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  • Le forze fedeli al premier libico Fayez al-Serraj hanno annunciato la liberazione di “tutta la provincia di Tripoli” e posto fino a 14 mesi battaglia per il controllo della capitale. L’offensiva lanciata da Khalifa Haftar il 4 aprile 2019 si è conclusa in un disastro per il maresciallo e i suoi alleati.

  • Unlike other countries, flying drones in India has been sort of taboo, mostly due to unclear government policies as well as concerns around privacy. While flying non-military unmanned aerial vehicles or drones is legal in most other countries and the market size is estimated to be over $100 billion....

  • Analysts GlobalData said any of the short-term fixes and even long-term cures envisaged for the illness of urban and wider society so vividly and exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic lie, at least in part and sometimes almost completely with ICT. With half of the world’s population living in cities and....

  • Scientists in Galway and Limerick have developed an ultra-violet drone to sterilise public surfaces and help reduce the transmission of coronavirus. The autonomous drone will operate across a wide array of public areas mainly at night when there are no people around.

  • FREMONT, California June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- InsightMonk, the world's only community of specialized experts on deep technologies, and a part of BIS Research, has launched Top 25 Voices Awards, an initiative to recognize the elite compendium of thought leaders in deep technology fields of Healthcare Robotics & Precision Medicine Asia.

  • The Stanford system could handle up to 200 drones delivering up to 5,000 packages. The AI network is made for cities with up to 8,000 stops, and experiments were conducted specifically in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. For context, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) covers....

  • Una de las aplicaciones más prometedoras para los drones es en el campo de la logística (no en vano Amazon apuesta por ello ). Repartir pequeños paquetes a menudo es mas cómodo y eficiente con un drone que con un coche. ¿El problema? Varios, uno de ellos es la limitación de los drones en su alcance debido a su escasa batería.

  • The applications of Fibocom's 5G smart modules bring efficient cost-effective advantages to a vast number of industries. In this paper, we will look at the application of these 5G modules in the utility industry, specifically in smart grids. 5G Network Slicing Meets the Needs of Smart Grid Effectively.

  • Newlab, a tech-driven entrepreneurship organization in New York City, has announced which four startups will present at an online event later this month, and two of them have innovations for state and local government. The event is part of an initiative called Circular City Studio, launched in 2018....

  • Tripoli (AFP) - Forces backing Libya's unity government said Wednesday they had reseized Tripoli international airport after heavy fighting with rival troops supporting strongman Khalifa Haftar. "Our forces have fully liberated Tripoli International Airport," said Mohamad Gnounou, spokesman for....

  • I've been a fan of Arcologies ever since I learned the term and realized its potential to protect employees. Had Apple or Facebook built one instead of more traditional office structures, their employees likely wouldn't have had to change their work environments.

  • The State government has decided to deploy heavy duty machinery and drone technology apparently to clean up the Musi war-footing within the next one month. During a meeting called for by the chairperson of Musi River Front Development Corporation D. Sudheer Reddy with Principal Secretary, Municipal....

  • NEW YORK June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ongoing upgrades to infantry soldier equipment and introduction of advanced digital electro-optics, night vision goggles, and thermal imagers, among others, are expected to fuel the growth of the tactical optics market across the globe. Read the full report: https://www.

  • is what you are looking for! Mavic Air 2 The DJI Mavic Air 2 helps every videographer and content creator around the world. With its ActiveTrack 3.0, Quad Bayer Technology, and 48 MP camera images, you won't take low-quality videos and photos again! Compared to its previous version, Mavic Air, Mavic....

  • Dedrone will be integrating BlackBerry's AtHoc crisis communications software into its products to enable real-time alerts when a malicious or unauthorized drone is detected in a customer's airspace.

  • (SG, Delhi Int'l ) has been given official clearance to begin trials using drones to deliver medical supplies and other cargo, especially to remote areas. The budget carrier on May 29 announced it had received formal approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to conduct the drone trials.

  • Abstract Debate about fairness in machine learning has largely centered around competing definitions of what fairness or nondiscrimination between groups requires. However, little attention has been paid to what precisely a group is. Many recent approaches to "fairness" require one to specify a causal model of the data generating process.

  • On Friday, May 29, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued the first in a series of six Cyber Essentials Toolkits . These toolkits are described as “bite-sized actions for IT and C-suite leadership to work toward full implementation of each Cyber Essential,” focused on building a company’s cyber readiness.

  • This article was originally published by Sarah Wray on Cities Today , the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on

    Drones have played a part in the response to the coronavirus pandemic....

