DJI Launches Public Beta of New Geofencing System

DJI Launches Public Beta of New Geofencing System

Shenzhen, China –DJI, the world’s leading drone maker, Thursday launched a public beta version of its new geofencing system in North America and Europe. Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) will provide drone users with up-to-date guidance on locations where flight may be restricted by regulation or raise safety or security concerns. With this major upgrade to DJI’s existing geofencing system, users will have access to live information about areas temporarily restricted […]

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2016 Drone Wars

2016 Drone Wars

The 2016 Drone wars are expected to hit new heights as global market expected to double, with wider applications Chinese makers of civilian drones expect the global market to double in size annually for the next few years at least as the gadgets find new applications. DJI, which controls over 70 per cent of the world market for commercial drones, recorded a strong performance in 2015 but expects to do […]

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Drones Save Lives In Rio

Drones Save Lives In Rio

Rio de Janeiro beach Copacabana RIO DE JANEIRO – Rio de Janeiro firefighters are beginning to use drones equipped with cameras and with life preservers for quicker rescues and to prevent people from drowning at crowded beaches like Ipanema and Copacabana, authorities said Tuesday. The drone’s camera will be able to transmit the exact position of a person in danger, and its flotation device can be dropped so “the possible […]

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Amateur drone pilots need a lesson in rules of sky

Amateur drone pilots need a lesson in rules of sky

Amateur drone pilots need a lesson in rules of sky, Edmonton expert says “These units are really smart, but things can go badly really quickly,” says Dennis Cox Amateurs taking flight with drone technology could be breaking aviation laws, warns an Edmonton expert on unmanned aerial vehicles. As the technology becomes more affordable, an increasing number of hobbyists are filling the skies above Edmonton with the remote controlled robots. But […]

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Putin Signs Amendments to Russia’s Air Code

Putin Signs Amendments to Russia’s Air Code

Putin Signs Amendments to Russia’s Air Code Regulating Usage of UAVs Russian President Vladimir Putin signed on Wednesday a bill, which amended Russia’s Air Code and created legal framework for usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Russia, a law published on Russia’s legal information website said. © SPUTNIK/ IGOR ZAREMBO Putin Signs Law on Rules for Federal Security Service’s Use of Force MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The law introduces norms […]

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