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Members of Donegal Mountain Rescue on patrol: the volunteers operate on the barren moorlands and remote northwest coastline, conducting 35-50 search operations a year. Drone technology could aid their rescues.

With 10 years of experience in search and rescue operations, Leo Murray knows the difference between help and hindrance. Drone technology, allowing (...)

Drones have an advantage over human rescue teams of being able to avoid difficult terrain and to use thermal imaging technology to spot people in the dark

Drone technology developed in Co Donegal could make it much quicker to locate people reported missing on mountains and in remote countryside, accordi(...)

Movidius cofounders Seán Mitchell and David Moloney: company lists Google, Lenovo and drone-maker DJI among its blue-chip clients

Dublin-based chipmaker Movidius, which was acquired by Intel in a deal valued at close to $400 million (€355 million) last month, made a $19.5 million(...)

DJI drone: Movidius processor facilitates a number of new features

Irish company Movidius has done a deal with drone maker DJI that brings the company’s vision-sensing technology to the latest Phantom drone. The Dubl(...)

The EHang 184 autonomous aerial vehicle was shown off at CES in Las Vegas. Photograph: AP

Stepping into a personal drone that will fly you to your destination seems like the stuff of science fiction, but one Chinese start-up proposes to do (...)

Ford CEO Mark Fields at CES 2016 Consumer Electronics Show:  Ford unveiled an alliance with US online giant Amazon aimed at allowing people to connect their cars into “smart home” networks.

Car giant Ford has revealed plans for its drone-to-vehicle technology that could be used to help emergency services. At the company’s CES press conf(...)

Romeo Durscher of DJI and Declan Mallen of IFLY Technology, guest speakers at the Drones and Data Conference in Westport. Photograph: Conor McKeown

If Santa Claus opts for drones over reindeer for deliveries this Christmas, he will only be permitted to use Irish airspace if he is on the State’s re(...)

In the market for a drone? DJI is offering a drone that bridges the consumer and the professional market – the Inspire 1. It comes with a camera capa(...)