UAVs – Page 2

DJI Unveils Weather-Resistant Drone Series for Enterprise Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

Attention, utilities, construction companies and public-safety officials: DJI has designed its rugged Matrice 200 UAV just for you.

Utah State Unveils BluJay All-Electric UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2017

Utah State University has unveiled its BluJay line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), all-electric aircraft used for research in agriculture and water resources engineering. The university’s recent unveiling event coincided with a meeting of the GRAPEX group, a team of [Read More]

MicaSense Multispectral Camera Comes to Altavian UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2017

Under a new partnership between the two companies, MicaSense is integrating its RedEdge multispectral camera with Altavian’s Nova fixed-wing and Galaxy multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). According to the companies, integrating RedEdge with Altavian’s enterprise-grade drones brings multispectral sensor capabilities [Read More]

Yuneec Announces Latest Drone, a Heavy-Duty Hexacopter

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Calling the aircraft a “multicopter for professionals,” Yuneec International says its newest drone is suited for applications such as cinematography, inspections and emergency response.

So, Which Drones Can be Flown Beyond the Visual Line of Sight?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Vigilant Aerospace Systems Inc. recently released a list of what it says are commercial drones currently available in the U.S. market that have the flight and communications range to be flown beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS). As the Federal [Read More]

Take Two: GoPro’s Karma Drone Returns to the Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Let’s try that again: GoPro Inc. has announced that its Karma drone is officially back on the market after having been recalled due to technical issues. In November, GoPro had to withdraw all of its long-anticipated Karma drones due to [Read More]

Kespry Enhances Drone System for Survey-Grade Applications

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

Kespry, an aerial intelligence platform provider based in Menlo Park, Calif., has rolled out enhancements, including higher performance and GPS capabilities, to the Kespry Drone 2. According to the company, the enhanced Kespry Drone 2 achieves four to six times [Read More]

UAV Uses Machine Learning to Carry out Perched Landing

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 06, 2017

The University of Bristol in the U.K. and BMT Defence Services (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., have developed what they claim to be the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to perform a perched landing by using machine-learning algorithms. [Read More]

Polaroid is Bringing its Own Drone Line to the U.S.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 05, 2017

Polaroid is rolling out its own line of camera-equipped drones, which will be available at retail outlets across the U.S. starting in spring and summer of this year. The company says it is targeting the drones for “on-the-go consumers who [Read More]

GoPro Gives the Karma Drone Another Go

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 05, 2017

After a failed 2016 campaign, GoPro is giving the launch of its drone another shot. According to a new press release from the company, GoPro, currently showcasing its solutions at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, is re-introducing the Karma quadcopter sometime [Read More]