Monthly Archives: November 2013

  • Technician: Researchers develop crop-monitoring UAS

    Posted on November 12, 2013 by auvsiadmin in Advancing Agriculture, News, Spotlight on Programs.

    Technician: Researchers develop crop-monitoring drones Drones will soon be flying over crops, taking images and video recordings to help find places where water, fertilizer or even pesticides are needed. Larry Silverberg, a professor and associate head & director of undergraduate programs in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been working on a new [...]

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  • NineMSN: UAS join Queensland’s war on weeds

    Posted on November 12, 2013 by auvsiadmin in Advancing Agriculture, News.

    NineMSN: UAS join Queensland’s war on weeds Used in the war on terror, unmanned flying drones will now be deployed in Queensland’s war on weeds. The hi-tech ground-controlled aircraft will carry a deadly payload of weedkiller to tackle so-called Weeds of National Significance, guided in by satellite mapping. The government says that prickly acacia, mesquite, parkinsonia [...]

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  • Gizmodo: How Robots Will Save Your Life When Disaster Strikes

    Posted on November 7, 2013 by auvsiadmin in Disaster Response, Featured, News, Uncategorized.

    Gizmodo: How Robots Will Save Your Life When Disaster Strikes     Search-and-rescue operations are delicate, time-sensitive, and intense. That’s why researchers are always looking for new ways to unload some of the dirty work onto robots: machines that will help rescuers get the to the bottom of the rubble—or the top of the mountain—faster [...]

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