IoT revolution continues: Drones and farming in the 21st century

IoT revolution continues: Drones and farming in the 21st century

Gaalen Engen In my tiny eyes, Southern Alberta rolled from the Rockies under a million miles of bottle blue sky and every year under the chinook’s warming embrace, the land peeked out in segregated greens, filling in soft rich rows painstakingly turned in time with a clock older than oil. After the sharp reminder of fertile earth eased to the smooth smell of grass, my section of Wild Rose country […]

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US Army orders CyPhy Works tethered drone

US Army orders CyPhy Works tethered drone

DANVERS, Mass. – CyPhy Works announced today that it has received an order for its Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications (PARC) System, from the U.S. Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF). PARC, a tethered drone, addresses the need for a persistent eye-in-the-sky by flying for days at a time. In supporting U.S. Army Soldiers worldwide, the REF assesses current and emerging technologies to provide immediate material solutions to the urgent challenges […]

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Skycap and Skeye joining forces

Skycap and Skeye joining forces

LEIDERDORP, NETHERLANDS – Skycap and Skeye announced the merger of their two companies, continuing under the name ‘Skeye’. The merger results in the creation of the European leader in aerial topographic surveys, using unmanned aircraft. In addition, Skeye will instantly enter the European market as a top 3 provider of unmanned aerial inspections and extend its services portfolio with specialised aerial imagery. Skeye will continue to grow its UK and […]

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Nuerala flight app now supports DJI Phantom and Parrot Bebop drones

Nuerala flight app now supports DJI Phantom and Parrot Bebop drones

BOSTON, MA – Neurala, a Boston-based software company that makes robots, drones, consumer electronics, toys and smart devices more intelligent, released today a new version of Selfie Dronie, its advanced artificial intelligence, deep learning and vision software that creates a self-flying, autonomous drones using the highly popular consumer drones. The new version adds support for the DJI Phantom 3 (except Standard), DJI Phantom 4 drones, in addition to the already […]

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Pioneering drones for forensic inspection

Pioneering drones for forensic inspection

Jeremy Reynolds of RTI tells how drone maps and models help him investigate catastrophic failures Companies across a range of industries are starting to recognize the potential of drones for inspection, but for some, flying UAVs has already become a familiar part of the workflow. Jeremy Reynolds, COO of RTI Forensics Jeremy Reynolds, COO of RTI Forensics Jeremy Reynolds is the Chief Operations Officer at RTI Forensics— and he’s been […]

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This Is the Coolest Drone Photo in the World

This Is the Coolest Drone Photo in the World

It won first place for the travel category in a drone photography contes. Of the winnining entries from this year’s Dronestagram photo contest, one image stood out in particular. The first place winner for the travel category was taken by Italian photographer Francesco Cattuto in Assisi, Italy. While on a sunset walk with his girlfriend on a foggy day last year, Francesco decided to launch his drone. As it climbed […]

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