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All Drone Solutions Teams Up with DroneDeploy for Farming UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2015

In collaboration with DroneDeploy, Exeter, Calif.-based All Drone Solutions says it has developed a cloud-enabled drone specifically for farmers. The aircraft, which is equipped with a multispectral camera, can take off and land vertically. The company says it demonstrated and [Read More]

Nano Drone Gets Makeover, Surpasses Crowdfunding Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 12, 2015

Morrison Innovations, creator of the Nano Drone, says it has put the finishing touches on an updated version of the tiny aircraft, which has already reached its crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo. Although it's not indestructible, the new version of the [Read More]

Measure Expands its Drone as a Service Team

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 12, 2015

Measure, a 32 Advisors Company, has added to its Drone as a Service team with Gregory McNeal and Cheryl Ginyard-Jones as senior advisors and has created a new series of members-only forums on drone technology and policy. Measure provides turnkey [Read More]

Drone Operator on Fox News Show Responds to Crash Controversy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 11, 2015

Following his recent unmanned aerial system crash on the set of a Fox News show, the operator has responded with his point of view. On a ‘Fox & Friends’ segment called ‘A look at what drones can actually do,’Dave Mosher, [Read More]

Drone U Provides Learning Community for UAV Enthusiasts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 11, 2015

An educational community, Drone U, was recently launched for drone enthusiasts to learn about UAV operations and flight. Paul Aitken, chief pilot and chief technology officer, co-founded Drone U to provide an array of the most important skills, techniques and [Read More]

NoFlyZone Creates Way to Establish Residential Drone Barriers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2015

NoFlyZone is offering a global database, supported by drone manufacturers and operators, that establishes no-fly zones over residential properties. Using NoFlyZone.org, individuals enter their address to create a virtual barrier – or geo-fence – around their property. Drone companies participating [Read More]

AMA: Fox News Drone Segment ‘Grossly Misrepresented’ Model Aviation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2015

Calling it a ‘poor example to those new to model aviation,’ the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) has spoken out about a recent Fox News segment on drones. During a Feb. 4 show, AMA explains, an ‘uncontrolled’ quadcopter was operated [Read More]

Drone Comes to ‘Good Morning America,’ Makes Delivery

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2015

As part of the show's ‘Game of Drones’ series, ABC's Good Morning America (GMA) brought in an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to deliver a cup of coffee to anchor Robin Roberts. According to a video from GMA, the show is [Read More]

Valmie Resources to Acquire Commercial Drone Technology Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2015

Valmie Resources Inc. has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire Vertitek Technologies, a developer of commercial unmanned vehicle components. The companies will continue developing Valmie's end-to-end cloud platform, AIMD (Autonomous Intelligence for Mobile Devices), which will help users [Read More]

New Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion to be Featured at 2015 NAB Show

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2015

The National Association of Broadcasters' 2015 NAB Show, held April 11-16, will feature a new Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion, presented by Drone Media Group in partnership with NAB Show. The new exhibit area, located in the South Upper Hall [Read More]