Drone Technology Used To Train Texas Flooding Responders

Drone Technology Used To Train Texas Flooding Responders

by BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Drone technology will be part of a Texas A&M University seminar for emergency responders dealing with deadly flooding like the disastrous May storms. The 2015 Summer Institute on Flooding runs Sunday through Tuesday at A&M’s Riverside campus in Bryan. Memorial Day weekend flooding in parts of Texas, including Wimberley, claimed more than two dozen lives statewide. That’s prompted a closer look at how emergency responders […]

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Tayzu Robotics and Verizon Wireless Partner to make Large Scale Data Collection and Monetization from a UAV a Reality

Tayzu Robotics and Verizon Wireless Partner to make Large Scale Data Collection and Monetization from a UAV a Reality

by Tayzu Robotics, a manufacturer and developer of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), has entered into a partnership with Verizon Communications to integrate cutting edge flight control options into Tayzu’s already advanced line of UAVs. At the center of this new technology is the Skywire 4G LTE Module by NimbeLink. This revolutionary piece of equipment will make the collection and monetization of large amounts of data from autonomous UAV flights possible […]

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Platte City Army veteran launches a drone company to inspect construction sites

Platte City Army veteran launches a drone company to inspect construction sites

by Sarah Hollenbeck KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Drones are changing the way a lot of companies do business, including one Platte City Army veteran whose second career is taking off as a drone roof inspector. Mike Raymond of Platte County Skycam launched a career helping construction crews 300 feet off the ground. Raymond decided to retire last year after 11 years of flying a helicopter in the Army, but it […]

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Tech Takeoff Lifts Drone Industry to New Heights

Tech Takeoff Lifts Drone Industry to New Heights

by By staff reporter Yu Dawei A tech evolution and falling production costs have allowed drones to make the flight off military bases and Hollywood production lots to the hands of ordinary people and government agencies. It has become routine to see these small unmanned aerial vehicles used for amateur photography, rescue efforts, environmental inspection, geographical surveys and more. Over about three decades, drones have gone from a cutting-age technology […]

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