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Rescue Drones Need to Learn How Lost Humans Think

Frantic parents call 911 to report a child has wandered away from a state forest campsite. An unexpected storm strands hunters deep in a wilderness preserve. The U.S. National Park Service documented almost 3,500 search and rescue missions in 2017 alone. And …
bubmag
May 16, 2019
Drones

DJI’s new Osmo Action camera takes the fight to GoPro

When it comes to consumer gear for filming sports and action, two products immediately come to mind: GoPros action cameras and DJIs drones. GoPro tried to cross over into drones without much success, and now its DJIs turn to try its hand at a small action cam…
bubmag
May 15, 2019
Drones

Saudia Arabia Says Drones Attacked Its Oil Pipelines

(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed a coordinated drone attack on the Sunni power…
bubmag
May 14, 2019
Drones

RGB LED Micro Racing Drone Launcher

Through trial and error we found 5 racers was optimum for our races. This is based on a few factors, namely video transmission interference and racing gate size. To keep the track challenging, it was important we didn't make the racing gates too big. Having m…
bubmag
May 11, 2019
Drones

Three ‘new rules’ worth considering for the internet

In a recent commentary, Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg argues for new internet regulation starting in four areas: harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability. He also advocates that government and regulators need a more active role in this pr…
bubmag
May 10, 2019