Fire, police drones caught between saving lives, guarding rights

Photo: Mason Trinca, Special To The Chronicle Kevin White of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District retrieves the drone during a search-and-rescue training at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park.Battalion Chief Jeff Kleven stood onshore peering through the predawn darkness. He couldn’t see if anyone was inside a car …

Robird And Integrated Drone Solutions Deployed At Major International Airport

A world-first: integration of drones within daily airport operations – Edmonton International Airport to incorporate Robird and integrated drone solutions – Clear Flight Solutions and AERIUM Analytics providing full-service drone package under Alberta Aerospace & Technology Center DALLAS, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Edmonton International Airport (“EIA”) will be the first …

Sentera Launches High-Precision Sensor Product Line

Precise NDVI and NDRE data capture in an ultra-compact package Today, Sentera announced new additions to its small, lightweight Single sensor product family. The new High-Precision NDVI Single and High-Precision NDRE Single utilize patent-pending technology to improve spectral band separation and generate more accurate vegetation index measurements. The High-Precision Single …

Rajant advances onboard intelligence for UAVs, opening up commercial opportunities for drone manufacturers

xCraft Showcases InstaMesh® Enabled x2i Hybrid VTOL Drone at AUVSI XPONENTIAL in Dallas PHILADELPHIA – May 9, 2017 – Rajant announced today advancements in its Kinetic Mesh® Wireless Network technology that will power in-air mesh networks, enabling drone manufacturers to strengthen drone-to-drone and drone-to-ground communications. Kinetic Mesh delivers communication and …