The Road To Clearer Drone Policy

The Road To Clearer Drone Policy

Congress Works Toward Clearer Drone Policy The Drone Innovation Act would direct the U.S. Department of Transportation to work with state and local governments to develop a regulatory framework for unmanned aircraft systems. When a Minnesota brewery wanted to use drones to deliver beer to remote icehouses, the Federal Aviation Administration shot down the idea. Minnesota cities that tried to regulate drone traffic on their own also learned most of […]

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Drone Delivery Hive Coming Soon

Drone Delivery Hive Coming Soon

Is The Drone Delivery Hive Coming Soon From Amazon? Amazon files a patent for multi-level fulfillment center for unmanned aerial vehicles. Amazon has made the next leap toward a future reality in which drones drop recently-ordered goodies off in your yard, filing a patent for a “multi-level fulfillment center for unmanned aerial vehicles” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent filing emerged on June 22. “A multi-level (ML) […]

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Pioneering the Underwater Drone

Pioneering the Underwater Drone

Blueye Robotics Is Pioneering the Underwater Drone Most remote operated vehicles (ROVs) cost between $5,000 and $10,000. Blueye Robotics is here to change that. While drones are increasingly affordable, they’re also starting to be found in more places than just above our heads. We recently covered MIT’s efforts to have drones not only traverse the sky but tread on land , and are now seeing a Norwegian company dipping their […]

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6 Drones You Must Know About as A Professional

6 Drones You Must Know About as A Professional

Image Source: Pixabay The usage of drones is on the rise not only in the US but all over the world. They are now used in almost every industry, including real estate. As a professional, you need a drone that can take clear and detailed aerial photographs and videos. Here is a roundup of the top six drones you must know about as a professional. DJI Phantom 4 DJI Phantom […]

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Jani/ArduPilot receives Global UAV Award in Shenzhen

Jani/ArduPilot receives Global UAV Award in Shenzhen

Great day for ArduPilot and CEO of jDrones Mr. Jani Hirvinen. On last Saturday 24th Jun 2017 on Drone World Congress ArduPilot and Jani was awarded: “In recognition of outstanding contribution to Global UAV Industry” in Shenzhen/China. This is extremely big recognition for the work that we have done under ArduPilot operations in past 7 years. It was extremely great day for me in many ways. One is that 24th […]

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PCS Edventures and The Idaho STEM Action Center Host Idaho Drone Institute

PCS Edventures and The Idaho STEM Action Center Host Idaho Drone Institute

Idaho drone institute The Idaho Drone Institute was a two-day workshop where instructors received hands-on training in drone technology, preparing them for the implementation of the PCS Edventures! Discover Drones package in classrooms this fall. From assembling modular drones to in-depth flight training from Thrust-UAV professional drone racing pilots, the Idaho Drone Institute prepared instructors to build, operate, maintain, modify and teach the cutting-edge technology of drones through the innovative […]

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Transport Canada Approves Drone Test Range

Transport Canada Approves Drone Test Range

Transport Canada approves drone test range in Alma, QC According to their website, Transport Canada approves and launches test trials of drone and unmanned technology for surveillance in Northern Canada. The company states that they are committed to enhancing the safety and security of Canadians while fostering innovation as it continues to explore the use of unmanned aircraft systems, commonly known as drones, to fulfill its mandate. The Honourable Marc […]

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AkitaBox Taps PrecisionHawk Drone Platform

AkitaBox Taps PrecisionHawk Drone Platform

AkitaBox Taps PrecisionHawk Drone Platform to Automate and Optimize External Facility Inspections AkitaBox and PrecisionHawk announced an exciting new partnership to integrate aerial data into the facility management workflow. AkitaBox is a Madison-based facility management software company that automates maintenance, planning, and inspections, and Raleigh-based PrecisionHawk is a provider of advanced commercial drone technologies. The partnership was announced at the Building Owners and Managers Association International Conference in Nashville, TN […]

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Microdrones® md4-1000 UAV added to Transport Canada’s list of compliant systems

Microdrones® md4-1000 UAV added to Transport Canada’s list of compliant systems

Microdrones is excited to announce that their popular md4-1000 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been added to Transport Canada’s (TC) exclusive list of Compliant Unmanned Air Systems. One of only eight companies worldwide to earn this distinction, Microdrones’ accomplishment benefits clients across the globe – not just Canada. “This approval from Transport Canada (TC) for our md4-1000 drone has great meaning for users everywhere. A compliance certificate from TC implies […]

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Memery Announces The Dragonfly App

Memery Announces The Dragonfly App

Memery Announces The Dragonfly App A Free Mobile App That Takes the Headache Out of Drone Video MEMERY , the global leader in location-based video apps, made two exciting announcements. The first is that the company has added DJI executive and drone technology expert, Darren Liccardo, to its advisory board. The second will appeal to anyone who loves drone videos. The company announced the launch of Dragonfly, the world’s first […]

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