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Rotorua Lakes Council uses drone to find rough sleepers in r…

Local Democracy Reporter Felix Desmarais visits Sanatorium Reserve. Video / NZ Herald Rotorua Lakes Council flew a drone over an urban reserve to find rough sleepers, and found two. The drone’s use was revealed in an operational report for January, presented to the council’s Operations and Monitoring Committee meeting on …

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New police drones deployed to find missing people

Image caption Drones are an increasingly common sight and, outwardly, this one is no different Police Scotland has unveiled a new aerial drone system to help in searches for missing and vulnerable people. The remotely-piloted aircraft system (RPAS) can see things we can’t to try to work out where people …

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Tiny optical gyroscope could find a home in phones and drone…

Engineers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have created the world’s smallest optical gyroscope, a sensor that could be used in smartphones and drones. The optical gyroscope resting on grains of rice (Credit: Ali Hajimiri/Caltech) The tiny device, which is smaller than a grain of rice, determines its position …

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