Drone News – Page 4

UAV Helps Sheriff’s Office Recover Loads of Stolen Construction Goods

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017

Maryland’s Cecil County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) is crediting its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with leading to the arrest of a man who had stolen nearly $400,00 worth of construction equipment. As described in a Facebook post from the sheriff’s office, [Read More]

UAV Biz Comes to New Jersey Airport’s Industrial Park

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017

The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) has announced that the County of Cape May, N.J., will be leasing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) incubator space in a new building at the Cape May County Airport Industrial Park. The county [Read More]

Expert Drones Launches UAS Franchising Program, New York Store

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017

Expert Drones, a subsidiary of Dronepire Inc., has publicly unveiled its unmanned aircraft system (UAS) franchising and partnership program, which includes a full-service drone store opening soon in Upstate New York. According to the company, the program allows potential owners [Read More]

Drone World Offers Three-Antenna Upgrade Kit for DJI Mavic Pro

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017

Drone World, a provider of drones and their kits and accessories, has introduced an upgrade to the DJI Mavic Pro drone – the Mavic Pro MaXX Mod Kit. The company says its upgrade includes three antennas, which provide drone users [Read More]

Canada Puts ‘Sudden Regulations’ in Place for Hobbyist Drone Operators

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Citing a tripling of “incidents” involving recreational drones since 2014, Transport Canada has introduced new rules for hobbyist unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators. According to a press release from Transport Canada, Marc Garneau, the minister of transport, announced the immediate [Read More]

Drone Team Grabs $1M Grand Prize in N.Y. Business Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced AutoModality, a drone team originally out of California, as the winner of the $1 million grand prize from GENIUS NY, a business competition focused on unmanned systems, cross-connected platforms and other technology-based sectors [Read More]

SLANTRANGE Brings New Agricultural Drone Tools to Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

SLANTRANGE Inc., a provider of drone-based remote sensing and analytics systems for agriculture, has announced the availability of its new 3p multispectral sensor system and SlantView analytics software. Introduced earlier this month, the 3p, built on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight [Read More]

Multivista Introduces Full-Service UAV Solutions for Construction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Multivista, a Phoenix-headquartered provider of visual construction documentation and a division of Hexagon AB, has released Multivista UAV, a full-service suite of construction drone services. With a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and certified pilots, Multivista says it is [Read More]

Legislators Re-Introduce Bill on UAS ‘Privacy and Transparency’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2017

U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., have introduced bicameral legislation that they say would ensure the transparency and privacy of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations. According to the lawmakers, who introduced a similar bill [Read More]

Canadian UAVs, Lockheed Martin Go BVLOS for Industrial Drone Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2017

Using aircraft from Lockheed Martin CDL Systems, Canadian UAVs Inc. recently completed what it calls the first Transport Canada-approved pipeline and power line inspections using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) operated beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) of the pilot. [Read More]