Tag Archives: Drones

Drone Technology Helps Florida Farmers Cut Costs

By and on June 6th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 4:59 pm

Florida farmers are beginning to use drones for farming technique as legislation slowly passes allowing them to use the new technology. With it, farmers are able to cut costs and the amount of time it takes to do basic tasks.

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UF Ph.D. Students Developing Brain Robot Interaction Technology

By on April 29th, 2015 | Last updated: April 29, 2015 at 11:09 am

Two 25-year-old Ph.D. students at the University of Florida are developing software to control machines to be used as life-enhancers to any operator. The purpose of Brain Computer Interface technology is be an assistant to humans on an everyday basis, especially those with disabilities.

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Saving Florida Orange Juice: The Search For A Cure For Citrus Greening – The Greening Series, Part 3

By on August 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: August 22, 2014 at 11:32 am

Nutrient supplements, root stock additives, genetic modification, heat therapies and a bacterial killer are just a few of the proposed solutions to what has been called the worst disease in history to hit Florida orange groves. Citrus greening, a bacterial […]

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How Aerial Drones From Gainesville Are Getting Involved In Mosquito Warfare

By on September 19th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm

In an effort to combat mosquitoes, a South Florida group is turning to aerial drones from a Gainesville company to scout out possible breeding grounds.

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In the News: Drone law, body found, J.C. Penney, suspect moved, George Jones dies

By on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs law restricting drones – Florida Gov. Rick Scott hassigned a plan into action protecting the state from survellience by drones. CNN Alachua County Sheriff’s Office have found the body of missing woman Debra Neal, 54 […]

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In the News: Internet cafe ban law, contractors cited in garage collapse, law restricts drone use, Saturday mail decision reversed

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Gov. Rick Scott signs Internet cafe ban into law – Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Wednesday that will give law enforcement better tools to put an end to illegal gambling devices in strip malls and arcades across the state. […]

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FAA authorizes UF for drone research

By on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm

UF has developed drones, or unmanned air vehicles, that can take high-resolution pictures for wildlife research.

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