The US government will now require the registration of almost all unmanned aircraft systems or drones in a bid to track operators who violate safety rules, authorities said.
Tight security measures that include deployment of drones and installation of CCTV cameras have been taken by the district administration for peaceful Durga Puja festivities in Ranchi, according to a senior official.
In a major security alarm, an unidentified person was spotted flying a suspected drone near the high-security Vijay Chowk intersection close to Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament on Saturday evening.
Drones will be used for the first time for surveillance in the upcoming Bihar assembly polls, according to a top election official.
Research, aerial pesticide application, surveillance, wildfire monitoring, advertising, radio and television and agriculture are some of the applications that drones have contributed to in the past five years.
NASA engineers are developing drones that can fly to areas which are inaccessible to rovers - such as the shaded region of a crater - on Mars, asteroids and Moon to gather samples.
The Andhra Pradesh government is planning on using drones in Rayalaseema region to increase surveillance on red sander smuggling, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said on Saturday. Mooting the suggestion during a meeting in Vijayawada to review law and order situation in the state, he said drones or static balloon cameras may be used to keep a vigil on the red sander smuggling.
In view of the intelligence alerts about the possible use of remote-controlled drones for terror attacks, police has banned their use in Cyberabad police commissionerate limits by any agency or individual without prior permission.
It's not every day that you sunbathe on top of a 200-feet-tall windmill. Wait. It's never that you sunbathe on top of a 200-feet-tall windmill. However, a resident from Rhode Island took his swag to unimaginable levels and did just that. To top it off, a drone operator spotted this uncanny act and captured it all for the world to see.
To track the movement of tigers and encroaches in protected forest areas, a drone would soon be flying in the Sundarban delta. "Sitting at one point we would be able to scan a forest area of 15-20 sq km. It will be a force multiplier for us as we would be able to track movements with limited staff," Sundarban Biosphere Reserve director Pradeep Vyas told PTI.
Drones have gone from being super expensive geeky-toys to more affordable mainstream gadgets. Now, Axis Drones has developed what it claims is the world s smallest quadcopter. Dubbed as Aerius, it s as small as a coin and easily fits into your pocket. The drone is so tiny that it fits into the remote control itself.
Move over, smartphones, the latest craze in technology may be to own a drone of your own, according to an Indian-origin researcher at NASA, suggesting that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) may transform aviation.
The entire world might drools over Victoria Secret's Angels, the crowd at the Valley is a bit different. The Silicon Valley Fashion Week had clothes being flaunted on the runway by none other than beautiful little drone models!
The Nepal government has banned drones in its skies following the April 25 earthquake, fearing sensitive information might be leaked and pictures of its valuable heritage sites clicked illegally.
The decision by India's National Disaster Response Force to use drones to help Nepal map the scale of devastation caused by last month's earthquake indicates how India has enthusiastically taken to these pilot-less aircraft -- the so-called eyes in the sky.
On the second day of its F8 conference at Fort Mason in San Francisco, Facebook has reportedly announced its plan to use a drone to beam the Internet down to billions of people around the world.
Australian scientists have developed the world's first self-landing system for unmanned drones, a report said Friday.
NASA along with a team of researchers is developing a biodegradable drone that self-destructs to leave no trace of its existence after its use.