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March 16, 2018

Sentera Adds Powerful New Features and Capabilities to FieldAgent Mobile

Sentera today announced the addition of several significant new features and capabilities to its FieldAgent™ Mobile app. FieldAgent Mobile adds new flight planning options, a sleeker, more efficient user interface, in-app map views, and free access to the most commonly-used features on mobile. The redesigned app supports Sentera’s mission of […]
March 15, 2018

SenseFly Continues Free ‘Ag Drone Insights’ Webinar Series

The third instalment of senseFly’s agriculture-focused webinar series brings together agricultural research experts for inspiring discussions about drone use and best practices Cheseaux-Lausanne, Switzerland, March 14, 2018—senseFly, the leading provider of professional drone solutions, is hosting a free educational webinar focused on improving agricultural research outcomes and efficiency at 11:00 […]
March 15, 2018

BMW brings the Drone Racing League to BMW Welt in Munich

Innovative technology, action-packed racing and international championships: more and more people around the world are discovering a passion for drone racing. BMW is collaborating with the Drone Racing League (DRL), the international, premier drone racing circuit, to further develop high-performance racing drones in the BMW Group wind tunnel and bring a professional […]
March 13, 2018

Drones in Agriculture: Undeniable Value and Plenty of Growth

Agriculture was touted as one of the first industries that would leverage the rapid development of commercial-grade small unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAVs) and incorporate them into its practices. Early on, the use cases for an aerial analytics platform were evident to drone solution providers, farmers, and agronomists. As a result, […]
March 6, 2018

FREQUENTIS Partners with Altitude Angel to Enable Safe Airspace Integration of Drones

By forming a strategic partnership, Altitude Angel and Frequentis will connect ATM to UTM and pave the way for safer use of unmanned aircraft. Frequentis, the leading provider of ATM communication, automation and information solutions and Altitude Angel, the pioneering drone management platform and airspace integration start-up, have entered into […]
March 3, 2018

Elistair Launches a New Tethered Drone

We are incredibly excited to announce the launch of ORION UAS, the next generation of tethered drone systems. Here at Elistair we believe that the ability to deploy a fully automated tethered drone system as a permanent eye in the sky is invaluable and a huge advantage over bulky and […]
February 20, 2018

Texo Drone Survey and Inspection Launch New UAV and Payload Rental Division

Texo Drone Survey and Inspection Ltd (Texo DSI) has today announced the launch of its new UAV platform and associated payload rental service – Texo Drone Hire Division. As owner operators of the world’s most comprehensive and dynamic fleet of UAV’s and pioneers of disruptive survey and inspection technologies for […]
February 14, 2018

Skydio Announces R1, Delivering on the Promise of the Self-Flying Camera

Redwood City, CA – February 13, 2018 – Skydio, the California-based company, announced today the availability of the company’s first product: R1, a fully autonomous flying camera. With the introduction of R1, the company is taking a step toward the future of autonomous drones and enabling a new type of […]
February 13, 2018

AirGon LLC Appointed North American Distributor for YellowScan Drone LIDAR Systems

Huntsville, AL – AirGon LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoCue Group Inc., has been appointed the North American Distributor for YellowScan, based in Montpellier, France.   Under the agreement, AirGon will sell, train and support YellowScan’s complete line of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (sUAV) LIDAR scanning systems.  The system choices […]
February 6, 2018

Drone “Dive-Bombing” Passenger Jet Above Las Vegas

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO), a global provider of drone detection and mitigation products, notes multiple media reports of a video recently recorded by an unknown drone pilot flying his or her drone disturbingly close to a Frontier Airlines passenger jet as it came into land at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. [embedded […]
February 6, 2018

Meat & Livestock Australia and Aerodyne Launch $5.1Million “Drone as a Silent Service” Program

Aerodyne Group and Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) are pleased to announce today that they are engaging as partners to carry out a pioneering study into the role of autonomous drones and sensors within the Meat & Livestock Industry. Following extensive industry input MLA and Aerodyne have developed a schedule […]
February 6, 2018

Candid Sky Productions Secures C Airspace in Reno

Candid Sky Productions, a drone service provider in Northern Nevada specializing in aerial photography for real estate, mine sites, agriculture, mineral prospecting and cinematography services, has received permission to fly Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) otherwise known as drones in the controlled class C airspace in and around Reno Nevada. “It’s […]
February 2, 2018

GRIFF 2.0 The only All-Metal Drone Built to Aircraft Standards

With successful testing of the company’s beta-version now concluded, the resulting GRIFF 2.0 Master Design is a world first – the only all-metal drone built to commercial aircraft standards. ‘Uncompromising’ CEO Leif Johan Holand said that the UAS – capable of carrying payloads of up to 150kg (331lb) – exemplified […]
February 2, 2018

Drones take on Critical Role in Disaster Management

Soaring Sky, a premiere drone service and training company, is working with insurance companies nationwide to improve disaster management and structural inspections.  The use of the latest drone technology is safer, more efficient, and more cost-effective than traditional methods. “The aerial imagery allows adjusters more time to analyze and assess […]
January 24, 2018
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DJI Introduces Mavic Air For Limitless Exploration Wherever Adventure Takes You

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 […]