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#Drones

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Own a drone? These tips will help you take great photos with one
# New Views
# New Views

Own a drone? These tips will help you take great photos with one

Dec 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 14,949 Views 6 Comments

For one, don’t ever shoot in JPEG. It’s not worth it.

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away
# Not So Fast
# Not So Fast

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away

Dec 25th 2016, 6:30 PM 36,212 Views 22 Comments

You should check a few things first before you go on your maiden flight.

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing
# Dronejacking
# Dronejacking

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:20 AM 8,552 Views 9 Comments

Security experts warn this is the next step for cybercriminals.

VIDEO: Domino's has begun delivering pizzas by drones
# Whangaparaoa
# Whangaparaoa

VIDEO: Domino's has begun delivering pizzas by drones

Nov 16th 2016, 12:47 PM 23,726 Views 39 Comments

Their first delivery took place in New Zealand – but a Russian company says they got there first.

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Nov 14th 2016, 4:16 PM 13,703 Views 17 Comments

Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.

Here's how an Irish company is helping to make drones see like humans
# Hardware
# Hardware

Here's how an Irish company is helping to make drones see like humans

Oct 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 9,976 Views 5 Comments

The head of Dublin-based Movidius, which was recently sold to Intel in a huge deal, is aiming for sales of $1bn.

'The land of a thousand hills' is now using drones to deliver medicine
# Rwanda's Zips
# Rwanda's Zips

'The land of a thousand hills' is now using drones to deliver medicine

Oct 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,746 Views 5 Comments

On Friday, Rwanda inaugurated a drone operation that its backers hope will kickstart a revolution in the supply of medical care in rural parts of Africa.

Dutch police have started using eagles to take down drones
# New Kids In Town
# New Kids In Town

Dutch police have started using eagles to take down drones

Sep 13th 2016, 6:17 AM 17,938 Views 27 Comments

A series of tests have been organised since early 2015, and the Dutch forces announced yesterday that the results had been good.

This breakthrough could help double the battery life of future phones
# Charged Up
# Charged Up

This breakthrough could help double the battery life of future phones

Aug 18th 2016, 3:57 PM 22,304 Views 30 Comments

Lithium-metal batteries can hold twice the capacity as a normal lithium-ion battery

How Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is using drones to save people
# Emergency Response
# Emergency Response

How Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is using drones to save people

Apr 8th 2016, 3:31 PM 13,334 Views 15 Comments

Tests from the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team will help shape EU regulations.

Irish drone register allowed access to personal details of 2,000 members
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Irish drone register allowed access to personal details of 2,000 members

Apr 8th 2016, 6:03 AM 13,559 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority said the error was down to a technical issue which has now been resolved.

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media
# Opinion
# Opinion

Atrocities you probably haven't heard about through the media

Apr 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,680 Views 138 Comments

Brutality in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and elsewhere has been largely overlooked by western media outlets, Julien Mercille writes.

Watching this drone race is a lot like riding a neon-lit rollercoaster

Watching this drone race is a lot like riding a neon-lit rollercoaster

Mar 14th 2016, 11:35 AM 10,504 Views 6 Comments

Well, a rollercoaster that buzzes constantly, that is.

This bazooka lets you capture unwanted drones with a net from 100 metres away
# Say Hello To My Little Friend
# Say Hello To My Little Friend

This bazooka lets you capture unwanted drones with a net from 100 metres away

Mar 4th 2016, 10:10 AM 17,249 Views 29 Comments

The Skywall 100 is able bring drones down to the ground intact.

Australia is now using drones to help stop shark attacks
# From A Land Drone Under
# From A Land Drone Under

Australia is now using drones to help stop shark attacks

Mar 1st 2016, 11:06 AM 10,886 Views 11 Comments

The trial will see them tested over a six-month period as a way of preventing shark attacks.

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'
# Giddy Up
From Business ETC
# Giddy Up

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'

Jan 19th 2016, 2:10 PM 19,267 Views 34 Comments

It’s because these drones will be able to sense and avoid obstacles that may cross their path.

Forget drones carrying goods, here's one that can fly a person around
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Forget drones carrying goods, here's one that can fly a person around

Jan 7th 2016, 10:03 AM 19,793 Views 40 Comments

The Chinese-built EHang 184 flies itself and can only be controlled by a tablet in the cockpit.

Own a drone or buying one for Christmas? You have to register it from today
# Safety First
# Safety First

Own a drone or buying one for Christmas? You have to register it from today

Dec 21st 2015, 6:10 AM 15,728 Views 27 Comments

And the focus behind the new legislation is very much on safety.

12 of the most breathtaking drone photos of 2015
# Different Perspective
# Different Perspective

12 of the most breathtaking drone photos of 2015

Dec 18th 2015, 6:02 AM 21,238 Views 10 Comments

Pretty spectacular.

Getting a drone for Christmas? What you need to know about the new rules
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Getting a drone for Christmas? What you need to know about the new rules

Dec 17th 2015, 9:05 AM 18,135 Views 33 Comments

Between 4 –5,000 drones are thought to already be in use in Ireland.

