Drones

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UMass Keeps Watch over Boston Harbor with Robots and Drones

It really wasn’t all that long ago that the Harbor was an infamously gross mess. Years of neglect had turned it into the “dirtiest harbor […]

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The Boston Police Department Has Drones

Pretty soon, that drone buzzing over your head might not be piloted by a hobbyist leaf-peeping from the sky, or a videographer capturing a wedding day […]

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Drone Smashes into New Hampshire Wedding Guests’ Faces

There’s nothing like a good drone video—the bird’s eye view, the majestic swooping—to turn something ordinary into a cinematic experience. Like foliage? How about foliage […]

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Take a Leaf-Peeping Tour of the White Mountains, by Drone

Peak leaf-peeping season is upon us. Sure, you could venture out in person and observe some of New England’s finest foliage on your own (our […]

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UPS Tests Delivery-by-Drone in Massachusetts

For the delivery industry, which has seen overhauls that include vast storehouses for same-day drop-offs and a rapidly growing challenge to the traditional retail stores, are […]

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Watch This Drone Video Over Boston in Crisp 4k

Can’t afford to shell out hundreds of dollars for a chopper tour over Boston? This might be the next best thing. A videographer from Belmont […]

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MIT’s Drones Are Scary Fast and Incredibly Precise, Because Science

MIT has developed yet another piece of technology best described as “awesome yet vaguely terrifying should the Machines ever rise up against us.” The school’s Computer Science […]

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State Police: Don’t Bring Your Drone This Fourth of July

Massachusetts State Police are warning spectators planning on attending this year’s Fourth of July celebration on the Esplanade to leave their drones at home. State police […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Reasons to Leave the House This Weekend

Art Free Artist Talk: Jim Hodges Talk at the ICA Hodges’ new exhibit certainly gives the audience a visual feast. His pieces are colorful, graphic, and some quite […]

Arts & Entertainment

New MIT Museum Exhibit Shows Off Students’ Inventions

A smartphone-controlled appliance that grows plants without soil, a tabletop interface that turns everyday objects into musical instruments, and a harp made of lasers—these are just […]

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Could Drone Use Cut Into the Helicopter Filming Business?

As more autonomous flying objects become readily available to the general public, and officials from the Federal Aviation Administration start to consider loosening their grip on the […]

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A Drone’s-Eye-View of South Boston

Time-lapse videos of Boston are all the rage. But if there’s one sequence of film that trumps the sped-up version of our daily lives, it’s […]

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A College Student Accidentally Received Parts of a Drone Owned by the Feds

Pieces of an unmanned aerial object intended to go to federal officials in Massachusetts accidentally arrived on the doorstep of a college student in New York. […]

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John Pepper Puts Down the Burritos and Picks Up Remote-Controlled Drones

When you step aside from managing one of the region’s most popular burrito chains, the next logical things to do are spend time with your family, […]

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What Rand Paul and Drones Have To Do with Juliette Kayyem

Gubernatorial candidate Juliette Kayyem has run into some trouble with Massachusetts Democrats over what some characterize as hawkish views on the use of tough measures […]