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Duke, UNC Scientists Reveal Sea Turtle Abundance Study Using Drones

Drones are giving scientists deeper insights into how important the Ostional National Wildlife Refuge on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast is for sea turtle nesting,...

Rail Inspection Firm Acquires Drone Services Company Media Wing

Irvine, Calif.-based American Rail Engineers Corp. (ARE) has acquired Media Wing LLC, dba AirShark, a New Hampshire-based drone data collection and video production company.Founded...

Duke: Drones Prove Affordable, Reliable for Wildlife Surveys

According to two Duke University studies, drones can be as effective as traditional methods for conducting wildlife population assessments.The studies used both unmanned aircraft...
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Velodyne Slashes Price on VLP-16 LiDAR Puck

Silicon Valley-based Velodyne LiDAR has announced a significant cost reduction for its VLP-16 Puck, a LiDAR sensor suited for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and...

Drone Tracking Moose Calves in Washington

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is working with University of Montana wildlife researchers to test the use of a drone to...

Pix4D Adds New Senior Execs in San Francisco and Germany

Pix4D, a provider of drone photogrammetry software, is strengthening its presence in both North America and Europe by adding two new senior executives to...

Mapping the Forests of the Future: Drones Aid With Amazon Restoration

It’s almost eerie. The first time you hear it approach, if you’re like my neighbor Ernesto, you may think it’s a bumblebee - or,...

Drones, Thermal Imaging Show Promise for Florida Python Control

Under a partnership announced earlier this year, VolAero Drones is demonstrating that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) equipped with thermal imaging can effectively spot and...

Government, Industry Work on Drone Solution for Managing Ontario Highway Traffic

The Sky Guys, a Canadian provider of drone solutions, has teamed up with NVIDIA, IBM and the University of Toronto to develop an artificial...

3DR Site Scan Drone Platform Integrates With Autodesk Project Management System

3DR has announced a new integration of its Site Scan drone platform with Autodesk's BIM 360 project management tool. 3DR’s flagship product, Site Scan, is...

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