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Parrot Introduces 3D Modeling Drone Pack with Pix4D Integration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2017

Parrot has introduced an all-in-one aerial imagery and 3D modeling solution for real estate and building professionals – the Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling pack. The bundle includes a Parrot Bebop 2 drone with the Parrot Skycontroller 2 remote control, a [Read More]

MicaSense, senseFly Team up to Offer End-to-End Drone Ag Solution

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

senseFly, a Switzerland-based producer of mapping drones, has signed a commercial agreement with MicaSense, which provides a platform for data gathering, processing and analytics for agriculture. Under the new partnership, senseFly and its distribution partners will offer MicaSense’s Atlas platform [Read More]

Using Drones, Parrot Subsidiary Offers Fertilization Advice in Farming

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2017

Parrot subsidiary AIRINOV, which specializes in agricultural services using drones, is reporting the results of a three-year study conducted with French farming cooperative OCEALIA. AIRINOV offers farmers measuring and agronomic recommendation services using drones to support the fertilization of wheat [Read More]

Pix4D Rolls out New Features on Drone Mapping Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Pix4D has added new supported devices, flight missions and mission settings to its mobile flight planning app, Pix4Dcapture, used for aerial drone mapping. Now compatible with the app are Parrot’s Skycontroller and the DJI Mavic Pro drone (which was introduced [Read More]

Tynker and Parrot Create Online Drone Curriculum for Kids

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

Creative-computing company Tynker is rolling out a new U.K. school curriculum that includes a course on drone programming, which will be executed in partnership with Parrot. Besides the new drone course, the new curriculum – to be offered for the [Read More]

Parrot Reorganizing Drone Business, Reducing Workforce

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 09, 2017

As of the end of the fourth quarter of 2016, Parrot has reported revenues of around EUR 85 million, which is below its target of around EUR 100 million, as announced at the end of November. In turn, as part [Read More]

Parrot, Pix4D Unveil Drone Solution for Real Estate Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 14, 2016

Parrot and Pix4D have created an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) hardware-software solution designed specifically for the real estate marketing industry. According to the companies, the Bebop 2 Real Estate Edition combines Parrot’s Bebop 2 drone with Pix4D software. The system [Read More]

Drones, Multispectral Imagery Offer New View of Calif.’s Giant Sequoias

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 07, 2016

As part of a joint project, Pix4D and Parrot recently used drones and multispectral technology to create a 3D normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) point cloud of Whitaker’s Forest in Kings Canyon National Park, located in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. [Read More]

Parrot, Explorimmo Offer 3D Drone Models for Real Estate

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 11, 2016

Parrot Air Support, Parrot’s dedicated new subsidiary that uses drones to offer 2D and 3D imaging solutions for the real estate and construction industry, is presenting two new services developed jointly with online and mobile real estate company Explorimmo. First, [Read More]

The Parrot Bebop 2 Drone Can Now Follow You Around

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 08, 2016

Parrot has now incorporated a follow-me mode into its Parrot Bebop 2 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). According to the company, the new feature (within the FreeFlight Pro app) combines visual tracking with a smartphone’s GPS and barometer. Available only on [Read More]