Dedrone Establishes Corporate Headquarters in San Francisco

Dedrone Establishes Corporate Headquarters in San Francisco

Dedrone, the leader in professional civilian drone early-warning and detection systems, today announced that the company is relocating its global corporate headquarters to San Francisco, California from Kassel, Germany. The move to a state-of-the-art facility in the Mission District enables the company to further establish its unique identity and culture in North America and create an environment that fosters client-centricity, innovation and collaboration. To better accommodate Dedrone’s rapid global growth […]

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1st use of drones in suspect search

1st use of drones in suspect search

Shawnee police make department’s 1st use of drones in suspect search Police across US now looking into opportunities to use drones SHAWNEE, Kan. — Shawnee police said the search for an armed assault suspect Monday marked the first time the department has ever used an aerial drone to look for anyone. The man was on the loose on 47th Street near Monticello. Police and K-9 units searched the area and […]

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Lightweight Drone Sees In Infrared To Find Lost Hikers

Lightweight Drone Sees In Infrared To Find Lost Hikers

No Need To Wonder About Wanderers Woods are good at hiding people. That’s great for those who don’t want to be found, but for hikers that fall off the beaten path or otherwise find themselves lost, the impenetrability of forests hinders rescue efforts. A new drone, created by Canadian engineer Stefan Weissenberg, wants to help rescue workers find people lost in the woods quickly. The pilot tosses the cylindrical Sentry […]

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Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future

Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future

Raffaello D’Andrea: Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future When you hear the word “drone,” you probably think of something either very useful or very scary. But could they have aesthetic value? Autonomous systems expert Raffaello D’Andrea develops flying machines, and his latest projects are pushing the boundaries of autonomous flight — from a flying wing that can hover and recover from disturbance to an eight-propeller craft that’s ambivalent […]

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Is Drone Racing The New Superbowl For Brands?

Is Drone Racing The New Superbowl For Brands?

There are a few ways to pique my interest in this cynical and ‘seen-it-all’ world we live in. One of these ways is to receive more than 30 million hits on your first two events doing something. The videos in question were an introductory video for drone racing and limited footage from two races. If you aren’t sure what drone racing is imagine an empty stadium, shopping mall or large […]

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