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Can Edible Drones Deliver Humanitarian Aid?

People trapped in war-torn or disaster-ravaged areas desperately need food and medical supplies. But how do you get it to them? Nigel Gifford thinks he has an answer: an edible drone. Gifford, founder and chairman of two-year-old Windhorse Aerospace, based … Continue reading

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MIT Mapping System Makes Drones Self-Aware

If drone deliveries are the future, NanoMap is the present. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) developed a system that allows drones to consistently fly at 20 mph through dense environments without incident. How? By embracing uncertainty … … Continue reading

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State police to launch 1st unmanned drone system

State police has launched an unmanned aerial system program to support law enforcement missions, which include disaster response and traffic safety. State police members gave a demonstration of the drones Tuesday at the Troop F headquarters in Middletown and answered … Continue reading

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DroNet Uses Traffic Data to Teach Drones How to Fly in Urban Environments

While drone developers have largely relied on GPS signals to allow for autonomous navigation by unmanned aerial vehicles, the same strategy doesn’t entirely apply in urban environments. Drones have obstacle avoidance technology, yes, but this hasn’t yet arrived at the … Continue reading

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