  • Most people are concerned with time. We get up in time to perform our morning rituals and commute to work (a short trip for many of us these days), take a break for lunch, meet a project deadline, celebrate birthdays and holidays, catch a plane, and so much more. Some of us are even obsessed with time.

  • Abstract This work examines the hypothesis that partially observable Markov decision process (POMDP) planning with human driver internal states can significantly improve both safety and efficiency in autonomous freeway driving. We evaluate this hypothesis in a simulated scenario where an autonomous....

  • has handed the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452's first KC-130J tanker aircraft, one of the company's nine Super Hercules production models. U.S. Marines brought the aerial refueling vehicle from a Lockheed facility in Marietta, Ga., to Stewart Air National Guard Base in New York, the....

  • Every endurance athlete fears the dreaded bonk. There you are, running without a care in the world, when all of a sudden your body crashes. Abruptly, you metamorphose from a capable person into an immobile sea anemone, your useless tentacles waving wildly.

  • En effet, dans le bilan des activités opérationnelles conduites par l’armée de l’Air en 2019, le Commandement de la défense aérienne et des opérations aériennes [CDAOA] met en lumière quatre projets innovants portés par l’Air Defense Lab pour répondre aux besoins du Centre national des opérations....

  • Drones, robots, social media, smartphones, biometrics, GPS, and augmented reality are some technologies that are helping police officers do their work efficiently, thereby also safeguarding their well-being. Envision a robbery in progress wherein a surveillance drone is promptly dispatched to the....

  • Rob Spence installed a wireless video camera in place of his right eye, reports CNN. And 29-year-old James Young’s robotic arm “features a USB port, a screen displaying his Twitter feed and a retractable dock containing a remote-controlled drone…” “As biotechnology advances, so too may our ideas of what it means to be human.

  • We are used to seeing shots from TV news helicopters every day, they are part of the backdrop to life in the 21st century. But so often we hear them overlaid with studio commentary, so it’s interesting to hear that their raw audio contains telemetry. It caught the attention of [proto17], who took....

  • (AH, Algiers ) has announced that it has converted one of its eight A330-200 s into a makeshift cargo carrier. 7T-VJV (msn 644) has been inactive in passenger operations since March 21, 2020, but operated a test flight around Algiers airport on May 22.

  • (AH, Algiers ) has announced that it has converted one of its eight A330-200 s into a makeshift cargo carrier. 7T-VJV (msn 644) has been inactive in passenger operations since March 21, 2020, but operated a test flight around Algiers airport on May 22.

  • (AH, Algiers ) has announced that it has converted one of its eight A330-200 s into a makeshift cargo carrier. 7T-VJV (msn 644) has been inactive in passenger operations since March 21, 2020, but operated a test flight around Algiers airport on May 22.

  • Sydney Water will deploy “thousands” of new internet of things sensors in the coming months, ramping up technology trials that have so far seen around 1500 sensors deployed into the field. The utility has been running IoT technology trials since 2017, with a primary focus on detecting service faults before they can negatively impact customers.

  • Tripwire’s May 2020 Patch Priority Index (PPI) brings together important vulnerabilities from Microsoft, Adobe, SaltStack, and VMware. Up first on the patch priority list this month are patches for VMware vCenter Server and SaltStack Salt. The Metasploit exploit framework has recently integrated....

  • Yes, it's the same. An airport consists of one or several runways, one or several parking areas (aprons) and a number of taxiways connecting them. All runways and taxiways are uniquely named. When taxiing around the airport - be it from runway to parking, or vice versa, or between parking areas, hangars etc.

  • To very quickly recap how a fuel cell works in the most basic terms, hydrogen is fed in to the anode side, where a platinum catalyst splits it from H2 into positively charged hydrogen ions, or protons, and negatively charged electrons. A proton exchange membrane allows only the protons through to....

  • Adam mentioned a few common tools that can make phishing easy, including SET (Social Engineering Toolkit, PhishingFrenzy and BeEF). At the end of his presentation, he gave an overview of a Social Media In Incident Response Program. Speaker: JoEtta LeSueur ( In this presentation, JoEtta discussed....

  • Le géant de l’e-commerce serait en négociations avancées pour acquérir la société californienne Zoox.

    Si l’accord se conclut, ce sera la première acquisition d’Amazon dans le domaine des véhicules autonomes. Le géant de l’e-commerce serait en discussions avancées pour racheter la start-up Zoox, selon le Wall Street Journal .

  • Seitdem Russland an der Seite des Machthabers Assad in den syrischen Bürgerkrieg eingegriffen hat, hat sich das Blatt gewendet. Kämpften Assads Truppen zuvor mit dem Rücken zur Wand in den Vororten von Damaskus, so widerstehen die Rebellen heute nur noch in der Region Idlib den Regierungstruppen.

