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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]

senseFly Brings AirMap’s Airspace Management Services to its Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

senseFly, a Parrot company, is now delivering AirMap’s airspace management services in its eBee fixed-wing drones and albris quadcopter. AirMap’s airspace platform services will be directly integrated into senseFly’s eMotion flight and data management software. AirMap’s situational awareness data includes [Read More]

senseFly Nabs ‘Anytime BVLOS’ Drone Approval in Home Country

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 09, 2017

senseFly has received Switzerland’s very first approval for “anytime beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS)” drone operations. According to the Swiss drone company, the country’s Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) granted senseFly permission to fly any of its eBee-branded [Read More]

senseFly and Agribotix Join Forces for Agricultural Drone Solution

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 11, 2017

Agribotix, a provider of drone-enabled agricultural intelligence, and senseFly, a producer of fixed-wing drones and a subsidiary of Parrot Group, have joined forces to offer an agricultural solution combining the eBee SQ agricultural drone and the Agribotix FarmLens software. By [Read More]

How to Assess Impact of UAV-Plane Collisions: Fly Them into Each Other?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

The U.K.’s Department of Transport, Civil Aviation Authority and Ministry of Defence collectively called for the “secretive tests,” which will take place in restricted airspace in Wales.

senseFly’s Latest Fixed-Wing Mapping Drone Is Here

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2016

senseFly is rolling out its next-generation fixed-wing drone for survey-grade photogrammetric mapping, the eBee Plus. The fixed-wing drone features an elongated windspan for stable, long-duration flights of close to one hour. Additionally, it can document 220 hectares (540 acres) in [Read More]

New Partnership Brings senseFly Drones to Mining Customers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

Through a new partnership, Swiss unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturer senseFly is enabling an end-to-end data collection and analysis solution for Maptek, which offers software, hardware and solutions for the mining industry. According to a news post from senseFly, Maptek will now [Read More]

senseFly’s New Ag Drone Covers 500 Acres in Under an Hour

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2016

Parrot Sequoia, meet your very own drone: senseFly’s eBee SQ, a fixed-wing system that combines precise crop imaging with large ground coverage.

‘Safer Together’ Initiative Addresses Risk of Drone, General Aviation Collisions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2016

Drone maker senseFly has teamed up with aviation navigation app Air Navigation Pro to launch Safer Together, an initiative to address the risk of mid-air collision between unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and general aviation (GA) pilots. According to the companies, [Read More]

senseFly Brings Drone Insurance, Finance & Lease Packages to U.S.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2016

Cheseaux-Lausanne, Switzerland-based senseFly has partnered with Ascentium Capital and Transport Risk Management to offer new drone insurance, financing and leasing packages in the U.S. Available immediately via senseFly’s network of U.S. distribution partners, the finance and insurance options allow senseFly [Read More]