UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida

UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida

Package delivery company United Parcel Service tested home delivery by drone in Lithia, Florida , on Monday, the first step in what the company hopes will be a move toward more automated delivery. A drone launched from a UPS car roof, flew autonomously toward its destination, dropped a package and then returned to the vehicle, as the driver separately continued on a delivery route. The Tampa-area test, which UPS said […]

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How Can I Make Money with a Drone?

How Can I Make Money with a Drone?

Photo Eric Cheng At Skyward, we make operations management software for companies that use drones, so business managers and drone operators often ask us questions regarding safety, workflow, best practices, and business efficiency . These are great questions that most businesses are focused on—and that our software specifically addresses. We also receive dozens of questions each week about something altogether different: “I just bought a drone; how do I make […]

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Drones cutting occupational accidents

Drones cutting occupational accidents

Drones cutting occupational accidents One of the most dangerous jobs in America is power line maintenance. Over 330 people were killed last year due to falls and electrocution while working on power lines, thousands more were injured. Now one energy company is employing sophisticated drones to monitor power lines , allowing workers to trade the sometimes-scary task of climbing way up a swaying tower in possibly lousy weather to check […]

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Fly A Toy Drone With Hand Gestures

Fly A Toy Drone With Hand Gestures

The Aura quadcopter ditches a traditional stick controller or smartphone for a glove that lets you fly with a wave of your hand. Toy drones continue to get smarter and more stable. Their controllers, on the other hand, remain a mess of sticks, buttons and switches that take a lot of practice to master. The Aura drone from KD Interactive, on display this weekend at the New York Toy Fair […]

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DJI’s First Flagship Store

DJI’s First Flagship Store

Roswell Flight Test Crew Visits DJI’s First Flagship Store in Shenzhen, China In this episode, the Roswell Flight Test Crew visits DJI’s first flagship store, located in the industrial city of Shenzhen on the South China Sea, where the company itself is based. Established in the bustling OCT Harbour shopping district, the 2,600- square- foot store brings together all of DJI’s products in one place: its popular Phantom, Inspire and […]

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