“This site is threatened on every side,” said Luis Jaime Castillo Butters, Peru’s vice minister of cultural heritage, as he piloted the drone aircraft. Archaeologists around the world, who have long relied on the classic tools of their ...
Robotic aerial vehicles are on the front lines for combat and security monitoring, but they're also increasingly on the front lines for archaeology and other research. Archaeologists at Peru's Catholic University are using custom-made drones
If someone gets ill in Contanama, Peru—a remote village in the Amazon rainforest—the nearest pharmacy is 50 miles away. The journey takes six hours by road. But medicines can be delivered by a small drone—or Unmanned Aerial …
Aerial footage shows widespread flooding in Trujillo, Peru on March 19. It shows the streets inundated with floodwater, after the city experienced its worst weather in the last two decades.
Earlier this week, President Barack Obama explained the wayward quad copter that crashed onto White House grounds illustrates the need for the Federal Aviation Administration to finalize new regulations to ensure commercial and …
In Peru, Archaeologists are using drones to "help set boundaries to protect sites, watch over them and monitor threats, and create a digital repository of ruins that can help build awareness and aid in the reconstruction of any damage …
Hundreds of fireworks flashed above Lima, Peru, on New Year’s Eve to ring in 2016. The bursts of light that washed over Lima’s streets that night were captured by travel photographer, Jeff Cremer. Cremer flew his drone 650 feet above the …
To this end, the South American nation of Peru has now resorted to unmanned drones to protect its many archaeological ... builders and miners. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The situation points to the fact that there's always a …
DRONES ARE MOST often associated with assassinations in remote regions of Pakistan and Yemen but in Peru, unmanned aircraft are being used to monitor crops and study ancient ruins. Forget Reapers and Predators – the …
A new drone system that could map archeological sites in minutes is ready for its first field tests in a remote region of Peru. The Aurora Flight Sciences unmanned aerial vehicle, developed at Vanderbilt University, will be be used to create …