Archive for drones – Page 153

NAR Testifies on UAS before House Judiciary Subcommittee

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2015

Chris Polychron, president of the National Association of Realtors, recently testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet at a hearing entitled “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Commercial Applications and Public Policy Implications.” NAR testified on [Read More]

Texas UAS Test Site Center Hosting Public Meeting

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 11, 2015

An upcoming meeting hosted by the Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (LSUASC) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will share details about opportunities for innovation and research with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The meeting, held on Friday, Sept. 25, from [Read More]

Yuneec Announces First Drone of the Tornado Series

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 11, 2015

Yuneec International has launched the Tornado H920 hexacopter and the CGO4 professional gimbal camera. The Tornado H920, the first release from the company’s Tornado series of drones, features an ultra-lightweight carbon fiber frame, retractable landing gear and folding arms. The [Read More]

500below Launches as Peer-to-Peer Support Network for Drone Operators

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 11, 2015

500below LLC has commenced operations as a peer-to-peer network of drone owners supporting other drone owners. “Demand for drones is huge, but consumer support is awful, and new drone aviators are extremely frustrated,” says Bill Kimberlin, company founder and CEO. [Read More]

Phoenix Aerial Rolls out the Scout UAV LiDAR System

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 10, 2015

Phoenix Aerial Systems has introduced the Scout, a real-time kinematic (RTK) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) LiDAR system featuring the Velodyne VLP-16 puck. The new Phoenix Aerial Scout is an ideal solution for both new entrants and experienced firms looking to [Read More]

Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Banning Drones Over Private Property

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 10, 2015

S.B.142, according to the California governor, would have potentially hindered both hobbyist and commercially approved drone operators and exposed them to “burdensome litigation.”

Skyward Launches Solution to ‘Power the Next Generation of Aviation’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2015

Portland, Ore.-based Skyward has launched version 1.0 of what it says is the first information management solution for commercial drone operators. Supported by a team of regulatory and operational experts, the cloud-based solution integrates a drone airspace map with flight [Read More]

Full-Service Drone Marketing Team Launches in North Dakota

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2015

North Dakota-based Launchboxx has commenced operations as a full-service advertising and marketing team dedicated to the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry. The company, a division of Absolute Marketing Group, says it provides marketing strategy, website, creative, public relations and other [Read More]

AUVSI Seeks Session Proposals for XPONENTIAL 2016

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2015

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is now accepting session proposals for XPONENTIAL 2016, taking place next year in New Orleans on May 2-5. AUVSI says it is seeking proposals for technical and non-technical presentations, as well as [Read More]

DPDgroup Developing Delivery Terminal for Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2015

DPDgroup – the commercial brand of GeoPost, the holding company of the French Groupe La Poste – is pursuing its project for delivering parcels by drones, including the development of a delivery terminal. DPDgroup says it has been testing drone [Read More]