Fortem raises $5.5 million to hunt and take down unwanted drones After drones became available to private citizens around the world bad actors found ways to use them for nefarious purposes like spying on corporations carrying contraband across borders and into prison yards and sadly turning the aerial robots into weapons.Drone crashes also put people and property in harms way. Provo Utah-based Fortem Technologies Inc. has raised $5.5 million in Read More http://tcrn.ch/2pl4end
"What if, according to the general principles implicitly governing the Obama administration's own drone campaign, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue turns out to be a legitimate target for another country's drones? Were we to will Mr Obama's rules of engagement as universal law, a la Kant, would we find ourselves in harm's way? I suspect we would."
Grand Canal - No drones were harmed in the making of this photograph! :) Controversially I used a cruise ship (: At the time of my visit there was to be a ban on large cruise ships entering the lagoon. And after doing it I can see why! But the ban never happened because commerce always out weighs common sense. :(
Acten Syma X5C-1 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter Drone UAV RTF UFO with 2MP HD Camera
Unmanned Aerial Rescue Vehicle by Szymański Sylwester - Designed to operate within mountainous terrain, the pilotless chopper aids in search and rescue operations by tracking missing individuals, delivering rescue equipment and goods, and illuminating search areas for rescue teams all while keeping them out of harms way. Read more at http://www.yankodesign.com/2014/06/05/a-different-kind-of-drone/#6HqlB2yPQBKE26tr.99
Sea Cleaning Drones The problem of ocean oil pollution is a serious threat to the natural environment and its wildlife that often proves too much for people to handle alone if not overlooked altogether. The Bio-Cleaner system is an autonomous solution that incorporates a variety of pollution fighting tools like biodegredating bacteria and acoustic alarms that aim to keep marine animals out of harms way while cleaning up the spill.
During the past decade, armed drones have entered the American military arsenal as a core tactic for countering terrorism. When coupled with access to reliable information, they make it possible to deploy lethal force accurately across borders while keeping one’s own soldiers out of harm’s way. The potential to direct force with great precision also offers the possibility of reducing harm to civilians.