Georgia Department of Corrections Dedrone technology stops contraband deliveries

Georgia Department of Corrections Dedrone technology stops contraband deliveries

With the help of 10,000 staff, Georgia Department of Corrections (DOC) houses over 50,000 inmates across the state. Like many correctional facilities, Georgia DOC needs to remain constantly vigilant to protect against emerging threats to inmates and staff. Prison authorities wanted to take action and protect their facility against aerial intrusions by drones. It’s critical to prevent the dropping of contraband into their facilities at any time, day or night. […]

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Skyfire Consulting Gains FAA’s Sign-Off on Los Angeles Fire Department’s UAV Program

Skyfire Consulting Gains FAA’s Sign-Off on Los Angeles Fire Department’s UAV Program

Skyfire Consulting, the country’s premier public safety-focused drone company, kicked off 2018 by gaining the FAA’s sign-off on the Los Angeles Fire Department’s in-house UAV program. LAFD, one of the nation’s busiest fire/rescue agencies, put their trust in the four-year-old consulting company, based on their proven track record of success with FAA filings in the public safety space. “Developing and implementing a UAS program is a major undertaking,” said Battalion […]

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Dorado announces $55M ICO to become the next “Uber” for all last mile deliveries

Dorado announces $55M ICO to become the next “Uber” for all last mile deliveries

The next-generation on-demand delivery company Dorado, has revealed that it plans to raise $55M via its ICO. Dorado has already ‘pre-heated the oven” by raising $4M from institutional investors, including the ICO-focused Goldfish Fund , and it plans to offer the remaining allocation to the general public. There’s likely to be a huge amount of interest given how mature Dorado is in comparison to the majority of companies that hold […]

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PocketPilot , a new Linux FC based on the 25$ PocketBeagle®

PocketPilot , a new Linux FC based on the 25$ PocketBeagle®

**There is a new puppy in the family !!** **PocketPilot** is a smaller versions of the BBBmini ( https://github.com/mirkix/BBBMINI ), designed for use with PocketBeagle ( https://beagleboard.org/pocket , a small version of BeagleBone Black). It provides a very small & light-weight open-source ArduPilot based autopilot / flight controller for quadcopter drones & robots. **Summary of Technical Specifications** Processor: Octavo Systems OSD3358 1GHz ARM® Cortex-A8 512MB DDR3 RAM integrated Integrated power […]

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Build a Ballistic Parachute Recovery System for Your Drone

Build a Ballistic Parachute Recovery System for Your Drone

Starting on December 21, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) began requiring hobbyists to register their Unmanned Aerial Systems – often referred to as drones. After two days of registration, the database contained 45,000 aircraft dedicated and designed for personal use. This mandate was set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to increase accountability for drone operations and reduce accidents involving small drones. Failure to register a personal drone […]

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DJI Introduces Mavic Air For Limitless Exploration Wherever Adventure Takes You

DJI Introduces Mavic Air For Limitless Exploration Wherever Adventure Takes You

red mavic air The Most Portable 3-Axis Gimbal 4K Camera Drone Features SmartCapture, FlightAutonomy 2.0 and Advanced Pilot Assistance Systems DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced the Mavic Air, an ultra-portable, foldable camera drone that delivers higher performance, more intelligent features and greater creative possibilities than any other consumer drone. Developed with the traveler and outdoor enthusiast in mind, Mavic Air inherits the […]

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