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Flying this drone totally felt like breaking the law

Flying this drone totally felt like breaking the law As I stare up at the faint spec that is my drone, I'm pretty sure I'm breaking the law.At least I'm not alone.

PSA: The Super Bowl is officially a 'No Drone Zone'

PSA: The Super Bowl is officially a 'No Drone Zone' Hey football fans, if you're heading to Houston’s NRG Stadium this weekend, leave your drones at home.The FAA released a public service announcement on Wednesday declaring that not only is NRG Stadium a "No Drone Zone" on the day of the big game, but temporary flight restrictions prohibiting drones from flying within a 34.

Forget telepresence robots on wheels, Google wants telepresence drones

Forget telepresence robots on wheels, Google wants telepresence drones This is one reason why Google thinks telepresence drones are a good idea, according to a U.Existing telepresence robots (many of which are just an iPad on wheels) don't allow for such collaborative two-way communication.

Lady Gaga will perform with 'hundreds of drones' at Super Bowl LI's halftime show

Lady Gaga will perform with 'hundreds of drones' at Super Bowl LI's halftime show Viewers watching Sunday's Super Bowl LI halftime show will get more than just an epic Lady Gaga performance.Hundreds of lit-up drones will join her in the airspace above the field at NRG Stadium in Houston, according to CNNMoney.

Lady Gaga used hundreds of Intel drones to pull of Super Bowl halftime show

Lady Gaga used hundreds of Intel drones to pull of Super Bowl halftime show Lady Gaga's Super Bowl LI halftime performance was absolutely flawless, but it was the beginning of her elaborate set that had the internet buzzing — it was full of drones!We knew weeks ago that drones would be a part of her performance, but only now do we know that the flying robots would be used to send a message of patriotism during the country's most-watched sports event.

Amazon Prime Air drone makes an appearance during the Super Bowl

Amazon Prime Air drone makes an appearance during the Super Bowl The short commercial spot shows a couch potato sucking down Doritos as his friend looks on in disgust.After a couple of beats, she says, "Alexa, reorder Doritos from Prime Air.

The company behind Vespa built a cargo robot that follows you around

The company behind Vespa built a cargo robot that follows you around A new robot from Piaggio (best known for Vespa scooters) keeps the autonomous focus firmly on solid ground.The company's fledgling autonomous mobility division, Piaggio Fast Forward, has unveiled its first project: the Gita, a two-wheeled personal cargo bot straight out of the Star Wars droid factory.

Machine learning, drones, 3D and digital art: Adobe on how technology is changing design

Machine learning, drones, 3D and digital art: Adobe on how technology is changing design “A new design trend is no different than a new invention – inventions either make something better, or reveal a need we didn’t know we had,” says Adobe evangelist and award-winning designer Paul Trani.In 2017, Adobe expects technology to have even more of an inpact of the the visual scene, with machine learning, drones, 3D and digital art to change the creative process.

DARPA designed tech that can snag 1,100-pound drones right out of the air

DARPA designed tech that can snag 1,100-pound drones right out of the air Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is working on a way to launch drones into flight and then snag them right out of the air with a system that can be loaded onto a truck or ship.The agency recently released test footage of the next-gen drone tech, currently being developed under the callsign SideArm.

More proof that 2017 is just 'Black Mirror' IRL: Bee drones

More proof that 2017 is just 'Black Mirror' IRL: Bee drones The Japanese research team hopes to take some of the pressure off the existing bee population with its artificial pollinators.The research team applied the gels to insect-sized remote control drones rigged with horse hair to mimic a bee's fuzzy body.

Why drones are the one of the best things to happen to animal research

Why drones are the one of the best things to happen to animal research While humans have always been curious to learn about the habits of animals, such research is more pressing than ever.For Debra Saunders, an ecologist at the Australian National University in Canberra, drones have also cut down on labor.

Flying a drone at work? Now there's insurance specially made for mmercial UAVs

Flying a drone at work? Now there's insurance specially made for mmercial UAVs With the commercial UAV industry set to hit $127 billion globally in areas as vast as media, film, surveying, real estate and logistics, back home the rules and regulations around insurance and risks have been ‘patchy’, says Delta Insurance.There are no legal requirements for UAV operators to hold insurance, and current insurance solutions don’t cover risks that operators face.

Passenger drones will start flying for real in summer 2017

Passenger drones will start flying for real in summer 2017 If you make it to Dubai this summer, you might have the chance to catch a brand new type of self-driving vehicle.At today's World Government Summit, the head of the city's Roads & Transportation Agency, Mattar al-Tayer, announced plans to introduce a passenger-carrying drone service.

Scientists Are Making Robo-Bees

Scientists Are Making Robo-Bees And while there’s been some progress in terms of conversation, an intrepid group of scientists aren’t holding their breath for a solution.Like the keystone of an arched bridge, the entire rest of the structure of the ecosystem rely on them.

This pollinating bee drone shows the powers of these endangered creatures

This pollinating bee drone shows the powers of these endangered creatures are more endangered than ever, requiring protection under the Endangered Species Act for the very first time back in October.Now a college student in Georgia is showing the world just how environmentally vital these creatures really are — by creating a bee drone that pollinates flowers.

Eagle attack! France trains bird of prey to take down rogue drones

Eagle attack! France trains bird of prey to take down rogue drones If you happened to be in charge of taking down rogue drones, what solution would you go for?Or how about something a little more low-tech, like a highly trained golden eagle?

The biodegradable paper airplane that could revolutionize humanitarian aid

The biodegradable paper airplane that could revolutionize humanitarian aid The paper gliders look almost like stealth fighters, capable of carrying more than two pounds of supplies like blood and vaccines to those in need.And they could totally transform humanitarian aid for people in remote regions.