Thousands of people have been displaced after recent heavy rains in parts of the country.

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Read or listen to all of the headlines in one place: excerpts from the DRONELIFE drone news of the week of December 2, 2022.  Click on the titles below for the full story

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The “It’s an avocado! Thanks!” kid might make it look easy, but finding the perfect gift for a kid requires attention to detail — and an ear for their reactions to various toy commercials.Kids can be particular. The things kids like change not just with age, but also with evolving trends from TV shows and new technology..

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Israeli Police Deploy First BVLOS Drone as First Responder Using FlightOps OS by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby This past October, an experiment saw the Israel Police deploy their first autonomous beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone for command, surveillance and intelligence missions utilizing the FlightOps multi-drone operating system

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Matternet M2 Drone Granted FAA Production Certificate by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, leading drone delivery system developer Matternet announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted it a Production Certificate for its Matternet M2 drone

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The holiday retail rush is heating up.  Covid-19, RSV, and the flu are still keeping some people at home: Forbes reported that online shopping on Cyber Monday was up more than 5% over last year

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Amazon Prime Air’s New Delivery Drone Features Increased Range and Temperature Tolerance, Ability to Fly in Light Rain by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Working for almost a decade to make drone delivery a reality, Amazon has developed fully electric drones capable of delivering packages under 5 pounds to customers in under an hour, […] The post Newest Model of Amazon Delivery Drone Revealed appeared first on DRONELIFE

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Leonardo is bringing to the market the world’s first tiltrotor for commercial operations that can fly up to 25,000 feet, and it will reduce the need for airports and long runways, connect remote areas, and ultimately, could save lives

As we evolve the use of our air space during the next few decades, we will see numerous new innovations in aviation. For example, we will see drone usage increase, both for businesses and consumers. Sustainable air transportation into urban areas will become more common. However, there is a technological revolution coming soon, that by the time it is certified for commercial operation, will redefine what’s possible in air travel in order to connect cities centers or reach remote areas. It will bring people from one site to another within 2,000 km (roughly 1,243 miles), connecting areas previously unserved by any means of rapid transportation

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Bohemia Interactive, the Czech Republic based developer of the military simulator game Arma 3, has published a blog and a video it hopes will help it with a unique problem. Footage from the video game known for its realism has gone viral several times since the game's release in 2013 as people have tried to pass off clips of the military simulation as footage of real war.  This happens a lot, so often that there are multiple debunking stories on Reuters and the Associated Press specifically about debunking viral clips of war footage. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, the problem has gotten much worse. The invasion is the largest ground war in Europe in a generation and people around the world gobble up every scrap of information they can

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Don’t miss ConnexiCore on Dawn of Drones, Wednesday November 30 at 11:00 AM EST! Stream below: Join Dawn and special guest Frank Segarra, CEO of ConnexiCore as we continue “Global Industry Leaders” month, sponsored by MissionGO. ConnexiCore’s UAV and software technology experience are unmatched in diverse industries and locations across the United States and Canada

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