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BNSF Railroad Starting to use UAVs to Survey Rail Assets

BSNF Railroad will be testing UAVs with a FAA Exception to operate Beyond Line of Site.  They have 32,500 miles of railroad track and are testing UAVs even with their limited ranges of around 4miles for some models.  PrecisionHawk USA … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Going Rural

More and more companies in the west coast Silicon Valley area of the United States are getting into agriculture technology development.  A recent Fortune article mentions how companies from Google to Monsanto along with many other startups are jumping into … Continue reading

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No Fly Zone List for UAVs

Fortune magazine has written about a new website that has 10,000 people and growing on a No Fly List that they want the FAA and private and public UAV operators to voluntary follow and keep the aircraft out of the … Continue reading

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Google’s Project Tango

There was an article on Google in the current issue of Fortune (August 14, 2014), it mentions Project Tango.  Project Tango is a 3D mapping tablet, according to the site it makes over 250,000 measurements per second.  The form factor … Continue reading

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