ARTICLES RELATING TO DRONES

Amazon unveils a new Prime Air drone it says will deliver packages 'within months'

2019-06-15 12:12

Amazon unveiled its newest drone model built for package delivery at its Re:MARS conference in Las Vegas.

WATCH: Emergency blood could soon be transported by drone in South Africa

2019-05-31 09:41

The South African National Blood Service, in conjunction with the Western Cape Blood Service, have hatched a plan to deliver emergency blood to hospitals by drone. Watch.

Fun with a warning

2019-02-04 14:07

They may be one of the “coolest” and most sought-after gadgets, but drones come with a warning that if not heeded, could lead to a fine or even jail time.

Heathrow, Gatwick investing in anti-drone technology

2019-01-05 14:50

Britain's two biggest airports are investing in anti-drone technology following severe disruption at Gatwick caused by drone sightings in the run-up to Christmas.

MEC on construction woes: Give investors value, not 'Stone Age' delivery methods

2018-10-30 19:42

Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure Development Jacob Mamabolo has questioned why government expenditure appears not to be lifting confidence in the ailing construction sector.

Watch: The world’s first drone that can go underwater like a submarine

2018-10-03 07:55

The drone’s design and construction were wholly funded through a crowdsourcing campaign on Kickstarter within 45 minutes.

A desperate hacker tried selling US military files for R2,000 - only to find no one wanted them

2018-07-11 22:16

Among other things, the hacker tapped into live footage of surveillance cameras at the US-Mexico border.

Watch: A secret rehearsal of Africa's first ‘drone fireworks’ for Absa's big reveal today

2018-07-11 06:00

We caught Absa secretly rehearsing for Africa's first Intel drone light show, a sort of fireworks-by-drone, as it prepares to launch its new logo in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

Innovative drone insurance launched

2018-05-30 18:54

Briisk Limited has provided the technology to launch South Africa’s first fully digital drone insurance.

Discovery’s new business insurance unit will assess risk using thermal-imaging drones and remote advisors

2018-05-15 16:23

Discovery promises to make its clients "healthier" in terms of risk – with high-tech tools now, and more to come.

 

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 240 kph while burning no fossil fuels

2019-06-11 21:12

Uber showed off the latest in its vision for the future of air travel at a conference in Washington, DC, this week.

The US just warned that drones made in China could be used as a way to spy, but not in the way you think

2019-05-21 20:38

The US is reportedly worried that the Chinese government could force drone makers to hand over data from its customers.

US soldiers will soon be armed with these game-changing drones that fit in the palm of your hand

2019-02-03 14:18

Here's why tiny reconnaissance drones will soon be a total game changer for US soldiers in the field.

London Gatwick airport reopens after drone chaos

2018-12-21 18:12

London's Gatwick Airport reopened on Friday after mysterious drone sightings caused chaos that left tens of thousands of passengers stranded.

WATCH: Inventor takes flight in electric passenger drone

2018-10-05 19:31

An inventor has taken a flight in an electric passenger drone capable of 15-minute flights.

'Farming from your stoep' at the touch of a button

2018-07-15 16:15

SA start-up Aerobotics is using drone technology and data analytics to help farmers manage disease and pest control at the touch of a button.

Drone operators wait years for licences in SA. So how did Absa put 300 in the skies over Joburg?

2018-07-11 16:29

Absa and Intel may already have unlawfully flying unregistered drones above Johannesburg in preparation for a show linked to its new branding.

US states at risk of wildfires replaced July 4 fireworks with drone shows

2018-07-05 09:58

Towns in dry US states like California, Colorado, and Arizona got creative with their Independence Day celebrations.

Gauteng turns to drone technology to monitor construction projects

2018-05-22 07:13

The Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development has launched a drone to monitor and collect data in a bid to improve inefficiencies and reduce on project delays.

Dream of flying drone taxis moves one step closer to reality

2018-04-28 06:45

On-demand robotic flying taxis and drone deliveries are years away from reality, but the US Department of Transportation has removed at least one barrier to their operation.

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