Drone News – Page 8

Canadian Trio Developing Vision-Based Navigation for UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) recently established a partnership with the University of Toronto and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to jointly develop a vision-based navigation solution for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) so that they can safely navigate without the [Read More]

HAZON Launches Drone Development Program for Enterprise Clients

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

HAZON Solutions, a Virginia Beach, Va.-based provider of drone inspection services, has launched the HAZON Drone Capability Development (DCD) program, a suite of services designed to support enterprise clients who are establishing an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operation program. The [Read More]

DJI, Loveland Innovations Roll out Drone Solution for Insurance Biz

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Alpine, Utah-based Loveland Innovations, maker of an autonomous drone inspection solution for the insurance industry, has announced a new partnership with DJI, which will be supplying the Mavic Pro, Phantom 4 Pro, Inspire 2.0 and the Matrice 200 families of [Read More]

Rochester Institute of Technology Hosting Another UAS Workshop

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

A researcher at upstate New York’s Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has won a grant from the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society to host a workshop on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at RIT this fall. Emmett Ientilucci was awarded [Read More]

Australian EPA’s Drone Uncovers License Breach at Landfill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of Victoria, Australia, has used its drone to capture footage of a license breach at a landfill – in turn, leading to B.T.Q Group’s being fined more than AUD $7,700. Daniel Hunt, EPA metro manager, [Read More]

Case Dismissed for Kentucky Drone Shooter

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

A Kentucky man who used a shotgun to take down a drone back in 2015 recently emerged victorious in a court case that pitted the rights of drone operators versus property owners against each other. In summer 2015, Hillview, Ky., [Read More]

Airobotics Green-Lighted for Pilot-Less, Autonomous Drone Flights

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

Following approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI), Airobotics is claiming the first worldwide authorization to fly fully automated drones without a pilot. With its completely autonomous system, Airobotics says the drone enables industrial companies to leverage the [Read More]

Drone Mapping Company Becomes First Tenant at New Embry-Riddle Center

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

Aerial Applications, a Newtown, Pa.-based provider of drone-based mapping, has signed on as the first flex-lease tenant at the John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex), part of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Research Park in Daytona Beach, Fla. Under a [Read More]

DJI Comes up with a New Way to Identify Drone Owners

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

The electronic system would be similar to that of automotive license plates, says DJI, which explains that the proposal balances the privacy of drone operators with the concerns of authorities.

Sky-Futures and Bristow Prove Interoperability of Helicopter and UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

Drone inspections company Sky-Futures and Bristow Group, a provider of industrial aviation services, recently went to Galliano, La., to conduct an interoperability test between a helicopter and an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) – representing a milestone in the companies’ joint [Read More]