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Northrop Grumman Gets DARPA Tern Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a $17.7 million contract modification as part of DARPA's Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node, or Tern, program.Tern is a project that aims to make it quicker, easier, and less expensive for the U.S. military to deploy drones for intelligence, surveillance and ...

Innovation Takes Flight at Southeast with Launch of Drone Program

As the global market for commercial “drones” is surging, Southeast Missouri State University announces the launch of a new academic program in unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to meet the future demand anticipated for graduates skilled in this next-generation technology.The Missouri ...

Parrot Releases The Sequoia Multispectral Camera

Parrot has announced the official launch of the new Parrot Sequoia multispectral camera. The Sequoia is immediately compatible with the Sensefly eBee, but it can also fit on just about any other drone (including multi-rotors) using just a standard GoPro-size mount. It’s available now on the ...

DJI And Hasselblad Introduce First Joint Aerial Photography Package

DJI  together with Hasselblad Group present a fully integrated high-end aerial camera-platform combo comprised of Hasselblad’s aerial medium-format camera A5D and DJI’s professional flying platform M600.The A5D-M600 bundle is the first joint product following DJI’s acquisition of a ...

DJI Launches New Zenmuse Z3 Camera With Built-in Optical Zoom

Drone maker DJI hаѕ launched a nеw aerial camera fοr іtѕ range οf UAVs — thе first frοm thе company tο offer a built-іn optical zoom.Thе Zenmuse Z3 costs $899, weighs 262 grams, аnԁ hаѕ thе same Sony-built 1/2.3-inch camera sensor found іn DJI’s Inspire 1 аnԁ ...

DroneDeploy & DJI Partner To Deliver Thermal Mapping Capabilities

Along with construction, inspection is poised to be one of the primary industries to adopt drones — and it’s no wonder. Traditional means of inspecting buildings, utilities and other infrastructure are time consuming, labor intensive, and susceptible to human error and accident. By contra...

Intel Is Investing In the Drone And UAS Markets

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is running out of room to grow. Sluggish demand for PCs, which have long upgrade cycles and are being displaced by tablets and phones, have caused sales of its PC chips to slow to a crawl.Consulting firm PWC believes that the global drone market will grow from $2 billion ...

Grand Sky Drone Park – The U.S.’ First Commercial Park Dedicated To Flying Drones

In the northeast part of the state, just 20 minutes outside the city of Grand Forks, is a business park with the sole purpose of researching and testing unmanned aircraft systems. This is Grand Sky, the first commercial industrial park dedicated to drones.Grand Sky is located on 217 acres ...

Samsung’s New Memory Card Designed For Drones

Samsung Electronics is now working to serve the drone market. The company has developed a removable memory card for use in high-resolution mobile shooting devices, specifically DSLRs, 3D virtual reality cameras, action cams and drones. The cards will provide drone operators with storage ...

DJI GO App Now Has Improved Geofencing

DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, Tuesday introduced an improved version of its geofencing system in the latest update to the DJI GO app that controls its Phantom and Inspire aerial platforms.The industry-leading Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) software will help ...