Why does the concept of airspace matter in the drone world?

By Scott Andersen / November 23, 2017

The Airspace Drone World Recently I was invited to continue a discussion started last year. The conversation was a roundtable of now High School Seniors. All of them participate in the technology program of a Maryland School District. The originally

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The Future Impact of Drone Technology

By Scott Andersen / October 16, 2017

Impact of Drone Technology I spend a lot of time thinking about the impact of drones. Not the impact that occurs when you crash your drone. I have done that twice now, and frankly, it is painful and expensive. Every

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Flying Cars Regulations

Flying Cars: Feasible Take-Off Calls for AI and Regulations

By Kiril Kirilov / August 16, 2017

Flying Cars Autonomous vehicles garner a lot of media attention these days, but there are corporations out there channeling their energies into another kind: flying cars, both operated and autonomous. From the mythological Icarus through Leonardo’s sketches to Jules Verne’s

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Secure Enterprise IoT Platform

Building a Secure Enterprise IoT Platform

By Scott Andersen / June 19, 2017

Secure Enterprise IoT Platform In the past 12 months here on CloudTweaks I have discussed some topics that were focused heavily on drones. In part because that is something that interests me, and in part, because I think there is

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Innovative New Technologies

Innovative New Technologies To Look For in the Future

By CloudTweaks / May 22, 2017

Innovative New Technologies As with every year in IT, 2017 brings a new batch of different trends and exciting technologies. Digitization is changing markets, from security to robotics from healthtech to 3Dprinting the world is changing with the help of innovative new

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The Need For Planning In The Drone World

By Scott Andersen / May 18, 2017

The Drone Highway Do we need to plan the sky? Given the current state of drones that seems a bit far-fetched. But it may not be as far off as you think. The horizon in question, as far as time,

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Metal Detecting Drone

The Rise Of The Metal Detecting Drone

By Scott Andersen / March 8, 2017

Metal Detecting Drone Look up in the sky; it’s a bird, no it’s a plane. No, it is a swarm of metal detection drones that found the change in your pocket! The concept in the drone space of modular drones

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Coping with the Internet of (Risky) Things

By Patrick Crowley / March 6, 2017

Internet of (Risky) Things The train appears to have left the station, and device manufacturers – makers of everything from washing machines to automobiles to baby monitors – are very much on board with the Internet of Things (IoT). The

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Drone Advancements In 2017

By Jennifer Klostermann / January 3, 2017

Drone Advancements At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the 50th anniversary of the giant tech trade show, the launch of a range of new and improved technologies is expected, including self-driving cars, advanced wearables, personal robots, and cutting-edge virtual reality

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Facebook Hopes To Extend Internet Connectivity With Solar-Powered Drones

By CloudTweaks / July 22, 2016

Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Thursday it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet. Aquila, Facebook’s lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a

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