day : 15/07/2016 9 results

Airbus Cargo Drone Challenge Winners Announced

Airbus Group SE and Local Motors Inc. announced during a ceremony held at the Farnborough International Airshow the winners of the “Airbus Cargo Drone Challenge ”, a co-creation competition for the next generation of commercial drones, which both companies launched in April.The five ...

Trimble UX5 Monitors Beach Restoration Efforts

For the first time, a team from Florida Atlantic University’s Geosciences Department is using an unmanned aircraft system to monitor ongoing beach restoration efforts.Typically, scientists use traditional surveying methods such as an electronic total station and a RTK GPS receiver to ...

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 ...

Exxon Is Using Drones To Scout For Whales

Drones are quickly becoming a game-changer in the oil and gas industry, as the flying robots perform otherwise costly and dangerous inspections of pipelines, offshore rigs and refineries.Exxon Mobil Corp. is one of many major oil companies using drones in its oil-and-gas production operat...

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...