Soon robots will be able to see the world the same way we do
# Say What You See
# Say What You See

Soon robots will be able to see the world the same way we do

Dec 3rd 2015, 10:14 AM 5,705 Views 11 Comments

Recognising objects and figuring out if you’re happy or not will soon be the norm, and companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft are pushing it forward.

Amazon gives us a clearer look at how its drones are going to work
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Amazon gives us a clearer look at how its drones are going to work

Nov 30th 2015, 8:56 AM 15,300 Views 27 Comments

Its new prototype drone comes with ‘sense and avoid’ technology to help it avoid collisions, both in the air and on the ground.

Australia has a high-tech new weapon in the battle to keep people safe from sharks
# The Drones
# The Drones

Australia has a high-tech new weapon in the battle to keep people safe from sharks

Nov 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 18,918 Views 17 Comments

Drone technology is being deployed to help track the movement of sharks off Australia’s beaches.

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'
# Backfire
# Backfire

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'

Nov 19th 2015, 11:29 PM 21,822 Views 91 Comments

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours
# Syria
# Syria

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours

Nov 18th 2015, 9:58 AM 16,015 Views 68 Comments

Dozens of Islamic State fighters were also wounded in the raids on weapons depots, barracks and checkpoints.

WATCH: First drone video shows devastation of war in Syria
# Jobar
# Jobar

WATCH: First drone video shows devastation of war in Syria

Oct 22nd 2015, 10:04 PM 25,179 Views 81 Comments

The footage is a rare aerial view of the extent of the destruction in Syria.

Watch: Stunning footage of a very close-up dolphin encounter off Malin Head
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: Stunning footage of a very close-up dolphin encounter off Malin Head

Aug 26th 2015, 10:59 AM 14,205 Views 19 Comments

A Donegal photographer captured the amazing experience.

Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think...
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Turns out flying a drone professionally is more complex than you think...

Aug 22nd 2015, 10:15 AM 12,667 Views 15 Comments

For one, you’ll need two people if you want to properly capture footage.

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command
# Iraq
# Iraq

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command

Aug 21st 2015, 8:57 PM 18,570 Views 133 Comments

The militant was killed on Tuesday, according to the White House.

What happens when an eagle spots a drone? There's only one winner

What happens when an eagle spots a drone? There's only one winner

Aug 10th 2015, 9:48 PM 24,652 Views 8 Comments

It’s the bird, in case you couldn’t guess.

Facebook's solar-powered laser drone masterplan is starting to take shape
# From Above
# From Above

Facebook's solar-powered laser drone masterplan is starting to take shape

Jul 31st 2015, 10:00 AM 15,162 Views 17 Comments

The drones will beam down internet from 90,000 feet.

A bunch of the soundest lads ever used a drone to drop gifts to strangers
# Drop Down
From The Daily Edge
# Drop Down

A bunch of the soundest lads ever used a drone to drop gifts to strangers

Jul 17th 2015, 8:12 AM 3,752 Views 1 Comment

Amazing…!

Feel the need for speed - Top Gun 2 is on its way
# Talk To Me Goose
# Talk To Me Goose

Feel the need for speed - Top Gun 2 is on its way

Jun 29th 2015, 10:05 PM 22,073 Views 49 Comments

Be still our beating hearts…

This drone footage of a wedding is beautiful, but wait for it...
# Droning On
From The Daily Edge
# Droning On

This drone footage of a wedding is beautiful, but wait for it...

Jun 12th 2015, 7:32 AM 4,177 Views 1 Comment

Just hire a human photographer next time.

China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students
# Gaokao
# Gaokao

China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students

Jun 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 13,022 Views 14 Comments

Thousands of police officers have been deployed to exam centres.

GoPro's next adventure is going to involve drones and VR
# New View
# New View

GoPro's next adventure is going to involve drones and VR

May 28th 2015, 2:57 PM 7,395 Views 11 Comments

Although if you want to shoot 360-degree video, you might want to have six GoPro cameras handy.

This camera drone flies itself and will follow you wherever you go*
# Been There Drone That
# Been There Drone That

This camera drone flies itself and will follow you wherever you go*

May 13th 2015, 5:24 PM 11,714 Views 19 Comments

*Provided you’re carrying a tracker with you.

Sniffer dogs and heat-seeking drones used in the fight to protect... avocados
# Guacamole
# Guacamole

Sniffer dogs and heat-seeking drones used in the fight to protect... avocados

May 4th 2015, 4:30 PM 13,343 Views 2 Comments

A tiny beetle is causing big problems.

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages
# Drone Wars
# Drone Wars

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:38 PM 14,563 Views 61 Comments

“On behalf of the United States government, I offer our deepest apologies to the families.”

Check out how unreal Co Kerry looks in this fantastic drone footage
# Spéirview
From The Daily Edge
# Spéirview

Check out how unreal Co Kerry looks in this fantastic drone footage

Apr 23rd 2015, 6:55 PM 4,423 Views 0 Comments

Ah, if only we could put a roof on the place…