As India breaks another global Covid-19 record and hospitals run out of oxygen, countries pledge assistance and aid – CNN

As India breaks another global Covid-19 record and hospitals run out of oxygen, countries pledge assistance and aid  CNN India hits new record with COVID-19 infections, US vows aid  Fox NewsWhat you need to know about the coronavirus right now  Yahoo NewsDrone images of mass cremations as India battles Covid-19  CNNIndia reports record Covid cases for a fifth straight day with more than 350,000 new infections  CNBCView Full Coverage on Google News

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U.S. Pledges Medical Aid To India, Where COVID-19 Is Overwhelming Hospitals – NPR

U.S. Pledges Medical Aid To India, Where COVID-19 Is Overwhelming Hospitals  NPRDrone images of mass cremations as India battles Covid-19  CNNUS could send millions of vaccines to overwhelmed India; more than 5M Americans have skipped second vaccine dose: Live COVID-19 updates

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Insane new anti-drone system zaps UAVs out of the sky with targeted microwaves

Whereas most anti-drone systems in use today rely on radio frequency interference, this new system uses beamformed microwaves to overwhelm approaching UAVs.

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Fauci Says US May Send AstraZeneca Vaccine to India to Combat Covid Surge – Bloomberg

Fauci Says US May Send AstraZeneca Vaccine to India to Combat Covid Surge  BloombergDrone images of mass cremations as India battles Covid-19  CNNBiden pressured to donate COVID-19 vaccine to India  Business InsiderOpinion | The World Needs Many More Coronavirus Vaccines  The New York TimesFrom scarcity to abundance: U.S. faces calls to share vaccines  The Denver PostView Full Coverage on Google News

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NASA Perseverance rover pulls breathable oxygen from air on Mars – CNET

NASA Perseverance rover pulls breathable oxygen from air on Mars  CNETMars Ingenuity helicopter successfully completes second, riskier flight  CNN NASA Project Manager Rips Contingency Speech After Successful Mars Ingenuity Flight  Yahoo NewsMars Helicopter Tops Historic Feat As Drone Maker Eyes This Game-Changer  Investor’s Business DailyMicrobes may inhabit subsurface modern Mars, says geochemical study  New AtlasView Full Coverage on Google News

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Taking Reverse Engineering to the Skies: Cheap Drone Gets PX4 Autopilot

Sometimes bad software is all that is holding good hardware back. [Michael Melchior] wanted to scavenge some motors and propellers for another project, so he bought an inexpensive quadcopter intending to use it for parts. [Michael] was so surprised at the quality of the hardware contained in his $100 drone that he decided to reverse engineer his quadcopter and give the autopilot firmware a serious upgrade.
Upon stripping the drone down, [Michael] found that it came with a flight management unit based on the STM32F405RG, an Inertial Measurement Unit, magnetic compass, barometric pressure sensor, GPS, WiFi radio, camera with tilt, optical

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Doosan Hydrogen Drones Take Flight in the Netherlands

Doosan hydrogen drones will take flight in the Netherlands, testing offshore solutions including drone delivery, marine monitoring, and search and rescue. South Korean Doosan Mobility Innovation (DMI) has penned a deal with Dutch government agency NHN (Development Agency Noord-Holland Noord, NHN), a regional development organization and governing agency for maritime economic development support project METIP

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Hackaday Podcast 115: AI is Bad at Linux Terminal, Puppeting Pico in Python, 3D Scanning Comes Up Short

Hackaday editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams pull back the curtain on a week of excellent hacks. We saw an awesome use of RGB LEDs as a data channel on a drone, and the secrets of an IP camera’s OS laid bare with some neat reverse engineering tools. There’s an AI project for the Linux terminal that guesses at the commands you actually want to run. And after considering how far autopilot has come in the aerospace industry, we jump into a look at the gotchas you’ll find when working with models of 3D scanned objects.

Take a look at the

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Public Perception of Drone Delivery: New Research from Virginia Tech Reveals What People Really Think

Public perception of drone delivery has, until now, been relatively poor.  Studies in the U

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The CIRC Drone-in-a-Box Solution Lands in Europe

Automated drone solutions are among the fastest growing sectors in the commercial drone industry.  Now, the CIRC drone-in-a-box solution has arrived in Europe as a new player in the field

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