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SLANTRANGE, Qualcomm Create Multispectral Sensor Platform for Ag Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

San Diego-headquartered SLANTRANGE Inc., a provider of drone-based remote sensing and analytics systems for agriculture, has released its 3p multispectral sensor system for farming drones. The 3p is built on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight drone platform, providing the 3p with [Read More]

Saturday Night’s Alright for Flying: The Ins and Outs of Drone Ops in the Dark

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

Since the FAA’s Part 107 was announced last summer, many companies have been reaping the benefits of their additional drone waivers, especially for operations taking place beyond the daylight hours.

To Prep for Arctic Data-Gathering, ArcticShark UAS Kicks off Flights in Oregon

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

Prior to its scheduled launch in 2018, the ArcticShark, an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) designed to collect atmospheric data in the Arctic, will undergo flight testing at the Pendleton UAS Test Range in Oregon. To be owned by the U.S. [Read More]

Harris Works to Build Infrastructure Network for BVLOS Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris Corp. has received a two-year Research North Dakota grant to help develop what the company calls a first-of-its-kind solution to enable beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Yesterday, representatives from Harris and North Dakota announced [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]

Another Massachusetts Start-Up Makes Mark in Drone Biz

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

Massachusetts start-up Dronegenuity has announced its entry into Babson College’s annual BETA challenge. Dronegenuity, based out of Hudson, Mass., and led by Babson business school alum Dan Edmonson, provides drone services to businesses throughout the U.S. The company believes it is [Read More]

Agribotix Launches QVu Software for Enhancing Drone Scouting in the Field

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Boulder, Colo.-based Agribotix has launched QVu First Results, an addition to its FarmLens analytics software for agricultural drone operators. According to Agribotix, a QVu report is produced in minutes at the surveyed field’s edge – even in locations with no [Read More]

Draganfly Incorporating LED Tech into UAVs for Nighttime Ops

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Under a newly signed agreement between the two companies, Saskatchewan-based Draganfly Innovations is integrating and testing SureFire LLC’s LED technology with its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Draganfly says its goal is to provide a new solution for nighttime drone operations. [Read More]

Companies Roll out FPV Racing Drone for Ages 12+

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

DR1 Racing and Air Hogs have partnered to create a first-person-view (FPV) toy racing drone for $99.99. The Air Hogs Official DR1 Race Drone, suited for ages 12 and up, will hit shelves this fall, according to the companies, which [Read More]

SkySpecs, Siemens Wind Power Taking Turbine Inspections to ‘Next Level’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Siemens is collaborating with unmanned inspections company SkySpecs to deploy automated drone technology for both onshore and offshore wind turbine inspections. The goal of the collaboration, according to the companies, is to develop a push-button inspection system that is faster, [Read More]