California Wildfires (Part 2): How 360 drone panoramics become a first-responder tool

California Wildfires (Part 2): How 360 drone panoramics become a first-responder tool

california wildfire 2 I had some time to think in between the two dozen drone flights it took to map the Coffey Park neighbourhood in Santa Rosa, one of the hardest hit by the recent wildfires in California (see Part 1). As I stood in front of the burned-out homes and cars in one of many cul-de-sacs in the neighbourhood, I couldn’t begin to imagine the heartbreak the residents must […]

Continue reading

Falco EVO Surveillance Drone Touches Down in the Middle East with First Delivery to Launch Customer

Falco EVO Surveillance Drone Touches Down in the Middle East with First Delivery to Launch Customer

falco evo • The Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS) has been selected by two customers in the Middle East and Gulf region. The first delivery took place last month; • Leonardo is also seeing increased interest in its ‘drones as a service’ offering, where the company owns and operates the aircraft and provides surveillance data to the customer; • In addition to fixed-wing RPAS, Leonardo is a leader in […]

Continue reading

“Crystal clear imagery from the clouds: Alpha Unmanned Systems teams with Sightec

“Crystal clear imagery from the clouds: Alpha Unmanned Systems teams with Sightec

5 Alpha 800 for SKS & Sightec payload Madrid, Spain based Alpha Unmanned Systems, manufacturer of the gasoline-powered helicopter UAV known as the Alpha 800, announced today its technology partnership with Sightec, an Israeli developer of pioneering video image stabilization and object detection software. “Sightec’s on-board processing eliminates the shakiness caused by vibration on 1, 2 and 3 axes and makes the images recorded easier to analyze than ever before. […]

Continue reading