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Industrial Drones Showing Great Potentials in Japan Drone 2017

Chiba, Japan, March 28, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Japan drone is the only international exhibition and conference, featuring drones and its market. All the experts from Japan, China, America and France exchanged at Japan Drone, discussed the future of drone market, state-of-the-art technology, and ...

FDNY Launches Drone For The First Time To Respond to Fire

FDNY launched its first ever tethered drone to respond to a fire in a 6-story building on Crotona Park North in the Bronx.The $85,000 FDNY tethered drone weighs 8 pounds and incorporates both a high-definition camera and infrared camera. These capabilities allow the drone to transmit live ...

Knowledge Base Presented By uAvionix “Remote Identification” – The Next Big Hurdle for UAS Regulations

We’ve hit a snag in the progression of new drone regulations, and it’s not related to the current political environment regarding curbing new regulations.  There is a big technical hurdle to overcome before the industry can move on – and there is a legislative deadline of July 2017 to solve ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Altavian “DSLR vs Point-and-Shoot Cameras”

Series Introduction: The aim of this knowledge base series is to answer the question “Why use DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras when smaller cameras are lighter, cheaper, and get good results?” This is a question we hear a lot and it is worth answering. But, while the question is simple ...

Three Reasons Golf Courses Are The Next Drone Mapping Territory

 The emerald golfing greens have seen better days. According to the US National Golf Foundation, the number of players has almost steadily declined from over 30 million in 2005 (pre-recession), to 24.7 million today. 680 US and 158 Canadian courses have closed. “Golf course owners are ...

3 Examples Of Why Modular UAS Payloads Are The Future

What does having a modular drone payload mean? Customization. You can build any kind of custom payload you need, plug it into Altavian drones, and fly it. There is no uncertainty whether you have the right drone for the job. The question is if you can build/buy/acquire the right payload. To ...

Rwanda Forges Forward With Drone Mapping And Delivery Use

After Rwanda made waves in the news early last year for allegedly being the first country to approve drone delivery, people payed attention. The country, with its rolling hills and one of the fastest growing economies in Central Africa, has already established regulations regarding drones and ...

Cloud Security Alliance and Securing Smart Cities Release Municipal Drone Best Practices

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world's leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, together with Securing Smart Cities, a not-for-profit global initiative that aims to solve the existing ...

The Case for Low Power ADS-B for Drones

Let’s just start with a few numbers and some back of the envelope math: 1.2 million drones were sold in the United States in 2016 1,800 reported pilot drone sightings in the United States in 2016 (up 25% from 2015)0.4 miles – about the maximum distance I can see my DJI ...

Tynker And Parrot Create Online Drone Curriculum For Kids

Creative-computing company Tynker is rolling out a new U.K. school curriculum that includes a course on drone programming, which will be executed in partnership with Parrot.Besides the new drone course, the new curriculum – to be offered for the 2017-2018 school year – adds JavaScript and ...