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Hacked drones an increasing concern as government seeks to ease restrictions

On July 4, 2017, an unmanned aerial vehicle (otherwise known as a drone) crashed through the display window of a Kate Spade boutique in Manhattan, New York. On March 23, 2017, a 19-year-old Rochester teen crashed his drone through a … Continue reading

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NASA Announces Drone Traffic Test Locations

NASA has chosen locations in Nevada and Texas to assess the safe use of drones in crowded urban environments. On February 19th, NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) project announced where it will test the fourth and final stage … Continue reading

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Exploring the Collaboration Between NASA, the FAA and Drone Industry to Develop a Cloud-Based UTM System

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are partnering with private companies to develop a cloud-based traffic management system that could handle unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) operating in the national airspace, the Department of … Continue reading

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Minnesota Sheriff’s Office using drones to save lives

Yes, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is using “unmanned aerial vehicles,” more commonly known as drones, in ways that may be surprising and — in some cases — also save lives. Drones were originally used in military applications in … Continue reading

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