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This simple trick makes drones hallucinate

Spartan ‘hackers’ identify a security vulnerability in camera systems on autonomous vehicles so manufacturers can fix it By: Matt Davenport Sometimes leading a team of benevolent hackers means having unusual conversations with customer service. Just ask Michigan State University’s Qiben Yan. One of his projects involves drones, the quadcopters that

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Plymouth Rock and Sky Power Announce Partnership

Plymouth Rock Technologies Inc., the Massachusetts-based UAS developer, has announced a procurement partnership with German Wankel engine manufacturer Sky Power GmbH. PRT makes both multi-rotor and fixed-wing UAS, which it markets for use in commercial, military and law-enforcement applications. Its XV fixed-wing VTOL system, capable of beyond visual line-of-sight operations,

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UAV SOLUTIONS, INC. delivers AsUAS Ghost 60 systems to DoD and law enforcement

UAV Solutions, Inc. (UAVS) announced that the company has delivered and trained DoD and Law Enforcement Agency operators on its AsUAS Ghost 60 Multi-Rotor system. The Ghost 60 system was selected by the Assistant Secretary of Defense (ASD) Special Operation/Low-Intensity Conflict (SO/LIC) Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate (IWTSD) formerly the

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More on Apple Drone Design

A practically feasible Apple drone that germinates from the core idea presented in patents emerging in the last few years and in recent times by Apple. The quadcopter is all set to take to the drone market that demands advanced functions and the assurance of the Apple brand name. Apple

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Drone Attack on US Power Grid Revealed

US officials believe that a DJI Mavic 2, a small quadcopter-type drone, with a thick copper wire attached underneath it via nylon cords was likely at the center of an attempted attack on a power substation in Pennsylvania last year. An internal U.S. government report issued last month says this

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Fixed Wing UAVs v Quadcopters for Aerial Surveys

By now, most of us know about the advantages of using UAVs for aerial surveys. They’re fast, cost-effective, and safe. But there are two primary types of drone platforms that are used by surveyors. If you’re thinking about completing an aerial survey, you first need to decide between a fixed-wing

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Podcast #217

The first official Live video podcast recording session with the crew of 2021. Join in for some fun humor and sad stories…

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Teledyne FLIR Announces ION M640x Next-Gen Tactical Quadcopter

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), today announced the launch of the ION™ M640x tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The American designed, developed, and manufactured UAS builds on the capabilities of the ION M440 (a Blue sUAS) and will provide military and other government customers with best-in-class capabilities

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Episode #215 – Repercussions of Decisions Past

In this podcast the guys talk about some of the effects of the FT Store changing from an outside service to becoming an in-house provider. The guys share how along the transition FT has encountered some obstacles, and then they talk about how they are dealing with them currently. The

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Logos Technologies unveils MicroKestrel Wide-Area Sensor for tethered UAS

World’s smallest wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) system, MicroKestrel delivers persistent surveillance to a whole new group of military and homeland security sensor operations Logos Technologies LLC, a leader in wide-area motion imagery (WAMI), announced today that it will be unveiling its new MicroKestrel sensor for small, tethered, multirotor-type unmanned aerial

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