, especially when comparing advanced drones and human capabilities. While sending a human onto freshly collapsed rubble risks...
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The widespread commercial availability of cheap and capable drones means that they are available to unconventional adversaries as much as near-peer competitors. And because...

The increasing capabilities of miniature drones has led to their widespread use for monitoring in both civilian and military situations. At the same time,...
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The nuclear sector can now rely upon the assistance of unmanned aircraft to carry out radiological measurements without any human intervention. In contrast to...
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The threats facing the US are evolving rapidly and the technologies available to warfighters around the world are advancing faster than ever while much...
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A tethered drone system is being used for the first time in the United States to improve road safety under the management of the...
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When there is a gas leak in a large building or at an industrial site, human firefighters need to go in with gas sensing...

The UK Royal Navy is exploring the use of drones to deliver lightweight supplies to vessels at sea. Given that seven out of ten...
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Taking camera shots from drones has become a common practice among videographers. However, one limitation of taking videos on drones is limited camera audio...
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UAV-based technologies will be crucial for advancing radiation monitoring, including enhancing the application of environmental mapping and improving long-term monitoring of contaminated areas. In the...
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A next-generation ground control solution for drones has been unveiled. Crysalis developed by AeroVironment is an integrated hardware and software-based ground control system (GCS)...
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The survival rate for people with cardiac arrest depends on the time patients get defibrillation. The defibrillator is a portable electronic device that automatically...
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Moving towards autonomy, unmanned aerial vehicles rely heavily on advanced collision avoidance systems. A European collision-avoidance project for drones wants to replicate the human...
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Drones can now be equipped with cybersecurity powered by artificial intelligence (AI). SkyGrid, a joint venture between Boeing and SparkCognition, has recently announced a...
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A new collaboration has yielded an advanced smart city technology. Most public lighting systems today are inefficient and unsustainable. Excess power consumption owing to...
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A drone-based micro-sensor technology will identify explosives from the air. Professor Otto Gregory of the College of Engineering at the University of Rhode Island...
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Directed microwave energy has emerged as a promising solution against swarms of drones. However, the bulkiness of conventional microwave weapons makes them a pain...