Stitching a drone’s view of the world into 3D maps as it flies

Stitching a drone’s view of the world into 3D maps as it flies

Lockheed Martin Drone mapper When you’re buzzing through the air at 60 kilometres per hour, it can be hard to take in the view. But now drones can create highly detailed 3D maps as they fly, using just an ordinary video camera. The system, called Hydra Fusion and developed by researchers at Lockheed Martin in Canada, will make drones better at aerial surveillance. Hydra Fusion is based on a form […]

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CyPhy Works Tethered Drone Ordered by the Army

CyPhy Works Tethered Drone Ordered by the Army

PARC US Army’s Rapid Equipping Force will assess innovative persistent drone against Army requirements While the current fleet of Small Unmanned Aerial Systems deployed by the U.S. Army equip a vital need, their flight time is limited. CyPhy Works’ PARC is a portable, tethered drone that has the ability to perform long-endurance flights, potentially lasting hundreds of hours. The tether serves as PARC’s power conduit. Communications and video also flow […]

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Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and DMCC introduce drone trading in UAE

Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and DMCC introduce drone trading in UAE

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre CEO Gautam Sashittal & aviation regulations and safety head Michael Rudolph DUBAI, UAE – DMCC, the Government authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai, this week announced an ongoing collaboration with the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) to create and launch drones (UAV) trading platform, the first of its kind in the UAE. To mark this partnership, Gautam Sashittal, DMCC Chief Executive Officer, welcomed a […]

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