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Autonomous drone maker Skydio raises $170M led by Andreessen Horowitz

Skydio has raised $170 million in a Series D funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund. That pushes it into unicorn territory, with $340 million in total funding and a post-money valuation north of $1 billion. Skydio’s fresh capital comes on the heels of its expansion last year into the enterprise market, and it…

Drone Search-and-Rescue

Search-and-Rescue Drone Locates Victims By Homing in on Their Phones

SARDO is a drone that flies over disaster zones and acts as a mobile cellular base

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New Drone Software Handles Motor Failures Even Without GPS

Onboard visual state estimation can save your quadrotor from a crash—and doesn’t need GPS to do it

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Smellicopter Drone Uses Live Moth Antenna into Track Scents

Robots are no match for the sensors insect are born with, but that doesn’t matter if we can just steal them

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The RC bird that’s even more fun to fly than a drone is 10% off at Amazon, now only

Standard quadcopter drones are plenty of fun and there are so many great low-cost options out there for children and adults of all ages. Anyone out there who is bored of drones and looking for something different should definitely check out a different type of RC gadget we found. The Hanvon Go Go Bird is…

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Drone giant DJI builds team to work on autonomous car tech

DJI is building an engineering team to work on self-driving car technologies, according to job posts and people familiar with the matter.

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Best cheap drone deals for December 2020: DJI, Potensic, Holy Stone and more

Have you wanted to try your hand at flying drones but held off because of the cost? Drone prices continue to drop. Affordable drones are now in reach of most people, no longer just a toy for people with loads of expendable income. Today, you can find good but cheap drones for less than $500…

Drone Flamethrower

Flamethrower drone incinerates wasp nests in China

In this Dec. 10, 2020, photo released by Blue Sky Rescue of Zhong County, a drone equipped with a flamethrower burns a wasp nest at a village in Zhong county near Chongqing municipality in southwestern China. A drone has been converted into the flying flamethrower in central China in a fiery campaign to eradicate more…

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Drone firm investigates potential delivery of vaccine

Alicia Victoria Lozano2h ago / 2:54 AM UTCLA cancels annual homeless count, citing Covid safety concernsLos Angeles County is postponing its annual homeless count, a federally mandated survey that stretches across the region and helps to determine funding allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD granted the exemption as a result of the…