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‘Unmanned Aerial Vehicle’ Documents Songbirds With No Bias

Ecologists proposed to combine acoustic monitoring and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in obtaining unbiased survey data for vocal bird species. UAVs are simply called drones. According to the published journal in BioOne, conducting a survey data for songbirds is a … Continue reading

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New Regulations Open Up Opportunities for the Drone Industry in South Carolina

The drone business is about to take off in South Carolina. Changes to Federal Aviation Administration regulations that went into effect Aug. 30 are opening up the industry to a new group of entrepreneurs who can perform a wide spectrum … Continue reading

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Apple Drone Fleet to Gather Maps Data

Apple has assembled a group of robotics and data-collection experts who will use unmanned aerial vehicles — that is, drones — to obtain data for updates to its Maps app, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Apple, Google and others in the cartography … Continue reading

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Carson City using drone for data collection, aerial imagery

Carson City Public Works is getting a bird’s-eye view of its projects and property thanks to a small drone. In September, the department purchased for about $1,000 a DJI Phantom 4, the most popular recreational unmanned aerial vehicle, as well … Continue reading

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