month : 12/2017 49 results

Measure Expedites Problem Resolution for Electrical Utilities with New Drone Toolkit for Linemen

Measure, the largest U.S. provider of drone services to enterprise customers, today announced a new drone toolkit that enables electrical utilities to build a professional drone inspection program staffed by their own linemen. The package trains and equips linemen to quickly and safely ...

Pix4D Recognizes GEO Jobe GIS & UAV Services for 3D Drone Mapping for Smart Cities

GEO Jobe UAV Services group has been extremely busy this fall flying season, and there's no sign of slowing down anytime soon – although a break over the coming holiday season is going to be very welcomed! Recently, a UAV project conducted by the team in Lewisburg, Tennessee was selected as a ...

Mercedes Plans More Drone Deliveries After 100 Perfect Flights

Mercedes-Benz, conducting the biggest test using drones to ship everyday items like ground coffee and cellphones, said the mini aircraft completed 100 drop-offs to strategically placed vans in Zurich with a perfect safety record and more deliveries are planned for next year.About 50 individ...

Aerial Intelligence Solution Provider Kespry Secures $33 Million in Series C Funding

Kespry, the leading aerial intelligence solution provider, today announced it has raised $33 million in its Series C round of funding, led by G2VP with Shell Technology Ventures, Cisco Investments, and ABB Ventures joining as new investors in the company. Each investor has a significant track ...

Kittyhawk Launches Intelligent Flight Profiles to Enterprise Suite of Drone Operations Solution

Kittyhawk, the leader in commercial drone operations and management, today announced Flight Profiles,  a key new feature to its expanding enterprise platform. After collaborating with customers, it became clear that as more organizations teams leave the “freelancer” or “contractor” ...

Call for Participants for the ANSI UAS Standardization Collaborative

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) issued today a call for participants for its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC). The announcement follows the UASSC's kick-off meeting held September 28 in Washington, DC.The UASSC's mission ...

SkyX Drone Completes 100km Flight for Oil & Gas Market

SkyX Systems Corporation, the Canadian leader in long-range unmanned aerial monitoring and data collection, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed an unmanned data collection flight of 100km, one of the longest journeys in its class. Taking place in Mexico, the ...

DJI Introduces Voluntary Flight Identification Options For Drone Pilots

DJI is introducing new features to the DJI AeroScope remote identification system that functions as an “electronic license plate” for drones. The new features allow drone pilots to voluntarily identify their flight operations to authorities while still protecting their privacy.AeroScope is ...

Mapbox Acquires Fitness AR to Deepen its Focus on Augmented Reality

Mapbox, the mapping and location platform for developers, today announced it has acquired Fitness AR, the augmented reality activity tracking app. Fitness AR creator Adam Debreczeniwill join Mapbox to help build out a team of talented designers and developers, focused on showing the art of ...