Wingtra Launches The WingtraOne PPK

Wingtra Launches The WingtraOne PPK

Wingtra Releases WingtraOne PPK The VTOL Drone For Mapping and Surveying Wingtra, a Swiss company that develops, produces, and commercializes high precision VTOL drones, has announced the launch of WingtraOne PPK (Post-Processed Kinematics) UAV. With the help of partners – photogrammetry software provider Pix4D, and the GNSS board and PPK provider Septentrio – WingtraOne PPK is now able to deliver orthomosaic maps and 3D models with an absolute accuracy down […]

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Sunbathing mother and daughter feel watched by hovering drone in Auckland backyard

Sunbathing mother and daughter feel watched by hovering drone in Auckland backyard

A hovering drone seemed to be spying on a sunbathing mother and daughter in Mt Wellington, New Zealand. Melissa Rays and her daughter Morgaine Halligan were soaking up the sun in their backyard late in the afternoon when the drone showed up. The video footage shows the drone hovering above their house and backyard, seemingly spying on them. Sunbathing session turns creepy when a drone hovers over their backyard The […]

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Taoglas Launches Revolutionary Lightweight, Rugged Antennas for Automotive, Drone Markets

Taoglas Launches Revolutionary Lightweight, Rugged Antennas for Automotive, Drone Markets

Taoglas , a leading provider of IoT and automotive antenna and RF solutions, today at Mobile World Congress 2018 introduced its patent-pending TerrablastÔ range of antennas , a revolutionary, polymer-based series of patch antennas that are 30 percent lighter than their ceramic counterparts and extremely resistant to fracture upon impact. The combination makes Terrablast a perfect fit for the automotive and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) markets, where impacts are possible, […]

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Wingtra selects Septentrio GNSS board for WingtraOne PPK VTOL

Wingtra selects Septentrio GNSS board for WingtraOne PPK VTOL

wingtra truck Belgian GNSS receiver manufacturer Septentrio is delighted to announce selection by Swiss drone manufacturer Wingtra to supply GNSS OEM receiver boards and PPK processing software for the newly launched WingtraOne PPK drone. The combination of VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) technology and a high-spec PPK (Post-Process Kinematics) brings wide-area coverage at ultra-high precision. “With the WingtraOne PPK, we can offer a world first in drone photogrammetry–wide coverage at […]

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Casey Neistat reviews the Skydio R1 drone and compares it to DJI’s autonomous features

Casey Neistat reviews the Skydio R1 drone and compares it to DJI’s autonomous features

Less than two weeks ago we reported on the all-new Skydio R1 autonomous drone and we should have one to review very soon! Of course, Casey Neistat already got his hands on one. He posted a short review of the R1 drone on YouTube today. Casey’s review of the Skydio R1 drone Casey’s review starts out with a short story about him buying sneakers but then at 1:32 he starts […]

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