  • An Embraer Praetor 600 with the Praeterra design rendering. Embraer Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer's Praeterra design concept for its Praetor 600 business jet merges high-tech with sustainability. The aircraft interior features computer circuit board-like designs complemented by fiber-optic....

  • An Embraer Praetor 600 with the Praeterra design rendering. Embraer Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer's Praeterra design concept for its Praetor 600 business jet merges high-tech with sustainability. The aircraft interior features computer circuit board-like designs complemented by fiber-optic....

  • Pilot 'Did Not Recall Retracting The Speed Brakes' Location: Gonazales, TX Accident Number: CEN20LA174 Date & Time: 05/06/2020, 1650 CDT Registration: N25HE Aircraft: CESSNA T240 Injuries: 2 None Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal.

  • Many AV experts see self-driving technology as "a natural extension" of Amazon’s efforts to build its own logistics network, and could save the firm more than $20 billion a year on shipping costs, according to Morgan Stanley. Amazon is transforming into a "clear competitor" to companies like Tesla....

  • The Department of Homeland Security is reportedly issuing alerts to wireless telecom providers and law enforcement agencies about potential attacks on cell towers and telecommunications workers by 5G/coronavirus conspiracy theorists. The DHS warned that there have already been "arson and physical attacks against cell towers in several US states.

  • Автор: Syzygy По сравнению с 2018 годом, объёмы продаж в штуках увеличились на 22% - тогда было реализовано около 217 млн. модулей. Объём рынка в деньгах в 2019 году составил 3,1 миллиарда долларов США, из которых 2,2 (71%) миллиарда долларов пришлось на пять ведущих поставщиков: Quectel, Sierra Wireless, Thales, Sunsea AIoT и Telit.

  • With the ADS-B deadline behind us and the COVID-19 pandemic upon us, avionics sales worldwide dropped 8.8% in the first quarter of 2020, according to the Avionics Market Report from the Aircraft Electronics Association.

    In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general....

  • With the ADS-B deadline behind us and the COVID-19 pandemic upon us, avionics sales worldwide dropped 8.8% in the first quarter of 2020, according to the Avionics Market Report from the Aircraft Electronics Association.

    In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general....

  • With the ADS-B deadline behind us and the COVID-19 pandemic upon us, avionics sales worldwide dropped 8.8% in the first quarter of 2020, according to the Avionics Market Report from the Aircraft Electronics Association.

    In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general....

  • India shares more than 3,400 Km long border with China and at many locations there is a lack of clarity on the demarcation. This has been one of the reasons for the recent skirmishes and face-offs along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on the Eastern Ladakh side.

  • Trial Air Logistics Services Using the EHang 216 Starting Soon. EHang has obtained the world’s first commercial pilot operation approval to use passenger-grade autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs) for the purpose of air logistics. The approval came from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), and is for the EHang 216 AAV.

  • Organizations have become highly sensitive to security threats that originate from the outside, such as malware and phishing, and consequently most have taken steps to block them at key points of entry –including the web and email. But what about the email and web content that makes up most....

  • The service will be sailing the entire USS Harry Truman Carrier Strike Group and flying Air Force attack planes to destroy an enemy bomber target off U.S. shores as part of a multilateral homeland defense exercise in the Atlantic Ocean, led by U.S. Northern Command.

  • Washington — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says Syracuse would be an ideal candidate to become a national technology hub fueled by a massive new federal investment in science and technology research. Schumer this week unveiled a $100 billion bill — the Endless Frontier Act — aimed at boosting the....

  • The Department of Interior is grounding all non-emergency drones due to security concerns:

    comes amid a spate of warnings and bans at multiple government agencies, including the Department of Defense, about possible vulnerabilities in Chinese-made drone systems that could be allowing Beijing to conduct espionage.

  • The Yujet electric-powered jet surfboard. YuJet. A carbon infused intake and impeller drives the YuJet at speeds of up to 24 miles/hour, or almost 40 kilometers/hour, but riders can adjust their speed with a wireless controller. It’s completely electric, so there’s no fuel, exhaust, or emissions,....

  • A very specific software bug . The bug, discovered on Bombardier CRJ-200 aircraft fitted with Rockwell Collins Aerospace-made flight management systems (FMSes), led to airliners trying to follow certain missed approaches turning right instead of left -- or vice versa.

  • Für die Feiern zum 75. Jahrestag des Sieges der Sowjetunion über Hitler-Deutschland hat Kreml-Chef Wladimir Putin den 24. Juni in Russland per Dekret offiziell zum Feiertag erklärt. An dem Tag solle es in Moskau und anderen russischen Städten Militärparaden geben, hieß es in dem heute vom Kreml veröffentlichen Dekret.

