Is The Lack of Drones Costing Lives

Is The Lack of Drones Costing Lives

Lack of Drones Costing Lives In Houston? Drones in Houston would be a force multiplier for rescue efforts – so why is the FAA telling them to stay away? Brett Velicovich of the Fox News Opinion put out an interesting statement regarding drone usage in Houston. He begins his post by stating that some of his closest family and friends are located in Katy, Texas, where he grew up, have […]

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The First Atmospheric Satellite StratoAirNet

The First Atmospheric Satellite StratoAirNet

The StratoAirNet “Atmospheric Satellite” Heads To Testing Completion and Delivery of First Solar Wing for Bye’s StratoAirNet UAV Bye Aerospace , and SolAero Technologies Corp announce both the completion and delivery of its first solar wing for Bye’s StratoAirNet UAV. SolAero is a leading provider of solar cells and solar panels to satellite and spacecraft OEMs. Bye Aerospace is an innovator of sophisticated aerospace technology. SolAero is integrating their advanced […]

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DJI Wins 2017 Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering

DJI Wins 2017 Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has won a prestigious Emmy® Award for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. DJI’s camera drone technology was recognized for excellence in engineering creativity, specifically for creating “Low Latency Remote Controlled Airborne Video Platforms for Television.” DJI’s technology has changed the look of modern television by giving directors and cinematographers an affordable, accessible […]

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DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload

DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload

This Saturday at DronesLab we achieved an important milestone in the final steps towards the public release of the DeltaQuad: A 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload. This marks the achievement of the most important goal we have set when we started the development of this vehicle over a year ago. The DeltaQuad is an electric VTOL flying wing capable of fully autonomous operation. It is driven by either […]

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Whitefox – how​ ​should​ ​drone​ ​traffic​ ​be​ ​managed?

Whitefox – how​ ​should​ ​drone​ ​traffic​ ​be​ ​managed?

WhiteFox’s proposal to top regulatory officials is good for the industry, consumers, and the future. The world is currently in the “Wild West” stage of drone integration. Existing laws are not enforceable, drone pilots have unrestricted flight access, and drones are vulnerable to exploitation by bad actors. The rising prospect of such threats underscores the urgent need for a framework to shepherd the graceful integration of drones into the national […]

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Dogs and Drones To The Rescue

Dogs and Drones To The Rescue

Dogs and Drones To The Rescue How dogs and drones are slashing rescue times in the wake of natural disaster. The team over at Upworthy posted an awesome article about an unlikely duo that is changing the game for rescue operations after natural disasters. So whose the team? Dogs and drones. According to the article, the Swiss Federation of Civil Drones has partnered with the Swiss Association for Search and […]

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Why Should We Trust DJI?

Why Should We Trust DJI?

Image credit Dave Granlund © www.daveranlund.com The historical relationship between the Chinese and United States is steeped in espionage. A quick search of sUAS News website will reveal an article going back to 2013: “QinetiQ North America was attacked by a Shanghai-based hacker group from 2007 to 2010, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The hacking collective has been coined the ‘Comment Crew’ by security experts.” QinetiQ is both a drone manufacturer […]

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Icaros and Agrowing Announce Integrated Drone Multispectral Mapping Solution for Agriculture

Icaros and Agrowing Announce Integrated Drone Multispectral Mapping Solution for Agriculture

Icaros Inc., a leading provider of aerial imaging software, and Agrowing, a leading supplier of multispectral sensors and analytics software, are pleased to announce an integrated drone product that bundles Icaros’ OneButton software into Agrowing’s solution stack, automating the entire workflow from image capture through generation of fully indexed orthomosaic maps for agriculture. As part of the agreement between the companies, Agrowing will offer an exclusive product bundle that includes […]

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North Carolina DOT Hosts Asheville Drone Workshop for Commercial and Government Operators

North Carolina DOT Hosts Asheville Drone Workshop for Commercial and Government Operators

north carolina drone workshop The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation is hosting a workshop for commercial and government drone/Unmanned Arial Systems (UAS) operators. NCDOT and partners are aiming to educate local agencies and businesses about potential practical applications of this emerging technology. This workshop will focus primarily on how drones can be used for emergency management. Other topics will include flight operations, drone safety, data management, as […]

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This New Drone That Acts Like A Robotic Bird

This New Drone That Acts Like A Robotic Bird

Meet The New Drone That Acts Like A Robotic Bird The Multimodal Autonomous Drone (S-MAD) is a fixed-wing drone that has a few bird-like tricks up its sleeve. You can, for example, fly it like a glider through a room or open space, but when it approaches a flat surface the drone quickly changes configuration and lands flat with its little spiky teeth digging in to keep it from falling. […]

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