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App note: Designing reliable drones using proper circuit protection

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Littelfuse's application note on drone circuitry protection, offering guard against overcharging its batteries, I/O and ESD protection. Link here (PDF) No doubt “pilot losing control” is behind many drone incidents and crashes. But what’s behind that “loss of control?” After all, even small recreational drones depend on a host of...

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Video: PwnDrone The Modern Airborne Cyber Threat

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

In this presentation from the recent BSides Cleveland conference, Devin Gergen explains the basics of UAVs including their history, capabilities and potential. This video is available due to the tireless efforts of Irongeek.

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Notacon 9: Pwn the Drones

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

In this video from the recent Notacon 9 conference, EFF activists Trevor Timm and Parker Higgins present on the widespread and increasing use of drones by government. Aspects of recent drone hacks are highlighted, security flaws noted, as well as the growing popularity of DIY civilian drones. For more information...

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Automated Life Jacket Detection

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Sentient has added software to search for high visibility objects such as life jackets to their Kestrel Maritime target detection software, that will allow UAVs to reduce the time needed to search large areas, and providing rescuers with direct coordinates, increasing survivability for those overboard. Via slashdot

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