Border Patrol testing drones to be its 'eyes in the sky'

Hoping to help agents in the field, the Border Patrol is testing a fleet of personal drones, giving agents in remote areas eyes where they are currently blind.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/19/border-patrol-testing-drones-to-be-its-eyes-in-sky.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Hi-tech trucks make pizza en route to delivery

Zume Pizza, a startup in Mountain View, California, is known for using a fleet of robots in the kitchen to speed up the pizza making process. But now, the company is outfitting its pizza delivery truck with 56 ovens programmed to make pies en route to customers.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/-w3gQ9BwF-o/index.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Apple's 9.7-inch 'iPad Pro' to bring flagship glory back to full-size form factor

Article Image Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad is languishing. Once the flagship of the iPad fleet, the original full-size form factor has been at best in line with — sometimes behind — the smaller iPad mini and was most recently relegated to second fiddle behind the powerful, more versatile 12.9-inch iPad Pro. That could change on Monday.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4e62da36/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A30C20A0Capples0E970Einch0Eipad0Epro0Eto0Ebring0Eflagship0Eglory0Eback0Eto0Efull0Esize0Eform0Efactor/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Defense Department's love affair with the Super Hercules continues

The Defense Department is set to expand its fleet of Super Hercules aircraft, a high-tech workhorse that mixes versatility with toughness.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/07/defense-departments-love-affair-with-super-hercules-continues.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Uber deploys fleet of mapping cars to collect street-level imaging data

Article Image App-based ridesharing service Uber is using a fleet of vehicles to collect street-level mapping data, with the goal of improving routing and ETA data, a company spokesperson confirmed on Monday.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4acd2bf3/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C10A0C190Cuber0Edeploys0Efleet0Eof0Emapping0Ecars0Eto0Ecollect0Estreet0Elevel0Eimaging0Edata/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Skies May Soon Be Friendlier to Amazon Drones


Amazon on Wednesday appealed to members of Congress to approve use of its fleet of drones for package deliveries. Electrically powered drones could deliver packages to consumer homes and offices faster, more efficiently and with less environmental impact than automobiles, Paul Misener, vice president of global public policy at Amazon, suggested in testimony before the House Oversight Committee. “Key aviation authorities outside the United States are rapidly pursuing regulatory frameworks and operational rules for UAS,” he pointed out.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82198.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

Google drones look to compete with Amazon's aerial devices

Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/28/google-drones-look-to-compete-with-amazon-aerial-devices/

Powered by WPeMatico

US military grounds all F-35 jets after runway fire

The United States military has grounded its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets, after one of the warplanes caught fire last month on a runway at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/07/09/us-military-grounds-all-f-35-jets-after-runway-fire/

Powered by WPeMatico

US military grounds all F-35 jets after runway fire

The United States military has grounded its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets, after one of the warplanes caught fire last month on a runway at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/07/09/us-military-grounds-all-f-35-jets-after-runway-fire/

Powered by WPeMatico