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Intel Enters The UAV Market – Unveils Falcon 8

Meet the Intel Falcon 8+ System UAV, a V-shaped octocopter packed with redundant systems, announced today at the Intergeo conference in Hamburg.Intel says the Falcon 8+'s electronics systems are fully redundant, and that the drone includes "automated aerial-sensing solution" and a triple-redu...

DJI and Datumate Partner to Deliver Site Survey Solution

Tailored for professional surveying jobs, the DJI-Datumate Site Survey Solution simplifies the surveying and mapping processes, while maintaining superior accuracy. Shenzhen-based DJI is the world’s top aerial-imaging company. Israel based Datumate is a leader in automated “field-to-plan” ...

Introducing the finalized PhoneDrone Ethos from xCraft!

Drone startup xCraft has released the final design of their PhoneDrone Ethos. The company has created the only drone that uses your smartphone as the camera, GPS, and processor of the aircraft. The quadcopter will pair with an onboard device via bluetooth connection and allow for autonomous ...

Pix4D Launches MOBILE + DESKTOP + CLOUD Solutions for Drone Mapping at InterGeo 2016

Drone mapping software developer Pix4D launches hybrid solutions today that integrate mobile, desktop, and cloud platforms for more flexible mapping.“When we started Pix4D six years ago, we were a cloud processing company,” said Christoph Strecha, Pix4D’s CEO. “But our first clients ...

Delair-Tech Acquires Trimble’s Gatewing UAS Unit

The day before the INTERGEO’s exhibition (Hamburg – Germany), Delair-Tech, a leader in professional drones, announced the purchase of Gatewing, Trimble’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) business based in Belgium. The company has also signed a strategic alliance agreement to partner with ...

NASA Is Flying A UAS Over Hurricane Matthew

NASA is using a drone to track Hurricane Matthew. The space agency said Friday that it is flying a Global Hawk UAS over huge storm swirls near Florida’s northeast coast.The RQ-4 Global Hawk is built for watching disasters unfold. The high-altitude, long endurance UAS can fly for over 34 ...

Verizon takes flight with airborne LTE operations

Verizon is taking its Internet of Things (IoT) initiative to the skies. The company announced its new Airborne LTE Operations (ALO) initiative designed to provide in-flight wireless connectivity.“In our view, no one else in the industry has taken the kind of holistic approach of extending the ...

Drone Aviation Granted U.S. Patent for Electric Tethered Aerial Platform and System Technology for Drones

New Patent Covering Core WATT and Bolt Tethered Drone Technology Expands Intellectual Property Portfolio Drone Aviation Holding Corp. a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced that it has been awarded a patent (US Patent 9,446,858) by the U.S. Patent and ...

FreeSkies Announces the Full Release of CoPilot for DJI

FreeSkies, a DJI 3rd party app developer and SDK partner, announces the full release of their first consumer product, CoPilot for DJI. The free iOS app allows users of all experience levels (even a 7-year-old first-time pilot) to capture smooth and dynamic video using a keyframe-based ...

Textron Systems Touts Hybrid ‘Aerosonde HQ’ Small Drone

Textron Systems has at least one potential customer for a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) version of its Aerosonde small unmanned aircraft system. The Aerosonde Hybrid Quadrotor (HQ) adds four rotors to what is otherwise a catapult-launched fixed-wing aircraft.“Our customer has asked us ...