BEAUMONT, Texas, March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Infrared Cameras Inc. (ICI) is releasing a line of multi-sensor payloads specifically designed for the unmanned aerial inspection market. Working closely over the past few years with many industry leaders, ICI has developed the equipment and methods for efficiently inspecting critical assets via unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). These industries include petrochemical (upstream, midstream and downstream), power distribution, alternative energy, and infrastructure.Continue reading
Kespry Announces Mining, Aggregates, Insurance, and Inspection Enterprise Growth, and New Strategic Funding to Enhance AI-Augmented Aerial Intelligence Platform
Salesforce Ventures invests in Kespry to enhance end-to-end digital experience for insurance clients and their customers
MENLO PARK, Calif., March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kespry, the leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, today announced significant growth across the mining, aggregates, insurance, and inspection industries, which continue adopting its technology at a rapid pace. Kespry is now used by more than 210 of America’s mining and aggregates firms, including 43 new companies in the last 12 months. The company’s platform is also seeing widespread use across Fortune 50 and Fortune 500 insurance companies. In addition, XAP 360, the leading commercial property assessment and inspection company, has standardized on Kespry across its operations. Recently, Kespry also launched a new enterprise relationship with DJI to further expand its drone portfolio.Continue reading
Drones have now been banned from flying within 5km of an airport … but an expert says it will only be effective if it’s policed robustly and there are other strict rules that drone users are flouting.
The Government brought in the new rule change on Wednesday (March 13) and says this is the start to a far tougher approach to governing how drones are flown. New penalties for breaking the law on misusing drones range from fines to life imprisonment if the device is intentionally used to cause violence.Continue reading
DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is pleased to declare that nine of its drone models comply with the latest Transport Canada regulations for advanced drone operations in controlled airspace. This allows DJI customers to continue using their preferred drones in these operations after June 1, when Transport Canada’s new regulatory framework for civilian drone operations takes effect across Canada.
“Transport Canada wants to ensure that drones operated in advanced missions are high-quality, reliable products. While DJI drones meet our own high quality assurance requirements, we have spent the last few months diligently reviewing our documentation, safety standards and administrative processes to ensure they comply with Transport Canada’s new requirements,” said David Hansell, DJI Public Policy Manager. “We can now declare official compliance with those requirements, allowing our customers to use our drones in controlled airspace without interruption.”Continue reading
New drone solutions that are optimal for long-range, non-line-of-sight, beyond-line of sight and urban operations within applications including Security, Public Safety, Disaster Relief, and Naval Operations
March 6, 2019 – Yuneec International and Mobilicom have entered into a strategic partnership to offer the Commercial & Federal market new advanced solutions for their unmanned aerial needs. The cooperation focuses on the development of two innovative Commercial and Federal drone solutions, based on Yuneec´s commercially proven hexacopter H520, well-known for its high reliability, safety and precision, and Mobilicom´s innovative SkyHopper and LTE technology. Both sUAS, which will be called H520 SkyHopper and H520 SkyHopper LTE, will incorporate high-end cyber security and encryption, dedicated frequencies and interference-avoidance capabilities, and will be offered as customizable, flexible and scalable end-to-end solutions.
“In listening to the needs of our Commercial & Federal customers within this segment, it was our objective to come up with a solution that would answer their pain points. The partnership with Mobilicom enables us to successfully address these unmet needs and offer them two groundbreaking products”, stated Joe Schamuhn, CEO of Yuneec Europe.
High End Security & Interference Avoidance
The Commercial & Federal drone solutions will provide a highly secure offering that includes High-End validated encryption, Dedicated and ISM Frequency Bands, Software Defined Radio or LTE + Secured Server Data Links and ISM jamming resistance. Both sUAS also mitigate backdoor cyber risks that are of high concern by Federal organizations in leading Western countries.
As drone operations continue to grow in 2019, businesses are looking for ways to automate and scale their operations to achieve a greater ROI. The industry is moving towards autonomous BVLOS (beyond the visual line of sight) – remote drone operations and exploring the technologies such as drone in a box (drone docking-stations or hangars) and connectivity over 4G/LTE or 5G.
One of the RAF’s former top instructors is on a new mission … to make the skies safer.
Squadron leader Andy Holland used to fly ground attack Tornadoes at speeds of around 650mph … and is now a British Airways pilot responsible for the safety of 469 passengers each time he’s at the controls of the giant double-decker long-haul Airbus A380.
But when he’s not doing that the 48-year-old father-of-four is teaching people how to fly drones.Continue reading
Achieve GSD and accuracy down to 1cm and conquer any project!
Delft, February 5th, 2019. Drone company Atmos UAV has just expanded its payload options. Through multiple R&D projects that lasted almost 3 months, Atmos’ engineering team optimally integrated additional cameras that are now available for their customers. Furthermore, the team also launched the newest version of MarLynk, the flight planning and ground control software provided with every Marlyn unit.Continue reading
Remote Lets Pilots Fly Newest Mavic Drones Without A Mobile Device
NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, continues its tradition of making aerial technology accessible to everyone by introducing a powerful new remote controller for its drones at CES 2019. The Smart Controller features an ultra-bright display screen and controls optimized for DJI drones, allowing pilots to fly the newest drones without using a smartphone or tablet. DJI will also be exhibiting its full lineup of consumer drones and handheld imaging products at its booth at CES 2019, including the new Osmo Pocket stabilized camera, and will host exciting workshops, hands-on product demonstrations and more. Attendees can find DJI in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, boothContinue reading
HTF MI recently introduced Global Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems Market study with in-depth overview, describing about the Product / Industry Scope and elaborates market outlook and status to 2023. The market Study is segmented by key regions which is accelerating the marketization. At present, the market is developing its presence and some of the key players from the complete study are 3d robotics, Aibotix, Dji, Parrot, Walkera, Aerovironment, Cybaero, Precision Hawk, Thales, Hubsan, Gaui, AirDog & Delta Drone etc.Continue reading
Global Photography Drones Market Insights, Forecast to 2023, The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains strategic insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry validated market data from 2013 to 2023 (forecast).Continue reading