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uasvision.com - The Editor - French Development Agency Invests $40M to Boost Rwanda's Drone Industry
French Development Agency Invests $40M to Boost Rwanda's Drone Industry
UAS VISION

The government of Rwanda has secured €37 million (approx. Rwf41 billion) loan from the French Development Agency (AFD) to transform more public services digitally and develop the country's drone industry. The related agreement is also…

reuters.com - Dan Peleschuk - Ukraine sets up drone assault units
Ukraine sets up drone assault units
Reuters

KYIV, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Friday it was setting up drone assault companies within its armed forces that will be equipped with Starlink satellite communications, as it presses ahead with an idea to build up an 'army of drones'.

newscientist.com - James Dinneen - Solar panel cleaning robot can be dropped off and picked up by drone
Solar panel cleaning robot can be dropped off and picked up by drone
New Scientist

Every day the dust settles on thousands of square kilometres of solar panels around the world, cutting the amount of electricity they produce. A robot designed by an Israeli start-up can autonomously clean rooftop solar panels that other cleaning…

designboom.com - lea zeitoun I designboom - toroidal propellers turn your drones and boats into noiseless machines
toroidal propellers turn your drones and boats into noiseless machines
Designboom

First devised by Archimedes in 200 BC, propellers are mechanical devices composed of several blades that rotate at high speed to enable an aircraft or water vehicle to move across a distance. Humans have been optimizing these engines for centuries…

interestingengineering.com - Loukia Papadopoulos - MIT's latest drone propellers are very quiet and efficient
MIT's latest drone propellers are very quiet and efficient
Interesting Engineering

The MIT Lincoln lab has produced some new devices for aircraft and drones that make some impressive efficiency gains and are radically quieter in both air and water. “The toroidal propeller allows a small multirotor unpiloted aircraft, or…

dronelife.com - Miriam McNabb - Drone News of the Week, January 27: DRONELIFE Headlines, All in One Place to Read or Listen
Drone News of the Week, January 27: DRONELIFE Headlines, All in One Place to Read or Listen
DRONELIFE

Read or listen to all of the headlines in one place: excerpts from the DRONELIFE drone news of the week of January 27, 2023. Click on the titles below for the full story. Continue reading below, or listen: Amazon plans the largest headcount…

jpost.com - By  REUTERS - Ukraine sets up drone assault units
Ukraine sets up drone assault units
The Jerusalem Post

Ukraine said on Friday it was setting up drone assault companies within its armed forces that will be equipped with Starlink satellite communications, as it presses ahead with an idea to build up an 'army of drones.' Commander-in-chief Valeriy…

microdrones.com - How to use Drone LiDAR for River Scour Surveys
How to use Drone LiDAR for River Scour Surveys
Microdrones

The Pearl River cuts through the heart of Jackson, Mississippi and also provides drinking water to hundreds of thousands of residents. However, the water source can also pose a threat to the local community when the levels flood. That's why the…

gyanhigyan.com - Powergrid drone project pre-qualifications seen to be restrictive
Powergrid drone project pre-qualifications seen to be restrictive
GyanhiGyan

New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The pre-qualification requirements laid down by the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) is extremely restrictive as it states that the bidder must have successfully completed drone patrolling using mounted…

thedronegirl.com - Sally French - 2023 drone events: the best drone conferences, races and meetups
2023 drone events: the best drone conferences, races and meetups
The Drone Girl

This year, the 2023 drone events promise to be exciting, with a range of not just the usual stodgy conferences, but plenty of drone-related sporting events, drone light show premieres, drone photography vacations and other industry events to be…

medium.com - Yash Manmode - The Current Trends in AI
The Current Trends in AI
Medium

The field of artificial intelligence (AI) is constantly evolving, and the current trend is toward developing more advanced and sophisticated algorithms that can perform a wider range of tasks. One of the major trends in AI is the development of…

dailymail.co.uk - Russia is now at war with NATO and the West', EU official admits
Russia is now at war with NATO and the West', EU official admits
Mail Online

EU's Stefano Sannino warned Russia now views the war as against the West NATO leaders agreed to supply hi-tech tanks to Ukraine to repel Russian forces Zelensky has again ruled out peace talks with Putin Russia is now at 'war against NATO and the…

uasvision.com - The Editor - Finland Trials Drone Newspaper Delivery to Lake Island Residents
Finland Trials Drone Newspaper Delivery to Lake Island Residents
UAS VISION

The ‘island villages' of Saarikylät to the southeast of the city of Tampere in the Pirkanmaa region contain seven villages located on different islands — and they are a paper deliverer's worst nightmare. This has prompted a local…

forbes.com - Ari Redbord - New Cryptocurrency Unlikely To Help Russia And Iran Evade Sanctions
New Cryptocurrency Unlikely To Help Russia And Iran Evade Sanctions
Forbes

Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Iran and Russia are now reportedly in talks to jointly issue a stablecoin, backed by gold, for use in foreign trade in an attempt to circumvent the aggressive economic sanctions plaguing both regimes. As the…

theguardian.com - Julian Borger - 'The big battle is coming': Ukrainian forces prepare for the war's most intense phase
'The big battle is coming': Ukrainian forces prepare for the war's most intense phase
The Guardian

In the clear sky over the winter-yellowed marsh grasses on the outskirts of the town of Huliaipole, the bang and crump of artillery picked up pace like the thunderclaps of a distant but approaching storm. The Russian armed forces declared on Sunday…

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