UAV Equipment & Systems

Sky-Futures Unveils AirMap-Powered ‘Flightdeck’ for Drone Ops Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Drone-based industrial inspections provider Sky-Futures has launched Flightdeck, the latest addition to its Expanse software suite for professional drone missions. According to Sky-Futures, Flightdeck offers drone operators an integrated cloud-based solution to safely plan and execute commercial drone operations – [Read More]

TeAx’s New Thermal/RGB Drone Camera Offers 10x Zoom

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

German company TeAx Technology recently unveiled its latest product for the thermal drone market: ThermalCapture Fusion Zoom, a lightweight camera with both RGB and thermal sensors. According to the company, the new camera also offers a 10x visual zoom, as [Read More]

New DroneDeploy Solution Performs Real-Time Drone Mapping in the Field

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2017

In coordination with the spring growing season, DroneDeploy has announced the beta release of its new Fieldscanner product for real-time drone mapping. With Fieldscanner, which is available as part of DroneDeploy’s iOS app, farmers can use any DJI drone to [Read More]

Sentera’s Precision Ag Drone Solutions Arrive at 350 Resellers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2017

Minneapolis-based Sentera, a provider of drone imaging solutions in farming, has expanded its reseller network to more than 350 retail locations across North America. Sentera’s precision agriculture data solutions include AgVault Web, desktop and mobile applications that collect, interpret and [Read More]

Industrial Skyworks Rolls out UAV Inspection Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 12, 2017

Drone inspections provider Industrial Skyworks has rolled out Blue VU, desktop software to augment the inspection of buildings and oil and gas infrastructure. Industrial Skyworks says its new software will relieve inspectors, engineers and technicians from sifting through thousands of [Read More]

Corning, PrecisionHawk Join Forces for Drone Platform with Hyperspectral Sensor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 12, 2017

PrecisionHawk, a provider of advanced commercial drone technologies, is collaborating with Corning Inc. to equip researchers with a platform for collecting hyperspectral data with drones. Specifically, the Corning microHSI 410-SHARK hyperspectral camera is being coupled with PrecisionHawk’s platform for collection [Read More]

Sentera Brings Incident Light Sensor to DJI Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 11, 2017

Sentera recently launched updates to its incident light sensor (ILS), which can now be used on the DJI Phantom 4, Phantom 3 and Inspire drones with normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) upgrades. For several years, research customers have used the [Read More]

John Deere Operations Center Users Gain Access to DroneDeploy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Just in time for the spring planting season, DroneDeploy, a cloud software platform for commercial drones, is now connected with the John Deere Operations Center. According to DroneDeploy, the integration allows users to synchronize their DroneDeploy and MyJohnDeere accounts to [Read More]

Producing Consistent Drone Data in Farming – Regardless of the Weather

Written by Pix4D on April 03, 2017

When you are a service provider with high client expectations, you need to be able to obtain quality results on a regular basis. When it comes to agriculture, producing consistent index maps is critical, regardless of weather conditions. If you [Read More]

Sense-and-Avoid UAS Tests Bring Together Feds, Industry and Academia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Northrop Grumman, and Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) have announced a series of successful flight tests of a sense-and-avoid avionics system designed for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The flight tests, led by Northrop Grumman, [Read More]