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Yuneec Typhoon H Drone with Intel RealSense Now Available for Pre-Order

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2016

Yuneec International has announced the pre-order availability of its Typhoon H unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with Intel RealSense technology. First shipments to customers will begin within four weeks. The Typhoon H comes with a factory-installed Intel RealSense R200 camera and [Read More]

Sentera’s New Fixed-Wing UAV Provides Growers with Precise Grid Patterns

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 09, 2016

Sentera LLC has rolled out the Phoenix 2 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a fixed-wing, hand-launched drone weighing four pounds and offering up to 60 minutes of flight endurance. Sentera explains that the drone’s autopilot constantly auto-calculates and auto-optimizes according to [Read More]

Parrot-Backed Company’s UAV Aims to Battle Deforestation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 07, 2016

BioCarbon Engineering says traditional tree-planting techniques need to be augmented in order for the world to reach carbon-reduction targets set forth at the COP21 climate conference.

Advancements Continue to be Made to HiRO Multi-Rotor Medical Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 03, 2016

Hattiesburg, Miss.-based William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine says it has made advancements to its Healthcare Integrated Rescue Operations (HiRO) medical drone in order to make additional emergency care more readily available. First announced last fall, the HiRO (pronounced [Read More]

Want to See a Drone Collect Whale ‘Snot’ Samples?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 31, 2016

Drone company DJI has released a new video showing how Ocean Alliance has improved its study of whales by flying drones directly into the spray of fluid they exhale when they surface – a mission called “Snotbot.” The new video, [Read More]

There’s a New Quadcopter in Town: The Mi Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2016

China-based Xiaomi, which believes “high-quality technology doesn’t need to cost a fortune,” will be retailing its new drone for roughly $381 or $457.

Polaroid Launching New Drone Line in Europe

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2016

Polaroid is launching new product lines – including drones, smartphones and TVs – exclusively for the European market later this year. To be previewed at the MedPi 2016 electronics tradeshow in Monaco on May 17-20, four new Polaroid drone models [Read More]

NSF Awards Grant for Development of Wildlife-Tracking UAV

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 12, 2016

Researchers at Northern Arizona University (NAU) have been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can improve the ability to track small wildlife. According to Paul Flikkema, professor of electrical engineering, wildlife [Read More]

Researchers Draw Parallel Between Flight of Drones and Long-Eared Bats

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 11, 2016

Recent findings on the flight technique of long-eared bats could be significant for the future development of drones, according to researchers from Lund University in Sweden. Contrary to what researchers have previously thought, Christoffer Johansson Westheim and his colleagues at [Read More]

Sinclair College Expands UAS Training Partnership with Altavian

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2016

Sinclair Community College, based in Dayton, Ohio, has expanded its partnership with Altavian Inc. to include the company’s newly launched fixed-wing Nova F7200 and Galaxy R8700 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for training purposes. In 2014, Sinclair’s National UAS Training and [Read More]