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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: “DRONES ARE BECOMING THE OIL INDUSTRY’S GUARDIAN ANGELS”
Drones in the oil industry: AS PETROLEUM HAS BECOME HARDER TO FIND, IT’S BECOME INCREASINGLY COSTLY AND DANGEROUS TO EXTRACT. COULD AERIAL DATA-COLLECTION BOTS CREATE A NEW BOOM IN FOSSIL FUELS? Oil and gas exploration has always moved at the speed of the equipment—glacially. Productive job sites quickly get clogged with fleets of massive trucks, cranes,…
AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: “DRONES AND DATA COULD DOMINATE FUTURE OIL FIELDS”
AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: “DRONES AND DATA COULD DOMINATE FUTURE OIL FIELDS” BIGGEST SECOND QUARTER LOSSES OF 2015 BP LOST $6.3 BILLION A pump collects data about the oil it is hauling to the surface and re-configures its operations to handle the crude more efficiently. A roughneck tripped up by a repair job logs into…
AIRBORNE DRONES DISCUSSES: “NEW BOSS ON CONSTRUCTION SITES IS A DRONE”
Drones in construction DRONES ARE BEING USED TO CAPTURE VIDEO FOOTAGE THAT SHOWS CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS AT THE SACRAMENTO KINGS’ NEW STADIUM IN CALIFORNIA. For some construction workers, any thoughts of slacking off could soon seem rather quaint. The drones will almost certainly notice.The workers building a lavish new downtown stadium for the Sacramento Kings in…
AIRBORNE DRONES: “THE FRIENDLY UNMANNED SKIES”
The use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is rising rapidly worldwide. Long known only for their military applications, UAS are increasingly being deployed by civilian governments for use in scientific research, climate change research, and humanitarian relief operations. As detailed in a recent article from Northern Sky Research, the number of UAS dedicated to civilian…
AIRBORNE DRONES FEATURES: “192 USES FOR FLYING DRONES”
The thought occurred to me that mounting a video projector to a flying drone could give it unusual capabilities. My first idea was to use it for special effects at a concert or major indoor event. But a device like this could also be used for spot advertising – creating momentary images on the sidewalk…
AIRBORNE DRONES: “9 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT DRONES THAT ENGINEERS WISH YOU’D KEEP QUIET ABOUT”
They’re robots. They fly. They’re watching you. And they’re increasingly found everywhere: Yup, they’re drones. You may think you know exactly what they are and what they do. You don’t. Like lots of emerging technologies, drones are often misunderstood, especially early in their existence. To help you navigate our brave new world filled with swooping,…
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