  • Владислав Кузнецов. ведущий эксперт группы компаний Angara. В первой части статьи были описаны подходы обеспечения всесторонней безопасности с использованием межсетевых экранов: - на границе сети Интернет; - в ядре центра обработки данных, локальной сети и выделенного сегмента управления....

  • In the 1990s, fourth-generation airliners introduced fly-by-wire ( FBW ) technologies with active flight envelope protections. The impact on airline safety was impressive— FBW has reduced the number of loss of control in-flight ( LOC -I) accidents by 75 percent and cut the overall accident rate to 0.

  • In the 1990s, fourth-generation airliners introduced fly-by-wire ( FBW ) technologies with active flight envelope protections. The impact on airline safety was impressive— FBW has reduced the number of loss of control in-flight ( LOC -I) accidents by 75 percent and cut the overall accident rate to 0.

  • James Howard. James is a mechatronics engineer, roboticist and entrepreneur. He is recognised by Forbes 30 Under 30, and draws on a diverse background across the unmanned systems industry, and previous ventures. James worked at Boeing and Insitu Pacific on computer vision research for drones such as the Scaneagle.

  • Basé sur le YMF-5 à train classique, le biplan a cockpit Torpedo de Waco Aircracft a subi plusieurs modifications pour devenir un amphibie. L’extrados de l’aile droite a été renforcé de manière à pouvoir marcher dessus, des crochets d’attache on été ajoutés aux ailes basses.

  • Basé sur le YMF-5 à train classique, le biplan a cockpit Torpedo de Waco Aircracft a subi plusieurs modifications pour devenir un amphibie. L’extrados de l’aile droite a été renforcé de manière à pouvoir marcher dessus, des crochets d’attache on été ajoutés aux ailes basses.

  • Garmin and other avionics manufacturers, aircraft manufacturers, and aviation industry associations have formed a coalition and petitioned the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reconsider a move that could affect radio altimeters in aircraft.

  • Global Cyber Security Market Growth Factor Analysis by Manufacturers, Shares, Size, Trends and Challenges with Forecast to 2026.

    Cyber Security Market 2020 ” report share informative data figures as well as important insights regarding some of the market component which is considered to be future course architects for the market.

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    One of the biggest changes to Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 that fans have been looking forward to is the addition of IFR or Instrument Flight Rules to the game. IFR flight allows pilots in the real world to fly their aircraft into clouds and weather systems where there's no visibility outside....

  • Epic Aircraft has delivered the first two customer copies of its E1000 all-composite turboprop single. The deliveries, announced by the airframer on Thursday, follow FAA type certification of the airplane last “Completing these deliveries is a tremendous milestone for our company and our customers,” said Epic CEO Doug King.

  • The H145M is a true multi-role helicopter. In addition to tactical air transport of six fully equipped special-forces commandos, this light twin-engine helicopter can be deployed for fire support, armed reconnaissance, evacuation of wounded or for hostage rescue.

  • A very specific software bug made airliners turn the wrong way if their pilots adjusted a pre-set altitude limit. The bug , discovered on Bombardier CRJ-200 aircraft fitted with Rockwell Collins Aerospace-made flight management systems (FMSes), led to airliners trying to follow certain missed....

  • via infosecurity-magazine.com Revealed: Advanced Java-Based Ransomware PonyFinalMicrosoft has warned of a new type of data stealing Java-based ransomware, dubbed PonyFinal.PonyFinal is what Microsoft describes as “human-operated ransomware” to distinguish it from commoditized variants that are distributed in an automated way by hackers.

  • NASA Began Its UAS Integration In The NAS Project In 2011. NASA and its partners are taking flying UAS closer to operating in harmony with other aircraft in the National Airspace System (NAS). A new video from NASA Aeronautics provides a behind-the-scenes look into the technology and testing used....

  • Zenith Aircraft Company introduced a new airplane designed for fun at AirVenture in July. The STOL CH-750 Super Duty is a "big version of our STOL CH-750", according to Sebastian Heinz, CEO of Zenith Aircraft. Heinz told Aero-News editor Tom Patton that the company has added a jump-seat in the rear of the airplane.

  • When you think of the words “data” and “mine”, no doubt the idea of data mining comes first. However, just as much as we find value in mining the rich resources of data, so too can we apply the advanced techniques for dealing with data to real-world mining — that is, extracting natural resources from the earth.

  • The FAA has certified the WACO YMF-5F, a new-production open cockpit biplane on amphibious floats. Based on the tailwheel YMF-5, the amphibious YMF-5 was certified after “several years of engineering milestones and flight testing,” according to officials. WACO YMF-5F.