month : 06/2017 117 results

Ocelleye Releases New “UAV Landing Zone” for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems

Ocelleye, LLC, a commercial drone operator in North America announced today the release of its UAV Landing Zone for unmanned aerial systems weighing less than twenty-five pounds. The company prides itself for innovative forward thinking and through its own experience operating multi-rotors saw ...

DeTect Releases Pro Version of DroneWatcher APP – the APP that Makes Smartphones into Personal Drone Detectors

DeTect has announced the release of the Pro version of the popular DroneWatcher APP – the app that makes Android smartphones and tablets into personal drone detectors for security and privacy protection. The $5.00 (US) Pro upgrade version has all the features of the free app plus provides ...

Africa’s First UAS Testing Corridor Launched In Malawi By Government And UNICEF

The Government of Malawi and UNICEF today launched an air corridor to test potential humanitarian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones. The corridor is the first in Africa and one of the first globally with a focus on humanitarian and development use.It is centred on ...

West Wilson Utility District Turns to GEO Jobe for UAV Data Capture & Orthophoto Updates

GEO Jobe, a leading GIS software and solution provider offering UAV mapping services, has been integrating UAV / UAS data capture into a number of projects enabling quick turn-around and cost savings for clients. What this means is that in addition to being experts in the ArcGIS / ArcGIS Online ...

DARPA’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) Quadcopters Find their Way without Human Help

Phase 1 of DARPA’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program concluded recently following a series of obstacle-course flight tests in central Florida. Over four days, three teams of DARPA-supported researchers huddled under shade tents in the sweltering Florida sun, fine-tuning their sensor-laden ...

Agribotix Releases the New Agrion Agricultural Drone Built on the DJI PHANTOM 4 Pro

Emerging leader in agricultural intelligence, Agribotix, announced the immediate availability of The Agrion P4P, the newest version of its Agrion agricultural drone system. The new Agrion is a complete agricultural drone solution at a price that makes sense. This solution delivers state of the ...

Kratos Announces Award of BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Target Drone System U.S. Navy Contract

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Unmanned Systems Division (USD) was awarded an amendment to a previously awarded contract to exercise an option for Low Rate Initial Production Year 1 (LRIP 1) from the U.S. Navy, ...

Drone STEM Summer Camp for Kids and Teens Launches in Cities Across the Country

Drobots Company, a national leader in providing kids and teens with interactive summer camp experiences, announced this week that it has initiated its rollout in 18 states and nearly 50 cities across the country. Drobots aims to revolutionize summer program offerings by combining technology, ...

Drones That Drive MIT CSAIL Team’s System Of Quadcopters That Fly And Drive

Being able to both walk and take flight is typical in nature - many birds, insects and other animals can do both. If we could program robots with similar versatility, it would open up many possibilities: picture machines that could fly into construction areas or disaster zones that aren’t near ...

MMC: The Major Drone Manufacturer Driving 3 Industry Trends

Chinese industrial drone manufacturer MMC has a view from the top of the drone industry. As it’s Shenzhen neighbor DJI has risen to market dominance in the recreational drone segment, MMC has achieved prominence in the commercial sector. With over 500% growth in the last few years, the company ...