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In July 2016, 7-Eleven and drone startup Flirtey brought joy to some thirsty residents in Reno, Nevada, USA. This special Slurpee delivery (7-Eleven’s signature icy beverages) made headlines because it was the first FAA-approved home delivery by drone. While deliveries are a tangible use case for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commercial applications for UAVs run
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When it comes to drone performance, most of the attention is naturally focused on the hardware specs. But what’s often overlooked – and equally important – is the software inside the drone. As with any technology, drone performance is dependent on how everything works together inside. The hardware does the heavy lifting The brain of
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Tuxera’s software powers cars of the future

  • July 14, 2016 /
  • by Tiffiny Rossi
In an interview with TechCrunch, our founder and CTO, Szabolcs Szakacsits (known as “Szaka” to us Tuxerians), revealed that we’re now developing software that will be inside the black boxes of self-driving consumer cars by 2020. The file system software we provide handles data from 16 sensors simultaneously – data about tire pressure, camera images
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Dreams take flight as demand for camera drones soars

  • June 16, 2016 /
  • by Tiffiny Rossi
General Electric sure shakes up our Twitter feed whenever they run their popular #DroneWeek campaigns. If the enthusiasm for #DroneWeek says anything, it’s that tech-savvy consumers are excited to see more of what drones can do. Many would love to get their hands on one, if they don’t own a drone already. And manufacturers are stepping up
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While events like CES draw a lot of media attention, Computex remains a mystery to most western consumers. But the event – hosted yearly in Taipei, Taiwan – is a big deal to the tech world! As Brad Chacos of PC World put it best, “What is dreamed at CES is delivered at Computex.” At
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