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You Can Now Build a Drone Detection System

The use of drones for personal use has increased exponentially in recent years. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, the Federal Aviation Administration imposes no guidelines on these individuals and there have been many mishaps. Drones crashing into buildings or nosediving onto sidewalks are some things that have not only happened, but are also […]

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Parrot Unveils New Drone and Controller

The company behind Newegg’s best-selling drone has just unveiled a brand new model that is ultra-lightweight, has embedded GPS with flight map control, and fully supports the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Coined “Bebop”, Parrot’s new drone also features an impressive 14MP HD camera with a fisheye lens and built-in image stabilization. The Bebop won’t […]

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Is Drone Journalism a Constitutional Right?

Recently, a judge with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ruled that there are no laws against flying a drone commercially and that Raphael “Trappy” Pirker would no longer have to pay a $10,000 fine administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for flying a drone in what they characterized as “careless and reckless behavior.” […]

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Google Enters Drone Arms Race

Google entered the drone wars on Monday with its acquisition of New Mexico-based drone maker Titan Aerospace. Google did not disclose the details of the purchase, but Facebook was previously interested in buying Titan for a reported $60 million. Titan Aerospace is in the business of creating near-orbital, solar-powered drones. These jet-sized drones can potentially […]

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