In the News

More on Arbe Robotics (Israel) radar-based avoidance systems:
http://www.timesofisrael.com/arbe-robotics-uses-radar-to-avoid-drone-crashes/

And on Airobotics (Israel), autonomous recharging drone:
http://www.irishtimes.com/business/israeli-firm-airobotics-develops-autonomous-commercial-drone-for-surveillance-1.2698343

Yuneec using Intel's 3D mapping ability for collision avoidance on Typhoon H Pro:
http://www.gizmag.com/typhoon-h-intel-obstacle-drone/44045/

Drones delivering disaster relief supplies, quick response not dependent on blocked roads for delivery of pharmaceuticals and blood:
http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2016/06/27/418366.htm

More summaries of/reaction to new FAA drone regulations.
http://www.ktvb.com/news/local/new-drone-regulations-dont-answer-all-concerns/256666981
http://www.thestarpress.com/story/opinion/columnists/ward/2016/06/27/ward-drone-regulations-race-catch-up/85953812/

Local police in Toledo, Ohio seek drone:
http://www.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2016/06/27/Oregon-looks-to-buy-drone.html

Sentera's image archives include 25,000,000 acres of agricultural land, collected since the 1990s.  Will be marketed for precision agriculture:
http://www.uasvision.com/2016/06/27/over-25-million-acres-of-images/

Texas A&M University and Qatar to jointly research drone technology, exchange program for students, joint projects:
http://feedly.com/i/entry/ZjcnckJXd+RWKt8XLx6/tjdEjF5+RPXDZJX946AEX9k=_1557bc8ee6c:116693:338734fa

Hover Camera touted again:
https://techcrunch.com/2016/06/27/hover-camera-is-a-personal-drone-for-selfie-lovers/?ncid=rsssr_share=twitter

Analysis thumbnail of GoPro's recent financial problems, in light of FAA's new drone regulations:
http://seekingalpha.com/article/3984352-drone-rules-put-final-nail-coffin-gopro

More on problems of interdicting contraband sent into prisons using droens:
http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/prisons-fight-drug-smuggling-drones/

DARPA TERN project - fixed wing multipurpose autonomous recon/cargo delivery drone.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/06/27/darpas_flying_wing_drone_inches_closer_to_liftoff/

Privacy and drones are at root of many complaints to New Zealand's civil aviation department.
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/81461614/peeping-incidents-among-dronerelated-complaints-made-to-civil-aviation-authority

Vancouver first responders get drone for rescue work:
http://globalnews.ca/news/2787255/north-shore-rescue-adds-a-drone-to-its-slate-of-tools/

Drone racing hype du jour - this time in Canada:
http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/montreal-drone-expo-drone-racing-poised-to-take-off-in-canada

Drones Behaving Badly Department:  Repeat offender in Washington DC cited for flight over Anacostia Park:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2016/06/27/drone-operator-cited-dc-flight/86426322/

Drones Behaving Badly Department:  Errant drone may have contributed to injury-causing two-car automotive crash in Michigan.  Police are investigating:
http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2016/06/drone_flight_ties_to_crash_tha.html

Robots, not Drones:  Cozmo, tiny interactive toy robot, to come with open SDK:
http://io9.gizmodo.com/this-cute-robot-is-the-coolest-toy-since-furby-1782578068

Robots, not Drones:  Boston Dynamics' Spot Mini.  Slightly creepy quadruped with an arm and grasping hand.  Claims to b quiet (a downfall of its bigger siblings)
http://video.scroll.in/810615/watch-googles-robotics-lab-built-a-pet-robot-dog-that-can-also-do-the-dishes