Tag Archives: Drone Technology

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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DoD Seeks New Authority for Drone Countermeasures

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or drones) could be used by malicious actors to conduct unauthorized surveillance or to deliver hazardous payloads within the United States. But defending against such threats may violate the law as currently written. “Some of the … Continue reading

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New NASA technology to help drones land safely

NASA scientists have developed a new software that will help drones automatically spot the best places to crash-land in case of an emergency, without hurting anyone on the ground. Increasing numbers of drones in the sky raises the risk to … Continue reading

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How drone swarms could help protect us from tornadoes

Tornadoes tore through much of the Midwest and Southern U.S. this weekend. More than a dozen people were killed, and the trails of destruction stretch from Texas to Maryland. Tornadoes aren’t just dangerous because of their sheer power: they’re also … Continue reading

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