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Mysterious “drones” could be SpaceX Starlink satellites

At the end of last year, residents and law enforcement officials discovered mysterious airplanes that were considered drones and flew over northeastern Colorado and southwestern Nebraska. Now it seems that the plane is actually the SpaceX low-orbit Starlink satellite. The suspected drones were flown over Phillips County, Colorado at around 7 p.m. each night. They were also spotted in nearby …

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Pandemic drones that can detect fever will fly to the sky

During the COVID-19 crisis, drones are increasingly used, especially as surveillance tools and mobile speakers, to remind people of the importance of the lock. However, there are other applications for drones. Last month, Digital Trends wrote about how Draganfly, one of the longest-running commercial drone companies, was working on drone deployment technologies in the coronavirus pandemic – using an integrated …

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Drones reveal secrets of the ancient village of Florida

A drone equipped with Light Detection and Ranging quickly gained architectural details and topographic data on the settlement of Raleigh Island with unprecedented resolution. The pictures showed rings of oyster shells that surrounded 37 houses. Credit: University of Florida A team of UF researchers has used drone technology to discover how an old Florida village plays a central role in …

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This is the new king of tiny drones • Gear Patrol

DJI just announced the Mavic Mini, an entry-level drone designed for everyone. It is essentially a smaller and cheaper version of the other foldable DJI drones such as Mavic Pro, Mavic Air and Mavic 2. The Mavic Mini costs $ 399 and can be pre-ordered now. Shipping starts on November 11th. How small is "Mini"? The Mavic Mini is about …

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The delivery of drones in Virginia begins in steps of the NC program

A Google partner used drones on Friday to deliver customers' Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test conducted in a city in Virginia. The news follows the launch of an attempt to deliver drones in Wake County, North Carolina. Wing, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, received federal approval earlier this year for the commercial delivery of drones. It was …

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Shoot the sky with Phaser's drones

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Title Abqaiq has the world's largest oil processing plant. When a mixed formation of cruise missiles and small drone aircraft rained explosive charges on the Saudi Arabian state oil group The Aramco sites in Abqaiq and Khurai halved national oil production on September 14, cutting production by 5.7 million barrels of …

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South Korea kills North Korean pigs with swine flu with drones

South Korea plans slaughter of sick pigs on Tuesday, using troops of swine assassins and thermal imaging drones. The country's Department of Agriculture announced on Sunday that the government was planning a boar strike to prevent an influx of African swine fever pigs from North Korea. This emerges from a report by South China Morning Post . The authorities reportedly …

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F.A.A. Enables U.P.S. to deliver medical packages with drones

United Parcel Service announced this week that it has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration to use drones to deliver medical packages to locations across the country. The certification becomes U.P.S. Use of multiple drones to supply health supplies within federal regulations and to fly drones out of line of sight, according to an FA statement . has with …

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UPS receives government approval to fly drones

David P. Abney, CEO of UPS, explains how Amazon changed UPS. UPS has received state approval to operate a nationwide fleet of drones. The company can begin to expand supplies to hospitals and eventually move closer to lead to deliveries to consumers. But before UPS or other operators can deploy the drones, there are many regulatory hurdles. Ticker Security Last …

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