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How can drones power the offshore oil and gas operations?

The current methods of locating, detecting and surveying leaks in rugged, remote offshore oil and gas locations can be cost-prohibitive and inefficient because of shutdowns and with safety being the utmost priority for offshore ventures, the employees have to work … Continue reading

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Meteorologists Look To Drones To Improve Storm Forecasts

Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, could help scientists forecast where and when thunderstorms develop, before storm even occur. Experiments are ongoing, and optimism is high. In the middle of a dusty field, a researcher rips some velcro off a tarp … Continue reading

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New police drone could save your life

Officer Rey Caban spent nearly two years researching the possibility of bringing an unmanned aerial vehicle − a drone − to the Rochester Police Department. He demonstrated the new UAV last week, providing the first look at a drone of … Continue reading

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Clarkstown PD unveils new drone program

The Clarkstown Police Department will be the first in Rockland County to deploy drones, officials announced Tuesday. Officials say the unmanned aerial vehicles, which contain cameras, will scope out potentially dangerous situations before sending in officers. They say potential uses … Continue reading

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