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Showcasing A Brighter Future

Showcasing A Brighter Future

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Landmines are the world’s worst serial killer. In 2014 alone, nearly 4,000 people were injured or killed by these explosive remnants of war. 80 percent of those victims were civilians. ... Read more
And Now, Introducing the *Drum Roll* Landmines Team!

And Now, Introducing the *Drum Roll* Landmines Team!

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In August of 2016, twenty-one students from a variety of different disciplines met in a classroom at JMU and were asked one question: how can UAVs be used to tackle ... Read more
Landmine Team Timeline

Landmine Team Timeline

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Taking To The Air To Make It Safe To Walk Again

Taking To The Air To Make It Safe To Walk Again

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  A group of JMU students build a set of drones to detect and detonate landmines Harrisonburg, VA– On December 7, 2016 a group of James Madison University students will ... Read more
Detecting Problems Through Solutions and Critiques

Detecting Problems Through Solutions and Critiques

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The Landmines Team presents the prototype of their detonation drone. Detecting dormant landmines underground takes a lot more than just a simple metal detector. Workers are forced to navigate through ... Read more
Detonating Problems Through Solutions and Critiques

Detonating Problems Through Solutions and Critiques

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The Landmines Team presents the prototype for their detonation drone. One of the biggest problems with landmines is that they are detonated via pressure. This means that landmines do not ... Read more
The Ethics of Demining

The Ethics of Demining

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Removing landmines almost always comes with some sort of cost. Whether it’s risk of injury or damage to the environment, landmine removal can cause serious problems. This calls into question ... Read more
Turning the Frequency Up

Turning the Frequency Up

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When someone turns on their radio to listen to their favorite song, they rarely ever think about how that song reaches their ears. But when they do, they enter into ... Read more
Landmines Bill of Materials

Landmines Bill of Materials

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Wires, Codes, and Motors.

Wires, Codes, and Motors.

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The landmine team works together to learn more about the functions of an Arduino, codes, and running motors. When we began class this past Wednesday we were expecting the same ... Read more