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# drones - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Amazon says its delivery drones are ‘more like horses than cars’

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

# drones - Thursday 7 January, 2016

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

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

# drones - Monday 21 December, 2015

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

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

# drones - Friday 18 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 12 of the most breathtaking drone photos of 2015 Different Perspective

12 of the most breathtaking drone photos of 2015

Pretty spectacular.

# drones - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Getting a drone for Christmas? What you need to know about the new rules Crackdown

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

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

# drones - Thursday 3 December, 2015

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

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.

# drones - Monday 30 November, 2015

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

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

# drones - Saturday 28 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australia has a high-tech new weapon in the battle to keep people safe from sharks The Drones

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

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

# drones - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former US drone operators: ‘The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS’ Backfire

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

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

# drones - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours Syria

Air raids in Syria take out 33 jihadists in 72 hours

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

# drones - Thursday 22 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: First drone video shows devastation of war in Syria Jobar

WATCH: First drone video shows devastation of war in Syria

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

# drones - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Stunning footage of a very close-up dolphin encounter off Malin Head Take A Break

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

A Donegal photographer captured the amazing experience.

# drones - Saturday 22 August, 2015

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

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

# drones - Friday 21 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command Iraq

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command

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

# drones - Monday 10 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

# drones - Friday 31 July, 2015

Facebook’s solar-powered laser drone masterplan is starting to take shape From Above This post contains videos

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

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

# drones - Friday 17 July, 2015

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

# drones - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Feel the need for speed – Top Gun 2 is on its way Talk To Me Goose

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

Be still our beating hearts…

# drones - Friday 12 June, 2015

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

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

Just hire a human photographer next time.

# drones - Monday 8 June, 2015

China is going to extreme lengths to catch cheating students

Thousands of police officers have been deployed to exam centres.

# drones - Thursday 28 May, 2015

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

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

# drones - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

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

*Provided you’re carrying a tracker with you.

# drones - Monday 4 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sniffer dogs and heat-seeking drones used in the fight to protect… avocados Guacamole

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

A tiny beetle is causing big problems.

# drones - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Obama ‘profoundly regrets’ drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages Drone Wars

Obama ‘profoundly regrets’ drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

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

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

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

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

# drones - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ireland looks only gorgeous in this sundrenched drone footage Mr Golden Sun

# drones - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Don’t fly your drone near chimps, or bad things will happen Monkey Business

Don’t fly your drone near chimps, or bad things will happen

Primates not putting up with your sh*t – this chimp.

# drones - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Carlow farmer is using a drone to herd his sheep Shepherd's Delight

A Carlow farmer is using a drone to herd his sheep

Farmers do that now.

# drones - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones

The social media giant has laid out three core priorities for the company over the coming years.

# drones - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Own a drone? Beware, a man is in court for flying one over some famous places Flying Without Wings

Own a drone? Beware, a man is in court for flying one over some famous places

Nigel Wilson failed to get permission for his flights.

# drones - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The mystery of the Paris night drones is deepening Paranoid Android

The mystery of the Paris night drones is deepening

Police are struggling to solve the mystery.

# drones - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Drones may be fun, but they also pose complex legal and safety challenges Unmanned

Opinion: Drones may be fun, but they also pose complex legal and safety challenges

Novelty may give way to concerns over annoyance, nuisance, privacy, trespass and safety.

# drones - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you support gardaí using drones? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support gardaí using drones?

A crime fighting tool too far?

# drones - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Granddad gets drone for Christmas, flies it into his own face Where's Granddad

# drones - Monday 29 December, 2014

# drones - Friday 21 November, 2014

The internet is going to have 3 billion people using it next year

And it’s expected that nearly half of the world’s population will have online access by 2018.

# drones - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The US military wants to build a drone carrying “mothership” Modern Warfare

The US military wants to build a drone carrying “mothership”

Military designers want to build and aircraft carrier in the sky.

# drones - Monday 10 November, 2014

Why the founder of Hailo is betting on drones and robotics

Jay Bregman left his role as co-CEO of Hailo to start focusing on robotics and drones

# drones - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drone footage shows what it’s like to be a bird flying over an airport Up Up And Away

Drone footage shows what it’s like to be a bird flying over an airport

This drone gives us a never-before-seen look at Mexico City Airport.

# drones - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Google wants to test drones that could bring internet access to remote areas

The company is looking for permission to test out drones in New Mexico for 180 days as it tries to bring internet access to the world.

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