month : 12/2016 46 results

Amazon’s New Patent Giant Flying Warehouse That Will Use Drones To Deliver Goods

Amazon has been awarded a patent for a giant flying warehouse that acts as a launchpad for drones to deliver items within minutes.The U.S. e-commerce giant described plans for an "airborne fulfillment center" (AFC) such as an airship or blimp that would float at an altitude of around ...

Orbital Signs Agreement with Insitu for UAV Propulsion Systems

Orbital Corporation has announced that it has signed a long-term agreement (LTA) with Insitu, valued at up to US$91m (A$120 million) over a three-year period.The agreement covers the supply of new Insitu-Orbital UAVE N20 propulsion systems to Insitu for near-term program requirements projected ...

Amazon’s Receives Countermeasures Patent To Protect Delivery Drones From Hackers

Amazon received a patent that covers technology to give it extra anti-hacking protections when drones are out doing deliveries, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.Amazon, which has dubbed its drone-based delivery service Prime Air, recently had its first actual drone delivery ...

Arctic Innovative Solutions Releases +Drone App

During the past year, the number of adverse events between drones and commercial aircraft has exploded. Secure integration of drones in aviation is one of the key topics among the international aviation organizations. Therefore Arctic innovative Solutions developed the + Drone app as one important ...

Israel To Acquire More Hermes 900 UAVs

The Israeli air force (IAF) is acquiring more unmanned air vehicles with advanced payloads to satisfy the growing demand for their services. As an immediate step, the existing inventory of Elbit Systems Hermes 900 UAVs will be multiplied by six, the IAF announced on 19 December.“This ...

7-Eleven Completes First Month OF Drone Deliveries To Customers Homes In The US

Flirtey, the world's leading drone delivery service, announced today they completed 77 autonomous drone deliveries to customer homes in the United States. Flirtey is the first drone delivery service to complete regular commercial deliveries to customer homes in the United States.The ...

AirMap Launches Christmas Eve Tracker for Santa’s New Delivery Drone

North Pole – On December 24th-25th, AirMap will be tracking Santa's first-ever Christmas Eve drone deliveries at santa.airmap.com.This holiday season, Santa is launching his new delivery drone, powered by AirMap's airspace data and services platform. He's packed the SleighMaster3000 with ...

C4D Intel And Flyability Announce Partnership

C4D Intel has partnered with Swiss aerial technology company Flyability to bring the companies innovative first collision-tolerant drone to the Australasian market.  With this partnership, C4D Intel will be a supplier of the Elios unmanned aerial vehicle in Australia.“It’s with great ...

European Space Agency To Use BCN Drone Center Facilities

Barcelona Drone Center has become a strategic drone test site for the European Space Agency – Business Incubation Centre (ESA-BIC)The announcement was made by the Government of Catalonia represented by the Presidency Minister, Neus Munté, the Secretary of ICT Governance, Jordi Puigneró, ...

NOVAerial Robotics Procyon 800E Enters Limited Production

NOVAerial Robotics is pleased to announce that the Procyon 800E drone helicopter has finished it’s prototype and testing phases and is beginning limited production and delivery to commercial companies worldwide.The first customer to place an order will be using it to carry a sling-load ...