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MoD, emergency services test robots, drones to fight chemical attacks

A new fleet of robots and drones designed to test for chemical agents, identify battlefield and disaster casualties, and provide 3D mapping services, has...

InterDrone: 3DR, Yuneec partner to ease US government drone security fears

California-based drone software company 3DR has joined forces with Chinese drone manufacturer Yuneec in a new venture: 3DR Government Services. The pair will seek to...

SkyRyse uses altruism to speed passenger drones into our skies

Technology startups and established aerospace companies worldwide are in a race to develop autonomous transport drones. The goal is a sky full of pilotless...

Skyports buying up London rooftops for future drone network

UK startup Skyports is investing in London rooftop spaces with a view to building a drone infrastructure network. Company bosses hope their 'vertiports' will become...

Stanford develops AI-powered optical computer for driverless cars, drones

A new AI-enabled camera system could drastically reduce the need for autonomous vehicles to carry bulky computers, opening up the possibility of AI-powered handheld...

Boeing to open aerospace and autonomy centre

Aerospace giant Boeing has announced plans to open an Aerospace & Autonomy Centre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The centre will become one of the first...

British Army testing autonomous vehicles to supply frontline troops

Drones and other unmanned systems are to be tested on Salisbury Plain by the British military, to tackle the costly and often dangerous task...

160 AI companies sign pledge against lethal autonomous weapons

Over 160 AI companies and organisations from 36 nations have signed a pledge to “neither participate in, nor support, the development, manufacture, trade, or...

Alphabet spins out Wing and Loon as standalone firms

Google’s parent company Alphabet has announced that it is spinning out its experimental Project Wing and Project Loon programmes to become fully independent businesses. Wing...

UNICEF, UK researchers using drones to fight malaria

Drones are often compared to mosquitos: the high pitch whine, the stigma, the general level of aerial annoyance felt by the public. But now...

Small chips edge smart nano-drones closer to reality

Researchers working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a tiny chip that could control drones as small as a bee. A team...

From cellphone to cell-drone: Verizon, AT&T networks take flight

NEWSBYTE With hurricane season fast approaching in the US, having access to smart- or mobile phone services following a disaster could mean the difference...
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