The year of the business drone

The year of the business drone

Screen Shot 2016-01-06 at 9.55.21 AM When business leaders used to speak of reaching for the sky, it was taken as a metaphor for setting high business goals. But now, whether your firm is in retail, construction, security or sports, the skies may be a genuine source of commercial advantage. Rapidly improving technology and lower costs mean civilian and commercial drones – or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – are hovering […]

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Ford Targets Drone-to-Vehicle Technology to Improve Emergency Services, Commercial Business Efficiency

Ford Targets Drone-to-Vehicle Technology to Improve Emergency Services, Commercial Business Efficiency

Ford and drone-maker DJI drive innovation in smart drone-to-vehicle software with DJI Developer Challenge DJI Developer Challenge designed to create a rapidly deployable surveying system for use by the United Nations in emergency zones; future applications could include agriculture, forestry, construction, bridge inspection and other work These types of mobility innovations are part of Ford Smart Mobility, the plan to take Ford to the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous […]

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Researchers Use Apple Watch to Fly a Drone

Researchers Use Apple Watch to Fly a Drone

PVD+ researchers flew a Parrot AR Drone 3.0 with only hand gestures while wearing Apple’s timepiece. There’s a new way to control drones. That is, if you have an Apple Watch handy.As reported by Reuters, Taiwan-based technology researchers at PVD+ developed an algorithm that allows them to use the Apple Watch $699.99 at Apple Store to fly a drone and manipulate its movements with simple hand gestures.Most drones require a […]

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