Tag: drone

Heathrow airport: Drone sighting halts departures

Departures at Heathrow were temporarily stopped after a drone was reported to have been sighted.

QUT launches ‘RangerBot’ the barrier reef protector drone

The crown-of-thorns starfish eats coral in mass outbreaks, causing widespread destruction on the Great Barrier Reef.

First UK airport trial of a drone surveillance system takes place at London Southend (and it can even find the location of the user)

London airport successfully tested a ground-breaking surveillance system that allows to track and stop 'rogue' drones being flown close to the final approach.

San Francisco just put the brakes on delivery robots

Delivery robots in San Francisco will need permits before they can roam city sidewalks under legislation approved by city supervisors.

How drones are changing humanitarian disaster response

While so much of the news coverage about drones lately has focused on their negatives, like interfering with air traffic and the use of armed drones, they have also quietly been finding far more positive application in the humanitarian sector. The United Nations launched its first unarmed surveillance drones in December 2013, flying them over ...

Using drones for Emergency Management

With new technology comes a variety of applications that can have tremendous benefits to organizations, society – and, of course, the way we handle emergency management. Technology gives emergency management a new way of handling the given crisis, and perhaps, a new perspective for how to use resources a bit more effectively. Drones have been ...

Digital business means big changes for Supply Chains

Chief supply chain officers have an opportunity to lead business transformation by influencing three changes in the digital world. Opening the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president and global head of research at Gartner, told the audience of supply chain strategists, that there are three things that will change in the ...

Addressing food security in a changing world

When it comes to ensuring food security and sustainable agriculture, there simply is no “one size fits all”. Many interventions that have attempted to address the challenges of food security have not considered adequately the intricacies of the problem. The issues at hand are complex and require a multi-pronged approach. For several decades, the Food ...

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Facebook helicopter-drone to provide wireless internet to disaster areas

Facebook thinks it can do more to help in times of crisis. On Wednesday April 19, Facebook revealed test results to the F8 developer conference from its efforts to get rural regions around the world online, and function as a source of disaster relief. The social platform created a small helicopter that’s connected to a power source and ...

Adidas and Amazon re-write the rules on supply chain management

Adidas and Amazon re-write the rules on supplychain management

From parcels to pizza: are drones the future of delivery?

From medical supplies to pizzas to your Amazon packages, the idea of drone deliveries has captured the public's imagination and many companies want to be the first to offer regular drone delivery globally. However, because drone regulations are still holding companies back from pursuing that goal, is drone delivery as close to the horizon as ...

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