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Video Taken From Drone Captures A Huge Tornado Up Close

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As listed on our customer support page, Dronethusiast’s headquarters is located in the heart of the United States – Lincoln, Nebraska. Many of our writing staff is also from this part of the country, or near there – I myself grew up in the Kansas City area. This means we all have a lot of familiarity with the destructive, awe-inspiring ... Read More »

This New, Ultra-Advanced Drone Controller Uses Neural Networks

A neural network is a type of artificial intelligence system inspired in part by that most powerful of computing engines – the human brain. Though there are many different algorithms that can use and interpret neural networks in different ways, they’re all typically based on connected units or nodes (the “neurons”) that are used to learn to perform tasks from ... Read More »

Tree-Planting Drones Save The Planet With Missiles

According to the World Resources Institute, humanity has managed to destroy more than 80 percent of the Earth’s natural forests, with ongoing deforestation occurring at a rate of 20,000 hectares (about 49,421 acres) per day. This damage to our natural resources has resulted in soil erosion, the loss of forest-dwelling species, more polluted water, less clean air, and the destruction ... Read More »

How Drones And Robots Helped Fight The Notre Dame Fire

Last Monday, on the 15th of April, a fire started under the roof of France’s legendary Notre Dame cathedral. The 856-year-old building experienced significant damage to its roof, spire, and stained glass windows, but the work of experienced firefighters and the stone vaulted ceiling helped keep the damage to a relative minimum. Nevertheless, restoration of the building will likely take ... Read More »

Formula Drift Releases Stunning Drone Footage Of A Race In Motion

Generally, we keep our newsletter content to discussion of major leaps forward in the drone industry, up-to-date commentary on the regulatory policies of various governments, or significant stories involving the largest drone service companies. But sometimes, all you want to do is look at a cool video. Something like this: What you’re looking at is footage from a qualifying race ... Read More »

Wings, Google’s Drone Delivery Service, Takes Flight In Australia

Look there! Up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…a burrito? It sounds ridiculous, but for some inhabitants of Australia, this situation will soon become reality. Alphabet Inc., the multinational conglomerate that owns Google and its subsidiaries, is rolling out its own take on a drone delivery program called “Wing.” The subsidiary, founded in 2014 to explore ... Read More »

Drones Lead The Way At Fortune’s Brainstorm Health Conference

Last week, Fortune Magazine’s fourth annual Drones Lead The Way At Fortune’s Brainstorm Health Conference. The twofold mission of this event, as described in its website, was “to determine how technologies can actually move people to better behavior–and better health” and to determine “how we can best harness the power of business to improve health’s bottom line.” The conference featured ... Read More »

UPS Drones Deliver Blood Samples Across North Carolina

Every few weeks, it seems like some new corporate giant is stepping into the realm of drone delivery. In the past we’ve written about Amazon, Uber, Airbus, Aha.is, DHL Express, and many more. It’s gotten to the point where those in the know can track a recognizable pattern: massive tech company announces an extremely ambitious drone delivery program with an ... Read More »