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Rutgers drone, at home in air and water, inspects Delaware Memorial Bridge

It’s a fish. It’s a plane. No, it’s a super drone. The use of a technology that may have been previously relegated to science fiction was announced Tuesday by the Delaware River Bay Authority (DRBA), which successfully utilized an innovative … Continue reading

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Engineers Design Drones That Can Stay Aloft for Five Days

In the event of a natural disaster that disrupts phone and Internet systems over a wide area, autonomous aircraft could potentially hover over affected regions, carrying communications payloads that provide temporary telecommunications coverage to those in need. However, such unpiloted … Continue reading

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X-Ray Eyes in the Sky

UCSB researchers have proposed a new method for 3D through-wall imaging that utilizes drones and WiFi … Researchers at UC Santa Barbara professor Yasamin Mostofi’s lab have given the first demonstration of three-dimensional imaging of objects through walls using ordinary … 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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