As drones become more pervasive on college campuses and other locations for a diverse range of applications, discussions on their impact on the security and privacy within communities are beginning to take place. One potential concern, for example, are that some drones can be used to take video footage of private spaces where it is expected...
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Flying a sUAS at Princeton
Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), also referred to as drones, model airplanes or remote control aircraft, are controlled aircraft without an onboard pilot. In higher education, the uses for sUAS are growing rapidly as technology advances and changes in federal regulations make possible a wide array of applications in research, education, and operations.
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Princeton Students Build Apps Centered on Addressing Privacy Implications of Drone Use
Video: Demonstrating Principles of Flight With sUAS
A recent morning in Jadwin Gym saw students in Jason Puchalla's Physics 108 class learning to operate remote control birds and mini quadcopters, part of a hands-on lesson in the complexities of animal flight.
The test flights demonstrated the limitations of Bernoulli's Principle in predicting the ways creatures get—and stay—airborne.
News and Events
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is now using drones to conduct safety inspections of employer facilities—but only if the...
Even as new laws have sought to protect privacy rights on the internet, the surveillance potential of drones has exploded with new products and...