New Kespry Drone 2.0

New Kespry Drone 2.0

MENLO PARK, Calif.–( BUSINESS WIRE )– Kespry , which designs automated drone systems for commercial use, today announced the new Kespry Drone 2.0. The new lighter-weight drone flies 2X as long, covers 2X the ground area, and has 2X the wind resilience, due to the new airframe, battery, and flight system improvements. Based on requests from commercial customers, the new Kespry Drone 2.0 now flies over 30 minutes per flight, […]

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Don’t drive rashly: a drone might be watching you

Don’t drive rashly: a drone might be watching you

Pune Highway Police test a drone camera in the ghat section of the expressway. As accidents turn Mumbai-Pune Expressway into a death zone, enforcement takes to the air. An eye in the sky is better than several feet on the ground. The Maharashtra government is convinced about this, and has deployed drones for the first time on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway to stop wayward drivers in their tracks. The 95-km road […]

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Drones meet drought in skies of storied California farmland Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3763205/Drones-meet-drought-skies-storied-California-farmland.html#ixzz4IijCdNiB Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Drones meet drought in skies of storied California farmland Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3763205/Drones-meet-drought-skies-storied-California-farmland.html#ixzz4IijCdNiB Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

In this photo taken July 25, 2016, Danny Royer, vice president of technology at Bowles Farming Co., prepares to pilot a drone over a tomato field near Los Banos, Calif. The farm hired Royer this year to oversee drones equipped with a state-of-the-art thermal camera. The drone can scan from a bird’s-eye view for cool, soggy patches where a gopher may have chewed through the buried drip irrigation line and […]

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New rules on small drones kick in today

New rules on small drones kick in today

Source: LA Times For companies that want to use small drones, a new era began Monday. That’s when rules kicked in that free them from having to request special permission from the federal government for any commercial drone endeavor — a waiver process that often took months. Although industry experts say the Federal Aviation Administration’s new rules on commercial drones largely make it easier for companies to use the unmanned […]

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Tech causes majority of RPAS accidents, not humans

Tech causes majority of RPAS accidents, not humans

Researchers from Australia have analysed drone incidents and accidents the world over to determine the underlying cause of RPAS operations gone wrong. Surprisingly, the study showed technical problems were the cause of 64 per cent of the incidents, not operator error. Researchers Dr Graham Wild and Dr Glenn Baxter from RMIT University’s School of Engineering, along with John Murray from Edith Cowan University, completed the first examination of more than […]

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DroneDeploy welcomes Part 107 commercial drone regulations

DroneDeploy welcomes Part 107 commercial drone regulations

It’s all about growth and saving money, according to Mike Winn, DroneDeploy’s co-founder and CEO. DroneDeploy take images from drones and turns them into maps and actionable data. “We had already seen remarkable growth in the commercial drone industry the last few months, and before the Part 107 implementation, the amount of data generated by our users had been doubling every four months. For example, among the newer industries to […]

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