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forbes.com - David Hambling - An AI-Controlled Drone Racer Has Beaten Human Pilots For The First Time
An AI-Controlled Drone Racer Has Beaten Human Pilots For The First Time
Forbes

Drone racing is an increasingly popular sport with big money prizes for skilled professionals. New control algorithms developed at the University of Zurich (UZH) have beaten experienced human pilots for the first time – but they still have…

vice.com - Narco Drones Got Caught Delivering Drugs to a Prison in Chile - VICE
Narco Drones Got Caught Delivering Drugs to a Prison in Chile - VICE
Vice Media

An investigation found that at least three inmates already serving sentences connected to drug trafficking have been implicated in the drone smuggling, discovered in mid-May, as well as running a distribution network behind bars. The prisoners had…

forbes.com - Alison Durkee - Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony In Photos: Drones Fly, Athletes Celebrate In Muted Kickoff To Summer Games
Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony In Photos: Drones Fly, Athletes Celebrate In Muted Kickoff To Summer Games
Forbes

The Tokyo Olympics officially kicked off Friday with an elaborate yet muted opening ceremony, with athletes from the 206 participating countries and teams parading through a largely spectator-free Olympic Stadium as Japan opened the Summer Games…

3dprintingindustry.com - Hayley Everett - Dragontech to build agricultural data platform with 3D printed sensor-embedded drones
Dragontech to build agricultural data platform with 3D printed sensor-embedded drones
3D Printing Industry

Agricultural technology startup Dragontech is using 3D printing to develop a new accessible drone-based data gathering platform to aid commercial farmers to identify potential problems in their fields. The company is using MakerBot 3D printers to…

dronelife.com - Miriam McNabb - China Deploys Drone to Restore Communications
China Deploys Drone to Restore Communications
DRONELIFE

The South China Morning Post has reported that China deployed the Wing Loong 2H military scale drone to restore communications during the recent floods, in another example of how drone technology can be utilized for disaster response. Recent…

techradar.com - Mark Wilson - Skydio drones spreads their wings to take on DJI outside the US
Skydio drones spreads their wings to take on DJI outside the US
TechRadar | The source for tech buying advice

Skydio has launched its autonomous drones in Australia and New Zealand for enterprise and public sector customers, marking the first time its flying cameras have been available outside the US. The Skydio 2 and business-focused Skydio X2 have both…

commondreams.org - Jake Johnson - Sanders, Lee, and Murphy Slam Biden Administration's First Drone Strike in Somalia
Sanders, Lee, and Murphy Slam Biden Administration's First Drone Strike in Somalia
Common Dreams

'It's time to do away with questionable legal justifications claimed by one administration after the next for acts of war like this.' 'Survivors deserve justice, and the country deserves to know the full truth of this situation, as well as the…

indianexpress.com - Express News Service - IED-laden drone shot down near LOC in Jammu and Kashmir
IED-laden drone shot down near LOC in Jammu and Kashmir
The Indian Express

A drone carrying around 5 kilograms of improvised explosive device (IED) was shot down early on Friday by Kashmir Police in Akhnoor's Gurah Pattan area near the Line of Control. This comes weeks after a drone had dropped explosives on an Air Force…

theverge.com - James Vincent - Google launches Intrinsic: a new company to build software for industrial robots
Google launches Intrinsic: a new company to build software for industrial robots
The Verge

Google's parent-company Alphabet has a birth to announce: a new company called Intrinsic which will focus on building software for industrial robots. The subsidiary will be one of Alphabet's “other bets” — relatively…

venturebeat.com - Paul Sawers - Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to unlock industrial robotics' economic potential
Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to unlock industrial robotics' economic potential
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Google's parent Alphabet has spun out a new industrial robotics company called Intrinsic. Led by Wendy Tan-White, a veteran entrepreneur and investor who has served as VP…

outerbanksvoice.com - Outer Banks Voice - Drone Delivers Supplies to Ocracoke in Trial Flight
Drone Delivers Supplies to Ocracoke in Trial Flight
The Outer Banks Voice

For the rip current risk: See today's surf forecast - https://www.outerbanksvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/20210722-222946.mp3 July 23: COVID cases continue to rise in county, state/Cape Hatteras National Seashore 2021 visitations likely to…

sixthtone.com - From WiFi Drones to Cloud Shares: The Tech Tools Helping Henan
From WiFi Drones to Cloud Shares: The Tech Tools Helping Henan
Sixth Tone

China's rescue efforts in the aftermath of the floods in central Henan province are being aided by state emergency teams as well as individuals and volunteer groups harnessing the power of technology in a critical hour. From conventional online…

defenseone.com - Caitlin M. Kenney - The Army Brief: Cadets with babies; Moving season challenges; drone world record; and more
The Army Brief: Cadets with babies; Moving season challenges; drone world record; and more
Defense One

Do Not Sell My Personal Information When you visit our website, we store cookies on your browser to collect information. The information collected might relate to you, your preferences or your device, and is mostly used to make the site work as you…

politico.com - Lara Seligman - U.S., Iraqi officials to announce U.S. military shift to advisory role in Iraq by year's end
U.S., Iraqi officials to announce U.S. military shift to advisory role in Iraq by year's end
POLITICO

NASIRIYAH, IRAQ - DECEMBER 02: A U.S. Army armored vehicle flies an American flag as it provides security escort for a convoy of vehicles pulling equipment that is heading to Kuwait from Camp Adder as the Army continues to send it's soldiers and…

thedronegirl.com - Milestone 1,000 Dedrone sensors sold as drones boom post COVID-19
Milestone 1,000 Dedrone sensors sold as drones boom post COVID-19
The Drone Girl

When the drone industry thrives, so does another industry: the anti-drone industry. And one drone detection and security company within that industry just hit a major milestone: 1,000 Dedrone sensors have been sold. San Francisco-based…

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