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FAA: Fly a Drone Over Big Sport Events and You'll Face Prison

If you spend your weekends flying drones, be careful you don't stray too close to a ball game: the FAA has issued a warning which warms of large fines or imprisonments if your UAV strays too ...

2 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Version 3.0 of Aeromobil flying car unveiled

It may still sound like the stuff of science fiction, but the AeroMobil flying car is close to a final design. The AeroMobil 3.0 prototype was premiered today at the at the Pioneers Festival ...

15 hours ago from Gizmag

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Future air passengers may get unique, windowless view

A windowless airplane sounds like a claustrophobic nightmare. A windowless airplane with OLED displays, aura-enhanced with subtle cabin lighting from gently glowing walls could be quite something ...

2 hours ago from

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Night work signals progress at London Bridge Station

Network Rail engineers have installed a 30m signal gantry on the approach to London Bridge station.

56 minutes ago from The Engineer

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BeBop Sensors to offer sensor expertise to wearables

Keith McMillen has been an innovator in audio and music technology for nearly 30 years. His bio notes tell us that "He has been working his entire adult life on one single problem —how to play ...

Tue 28 Oct 14 from

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With phased-array radar technologies, electrical engineers aim to make car travel safer

Making the world safer for car drivers, passengers and pedestrians is the ultimate goal of automotive safety systems and self-driving cars. To get there, electrical engineers from the University ...

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Bird-inspired system could result in smoother flights

Turbulence can be unpleasant enough for passengers in full-sized aircraft, but it's even more of a challenge for unmanned micro air vehicles (MAVs) – a good gust can blow one of the little drones ...

Mon 27 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Line camera makes magnetic field lines visible in 3D and real time

Fraunhofer scientists have developed a high-resolution magnetic line camera to measure magnetic fields in real time. Field lines in magnetic systems such as generators or motors, which are invisible ...

Mon 27 Oct 14 from

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Dazzlingly sharp images on curved screens

Projecting images on curved screens poses a dilemma. The sharper the image, the darker it is. A novel optical approach brings brightness and sharpness together for the first time on screens ...

Mon 27 Oct 14 from

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Quadcopter drone flew 'deliberately close' to UK passenger plane

In what is believed to be the first incident of its kind in the UK, a pilot has reported a small hobby drone flying "deliberately close" towards his passenger plane.

Mon 27 Oct 14 from The Independent

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