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GA-ASI UAS Flight Training Academy Graduates First Aircrews

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that the company’s new Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Flight Training Academy graduated its ...

Northland College Signs Joint UAV Deal With Northrop Grumman

Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC) of Thief River Falls, Minn. today announced a collaboration agreement with Northrop Grumman Corporation as part of the continuing support of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) efforts in the Red River Valley area of North Dakota and Minnesota, ...

DJI Launches Osmo+ Integrated Zoom Lens For Handheld Gimbal Camera

 DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles and associated camera technology, Thursday launched the Osmo+, which brings an integrated zoom camera to the wildly popular Osmo handheld camera stabilization system. The Osmo+ continues DJI’s tradition of groundbreaking ...

Domino’s To Use Drones To Deliver Pizzas

Teams up with drone delivery firm Flirtey.Pizza retailer Domino's has partnered with drone delivery company Flirtey to bring its products to New Zealand customers via remote-piloted aircraft.The retailer today said it had today conducted a demonstration of its proposed drone delivery ...

Propeller Aero Launches AeroPoints Game-changing New Hardware For Accurate Drone Surveying

 Australian technology company Propeller Aero has announced the launch of AeroPoints: smart ground control points that makes it easy for anyone to capture survey-accurate mapping using drones.AeroPoints’ patent-pending technology provides a simple solution to one of the major ...

DJI SDK Challenge Finals To Be Held In Rome, NY

Search And Rescue Competition With Ford And United Nations Development Programme Demonstrates Lifesaving Ideas From Around The World For $100,000 Grand PrizeAugust 24, 2016 – DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, joins Ford Motor Company and the United Nations ...

DroneDeploy Raises $20 Million to Help Businesses Benefit From Drone Aerial Data

 DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones, today announced the company has raised $20 million in Series B financing led by Scale Venture Partners, bringing its total amount of funding to $31 million. As part of the financing, Rory O'Driscoll, who sits on ...

Aptonomy Introduces the Self-Flying Security Guard

Aptonomy Inc. has developed drone technology that could make prison breaks, robberies or malicious intrusions of any kind impossible for mere mortals. Dubbing it a kind of “flying security guard,” the company has built its systems on top of a drone often used by movie-makers, the DJI ...

Parrot’s Disco Drone Takes Flight Next Month

Today, Disco is official, and as it turns out, we’re not just getting a new fixed-wing drone: Parrot is bundling Disco with a complete first-person view, or FPV, system. You get the drone, a completely redesigned long-range Skycontroller, and Parrot Cockpitglasses, which turn your smartphone ...

The U.S. Department Of Interior Has Awarded A Contract To 3D Robotics

The U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded a contract to 3D Robotics of Berkley, California for up to 40 small, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The award follows a lengthy process to develop performance requirements and select the most useful type of aircraft.“The contract is extrem...