Drone racing league receives a $1 million investment

Drone racing league receives a $1 million investment

Drone racing league receives a $1 million investment from Miami Dolphins owner The first public race is scheduled for later this year Source: The Verge Does drone racing have what it takes to be a sport? Billionaire property developer and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross thinks it might, and has invested $1 million in the first round of funding for New York startup The Drone Racing League via his investment […]

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Startup Percepto Who invested?

Startup Percepto Who invested?

But Percepto has a good origin story — Abuhasira and fellow cofounder Raviv Raz realized they should build this sort of technology after they were disappointed by the quality of the drone footage they brought home from a snowboarding trip in Austria. Since then, people have expressed interest in Percepto’s approach and backed the Indiegogo campaign, and Percepto will likely gain appeal among developers when the startup makes its software […]

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Google is testing drones in US airspace by piggybacking on Nasa exemption

Google is testing drones in US airspace by piggybacking on Nasa exemption

by Google has been quietly testing its drone delivery program in US airspace and is planning further tests in rural California after striking a deal with Nasa, the Guardian has learned. Documents seen by the Guardian also reveal technical details of Google’s drone, which is capable of speeds of up to 100 mph and weighs less than 25kg (55lb). The papers also reveal Google’s safety plans should a drone lose […]

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