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Drones change the way advocates protect the environment

Riverkeepers, researchers and volunteer monitors have long kept an eye on water quality from the ground and from the river. But, with the help of technology that’s suddenly far more accessible, they’re taking to the skies, too. Unmanned aerial vehicles, … Continue reading

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Canadian drone company eyes Houston oil & gas market for expansion

A Canadian drone company specializing in performing oil and natural gas pipeline inspections has set up shop in downtown Houston, where the unmanned aerial vehicle operator hopes to expand its presence in Texas. Markham, Ontario-based SkyX said its Houston office … Continue reading

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High-tech drones target sick cows in Texas research

Drones equipped with thermal imaging cameras have been buzzing over a feedlot near Amarillo lately as researchers develop test methods to identify feverish animals before they show symptoms of illness, like eating less feed, or infecting other animals. Scientists within … Continue reading

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Drones Assist With Police Standoff, Crime Scene Mapping

Public safety agencies continue to find some new and unique ways to utilize unmanned aerial systems, aka drones, in both crime scene investigations and on-scene incident monitoring. Two companies in the space provided details of how drones were utilized to … Continue reading

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