Two folks on Long Island were recently using a Mavic drone to search for a missing dog. When the signal went blank, they assumed a bird had attacked it mid-flight. But cops have now charged a man with shooting it down. The post A New York man has been arrested after allegedly shooting down a Mavic drone appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Delivery drone services are edging closer as NASA prepares to demonstrate its advanced drone traffic management system, which it claims offers safe and effective control of autonomous aircraft in urban areas. The post Delivery drones: NASA to test advanced traffic control system for cities appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Delivery drone services are edging closer as NASA prepares to demonstrate its advanced drone traffic management system, which it claims offers safe and effective control of autonomous aircraft in urban areas. The post Delivery drones: NASA to test advanced traffic control system for cities appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

For people buried in an avalanche, it’s a race against time. Could a drone find you sooner? View original article at BBC World News

Moving medicine between Vanuatu’s 80 mountainous islands used to be incredibly difficult. Now they just put the medicine on a drone and fly it where it needs to go. On a recent day in January, a drone took off from one corner of a remote island in Vanuatu and delivered vaccines to a health clinic in another part of the island–a journey that would normally require hiking through miles of rough, muddy trails or an expensive boat ride. It was the second month of testing for a system…