Archive for drone

Indiana Bill Seeks to Create Four New UAV-Related Misdemeanors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Having passed the Indiana General Assembly, a bill creating misdemeanor offenses specifically related to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is on its way to the desk of Gov. Eric Holcomb for his final consideration. According to author Sen. Eric Koch, R-Bedford, [Read More]

University ‘Drone Data Race’ Incorporates Environmental Mapping

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Tomorrow, the aerial and aquatic robot research group of the California State University Channel Islands (CI) is hosting a “drone data race” in Camarillo, Calif. The event is based on a traditional drone race but incorporates the collection of environmental [Read More]

Embry-Riddle Brings in UAS Training and Simulation Classroom

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Prescott, Ariz.-based Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) has received an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training and simulation classroom from Simlat, an Israel-based provider of next-generation training solutions for drone operators. Simlat says its ISR Multi-Purpose Advanced Class Training (IMPACT) classroom is [Read More]

Insurer Launches UAS Services for Enhanced Risk Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Allied World North America, part of Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG, is expanding its risk management offerings to policyholders to include access to discounted unmanned aircraft system (UAS) services through drone services provider DataWing Global. Allied World is a global [Read More]

Airbus Pushes Forward With Skyways Drone Delivery Initiative

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Airbus Helicopters is collaborating with Singapore Post (SingPost) for the “Skyways” project, which will deploy unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for parcel deliveries. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Jean-Brice Dumont, Airbus Helicopters’ executive vice president of engineering and [Read More]

Wanted: Unmanned Aircraft Services in Northwestern Montana

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Realizing what the technology can bring to the table in a number of applications, Lake County, Mont., is looking to hire federally certified commercial drone operators. According to a local Valley Journal report, the county’s commissioners decided during a hearing [Read More]

Sky-Futures Unveils AirMap-Powered ‘Flightdeck’ for Drone Ops Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Drone-based industrial inspections provider Sky-Futures has launched Flightdeck, the latest addition to its Expanse software suite for professional drone missions. According to Sky-Futures, Flightdeck offers drone operators an integrated cloud-based solution to safely plan and execute commercial drone operations – [Read More]

How to Make it in the Industrial Drone Inspections Biz

Posted by UAO Staff on April 19, 2017

A drone photographer turned drone inspections provider discusses the importance of understanding your data.

TeAx’s New Thermal/RGB Drone Camera Offers 10x Zoom

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

German company TeAx Technology recently unveiled its latest product for the thermal drone market: ThermalCapture Fusion Zoom, a lightweight camera with both RGB and thermal sensors. According to the company, the new camera also offers a 10x visual zoom, as [Read More]

Homeland Security Launches Major sUAS Test Facility in Mississippi

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will conduct exercises and training to support a variety of simulated scenarios using drones, including disaster relief and containment of hazardous-materials spills.