The NGO has teamed up with UPS to use Cyphy drones to survey Houston from the sky in order to see which damaged areas are most in need of help from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, reports Engadget. The drones will be tethered to a generator on the ground so they can remain in the … Continue reading “The Red Cross is using drones for disaster relief in Houston” The NGO has teamed up with UPS to use Cyphy drones to survey Houston from the sky in order…

From driverless tractors and quadcopter drones to giant greenhouses, the Netherlands is paving the way towards feeding the world and is now the world’s number two exporter of food. View original article at Daily Mail Online

(Reuters) – The American Red Cross will for the first time fly a drone to assess damage and funnel aid to areas of Houston flooded by Hurricane Harvey over the last two weeks, the agency and sponsors said on Thursday. View original article at Reuters

The Internet is where we do most of our shopping, and a solid 90% of it is done at Amazon. Jeff Bezos has turned his humble bookstore into a sort of Automat of […] The post Amazon Daily Deals: 4K Quadcopter Drone $799 appeared first on Geek.com. View original article at Geek

Some industry officials are concerned FAA’s already delayed initiatives to open up more airspace for booming drone applications may face further complications. View original article at Wall Street Journal

Aerial footage of the new state-of-art Apple complex in Cupertino, California was released on Tuesday, just as the American multinational technology company sets to open its new facility next week. View original article at Daily Mail Online

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world’s largest civilian drone maker, said on Wednesday it was hunting for security flaws in its flight-control software after coders found its apps could be “hot patched” to circumvent scrutiny by Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc. View original article at Reuters

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A drone flyover of the newly constructed Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, gives us a decent view of the completed Steve Jobs Theater, which is prepping for its debut presentation next week. The post Apple’s ‘Steve Jobs Theater’ looks stunning for next week’s iPhone event appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Don’t have a drone to enter that aerial photo contest? DJI’s My Mavic contest includes a free drone rental for randomly selected users. The five best photographers will win a Mavic Pro of their own. The post DJI offers free drone rentals in photo contest, will award drones to winners appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends