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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 9, 2018

Passenger Drones – From Sci-Fi to Reality

Otherwise known as drone taxis; flying taxis; or pilotless helicopters, passenger drones may soon become a reality. It is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that carries passengers. UAVs, or drones, have become increasingly popular over the years and have been used by both hobbyists and the military. Most recently though, […]
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 6, 2018

Kittyhawk Announces New Multi-Channel Video Streaming, UAS Facility Maps, and New Security Features

Kittyhawk, the market leader in commercial drone operations software, today announced a comprehensive set of new features for its best-in-class platform. Kittyhawk is introducing secure multi-party, multi-channel video and audio streaming, native UAS Facility Maps, new notification and telemetry sharing options with a focus on enhanced security and visibility. Multi-party, […]
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 22, 2018

The Impact of Drones in the Energy Industry

Today we hear a lot about drones. What we don’t hear a lot about is their vital role in the energy sector. However, this industry is growing more dependent on them to help with inspecting distribution networks, power plants, pipelines, rigs and energy companies. They’re replacing humans in this regard, […]
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 19, 2018

Yuneec Typhoon H Review

Here is an honest and unbiased review of the Yuneec Typhoon H drone. What is really going to knock your socks off – the Yuneec Typhoon H is a professional quality drone that was created for drone enthusiasts. So you’re going to find features that typically were once only available […]
February 18, 2018

Yuneec Typhoon 4K Review

In-depth review of the Yuneec Typhoon 4K, including features, specifications and pricing. This is no mini drone, but don’t underestimate it in the slightest. The Yuneec Typhoon 4K offers you an excellent camera with great features and a quadcopter drone that is also beginner-friendly. Take a look at this Yuneec […]
February 18, 2018

Yuneec HD Racer Review

Read the full Yuneec HD Racer review here. Take a look at this Yuneec HD Racer quadcopter, especially if you’re seeking an advanced FPV racing drone. This is one of the latest drones from Yuneec, a top quadcopter company. This is Yuneec’s first racing drone, and lots of people are […]
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 […]