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Canada’s New Drone Rules Aren’t Flyer-Friendly
If you thought the recreational drone rules were tough in the United States, be thankful you don't live in Canada.
Robot Fun · Drones
Best Robot Videos of the Week: Handle Robot, Minitaur Outdoors, Autolivery
A look at the week's best robotics videos for your weekend viewing pleasure.
Robot Fun · Drones · Future Tech · Driverless Transportation · Humanoid Robots
UPS Delivery Drone Launches from Truck
UPS has completed the first test of its truck-launched HorseFly delivery drones. Conducted in a small suburb of Tampa, Florida, a modified UPS truck launched a drone that delivered a package and then returned to the truck as it continued to drive along its route.
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NASA Wants 3D-Printed Houses on Mars for Astronauts
Habitats for the first astronauts on Mars could be 3D printed, by extracting and refining metals from the soil. A professor from the University of Central Florida is working with NASA on how to do so.
Robot Fun · 3D Printers
Mini 3D-Printed Lens Could Help Robots See Better
Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have developed a tiny 3D-printed camera lens that allows for speedier image processing. This lens could help drones, robots and self-driving cars see better.
Robot Fun · 3D Printers
Cloud-Seeding Drone Completes 1 Hour BVLOS Flight
The one-hour BVLOS test flight of the Savant cloud-seeding drone covered 28 nautical miles. It was the longest unmanned, cross-country round-trip flight in Nevada history.
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Global Drone Market to Surpass $11 Billion by 2020
According to a report by Gartner, nearly 3 million drones will be produced in 2017, which is 39 percent more than in 2016.
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Ehang 184 Passenger Drone Could Soon Fly Around Dubai
The Dubai Roads and Transportation Authority says the Ehang 184 passenger-carrying drone could be flying people around the UAE's biggest city starting in July 2017.
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BVLOS Drone Flights Approved in Switzerland
senseFly has become the first drone operator to be granted anytime beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) authorization in Switzerland.
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Who Needs Bees: Flower-Pollinating Drones Will Save Us
Japanese scientists turned a $100 mini drone into a flower-pollinating droid. We've seen drones used for many applications, but pollination could be the most vital.
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Coffee Maker Turns into 3D Printer
If you're a tinkerer looking to build yourself a 3D printer, check out what Tropical Labs did with an old coffee maker. The company turned a Norelco 12 coffee maker into a working 3D printer.
Robot Fun · 3D Printers
President Trump Threatening Commercial Drone Industry?
Without new regulations permitting drone flights over people, commercial drone applications remain in limbo.
Robot Fun · Drones
3D Robotics Drones Fly, Legally, at World’s Busiest Airport
3D Robotics conducted the first FAA-approved drone flights at a major airport. 3DR performed seven flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport, to collect data on two four-story parking structures at the airport that a construction firm was hired to demolish.
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Super Bowl Drone Ban Spans 34.5 Miles
The Federal Aviation Administration is banning drones from flying within a 34.5-mile radius of NRG Stadium during Super Bowl LI.
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Quarterback Drones Show Off Passing Skills at NFL Pro Bowl
Watch DJI Inspire 1 drones show of their passing skills at the NFL Pro Bowl Skills Competition in Orlando.
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