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Sensors and drones: Hi-tech sentinels for crops

The precision agriculture sector is expected to grow at a high rate over the coming years. This new way of farming is already a reality in northwest Italy, where technologies are being used to keep plants ...

dateJun 24, 2015 in Engineering
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Japan government eyes urban drone ban

Japan plans to ban the public from flying drones above residential areas and at night, as it scrambles to legislate after a device was found on top of the prime minister's office in April.

dateJun 03, 2015 in Other
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A folding drone that's ready for takeoff in a snap

Thanks to the power of its rotors, this fold-up quadrotor extends its articulated arms and takes off in a fraction of a second. This prototype will be viewed by specialists on May 25 at the International ...

dateMay 20, 2015 in Robotics
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