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Dutch Firm Trains Eagles to Take Down High-Tech Prey: Drones

08 June 2016

Eagle.

The birds of prey learn to intercept small, off-the-shelf drones. Drones can pose risks to aircraft, drop contraband into jails, conduct surveillance, or fly dangerously over public events.

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Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to describe the relationship between technology and the made, natural and social world. 2
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to illustrate how socio-cultural factors influence technology and in turn technology influences socio-cultural factors in complex and ongoing ways. 7

 

 

 

 

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Keywords: birds, digital, electronics, characteristics of technology, drones

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