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New Texas law criminalizes drone use near animal farms

House Bill 1643 makes it a crime to operate a drone over “concentrated animal feeding operations,” as well as telecommunication facilities and certain oil and gas facilities … https://www.texastribune.org/2017/09/28/new-law-criminalizes-drone-use-near-animal-farms/ The Texas Tribune | Sept. 28, 2017

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Flying high-tech in agriculture

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, is becoming more common as technology has improved and prices have dropped. They range in price and scale from inexpensive children’s toys to sophisticated machines with sensitive measuring equipment costing thousands of … Continue reading

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California Bans Drones and Self-Driving Cars From Delivering Weed

The newest set of guidelines from the California Department of Consumer Affairs sets a number of rules for the emerging legal weed industry. When it comes to cannabis delivery options, California bans drones and self-driving cars from delivering weed. On … Continue reading

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Thermal Camera-Equipped UAVs Help Save Bambi Before Harvest

By pairing a thermal camera with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a student at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), a research institution in Switzerland, has come up with a way to spot fawns in the grass before a … Continue reading

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