UAVs

Quadcopter Design Challenge Mates 3D Printing, Cloud Software and CAD Modeling

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

Boulder, Colo.-based Frustum, a provider of generative design and topology optimization software, has announced the winners of its “Generate Quadcopter Challenge: A GrabCAD Challenge for Topology Optimization.” Hosted on the GrabCAD Community platform, the challenge invited participants to use Frustum’s [Read More]

QuadH20 Unveils its Latest Waterproof Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

QuadH20, a drone company based out of the U.K., has unveiled what it says is a waterproof unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that can fly in the rain and snow and even land on water. Featuring DJI’s 4K X3 camera and [Read More]

Companies Roll out FPV Racing Drone for Ages 12+

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

DR1 Racing and Air Hogs have partnered to create a first-person-view (FPV) toy racing drone for $99.99. The Air Hogs Official DR1 Race Drone, suited for ages 12 and up, will hit shelves this fall, according to the companies, which [Read More]

DJI Unveils Weather-Resistant Drone Series for Enterprise Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

Attention, utilities, construction companies and public-safety officials: DJI has designed its rugged Matrice 200 UAV just for you.

Utah State Unveils BluJay All-Electric UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2017

Utah State University has unveiled its BluJay line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), all-electric aircraft used for research in agriculture and water resources engineering. The university’s recent unveiling event coincided with a meeting of the GRAPEX group, a team of [Read More]

MicaSense Multispectral Camera Comes to Altavian UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2017

Under a new partnership between the two companies, MicaSense is integrating its RedEdge multispectral camera with Altavian’s Nova fixed-wing and Galaxy multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). According to the companies, integrating RedEdge with Altavian’s enterprise-grade drones brings multispectral sensor capabilities [Read More]

Yuneec Announces Latest Drone, a Heavy-Duty Hexacopter

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Calling the aircraft a “multicopter for professionals,” Yuneec International says its newest drone is suited for applications such as cinematography, inspections and emergency response.

So, Which Drones Can be Flown Beyond the Visual Line of Sight?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Vigilant Aerospace Systems Inc. recently released a list of what it says are commercial drones currently available in the U.S. market that have the flight and communications range to be flown beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS). As the Federal [Read More]

Take Two: GoPro’s Karma Drone Returns to the Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Let’s try that again: GoPro Inc. has announced that its Karma drone is officially back on the market after having been recalled due to technical issues. In November, GoPro had to withdraw all of its long-anticipated Karma drones due to [Read More]

Kespry Enhances Drone System for Survey-Grade Applications

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

Kespry, an aerial intelligence platform provider based in Menlo Park, Calif., has rolled out enhancements, including higher performance and GPS capabilities, to the Kespry Drone 2. According to the company, the enhanced Kespry Drone 2 achieves four to six times [Read More]