Parrot positions its consumer drones for 3D modeling, mapping and agricultural uses

Parrot today announced packages for its consumer drones aimed at small businesses. The company has long served the professional market, but this announcement repositions the Bebop and Disco drones as off-the-shelf solutions for 3D modeling, mapping and agricultural uses. After all, drones are most interesting as data capture devices and …

Drone Spotted Almost 1KM Up Near Halifax, NS, Canada

On Saturday, May 13, pilots reported a drone flying at more than 900 m, west of Halifax Stanfield airport. A drone can cause major damage to a plane. Don’t fly your drone higher than 90 m above the ground. New rules for recreational users: Canada.ca/drone-safety source

Insitu ScanEagle Joins “Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?” Exhibit at NYC’s Intrepid Museum

Insitu ScanEagle joins “Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?”- the first major museum exhibition on pilotless aircraft BINGEN, Wash., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Among its many pioneering moments, ScanEagle was the first unmanned aircraft to operate from a U.S. Navy Destroyer, the first to perform an FAA-approved commercial beyond visual …

DJI Introduces Its First Smart TV App, Bringing High-Quality Aerial Content To More Homes Around the World

DJI Introduces Its First Smart TV App, Bringing High-Quality Aerial Content To More Homes Around the World May 15, 2017 – DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, Monday announced the availability of its Smart TV App, which will be made available for smart TV platforms …

AeroVironment Begins Full Rate Production and Shipment of Mantis i45 EO/IR Gimbal Sensor Suite for Puma™ AE UAS

Available for military applications, Mantis i45 greatly enhances AeroVironment Puma™ AE small unmanned aircraft systems’ ISR capabilities Advanced sensors enable Mantis i45 operators to see better and farther, providing more actionable intelligence for better decision making In military operations, Mantis i45 increases the stand-off distance between the Puma AE and …

Global $3.79 Billion Target Drones Market 2017-2022: Increased Emphasis on Enhanced Military Training – Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Target Drones Market by Engine Type, End-user, Platform, Target Type and Region – Global Forecast to 2022” report to their offering. The target drones market is projected to grow from USD 3.79 Billion in 2016 to USD 6.20 Billion by 2022, …

New Content and Videos are Featured in the King Schools Version 2.0 Drone Pilot License Test Prep Course

AUVSI XPONENTIAL Conference — Drone pilots who want to fly their drones in furtherance of a business have a fun and quick way to prepare to pass the required Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate written test with Version 2.0 of the King Schools Drone Pilot License Test Prep Course.

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 …

Volaero UAV & Drones Corp. Joins Miami-Dade Beacon Council’s Drone Initiatives

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) working group established to conduct awareness and help develop economic development strategy for new segment of the aviation industry Miami Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez discussing drone technologies with Jeff Fidelin, Chief Drone Pilot and Charles J. Zwebner, CEO of Volaero Drones Corporation

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 …