• American Border
    Gadget,  Internet,  Robotics & Artificial Intelligence

    Border Control Forces Receive New Technology

    Regulating the movement of people, goods, and animals across country borders is vital. As such, border control forces need the best technology. In this article, we’re exploring the latest advancements in technology that are helping in border control. A sense of space: drones and holographic printers VICE has reported that a company called Zebra Imaging, at the Tenth Annual Border Security Expo in San Antonio, Texas, was noted to be selling holographic printers for a cool $1 million. According to the report, these machines were already being utilised at Border Control stations in El Paso, San Diego and Tucson — having initially been sold to the US military for use…

  • Virtual Reality
    Gadget

    Some Technology You Once Only Dreamed Of

    Technology is one of those things that is always expanding and always surprising the layman that loves using it but doesn’t always understand just how it works. Virtual reality may still feel like science fiction to some people, even though it’s becoming a more and more common thing in the world. Drones still seem alien to some people and they are used by the military and by photo- and videographers on a regular basis.

  • Drone Filming
    Gadget

    How to Choose the Right Camera for Your Photography Drone

    Unlike when drones first appeared, nowadays, you don’t have to invest a small fortune to become a drone hobbyist. The market is over flooded with numerous multirotor brands and even more models, and a vast majority of them, already come with an included camera, or they are capable of safely carrying one. The aerial photography is now mainstream and more and more people are going down this path.

  • Drone Flying Photo by Christopher Michel. License: CC BY 2.0.
    Gadget

    Drones: Meet the Hardworking Robots of the Sky

    Whether it’s lighting up the night sky above the Houston NRG stadium at this year’s Super Bowl or shooting rare video with a bird’s eye perspective, drones seem to be everywhere now. Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones as they are more commonly referred to, were also one of the most coveted gifts this past holiday season. While the recreational possibilities offered by this technology are often talked about, drones are also hard working machines that have helped make a number of industries, like the oil and gas industry and security industry, more efficient and safe. One way drones are making it safer for people to do their jobs is in…

  • Drone
    Gadget,  Robotics & Artificial Intelligence,  Security

    Rise of Anti-Drone Weapons

    ‘Drone’ is the common term given to an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). These devices have become increasingly popular in recent years and Amazon has even started using them for delivering small packages. They are also commonly used to film beautiful aerial vistas for home videos and travelogues. However, they pose a threat to commercial pilots and even more disturbing, the military.

  • Space Internet
    Space Exploration

    Space Internet [Infographic]

    The idea of global internet via satellite is nothing new. Pioneers that failed to capture the global frontier: In the late 90’s several companies began projects to provide worldwide voice and data communications from mobile devices. Iridium: Service launched: November 1, 1998 Bankrupt: August 1999 Globalstar: First Call Placed: November 1, 1998 Bankrupt: February 15, 2002 Both services declared bankruptcy not long after they were launched. Both companies have re-started and are providing hundreds of thousands of the customers with satellite phone and internet services today. Source: ComputerScienceDegreeHub.com Clash of the Titan Titan Aerospace produces solar-powered drones High-tech, solar-powered satellite. Can travel the globe and stay in flight for up…