A U.S. drone advisory group has been meeting in secret for months. It hasn’t gone well.

A U.S. drone advisory group has been meeting in secret for months. It hasn’t gone well.

A government advisory group has been holding confidential meetings to shape U.S. policy on drones, deliberating privately about who should regulate a burgeoning industry that will affect everything from package delivery to personal privacy. The federal group includes industry insiders with a financial stake in the outcome and is co-chaired by a lobbyist for DJI, a Chinese drone maker that dominates the U.S. market. In January, the Federal Aviation Administration […]

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Azur Drones acquires Skeyetech and becomes a world leader in automated industrial UAVs

Azur Drones acquires Skeyetech and becomes a world leader in automated industrial UAVs

Azur Drones, the French pioneer in civil professional UAVs, has carried out a fourth fund-raising exercise of €3.5 million. It has now raised more than €10 million in funds over the last 12 months and, with Skeyetech, completes its third defining acquisition in nine months. The company is the French leader in UAV video-protection solutions with its Drones’Guard offer, and is being deployed internationally. Azur Drones acquires Skeyetech This Bordeaux […]

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Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal

Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal

The all-in-one drone solution for thermal imaging Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal is an all-in-one quadcopter thermal imaging solution specifically designed for small construction businesses, thermal inspection professionals and public safety services. This solution enhances Parrot’s Professional range of business solutions, which launched earlier this year with Parrot Disco-Pro AG, Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling and, more recently, Parrot Bluegrass. 2017 has been a significant and busy year for Parrot, with the launch […]

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