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US States Use Drones to Predict Rockslides, Watch Wildlife

In the western American state of Utah, drone aircraft are flying near avalanches to watch snow crashing down from mountains. Drones are also being used in the southeastern United States. For example, in North Carolina, they are searching for endangered … Continue reading

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NASA’s first-of-kind tests look to manage drones in cities

NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to … Continue reading

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States turn to drones in droves; UDOT uses them to predict snowslides, mudslides

In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures. Governments as well as hobbyists have … Continue reading

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The NYPD planned to use drones during Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration. Then it started raining.

Before they pack into Times Square on Monday night, thousands of New Year’s Eve revelers will pass through the kind of intensive security measures that are normally found inside the nation’s airports. While the crowd will probably be keenly aware … Continue reading

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