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Indian Railways to use drones to collect evidence in case of accidents
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Indian Railways to use drones to collect evidence in case of accidents

Due to loss of critical evidence in the rescue operations following an accident, the Indian Railways plan to deploy drones to photograph the site.

Facebook is planning to launch cameras, augmented reality devices, and drones at F8 2017
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Facebook is planning to launch cameras, augmented reality devices, and drones at F8 2017

In a fresh bid to take on rivals like Apple, Google and Snap, Facebook is reportedly foraying into consumer hardware products that may involve next-gen cameras, augmented reality (AR) devices, drones and even a brain scanning technology.

US to permanently place military drone system in South Korea to counter North's repeated missile tests
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US to permanently place military drone system in South Korea to counter North's repeated missile tests

The US is permanently stationing a sophisticated armed drone system in South Korea amid North Korea's provocative missile tests, a top Pentagon official has said.

Snap Inc working on a drone to take overhead videos and photo says report
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Snap Inc working on a drone to take overhead videos and photo says report

Snapchat's owner Snap Inc has worked on a drone that could help users take overhead videos and photographs and then feed that visual data to the company, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.

Indian Origin Researcher modifies drones to autonomously land on moving targets
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Indian Origin Researcher modifies drones to autonomously land on moving targets

What if a drone delivers a mouth-watering pizza right in your car as you wait at the red signal and fly ahead?

Bengaluru firm to supply micro engines for drones
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Bengaluru firm to supply micro engines for drones

Bengaluru-based Intech DMLS, a metal printing firm, is in the process of developing a series of micro and small jet engines to power unmanned aerial vehicles and remote controlled small aircraft.

Gartner report predicts that about three million drones will be shipped in 2017
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Gartner report predicts that about three million drones will be shipped in 2017

With market revenue expected to increase 34% to reach more than $6 billion in 2017 and set to grow more than $11.2 billion by 2020, three million drones will be shipped in 2017, Gartner said on Thursday.

Start-ups aiming to stop drones gain traction for people wanting regulation of drones
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Start-ups aiming to stop drones gain traction for people wanting regulation of drones

A boom in consumer drone sales has spawned a counter-industry of start-ups aiming to stop drones flying where they shouldn't, by disabling them or knocking them out of the sky.

France to let drones deliver mail: We wish this happens in India
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France to let drones deliver mail: We wish this happens in India

While drones delivering goods do fascinate customers in India, there are plenty of regulations that get in the way.

Analysts expect Virtual assistants to top holiday sales as Smartwatches push wearables
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Analysts expect Virtual assistants to top holiday sales as Smartwatches push wearables

Virtual assistants are set to pummel virtual reality headsets in the fight for consumer dollars this holiday season, while smartwatches drive wearable sales.

Drones could be used for transporting blood for transfusion in hospitals in rural areas, says study
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Drones could be used for transporting blood for transfusion in hospitals in rural areas, says study

Not just pizzas or groceries, drones can one day transport blood for transfusion to hospitals in rural areas -- while keeping it safe and intact -- in less time.

Apple deploys drones to collect data and beat Google Maps
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Apple deploys drones to collect data and beat Google Maps

It's been over four years, and Apple is now planning to deploy drones to beat Google when it comes to Maps.

NASA could explore the subsurface ocean on Europa with intelligent underwater drones
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NASA could explore the subsurface ocean on Europa with intelligent underwater drones

While satellites can study the ocean surface, their signals cannot penetrate the water, so robotic submersibles have become critical tools for research.

Meet Skeye nano 2, the smallest FPV camera drone
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Meet Skeye nano 2, the smallest FPV camera drone

This one looks right from sci-fi movies, but it is real and available for purchase! Meet Skeye nano 2 FPV, a miniature drone, probably the smallest, that packs in a camera.

With so many failing X Projects, it's time for Google to get back to basics
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With so many failing X Projects, it's time for Google to get back to basics

Google has its hands in too many pots and pies and everything else. But clearly, Google's desire to be omnipresent isn't really working out too well for the company.

Students from IIT Kharagpur developing in-house drones with indigenous hardware and software
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Students from IIT Kharagpur developing in-house drones with indigenous hardware and software

A group of students at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur is developing drones using indigenous hardware and software, officials said on Monday.

WeChat Ying live-streaming drone to be launched by the end of the month
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WeChat Ying live-streaming drone to be launched by the end of the month

Tencent, the owner of Wechat, has build a new drone that will be made available by the end of the month priced at $299 that translates to approximately Rs 19,900.

UN drones carrying blood samples and medicines confused for attack drones in Africa
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UN drones carrying blood samples and medicines confused for attack drones in Africa

At first, the drone took some explaining. Anxious villagers buzzed with rumours of a new blood-sucking thing that would fly above their homes. Witchcraft, some said.

India tries to hasten defence deal to buy drones from US amid election uncertainty
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India tries to hasten defence deal to buy drones from US amid election uncertainty

India is trying to hasten a deal with the United States to buy Predator drone aircraft for military surveillance, one of several defence and nuclear projects the two sides are pursuing in the final months of the Obama administration.

UAE to heavily regulate drones; set to introduce new laws to minimize risks
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UAE to heavily regulate drones; set to introduce new laws to minimize risks

The United Arab Emirates will finalise laws to more heavily regulate the sale of drones and their operations soon, aiming to minimise risks posed by unmanned aerial vehicles, an official at the aviation regulator said on Monday.