NOAA Uses Drones to Capture Killer Whales on Film

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) and the Vancouver Aquarium have joined together to use drones to capture the most detailed footage of killer whale behavior ever seen on film. Following a group of killer whales known as the Southern Resident killer whales, scientists captured amazing photographs providing significant […]

Techie Relief Group Unveils New Drone Swarm System

What are the best ways to deploy modern technology in response to the world’s worst disasters, epidemics and conflicts? For at least one relief group, the answer may be drones. HumanITas Solutions, a Quebec-based collective dedicated to a “collaborative, evidence based, field-tested and affordable solution aiming to enhance humanitarian response,” […]

Engineers test fly printed aircraft off Royal Navy ship

A 3D printed aircraft has successfully launched off the front of a Royal Navy warship and landed safely on a Dorset beach. HMS Mersey provided the perfect platform for the University of Southampton to test out their SULSA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Weighing 3kg and measuring 1.5m the airframe was […]

Macon-Bibb County to use drones in emergencies

Anita Oh, WMAZ On Tuesday, Macon-Bibb County officials are expected to discuss whether to employ drones for emergency management across the county. It’s part of a proposed deal with companies Olaeris and Haeco to better respond to emergencies and disasters. The memorandum agreement, proposed by Mayor Robert Reichert, would cost […]