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Drones to fight skeeters?

The city’s insect control branch hopes to use a drone to help fight mosquitoes. The branch is asking council’s innovation committee for $36,500 to buy an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly referred to as a drone, which it expects could … Continue reading

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DRONES COULD SAVE US FROM DISASTER IN THE FUTURE

If launching drones to identify and even rescue victims of behemoth storms such as Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma is the future, then we’re living in it. Anything that travels on land is bound to get more than soggy when … Continue reading

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How firefighters are using drones to save lives

Fire departments have a new tool at their disposal in determining the fastest way to put out a fire: drones Unmanned aerial vehicles are being sent to fire locations as scouts, using gas sensors and cameras with thermal imaging technology … Continue reading

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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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