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RODANTHE – With the peak of hurricane season upon us, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation is teaming up with the Highway Division 1 Office to bring a new tool to natural disaster response efforts along the Outer Banks: Drones. Recently, a team from the DOA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Office collaborated …
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Growth and diversification – not only are these two words that carry positive association in the business world, they’re often two of the top goals companies strive to achieve. Oftentimes, and in the case of PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc., they also go hand-in-hand with building a business. PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc.Based in Portland, …
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DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced two new drones, the Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian, and announces the “Sphere” mode for the Spark at IFA 2017 in Berlin. “DJI continuously looks for ways to improve its products and introduce new features, many of which are …
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Arusha, Tanzania (AFP) Aug 31, 2017 – In the developing world, basic healthcare is often a challenge — let alone expensive medical screening or tests for easily treatable, preventable illnesses. TEDGlobal, an annual conference devoted to “ideas worth spreading” taking place in Tanzania this week, heard of new technologies that could revolutionise healthcare for the …
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Washington (UPI) Aug 28, 2017 – The U.S. Army announced today it has concluded it’s Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology program after a series of tests and demonstrations over the last week. The program has existed since 2008 and involved the Army Research Laboratory, industry participants and university researchers. It culminated in technology demonstrations at …
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Washington (UPI) Aug 25, 2017 – Researchers at MIT have developed a system that enables small, safe, aerial drones to read radio frequency ID tags from tens of meters away with better accuracy. Radio frequency ID, or RFID, tags were originally expected to revolutionize supply chain management due to their low cost, battery-free design. RFIDs …
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