DJI And uAvionix To Release ADS-B Collision Avoidance Developer Kit

DJI And uAvionix To Release ADS-B Collision Avoidance Developer Kit

DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, and uAvionix Corporation, manufacturer of drone and aircraft collision avoidance technology, announced Wednesday they will collaborate on an ADS-B based collision avoidance developer kit to help integrate drones into the national airspace system and help keep America’s skies safe. “DJI and uAvionix share a passion for safety and are motivated by the improvement that real-time air traffic information will provide to […]

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Drones proving to be problematic for police

Drones proving to be problematic for police

Infrared mounted drone from Hummingbird Drones / Mike Ritcey – Facebook Vancouver Police are asking the public to leave their drones at home heading into the busiest weekend of the summer in downtown Vancouver. Constable Brian Montague says with 300-thousand people expected to descend on the West End Saturday night for the Celebration of Light and another 100-thousand on Sunday for the pride parade, public safety is their top priority. […]

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DJI Embraces the Maker Movement for Drones

DJI Embraces the Maker Movement for Drones

Build-a-drone. While DJI has quite the lineup of drones/quadcopters ready to go out of the box, nothing compares to the maker movement. While opening a Phantom 4 and flying it out of the box is great, it’s the tinkerers in the garage that push technology to the limit. DJI is thanking the garage builders of the market it dominated by offering its line of professional controllers at steep discounts. The […]

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Drones, Robots Offer Vision of Mining’s Future

Drones, Robots Offer Vision of Mining’s Future

Diane Jurgens, BHP’s head of technology, at the miner’s office in Melbourne, Australia. BHP Billiton and other miners are turning to technology to boost productivity and reduce costs MELBOURNE, Australia—In volatile times for global commodities, one industry bedrock has remained constant: the army of truck drivers moving mineral-rich ore from deep pits and underground tunnels. BHP Billiton Ltd. is trialing a technology with the potential to change that. At a […]

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