13 WREX, a news station based out of Rockford, Ill., has debuted its new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), dubbed the REX-1. According to its own coverage, the station says the aircraft will offer a “unique perspective for viewers across the [Read More]
Between May 2016 and February 2017, 38 lives were saved over 42 weeks; that means unmanned aircraft systems saved almost one life per week, on average, according to the drone manufacturer.
A new joint venture has been launched between Santa Monica, Calif.-based AirMap, which provides an airspace management platform for drones, and Rakuten Inc., a Tokyo-headquartered Internet services company. The joint venture will provide unmanned traffic management (UTM) solutions to drone [Read More]
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]
InterDrone, The International Drone Conference & Exposition, has been acquired by Emerald Expositions LLC, a North American producer of trade shows, from BZ Media LLC. The 2017 event, taking place in Las Vegas on Sept. 6-8, will be managed and [Read More]
Citing privacy issues, State Sen. Ralph Shortey, R-Okla., has proposed a bill that would give immunity to those who “voluntarily damage or destroy” a drone under certain circumstances.