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New DX-3 Fixed-Wing, VTOL Drone Suited for Harsh Climates

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 06, 2016

Canadian drone company The Sky Guys Ltd. has announced its new technology division, Defiant Labs, and unveiled a new drone, the DX-3. The fixed-wing drone, which can vertically take off and land (VTOL), is designed to monitor and inspect long-range [Read More]

FPV Controller Now Available for Yuneec’s Breeze Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 06, 2016

Yuneec International has announced the availability of its new first-person-view (FPV) controller for the company’s Breeze drone. The portable game controller, available at a suggested retail price of $69.99, connects to users’ smart devices via Bluetooth and enables them to [Read More]

Case Study: UAVs Proven as Powerful Tool for Vital Crop

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 05, 2016

Using unmanned aerial vehicles, Deveron UAS tracked a winter wheat field from planting in the fall to emergence the following spring.

Yuneec Announces New U.S. CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 05, 2016

Electric aviation company and drone manufacturer Yuneec International has named Mike Kahn CEO of Yuneec USA. According to Yuneec, Kahn brings over 25 years of experience in the consumer electronics industry. Kahn will be responsible for the day-to-day management of [Read More]

DropIn Expands Platform for Insurers to Live Stream Drone Footage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 02, 2016

DropIn Inc., a provider of video and image capture via drones and smartphones for the property and casualty (P&C) insurance and automotive industries, has released version 2.1 of the DropIn Platform, which includes enhanced image capture capabilities. “The difficulty involved [Read More]

Want to Create Your Own Drone App? DJI Has the Tools for You

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 02, 2016

DJI has rolled out a major expansion of its software ecosystem in an effort to allow developers to create new drone apps. The company announced the software advances on the first day of its inaugural DJI AirWorks conference in San [Read More]

New President, New Transportation Secretary: How Should Drones be Handled?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 01, 2016

The Drone Manufacturers Alliance (DMA) – comprising 3DR, DJI, GoPro and Parrot – is applauding President-elect Donald Trump’s recent nomination of Elaine Chao as the next U.S. secretary of transportation, succeeding Anthony Foxx. In addition, the group is calling on [Read More]

Report: Apple is Getting on Board with Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 01, 2016

Next up on big name companies’ emergence into the commercial drone space: Apple. According to a report from Bloomberg, which cites “people familiar with the matter,” Apple is preparing to deploy unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to augment its map services [Read More]

International UAV Show Arriving Soon in Toronto

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 01, 2016

The Sky Guys Ltd. and trade show producer Cambridge House International have revealed more details on the The International UAV Show, taking place in Toronto, Ontario, on Dec. 6-7. The two-day show, held at the Enercare Centre, will host over [Read More]

3D-Printed Quadcopter Can Support 60 kg of Suspended Weight

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 30, 2016

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have 3D-printed a ready-to-fly drone with embedded electronics and aerospace-grade material. The drone was jointly developed by NTU’s Singapore Centre for 3D Printing (SC3DP) and Stratasys Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of Stratasys [Read More]