month : 07/2017 89 results

DJI Brings RoboMaster 2017 Finals To Twitch

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today announced that the RoboMaster 2017 competition finals will be livestreamed exclusively on social video platform Twitch. RoboMaster 2017 is an annual robotics competition for teams of aspiring engineers to design and ...

Drone Company Atlas Dynamics Completes $8 Million Funding Round

Pro Drone Startup to Use Funds for R&D and Global Product Distribution Atlas Dynamics (atlasdynamics.eu), a leading provider of drone-based solutions for the professional user, announced today it has raised $8 million from private and institutional investors.Atlas will ...

UND UAS Degree First To Be Accredited Under New AABI Criteria

Paul Lindseth has had a lot to celebrate during his first year at the helm of UND’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (JDOSAS).As dean, he’s seen the dedication of the state-of-the-art Robin Hall, a record number of student flight hours logged, and this week – another first....

Jordan “Jet” Temkin Crowned The 2017 DRL Allianz World Champion

For the second year in a row, DRL elite pilot Jordan “Jet” Temkin is named Best Drone Pilot in the World       The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global leader in professional drone racing, announced Jordan “Jet” Temkin, as the 2017 DRL Allianz World Champion. Fighting for the title of ...

XAIRCRAFT Launched in Japan Targeting Global Precision Farming

XAIRCRAFT Japan held a press conference in Tokyo on July 26, 2017. The Chinese agricultural UAV company XAIRCRAFT officially launched its flagship UAV Plant Protection System “P20” in the Japanese market.At the conference, President of XAIRCRAFT JAPAN, Mr. Tomohiro OSHIRO demonstrated the ...

ASPRS Launches First and Only UAS Mapping Certification Program at Commercial UAV Expo 2017

The organizers of Commercial UAV Expo announced today they will host the launch of the first and only UAS Mapping Certification in the industry presented by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).  ASPRS will be hosting a pre-conference UAS Technical Symposium  at ...

SlingStudio Multi-Camera Production Solution Now Compatible with DJI Drones

Sling Media L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corp., today announced that its SlingStudio platform is compatible with drone systems manufactured by DJI, the world’s leader in drones and aerial imaging technology. Ushering in a new era of live, multi-drone filmography, SlingStudio is the first ...

North Dakota State University Team Wins Big at International Aerial Robotics Competition

A team of North Dakota State University students competed, for the first time in the university's and state's history, in the International Aerial Robotics Competition and won an award recognizing their technical design. NDSU's team was recognized for excellence in the design of the air vehicle, ...

Macutex Signs Agreement With The Institute For Drone Technology

The Institute for Drone Technology (IfDT) and Macutex have signed an agreement to advance the use of drone technology in major projects throughout Australia. This agreement will see enhanced integration of drone technology into Macutex’s existing operations for large asset portfolio clients. The ...

Microdrones Successfully Completes 10 New BVLOS Test Flights Using Its Standard Solution

On July 13 and 14, Microdrones completed an exciting series of test flights that extended further than the operator could see – or, as it is referred to in the aviation industry, beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS). These flights were completed with a standard configuration of RC, ...