Feb 14, 2018

China building huge test site for unmanned ships

China has started building the world's largest test site for unmanned ships — a technology with both civilian and military applications — off a port in the disputed South China Sea, state media has reported. The test area is being constructed off the southern port ...

New Osaka drone museum offers hands-on flight experience

Jan 30, 2018

New Osaka drone museum offers hands-on flight experience

The nation's first drone museum opened in the city of Osaka in December featuring a wide variety of drones on display and for sale, with visitors able to try them out. "There are not many places in Japan where people can see and touch drones. ...

U.S. state of New Jersey outlaws drunk droning

/ Jan 17, 2018

U.S. state of New Jersey outlaws drunk droning

Drunk driving has been a societal sin for decades, but New Jersey has now added drunk droning to the statute books: outlawing the flying of unmanned aircraft after one too many drinks. The law makes it an offense to operate a drone under the influence ...

Shark-spotting drones on patrol at Australian beaches

/ Dec 14, 2017

Shark-spotting drones on patrol at Australian beaches

High-tech shark-spotting drones are patrolling dozens of Australian beaches this summer to quickly identify underwater predators and deliver safety devices to swimmers and surfers faster than traditional lifesavers. As hundreds of people lined up in the early morning sun to take part in a recent ...

Will this new 'go home' drone end Japan's overtime binge?

/ Dec 8, 2017

Will this new 'go home' drone end Japan's overtime binge?

A drone that hovers over Japanese employees and blares music to force them to go home was unveiled by its maker Thursday, as the country tries to reduce its notoriously long work hours. The "T-Frend" buzzes over those trying to work late, blasting out strains ...