• Matternet and SkyGo partner with Abu Dhabi DoH for world’s first city-wide medical drone network

    Today, Matternet announced a city-wide drone delivery network for the rapid transport of medical goods in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH) and logistics company Skygo. The network will significantly increase the connectivity of the Emirate's health ecosystem and position it as a global leader in advanced air mobility. The DoH shared news of the project yesterday.  To bring its services to&nbs...
  • Drone Operations Collaborative (DOC) is a turnkey Emergency Inspection package to help utilities respond to disasters

    Beyond the Drone announces the launch of the Drone Operations Collaborative, “the DOC,” a comprehensive inspection solution for utility companies needing to manage, assess, and report conditions during emergency events. The DOC provides the personnel and software to help utilities mobilize and respond more quickly when time matters most.Beyond the Drone unveiled the DOC during the SEDC + Futura Online User Conference 2021 in July. The ...
  • AUSA 2021: Logos Technologies Unveils MicroKestrel Wide-Area Sensor for Tethered UAS

    Logos Technologies LLC, a leader in wide-area motion imagery (WAMI), announced today that it will be unveiling its new MicroKestrel sensor for small, tethered, multirotor-type unmanned aerial systems (UASs) at the upcoming Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Meeting & Exposition, in Washington, D.C.When mounted on a tethered UAS and hovering at 200 feet, a single MicroKestrel can image three square kilometers, tracking every ...
  • FIXAR equips outdoor UAVs with the BlackBox for safer sky

    With effect from September 2021, FIXAR equips all its outdoor drones with the additional FIXAR BlackBox system for UAV flight data logging enabling to increase traceability and accountability of the aircraft and contribute to safer air traffic.The FIXAR BlackBox is an extended feature that allows the system to record complete and detailed information of onboard flight activities and parameters. It is an advanced logging system capable of ...
  • Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Supply Agreement with TOPODRONE

    Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a multi-year agreement to provide its lidar sensors to TOPODRONE, which is based in Switzerland and develops affordable, high-precision solutions for aerial surveys. Using Velodyne lidar sensors has enabled TOPODRONE to bring high-precision mapping and 3D modeling to demanding environments including farms, forests, infrastructure and more to support development that advances economic and sustainability ...
  • Hughes and SES Demonstrate First Multi-Orbit SATCOM for Remotely Piloted Aircraft

    Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) and SES today announced the successful first demonstration of a new multi-orbit satellite communications (SATCOM) capability for remotely piloted aircraft. Conducted for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the demonstration paired Hughes HM series software-defined modems and Resource Management System (RMS) with SES’s satellites that operate in geosynchronous (GEO) and medium earth ...
  • Volocopter and Geely Joint Venture Orders 150 Volocopter Aircraft

    Bruchsal, Germany, 22 September 2021 – Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), and Aerofugia, a subsidiary of China's innovation-driven group, Geely Technology Group, announced the finalization of their joint venture (JV) company to introduce UAM in China. Operating under Volocopter (Chengdu) Technology Co., LTD (Volocopter Chengdu), the JV has signed an agreement to purchase 150 Volocopter aircraft. Geely Holding Group's CEO, ...
  • UK Business Minister Backs Altitude Angel to ‘Keep the UK at the Cutting-Edge of Innovation’

    Altitude Angel, the world’s most trusted UTM (Unified Traffic Management) technology provider, and Oxfordshire County Council have today announced they are to collaborate on a unique project which will provide local authorities with a blue-print for each to realise and enable its local drone economy.With the backing of The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and under the moniker AirTek, the partnership will ...
  • Soaring Eagle Imaging and Skynetwest unite to launch Soaring Eagle Technologies

    UAS service providers Soaring Eagle Imaging (SEI) from Brandon, Mississippi and Skynetwest from Chandler, Arizona, today announced a definitive agreement to become a leading drone data collection and processing company with the creation of Soaring Eagle Technologies (Soaring Eagle). The company, owned and operated by Houston-based Iapetus Holdings LLC (Iapetus), will lead the charge in markets such as critical infrastructure inspections ...
  • Plymouth Rock Technologies Announces Contract for UK Aerospace BVLOS Testing

    Plymouth Rock Technologies Inc. (CSE: PRT) (OTCQB: PLRTF) (FSE: 4XA) (WKN# A2N8RH) ("Plymouth Rock", "PRT", or the "Company"), a leader in developing detection apparatus and unmanned technologies, is pleased to announce the sale of custom drones and training services to Cranfield University in collaboration with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) National Beyond Visual Line of Sight Experimentation Corridor (NBEC).The goal of ...