Drones can now add another skill to their growing do-gooder resume: planting trees. Startup BioCarbon Engineering boasts a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles that can seed as many as 100,000 saplings in a […] The post Tree-Planting Drones Boost Global Ecosystems appeared first on Geek.com. View original article at Geek

TIKAD is a gun-toting military drone that packs some serious firepower — ranging from semi automatic weapons to a 40mm grenade launcher. Where’s Terminator’s John Connor when you need him? The post Meet TIKAD: the gun-toting drone that can aim, fire, and compensate for recoil appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Meet Chime, the now one-year-old self-proclaimed ‘operating system for the real estate industry” which has announced two innovations in order to help agents do their jobs — a smart dialer and a drone. The post Chime, the OS for real estate, introduces two new features for realtors appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

As per the 2017 Future of Claims Study survey by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, insurance companies are looking to “virtual” methods of handling claims. 38 percent of insurers no longer send employees for physical inspections. The post Your insurance adjuster may soon be a drone or an app appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

According to The Information, Snap is “in talks to acquire Zero Zero Robotics,” a Chinese selfie drone manufacturer. Should the deal prove successful, it would be Snap’s second foray into the hardware space.The post Snap reportedly in talks to acquire selfie drone company Zero Zero appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends