Drone News – Page 2

Intel Brings its Shooting Star Drone Swarm to Coachella

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

Intel has put on a 300-drone light show for another big crowd – this time for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California last week. According to Intel’s own coverage of the HP-presented show, Intel collaborated closely with [Read More]

How Drones Are Saving Lives at Industrial Jobsites

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Written by Mike Winn on April 24, 2017

Seeking better ways to inspect jobsites and identify potential hazards, many companies are increasingly turning to mapping via unmanned aircraft system.

Hanover, Mass., Preps for Townwide Drone Ops

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

The Town of Hanover, Mass., has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its municipal drone program, according to an announcement from the Association of Professional Drone Pilots, which worked with the town to get the approval. Through [Read More]

Introducing the Seagate DJI Fly Drive for Drone Video Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

Aiming to make drone-captured data management easier, Seagate and DJI have announced the first data solution from their strategic partnership – the Seagate DJI Fly Drive. According to Seagate, Fly Drive will allow drone pilots to efficiently back up their [Read More]

Indiana Bill Seeks to Create Four New UAV-Related Misdemeanors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Having passed the Indiana General Assembly, a bill creating misdemeanor offenses specifically related to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is on its way to the desk of Gov. Eric Holcomb for his final consideration. According to author Sen. Eric Koch, R-Bedford, [Read More]

University ‘Drone Data Race’ Incorporates Environmental Mapping

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Tomorrow, the aerial and aquatic robot research group of the California State University Channel Islands (CI) is hosting a “drone data race” in Camarillo, Calif. The event is based on a traditional drone race but incorporates the collection of environmental [Read More]

Embry-Riddle Brings in UAS Training and Simulation Classroom

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Prescott, Ariz.-based Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) has received an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training and simulation classroom from Simlat, an Israel-based provider of next-generation training solutions for drone operators. Simlat says its ISR Multi-Purpose Advanced Class Training (IMPACT) classroom is [Read More]

Insurer Launches UAS Services for Enhanced Risk Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Allied World North America, part of Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG, is expanding its risk management offerings to policyholders to include access to discounted unmanned aircraft system (UAS) services through drone services provider DataWing Global. Allied World is a global [Read More]

Airbus Pushes Forward With Skyways Drone Delivery Initiative

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Airbus Helicopters is collaborating with Singapore Post (SingPost) for the “Skyways” project, which will deploy unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for parcel deliveries. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Jean-Brice Dumont, Airbus Helicopters’ executive vice president of engineering and [Read More]

Wanted: Unmanned Aircraft Services in Northwestern Montana

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Realizing what the technology can bring to the table in a number of applications, Lake County, Mont., is looking to hire federally certified commercial drone operators. According to a local Valley Journal report, the county’s commissioners decided during a hearing [Read More]