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Mar 28, 2017

NATO to spend 3 billion euros on satellite, cyber defenses

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, drones, military, robotics/AI, space

BRUSSELS NATO plans to spend 3 billion euros ($3.24 billion) to upgrade its satellite and computer technology over the next three years as the Western military alliance adapts to new threats, a senior official said.

Seeking to deter hackers, and other threats including Iranian missiles, the investments underscore NATO’s recognition that conflicts are increasingly fought on computer networks as well as in the air, on land and at sea.

A senior official at the NATO Communications and Information Agency said the plans include a 1.7-billion-euro investment in satellite communications to better support troops and ships deployed across the alliance, as well as aiding the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones.

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Mar 28, 2017

A Startup’s Plan To Cut Air Freight Costs In Half With 777-Size Drones

Posted by in categories: drones, robotics/AI

In 2020, Natilus’s huge unmanned planes could carry 200,000 pounds of goods across the world. But first, a 30-foot prototype must pass test runs.

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Mar 28, 2017

Automated Industrial Drones

Posted by in categories: drones, robotics/AI

To address the unique needs of the world’s most complex industrial environments,

Airobotics has developed a platform that is fully automated, industrial grade, on-demand and multi-purpose.

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Mar 23, 2017

Mysterious equipment spotted on SpaceX drone ship at Port Canaveral

Posted by in categories: drones, robotics/AI, space travel

Stephen Marr had his suspicions when he photographed a mysterious piece of equipment atop SpaceX’s drone ship at Port Canaveral on Monday.

“I knew there was something different there,” Marr, 34, said.

So he did what any lover of space and social media would do: He posted it online. Reddit users quickly propelled Marr’s clear, high-resolution photo to the top of the website’s SpaceX community and so began discussion that the object was likely a highly anticipated robot that would interact with Falcon 9 first stages.

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Mar 22, 2017

Aerospace start-ups pitch futuristic concepts to military defense, private companies in El Segundo

Posted by in categories: business, drones, military, space

Ten of the most promising new regional aerospace start-up companies descended on El Segundo on Tuesday to pitch their futuristic concepts for the next wave of industry advancement, from orbiting cell towers in space to drones that communicate with each other.

The event, organized by new-tech business support company Starburst Accelerator, was held at The Aerospace Corp., the research and development arm of the adjacent Los Angeles Air Force Base.

Such meetings between legacy aerospace companies and energetic up-and-comers are becoming commonplace, as the industry works to keep up with a flood of technological advancements propelling the commercialization of low-Earth orbit.

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Mar 17, 2017

Dubai to launch driverless flying taxi service

Posted by in categories: drones, robotics/AI

Dubai will get a fleet of flying taxis this summer — electric, driverless drones.

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Mar 15, 2017

Drones — the next generation of entertainment

Posted by in categories: drones, entertainment

Say hello to the fireworks of tomorrow.

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Mar 15, 2017

World Drone Prix, Dubai — Anniversary

Posted by in category: drones

First anniversary of the World Drone Prix, that determined the first world champion in drone racing, Luke Bannister. Watch this amazing recap of the WDP, which was proudly organized by IDRA in Dubai, UAE on March 11–12, 2016.

We are extremely thankful to have worked with Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, on this world class event!

#droneracing #IDRA #WDP2016 #WorldDronePrix #Dubai #UAE #drones #racing #fpvracing #esports #anniversary

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Mar 15, 2017

This Ambulance Drone Leaves Helicopters In The Dust

Posted by in category: drones

This ambulance drone is faster and more efficient than helicopters.

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Mar 13, 2017

UPS Tests the Future: A Drone-Slinging Delivery Van

Posted by in categories: drones, futurism

The delivery company is using drones to complement trucks, not replace them.

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