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Hackable Drones Worry Government Agencies
2012-07-20 12:44:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Like it or not, drones may be a very real part of our future -- regular drones, or civilian drones, as they´re called. Rather than being used to spy on our enemies, they´ll be used to deliver our packages and police our streets, and according to the FAA, there could be as many as 30,000 of these automated airborne vehicles before the end of the decade. So, when some University of Texas researchers were able to...

New Guidelines Set Out For Unmanned Aircraft
2012-07-03 14:24:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new form of piloting is evolving, and as unmanned vehicles continue to take flight, an industry code of conduct was drawn up and published recently in order to ensure safety. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) published the "Unmanned Aircraft System Operations Industry Code of Conduct" on Monday. These guidelines will help provide AUVSI members with a set of recommendations to follow in order to...

2012-06-21 23:01:58

Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will employ its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on behalf of the Queensland Government for the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) for the first Siam weed detection trials using UAS. BRISBANE, Australia (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will employ its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on behalf...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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