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Tags results for 'drones'

Army Scores a Super-Stealthy Drone That Looks Like a Bird

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Dec, 2013 01:45 AM
by AlexMuller
The big problem with drones is they look like, well, drones. It makes them easy to spot, and easy to target.

Why Does Google Need So Many Robots?

Posted in Hardware on 16th Dec, 2013 01:33 AM
by AlexMuller
To Jump From The Web To The Real World.

2013 in Review: the Eight Biggest Stories in Exponential Tech

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2013 10:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Let's revisit some of the year’s most notable stories in exponential technology.

Facebook drones to offer low-cost net access

Posted in Business on 29th Mar, 2014 12:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Facebook has ambitious plans to connect the two-thirds of the world that has no net access, using drones, satellites and lasers.

First balloons and drones, now dirigibles:

Posted in Hardware on 10th Apr, 2014 01:11 AM
by AlexMuller
The race for a truly world wide web:

Google buys Titan Aerospace to make more drones for Project Loon

Posted in Business on 16th Apr, 2014 03:55 AM
by AlexMuller
It’s a drone-buying spree, and Google is the latest to make a purchase.

Drones Could Help Reduce Poaching in Kenya by 96 Per Cent

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2014 12:50 AM
by AlexMuller
Drones will soon fill the skies above Kenya's 52 national parks and reserves, after a successful pilot program showed that they're very effective at stopping poachers.

Project Wing: Google's Secret Program for Delivery Drones

Posted in Business on 29th Aug, 2014 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
Google appears to be serious about delivery in the air: getting products from the warehouse to their destination in about two minutes.

Google Already Testing Delivery Robots In Australia

Posted in Business on 1st Sep, 2014 01:51 AM
by AlexMuller
In rural Australia, a drone delivers dog treats to a farmer. The robot is a proof of concept, part of Project Wing by Google X.

AREND Project aims to ward off poachers with unmanned aerial vehicles

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Sep, 2014 12:14 AM
by AlexMuller
One emerging area with huge potential is wildlife conservation, with drones delivering the ability to patrol and detect illegal poachers from the air.

Google is Testing Drones That Could Bring Internet Connectivity to Remote Lands

Posted in Business on 16th Sep, 2014 08:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Google really is all-in on drones.

Facebook pushing ahead towards thousands of internet delivering drones

Posted in Hardware on 27th Sep, 2014 11:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Facebook solar powered internet delivering drones will have the wingspan of a jumbo jet and fly at 17 miles high.

The Day You’ll Prefer Robots to Humans

Posted in Software on 2nd Dec, 2014 12:26 AM
by AlexMuller
There’s a Cambrian explosion in robotics, with species of all sizes, shapes and modes of mobility crawling out of the muck of the lab and onto the terra firma of the marketplace.

Drone-based blood deliveries in Tanzania to be funded by UK government

Posted in Hardware on 29th Dec, 2016 05:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The UK government is to fund a trial of drone-based deliveries of blood and other medical supplies in Tanzania.

Drone Use To Transform The Construction Industry

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jan, 2017 05:50 PM
by Allison Crady
With cost and energy saving abilities, drones will swiftly become indispensable to the industry.

Zipline blood delivery drone applies for US trial

Posted in Hardware on 4th Apr, 2018 02:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Drone delivery firm Zipline has revealed a new aircraft that it says will let it make up to 500 deliveries every day.

Google will end Project Maven military contract in 2019

Posted in Business on 3rd Jun, 2018 05:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Google is ending its involvement with Project Maven, the controversial Pentagon research program that sought to use AI to improve object recognition in military drones.

How Will We Shop in the Future?

Posted in Business on 18th Jul, 2018 05:58 AM
by Alex Muller
The future of shopping lies in the tech industry, which is no wonder when 55% of shoppers prefer interacting with robots rather than human beings when they shop.

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