Monday, January 11, 2016

There's A Drone Spying On Your Daughter and Using A Shotgun Is Frowned On In Many Locales......What to Do?

From R&D Magazine:

From R&D Magazine:

Robotic Falconry
Two drones hover above a parking lot. The larger drone suddenly shoots a white net at the smaller drone, ensnaring it. The captive drone drops to the ground, but is quickly hauled upwards by a tether attached to the captor drone.

There’s been a myriad of suggestions for disabling drones. Lasers and radio frequency inhibition are among the drone-dismantling techniques R&D Magazine has written about.

Prof. Mo Rastgaar, who teaches mechanical engineering at Michigan Technological Univ., is taking a different approach: one that pits drones against one another....MORE
My interest in anti-drone technology was probably intensified when I saw this guy at Economic Policy Journal back in 2012:
"If you're concerned about it, maybe there's a reason we should be flying over you, right?" said Douglas McDonald, the company's director of special operations and president of a local chapter of the unmanned vehicle trade group.... 
We've probably all known the creepazoid military/law enforcement wannabe. They came out of the woodwork after 9/11 and dealing with them was just yucky. It's been a while for me but just seeing that in print reminded me of how loathsome the type is.