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Alphabet unveils app to provide air-traffic control for drones

Helping build the air-traffic system, and inducing all drone operators to participate will help Google reach its goal.

In a first, drone transports blood sample from remote healthcare centre to district hospital in Uttarakhand

Dr S S Pangty, in-charge of the Baurari district hospital, said, “The experiment was carried out under the ‘555’ telemedicine scheme in Tehri, which was initiated about two years ago. The idea to use drones for healthcare services was of the (Tehri) district magistrate.”

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Google's Wing Aviation gets FAA OK for drone deliveries

It's the first time a company has gotten a federal air carrier certification for drone deliveries.

Google is getting ready to start a drone delivery service in Australia

For the past 18 months, Project Wing, an offshoot of Google's parent company Alphabet, has been doing trials for delivering food and drinks, medication and chocolate.

Flights at Dubai airport temporarily grounded over 'suspected drone activity'

Flights were suspended for over half an hour, from local time 10:13 (06:13 GMT) to 10:45.

Newark Airport resumes normal operations after drone sightings temporarily halt traffic

Flights into Newark - the 11th busiest US airport - were briefly suspended after two drones were seen flying at 3,500 feet over nearby Teterboro Airport, a small regional airport about 17 miles away that mostly handles corporate jets and private planes.

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Drone policy is live, govt starts online registrations; here is what you need to know

Under the new policy, Nano drones which weigh less than 250 grams or equal doesn't need a registration or license.

New autonomous drone fleets to aid rescue operations in forests

Each autonomous quadrotor drone is equipped with laser-range finders for position estimation, localisation, and path planning. As the drone flies around, it creates an individual 3D map of the terrain.

A peek into future: Drones to map and locate areas in disaster, monitor dams

Drones can do much more than take pictures or be used for surveillance — they can deliver medical supplies, make high-risk jobs safer, help plan disaster prevention, improve farming, and protect endangered species.

In the pipeline: Drone-based blood, medicine supply system

Trial flights begin for start-up that aims to deliver medical supplies in remote areas by next year

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Are You Living In Dubai? Soon You May Be Using Flying Cars To Bypass Daily Traffic

Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline. To bypass the daily traffic problems of commuters, a flying car or Autonomous Aerial Vehicle has been showcased in Dubai to fly driver-less. Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority introduced this flying car at the three-day World Government Summit held in Dubai. The arrival […]

Students in Coimbatore display self-made drones

Coimbatore, Feb 28 (ANI): The students from standard third to eight participated in an International Robotics Festival organised by robotic academy IroboChakra in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city. They were trained into making simple robots and drones after which they created their own functional robots and displayed the same before the people. The participants made drones, Robo Arms, Power saw, Truck robo, Humanoid among others. The students also explained their creations. The winners of the competition will compete at the international level in May 2016 in the United States. robotic academy.

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