Could our broadband infrastructure of wires and towers and satellites all be replaced by solar powered drones that never land? These technologies already exist and it’s possible that this could become a new revolution in broadband very soon. Checkout the full story here: [www.lightreading.com]Add to Flipboard Magazine.
A company called Airwave is working with NASA on developing an internet based management system for controlling commercial drone traffic. Flight plans will be filed and then you wait for approval based on comparison with other flight plans already approved. Get the full story here: [technologyreview.com]Add to Flipboard Magazine.
This drone can save lives! Brings AED life support equipment to save 911 call victims of heart attacks.Add to Flipboard Magazine.
It would appear that our neighbors to the north are going to make a lot more progress with commercial drones than we are down here in gridlock land. Wonder if Amazon and UPS will have to relocate to Canada in order to start using drones to ship stuff? Full story at [gigaom.com]Add to Flipboard Magazine.
In Pre-Flight Drone: The Fireworks Scenery is now available.
Don’t fight the urge. Go ahead and fly your expensive toy into a fireworks display. What could go wrong? PRE-Flight Drone Edition presents the Fireworks Scenery. Watch the display from a safe distance – or fly in the middle of hundreds of flares and explosions every second.
Go on and play with fire – it’s fun!
Watch the video here: http://youtu.be/PE91f9coPWQ
Note: Fireworks Scenery is only available on the Drone Edition.
Includes Fireworks bonus “Insane” Scenery – twice the fun
FPV and line-of-sight
Special dusk lighting
Enhanced model lighting for visibility
3D explosions sound effects
Wind effects are configurable
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