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New Video Series from DSLRPros – ‘Release Notes’

DSLRPros, an industry leader in UAS sales, has produced their first in a series of videos called Release Notes, discussing the uses and design of flight systems and payloads. Their first video was released on October, 30th and focuses on the FLIR TZ20 thermal imaging system. DSLRPros, a leading commercial drone dealer has created an…

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12 cool drones for photography and more — including some on sale

Products featured here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Take your photo and video to new heights. Image: TRNDlabs By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2020-10-31 09:00:00 UTC To snap the photo of your dreams, you might have to get creative. You know, like…

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Japan mulls restrictions on China-made drones

NATIONAL SECURITY CONCERNS: New policies would include stricter vetting procedures of firms that supply drones to public agencies, government officials said Reuters, TOKYO Japan might shut off China from supplying drones to its government agencies to protect sensitive information, six people in the Japanese government and the ruling party familiar with the matter said, adding…

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Staines man was part of gang who plotted to fly illicit substances and phones into prison by drone

A Staines man admitted using drones in a bid to smuggle illicit substances and mobile phones into a London prison.Jamie Duggan, 30, was among a gang of three who hatched the plot to fly the items – which also included flash drives, memory cards and cables –  into Wandsworth Prison. Police said Duggan was already…

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Pollution Monitoring in the Port of Antwerp

Nordic Unmanned and European Maritime Safety Agency Start Pollution Monitoring in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium Port authorities in Antwerp, Belgium, are making use of EMSA’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) to support their day-to-day monitoring of port operations and rapid response to pollution incidents in the port area. The Port of Antwerp is one…

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New OEM Hardware/Software for Direct Georeferencing of Airborne Sensor Data

Applanix and Trimble showcase the Trimble AP+ Air OEM solution for Direct Georeferencing of airborne sensor data at the recent InterGeo expo in Berlin. The combined hardware and software solution provides accuracy and high performance for systems integrators and ultimately enables users to efficiently produce maps and 3D models without the use of ground control…

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FC Barcelona and Real Madrid Soccer Game Filmed By Drones in Barcelona

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid Soccer Game Filmed By Drones in Barcelona With an estimated 4 billion fans, the most popular sport in the world is undoubtedly football or soccer as it is called in North America. Each professional soccer match brings in more than $50 million. However, like most professional sports affected by COVID-19,…

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FAA Goes “BEYOND” with New Program

Building on both the advancements and the expiration of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP), the Department of Transportation has announced BEYOND. The new initiative’s goal is “to further advance the safe integration of drones into our national space,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao in an October 30th release.…

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How to give a great drone conference talk (and get invited back next year)

Aerial photographer Fiona Lake is a professional photographer with more than 30 years of experience specializing in agriculture. But her other skill has really boosted her credibility: public speaking.  Lake has given drone conference talks across 4 continents — and been invited back. The secret? She gives drone conference talks that are engaging and fresh,…

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