This tiny drone fits in the palm of your hand and follows you around taking pictures
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A gesture-controlled drone makes the pilot look like a Jedi
What You Should Know Before You Test The Holiday’s ‘Flyest’ Gift
- You can’t fly within five miles of an airport without special permission.
- You’re not allowed to fly in heavily populated areas or over sports stadiums.
- You can only fly at altitudes of 400 feet or less.
- And you can’t fly in D.C., because someone crashed a drone on the White House lawn.
Signal-Scrambling Tech ‘Freezes’ Drones in Midair
A new device that can detect, target and deter commercial drones could be used to keep the flying robots away from areas where they’re not wanted, like government properties, airports or your own backyard.
The new anti-drone system has been tested in the United Kingdom, the United States and France, according to the BBC. But there’s no word yet on when or where this drone-freezing technology could be used in these countries.
Drones and Robots for Reference? (RUSA-MARS)
Sunday, June 28, 2015 – 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Copping a ’copter
In the hands of criminals, small drones could be a menace. Now is the time to think about how to detect them and knock them down safely
In March, it [the French Government] held trials of anti-drone “detect and defeat” systems.
DroneShield’s system is centred on a sophisticated listening device that is able to detect, identify and locate an incoming drone based on the sound it makes
Weighing in on drone privacy rules
National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s “multi-stakeholder process” to develop privacy policies for commercial and private use of unmanned aircraft systems.
The Future of Privacy Forum said privacy threats aren’t equal and a lot can depend on exactly what technologies a given UAS is carrying.
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One year or less (2015–2016):
- Cloud computing
- Mobile learning
Two to three years (2017–2018):
- 3D printing/rapid prototyping
- Adaptive learning technologies
- Information visualization
- Learning analytics
Four to five years (2019–2020):
- Visual data analysis
- Wearable technology
The NMC’s interim K–12 Horizon Report can be downloaded for free.
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