Drone maker DJI to launch nationwide farm services

Drone maker DJI to launch nationwide farm services

The nation’s largest commercial drone manufacturer is setting up a vast service network to expand the use of agriculture-specific unmanned aerial vehicles, the company said onMonday. The Shenzhen-based DJI Innovation Technology Co said it will train 10,000 people across the country to operate the drones and set up 100 after-sales service centers. The company will also offer subsidies to up to 10,000 people to start a business in farm drones. […]

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Skydio’s Camera Drone Finally Delivers

Skydio’s Camera Drone Finally Delivers

Every time we post about autonomous delivery drones , we have to point out that despite the promises implied by overproduced and optimistic videos , the drones are simply not capable of autonomous navigation in complex environments . Same goes for those camera drones that promise to follow you: the videos inevitably show them following skiers on wide open slopes, surfers on the wide open sea, or other people doing […]

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With This Fuel Cell, Drones Can Now Fly Longer

With This Fuel Cell, Drones Can Now Fly Longer

Researchers have developed a solid oxide fuel cell that has greater capacity than its lithium ion predecessors, allowing drones to have longer flight times. AsianScientist (Mar. 21, 2016) – Researchers have developed a miniaturized fuel cell that gives drones a longer flight time, at over an hour. Their results were published in Scientific Reports. Drones are used for various applications such as aero picturing, disaster recovery and deliveries. Despite attracting […]

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Dedrone Releases Next Generation of Anti-Drone Technology

Dedrone Releases Next Generation of Anti-Drone Technology

San Francisco, CA – Dedrone, the global leader in drone detection technology, announced today the next generation of its drone warning system. The DroneTracker 2.0 detects unmanned aerial vehicles based on their WLAN signals, allowing for identification of drone models and even individual devices. “Only through safe and immediate detection can an individual or corporation effectively protect against unwanted drone surveillance,” states Dedrone CEO, Joerg Lamprecht. “As drone sales reach […]

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Drones Will Deliver Your Food In A Few Months

Drones Will Deliver Your Food In A Few Months

In just a few more months, your takeaway will never be stuck in traffic because it’ll be hundreds of feet up in the air on a drone. “The technical solutions [of drone delivery] will be available over the next months,” said Ralf Wenzel, CEO of Foodpanda, the world’s largest online food delivery platform, in a one-on-one interview. Wenzel added that he planned to roll out the new drone delivery technology […]

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Mayo aims to bring drone businesses into county

Mayo aims to bring drone businesses into county

Mayo aims to bring drone businesses into county County council’s enterprise and investment unit seeks to attract high-tech companies Co Mayo has set its sights on becoming a centre of commercial drone development for companies such as Amazon and Google intent on using the machines for deliveries in the future. A consultation document, which had been commissioned to explore the possibility, noted a “short window” to market the county as […]

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