China’s air pollution remains a major issue in the country, posing a significant threat to Chinese public health.
As if their impressive Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) wasn’t enough, China now takes its anti-terrorism and security to a whole new level by deploying dove-like drones to watch over its citizens.
Over 30 military and government agencies have already launched and deployed birdlike drones, which are being developed in a project aptly dubbed “Dove,” in at least five provinces in the recent years, according to sources who came forward and told South China Morning Post.
A Japanese company will soon release a hands-free umbrella powered by drone technology and controlled by Artificial Intelligence by 2019.
A micro drone piloted by an excellent videographer has filmed a jaw-dropping sequence of Japanese high school girls while in class.
The video posted on YouTube channel Katsu FPV features seven high school girls participating in a creative project called Onnanocos, which aims to capture “the vibrant beauty of smiling school girls.”
A drone that blares a “closing” song will soon hover above employees who work late in Japan, forcing them to go home and finally give themselves much-needed rest.
Unveiled on December 7, “T-Frend” will buzz over late-working employees and blast “Auld Lang Syne,” a Scottish tune used in Japan to announce that a store is closing.
The American Military’s Reaper drone might have been impressive, but it’s Chinese counterpart claims to be way better. General Atomics’ Predator B “Reaper” drone prides itself in being the world’s first military-capable unmanned aerial vehicle.
However, China has now come up with something that they claim is better and more cost efficient than the Predator — meet the CH-5 Rainbow, a drone that can carry 16 missiles and fly for about 120 hours.
A power company in China uses a radical technique in removing hard-to-reach trash that somehow gets stuck on high-voltage power lines.
Instead of sending workers atop a hydraulic crane, utility workers in Xiangyang, Hubei province, have devised a drone armed with what is very obviously a bad ass flame thrower, People’s Daily reports (via Shanghaiist).
A video released on Wednesday by China Central Television shows an ambush of tigers making a cat toy out of a drone flying too close to their enclosure at the Harbin Siberian Tiger Park.
The sanctuary in Heilongjiang province in China uses drones to help their tigers stay in shape, Mashable reported.
Drones can be used for everything nowadays — to deliver packages, put on light shows or even be used as weapons of war. But one innovative photographer uses drones to capture new perspectives of couples for their weddings and vacations.
Photographers using technology to expand the creativity of their art isn’t new, but you’ve never seen wedding photos like this.
A GoPro camera intended to get panoramic and aerial shots at Burning Man fell off a drone into a dance party on the desert floor. The sturdy camera, still intact, was picked up by a party-goer and captured some pretty fantastic shots of the festivities going on.
Facebook just built a drone that will be able to beam broadband internet to areas across the globe that cannot currently access the internet.
Connectivity Lab, a Facebook initiative to develop new technology to provide internet accessibility for everyone, recently finalized their new drone called Aquila, according to CNN Money. The project was initiated in 2014 after Facebook acquired U.K.-based drone company Ascenta.