Skycatch Launches COMMANDER for iOS

Skycatch Launches COMMANDER for iOS

Skycatch launch one of the most powerful new mobile apps built on the DJI SDK: COMMANDER With this new iOS app, pilots can easily create high-resolution maps and 3D models by planning and safely flying autonomous missions in just a few simple steps. Data can be automatically uploaded for automated cloud processing and accessed via the Skycatch Dashboard to view, analyze, and share with clients and company personnel. As the […]

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Thai drone sales see surge

Thai drone sales see surge

Drones have become one of the fastest growing electronic gadgets as the unmanned aerial vehicles become cheaper and easier to use, says a global drone maker. “The popularity of drones is mainly due to the sharp drop in prices, which have fallen to UScopy,000 apiece from copy0,000-20,000 in the past three to four years,” said Colin Guinn, chief revenue officer of 3D Robotics, a US based drone manufacturer. In addition, […]

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Creation of a Global UTM Standardization Group

Creation of a Global UTM Standardization Group

Following on from NASA’s original idea, more than 60 organizations took part in the 1st European UTM Day in Geneva on 27 April 2016. The UTM Day was set up to discuss Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM). The objective was to understand what actions need to be taken to safely and efficiently integrate remotely piloted and autonomous aircraft (commonly known as drones) into national airspace systems. UTM, however, encompasses […]

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Enthusiasts celebrate International Drone Day

Enthusiasts celebrate International Drone Day

RIVERVIEW — It’s like the coolest video game you’ll ever play, but it’s totally real. There’s a controller in your hand, similar to an Xbox one, but bigger. Goggles on your face take you into a new world. But it’s not an escape to a virtual reality. It’s the view coming from a tiny camera on the tip of a drone. Everything you’re seeing is very much there and it […]

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UPS-backed Rwandan blood deliveries

UPS-backed Rwandan blood deliveries

International delivery company UPS is backing a start-up using drones in Rwanda to transport life-saving blood supplies and vaccines, underlining the wide potential for the unmanned aircraft and helping bring package delivery by drone to U.S. consumers a step closer. U.S. companies are keen to use drones to cut delivery times and costs but hurdles range from smoothing communication between the autonomous robots and airplanes in America’s crowded airspace to […]

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