Putting an Ultra-Tiny Linux Board in a Phone Charger…Eventually

Among security professionals, a “drop box” is a device that can be covertly installed at a target location and phone home over the Internet, providing a back door into what might be an otherwise secure network. We’ve seen both commercial and DIY versions of this concept, and as you might expect, one of the main goals is to make the device look as inconspicuous as possible. Which is why [Walker] is hoping to build one into a standard USB wall charger.
This project is still in the early stages, but we like what we see so far. [Walker] aims to make

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These stunning photographs capture synchronized swimming from above

Patterns everywhere!

A gorgeous new series by Sydney-based photographer Brad Walls captures synchronized swimming in all its glory. These are not your typical sport action shots. Walls captured the series, called Water Geomaids, from above, using a drone. And just like synchronized swimming itself, the photographs were carefully choreographed. Walls planned the shots in advance to showcase certain geometric forms like circles, triangles, squares, and rhombuses

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Canadian Drone Industry is Taking Off: An Insider View of Canada’s Regulations and New Developments

The Canadian drone industry is thriving – and regulations are moving forward rapidly.  Dawn Zoldi gets an inside view from Glenn Lynch, CEO of Volatus Aerospace, on how those regulations are developing and what’s coming next

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AUVSI Xcellence Awards: Swoop Aero Named Finalist for Humanitarian Drone Missions

As the first part of AUVSI Xponential gets underway, the applications have been evaluated.  At the AUVSI Xcellence Awards Swoop Aero has been named a finalist for their humanitarian drone missions for the third year in a row

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Here’s what NASA wants its Mars helicopter to do next – Yahoo Entertainment

Here’s what NASA wants its Mars helicopter to do next  Yahoo EntertainmentIngenuity Mars helicopter sets stage for space flight on other worlds, NASA teams members say  Fox NewsNASA Science Live: Mars Helicopter and the Future of Extraterrestrial Flight  NASADragonfly drone to fly on Titan in follow-up of Ingenuity on Mars  FierceElectronicsIngenuity’s future on Mars  AxiosView Full Coverage on Google News

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Women in Advanced Air Mobility: Building a New Industry

Don’t Miss: Women in Advanced Air Mobility, May 20th, 2021 It’s no secret that women are under-represented in the aerospace industry: but the drone industry has a lot to offer women interested in a professional career.  “Now, Wisk Aero, Women and Drones, and the Canadian Advanced Air Mobility Consortium in collaboration with 20 other organizations, […] The post Women in Advanced Air Mobility: Building a New Industry appeared first on DRONELIFE

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Know FAA Flight Rules and Police Yourself: Steve Rhode’s Public Safety Drone Column

In this week’s public safety column, Steve Rhode writes about what’s most important in developing a safety culture in the drone industry.  Pilots: know the FAA flight rules, and police yourselves

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Skydio X2 Shipping Now – and Introducing Skydio Cloud

A major news announcement from US drone maker Skydio introduces the Skydio Cloud: and says the highly anticipated X2 is shipping now. Skydio X2 Shipping Now “Skydio, the leading U

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Here’s how Grand Forks, North Dakota, created a successful drone delivery program

The Flytrex drones delivered food and medicine to people’s backyards.
During quarantine, residents of Grand Forks, North Dakota, didn’t have to rely on a person bringing takeout to their doorstep. Instead, a drone, hovering 80 feet in the air, lowered packages by retractable wire into their backyards. On the horizon for several years, drone delivery has been slow to achieve full commercial application due to complex legal and regulatory issues, but this North Dakota pilot launched in April 2020 when on-demand drone-delivery company Flytrex, headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, partnered with Grand Forks-based EASE Drones, the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation, and the city to bring food, medicine, and other items to homes during COVID-19.Read Full Story

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Watch this dramatic drone footage of a tornado before disaster strikes

Experienced storm chaser Brian Emfinger had a close shave with a raging tornado a couple of days ago, but his drone wasn’t so lucky.

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