DJI Stories – Inspiring Girls to Pursue STEM

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Around the world, schools are putting an increasing emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math. DJI is helping contribute to the development of STEM with partners. This past summer, a group of young women got the chance to learn about STEM subjects with the Tello drone from Ryze, and the Spark from DJI.  Drobots, a summer camp provider focused on robotics, partnered with the YWCA to offer this unique and interactive experience.

National robot rodeo at JB Charleston promotes STEM and safety

U.S. Air Force, by Airman 1st Class Joshua R. Maund, Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs 

Members of the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal coordinated and hosted the 2018 Eastern National Robot Rodeo Aug. 13-17, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The ENRR, which was hosted here for the first time, showcased revolutionary robotics technology in the arena of ordinance disposal. Hosting events such as this promotes the incorporation of science, technology, engineering and math into the U.S. military, which reinforces its role as a leader in innovation. 

Staff Sgt. Devan Trammel, 628th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, observes Jeremy Stafford, Ideal Blasting vice president, as he operates a drone during a demonstration at the 2018 Eastern National Robot Rodeo Aug. 13, 2018, at the Charleston convention center in Charleston S.C. The ENRR served as a convention uniting various ordnance disposal agencies and vendors to showcase the latest technology in robotic ordnance disposal.

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High school students use robotics to master cybersecurity

Rockland Westchester Journal News – USA Today, by Isabel Keane

High schoolers got the opportunity to operate drones and cyberbots and learn about ciphers at a Westchester camp focused on cybersecurity. The GenCyber program is being held for its second year at Pace University in Pleasantville. Camp Cryptobot offers students firsthand insight into the field of cybersecurity. Thirty-three high school students, many from Westchester and surrounding communities, are attending the five-day camp. Students from Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut also came to Pace for the program. Only about half of those who applied were admitted to the free camp, which is funded by a $68,000 grant from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation.

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Drone Camp has kids flying high

The Turlock Journal

Denair High School hosted its first-ever Drone Camp this week, where local students ages nine to 15 were able to take to the skies and become honorary drone pilots. Like any flight camp, students practiced on flight simulators to learn controls before flying state-of-the-art drones outside, participating in tricky simulations and experiencing a bird’s eye view of Denair thanks to a virtual reality headset. Students also learned how to take a drone apart and reassemble it and were able to brush up on their drone terminology.

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