Five drone startups to watch out for in 2017

Five drone startups to watch out for in 2017

Five drone startups to watch out for in 2017 Flying tech in Bristol and Bath As Europe’s largest robotics lab, you would expect the Bristol Robotics Labs (BRL) to spin out some interesting companies developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones. But there are other developments across the region that make Bristol and Bath a key location for UAV technology development in 2017. 1. Imitec , a spinout of the […]

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Dronerise: gradually, then suddenly

Dronerise: gradually, then suddenly

by Jon Evans Drones feel a bit like old news already, don’t they? At least in the Valley, with its hyper-fragmented mayfly attention span. The military has used them for decades. DJI, the undisputed (consumer) polycopter industry leader, was founded in 2006. We tech journalists can’t stop talking about drones, but they’re still mostly playthings, curiosities. One might well ask: what became of all that hype? It’s a fair question, […]

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AT&T Stadium Drones have not gone viral

AT&T Stadium Drones have not gone viral

AT&T drone stadium If you need an indicator that peak drone has happened why not cast your eyes towards an AT&T press release. The accompanying video as I type has only 723 views, four days after release. That with a subscriber base of 143,000 and some change. The use case, a radio survey is a good one but its just not very sexy. A couple of predictions. We are going […]

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Zuppa Autopilot: Flying Experience

Zuppa Autopilot: Flying Experience

"When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return " -Leonardo Da Vinci Flying is something that has been a piece of man’s desire until the end of time. Ever since we first saw a bird fly and with the advent of technology we can travel in air across […]

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