Thomas J Coyle III's Blog – February 2015 Archive (6)

Drone Maker 3D Robotics Raises $50 Million In Latest Round

Forbes

By Frank Bi and Ryan Mac

Less than two weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration unveiled its proposed regulations for commercial drones, one California-based drone company sealed its latest round of financing.

North America’s largest personal drone manufacturer, 3D Robotics,…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 26, 2015 at 3:34pm — 21 Comments

DIY Drones at 64,000 members!

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 26, 2015 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

A look into the future of drones, with Dronecode’s Andrew Tridgell

From SD Times

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Commercial drones are taking software development by storm these days. Drone development is being looked at in all industries from agriculture,…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 9, 2015 at 3:12pm — 7 Comments

Researchers develop autonomous drone to help fire-fighting inside ships

The micro-flyer can operate in confined spaces and rapidly accumulate situational information

From naval-technology.com

Researchers from the Carnegie Mellon University's (CMU) Robotics Institute and Sensible Machines have developed a new small quadrotor designed for fire-fighting inside navy…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 7, 2015 at 5:10pm — 8 Comments

Can We Detect Small Drones Like the One That Crashed at White House? Yes, We Can

IEE Spectrum

By David Schneider

Last week, a small drone belonging to a federal worker crashed on the White House grounds. Just what caused the little flyer to head off to one of the most security-sensitive sites in the world is…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 4, 2015 at 5:17pm — 10 Comments

How Robots Are Changing Disaster Response and Recovery

Robin Murphy is the director of the Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue at Texas A&M University.

by / January 29, 2015…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on February 2, 2015 at 6:19am — 2 Comments

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