Intel and GoPro Are Losing

Intel and GoPro Are Losing

Drone Wars: Why Intel and GoPro Are Losing The U.S. has a long reputation as a global leader in technological advances, just a few examples being the Internet, software and artificial intelligence (AI) . However, you may be surprised to learn that this isn’t the case with consumer drones, where the leader is an obscure, privately-held Chinese company called DJI, which is short for Dà-Jiāng Innovations Science and Technology Co., […]

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Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off

Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno NASA and its partners are in the midst of testing the next, more complex version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management ( UTM ) technologies with live, remotely-operated aircraft, or drones, at six different sites around the nation. The three-week campaign, known as Technology Capability Level 2 (TCL2) National Campaign, began May 9 and is focused on flying small […]

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Freedom Drone Sports signs partnership with LuGus Studios

Freedom Drone Sports signs partnership with LuGus Studios

Freedom Drone Sports™ and Lugus Studios are excited to announce a partnership that will bring the Freedom Class™ and Freedom500™ Series drones to life in a simulated video game environment. Based in Belgium, LuGus Studios are the video game development studio behind Liftoff, a drone racing simulator currently in BETA and available on Steam™ which is being developed to feature realistic drone physics and currently has around 40,000 users. “Kevin […]

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How to Build a Mobile App for Your Drone

How to Build a Mobile App for Your Drone

Gone are the days where drones were used only for taking pictures and videos. Nowadays, you can perform a variety of meaningful tasks using your drone. Drones are starting to automate tasks in many industries like agriculture, construction, photography, disaster management and real estate. Knowing how to build your own custom application, goes a long way in helping you achieve these tasks In this post, I will tell you how […]

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Venture BioDrop 2017 Capability Expansion

Venture BioDrop 2017 Capability Expansion

Pro S3 is pleased to announce the release of additional capability to its Venture BioDrop System. Working on the success of the existing BioDrop dispenser that was deployed during summer 2016 to combat European Corn Borer using capsules containing Trichogramma brassicae larve, Pro S3 has developed three new dispenser modules capable of the controlled release of granules, pellets and liquid agents for targeted mosquito control using bacillus thuringiensis israelensis media […]

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Meet CargoCopter: our latest generation of high-speed, long-range drones

Meet CargoCopter: our latest generation of high-speed, long-range drones

At KU Leuven we have been developing a new generation of drones to double the speed and range of conventional multi-rotor drones. For quite some years already, multi-rotor drones are the preferred type of drone for typically applications such as filming or inspection, in which the drone flies at low speeds and usually stays rather close to its pilot. On the one hand, the design of these drones is not […]

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NZ CAA Opens the Sky to Drone Innovation

NZ CAA Opens the Sky to Drone Innovation

NZ drone range New Zealand’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has permitted a new restricted airspace to trial drones flying beyond line of sight, approving an 874 square kilometre test range in Northland’s Hokianga region. Following the establishment of a new regulatory framework enabling unmanned air vehicles to be operated remotely, the test range, dubbed “ Incredible Skies” extends the opportunity for drone technology research in New Zealand and internationally. The […]

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SidePilot – Version 1.22 – iOS GCS for APM, PX4 and 3DR Solo

SidePilot - Version 1.22 - iOS GCS for APM, PX4 and 3DR Solo

Hi! Version 1.22 was just released of SidePilot , the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter (Inlcuding 3DR Solo) and PX4 New features include: Save video to camera roll (Using 3DR Solo) Better Fullscreen video Dedicated Shots button Offline Waypoints Timestamp for dataflash logs More waypoint options (Camera & Servo trigger) Shots! Our version of smart shots, now available to all Arducopter drones! Follow me (Both static and dynamic altitudes) Cable […]

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New Tethered Drone Power Supply System

New Tethered Drone Power Supply System

MMC Flying High Announces New Tethered Drone Power Supply System Commercial drone manufacturer MMC, a technology leader in eliminating flight endurance limitations, introduces the T1 Tether System : a direct power supply system for prosumer drones. The T1 Tether System As the innovator behind the first hydrogen fuel cell drone to market, MMC has been a major contributor to industry development in overcoming the limitations of battery power. The latest […]

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DJI Spark Lights Up Times Square

DJI Spark Lights Up Times Square

DJI Spark Lights Up Times Square This week DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, launched Spark. The Spark is a first of its kind from DJI. It’s an easy-to-use mini-drone, featuring DJI’s signature technologies, allowing you to seize the moment whenever and wherever you feel inspired. One of the more impressive features is the new technology which allows users to control the drone by hand […]

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