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 +====== News for Week of 2018-04-06 ======
 +===== Drone NewsBytes =====
 +==== Company makes a drone umbrella ====
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 +[[https://​www.techradar.com/​news/​this-head-tracking-drone-umbrella-automatically-protects-you-from-the-elements|Using the “follow-me"​ capability of a drone this company aims to make a flying umbrella that follows you around.]]
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 +==== Riverside couple plead guilty to transporting drugs via a UAV. ====
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 +[[https://​www.pe.com/​2018/​06/​01/​riverside-couple-plead-guilty-to-transporting-drugs-via-aerial-drone/​|Refining lazy, this couple would take the drug order then fly the purchase using a drone to a nearby parking lot and drop it to the waiting customers. Apparently this was to keep their base of operations a secret.]]
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 +==== Watch 958 drones create a 400 foot tall Time magazine cover using lights instead of pixels. ====
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 +[[https://​www.digitaltrends.com/​cool-tech/​time-magazine-drone-cover/​|Yet another impressive demonstration of drawing in the sky using drones. This should replace skywriting and flying banners once the technology gets more commonplace and cost effective.]]
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 +==== Drones are a valuable tool in freeing whales from lines and fishing nets ====
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 +[[https://​dronedj.com/​2018/​06/​01/​drones-are-a-valuable-tool-in-freeing-whales-from-lines-and-fishing-nets/​|Courtesy of DJI this article and video document how their drones are very useful in saving whales.]]
 +
 +==== Future vision of how drones will change with this innovative documentary. ====
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 +[[https://​www.dezeen.com/​elevation/​|So take 18 minutes out of your life and enjoy this visualization of how drones will transform cities and revolutionize many facets of our lives.]]
 +
 +==== UAV allegedly cuts a woman’s nose ====
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 +[[https://​www.wetalkuav.com/​uav-allegedly-cuts-womans-nose-warning-graphic-picture/​|While walking she is hit by a drone, she goes inside to treat the injury and returns to find the drone gone. You decide]]
 +
 +==== Common drone injuries and how to avoid them ====
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 +[[https://​www.wetalkuav.com/​preventing-drone-injuries/​|Crash testing drones into dummies demonstrates some of the common ways drones can injure people. It’s a giant 4 bladed Ginsu machine right?]]
 +
 +==== Indian food-delivery startup offers Chai Tea delivery via drone ====
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 +[[https://​www.wetalkuav.com/​hot-tea-direct-doorstep-indian-startup-creates-chai-delivery-drone/​|Once more a new opportunity to deliver food via a drone.]]
 +
 +==== South Carolina Prison uses drones to monitor inmates ====
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 +[[https://​www.wetalkuav.com/​south-carolina-prisons-use-drones-monitor-inmates/​|Flipping the drone/​prison argument on its head, this prison decides to use drones to watch the prisoners.]] ​
 +
 +==== Tactical Robotics does a flight demonstration of its new passenger/​cargo delivering drone ====
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 +[[https://​www.wetalkuav.com/​this-vtol-uav-carries-passengers-and-can-fly-where-helicopters-cant/​|Flown autonomously or via a remote this 1.5 ton UAV can deliver people or things at speeds reaching 111 mph, and operate in places even helicopters cannot go.]]
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 +==== American Drone manufacturer Skydio introduces new car follow feature to the R1 ====
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 +[[https://​dronelife.com/​2018/​05/​31/​skydio-update-r1-car-follow/​|This already impressive drone demonstrates once more how its avoidance ability is top notch.]]
 +
 +==== DJI and AXON team up to develop and sell drones for law enforcement and public safety ====
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 +[[https://​www.suasnews.com/​2018/​06/​dji-and-axon-announce-drone-partnership-to-strengthen-law-enforcement-tools-for-public-safety/​|DJI,​ the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, and Axon, the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies,​ announced an exclusive partnership to sell DJI drones directly to public safety and law enforcement agencies worldwide through the new Axon Air program.]]
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 +==== House Bill bans Chinese products for government security use. ====
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 +[[https://​www.911security.com/​news/​us-house-passes-bill-banning-gov-use-of-chinese-made-security-products|This might impact DJI drones from being used in law enforcement and other security related environments within the U.S.]]
 +
 +==== From Cirque du Soleil to Metallica, Indoor Drone Shows are Big Business ====
 +[[https://​dronelife.com/​2018/​06/​05/​from-cirque-du-soleil-to-metallica-indoor-drone-shows-are-big-business-verity-studios-raises-18-million/​|Verity Studios showcases how they have developed indoor drone displays into a safe and successful business.]]
 +
 +===== Ken Videos =====
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 +  * [[https://​www.liveleak.com/​view?​t=uem6Z_1528120373|Epic Drone save over water (Liveleak)]]
 +  * [[https://​youtu.be/​l2ul_hNKJVQ|Alleged results of a drone strike on a helicopter in Baja]]
 +  * [[https://​www.liveleak.com/​view?​t=HZZ_1528218006|Drone capture elephant seal sunbathing on a California beach (Liveleak)]]
 +  * [[https://​www.liveleak.com/​view?​t=aI7BD_1527698522|Drone captures hot air balloons at sunset (Liveleak)]]
  
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