Drone Stuff This Week 28th Feb 2017, powerlines, maps and DJI

Drone Stuff This Week 28th Feb 2017, powerlines, maps and DJI

Powerline drone NZ A busy drone stuff this week (DSTW) that over ran and I blame Bruce from RC Model Reviews . We talk, regulations (as ever), power-lines, detailed maps touch on the new Matrice and quadcopter patents. This is how it played out. Bruce Simpson fought with and won in a war over words with the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand . Bruce challenged advice given by CAA […]

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Machine Learning and Optimization

Machine Learning and Optimization

Machine Learning and Optimization – Now Also with UAVs A new implementation of machine learning to the unmanned aerial vehicle sphere. Machine learning is becoming an increasingly important artificial intelligence approach to building autonomous and robotic systems. One of the key challenges with machine learning is the need for many samples, the amount of data needed to learn useful behaviors is high. In addition, the robotic system is often non-operational […]

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UAV Docking and Recharging Patent

UAV Docking and Recharging Patent

Olaeris Awarded UAV Docking and Recharging Patent Olaeris , developer of next-generation unmanned aircraft technology announced today that it has been granted U.S. Patent #9577445, outlining proprietary technology and methodology for autonomous alignment, docking, recharging and/ or refueling of unmanned aircraft. The patent also extends to water-borne drones and zero-G vehicles such as spacecraft. The technology significantly reduces the most expensive part of UAS operation which is manpower. To fly […]

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Farmers and graziers will be the focus of a special conference at the Australian International Airshow.

Farmers and graziers will be the focus of a special conference at the Australian International Airshow.

This timely and important event, Drones in Agriculture , will look at how modern drone technology can be used to carry out a variety of tasks and improve economic outcomes for the man on the land. The wide range of UAV operations will be examined in detail. The conference will feature three highly credentialed presenters. Among them is Brad Donald senior agronomist with Elders. He will look at many practical […]

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