Drone will soon assist search and rescue efforts

Drone will soon assist search and rescue efforts

The next time Sioux Falls search and rescue workers are looking for a missing person they might have an extra set of eyes in the sky. The Lincoln County Emergency Management Department has ordered an unmanned aircraft system to assist with search-and-rescue missions. The remote-controlled drone will be able to capture photos and video from overhead, as well as produce thermal imaging scans to help spot people in the dark. […]

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Boeing/Insitu releases ground system for ArduCopter, 3DR Solo and IRIS+

Boeing/Insitu releases ground system for ArduCopter, 3DR Solo and IRIS+

Boeing’s Insitu division has released a ground control system that supports Solo, Iris+ and other ArduCopter based drones. University of Nevada is now using it. : Powerful command and control meets unmanned multicopter technology. Search Plug-in : Time is paramount in every search mission and Inexa Control’s search plug-in helps operators plan and execute a fast, thorough search of an area using nationally recognized search patterns. RF Link Analysis Plug-in […]

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Skycatch Partners with DJI

Skycatch Partners with DJI

Skycatch , a global leader in commercial drone data software, today announced the launch of COMMANDER, their iOS flight app for DJI drones. The app automates data capture with DJI’s latest drones, turning them into professional mapping tools. DJI maintains a 70% share of the $2 billion consumer drone market, and its aerial platforms are used by two-thirds of businesses approved by the FAA to operate commercially. Skycatch built the […]

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