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iris automation

Iris Automation Secures Funding to Expand Drone Collision-Avoidance Tech

San Francisco-based Iris Automation, a developer of collision avoidance for commercial drones, has announced an $8 million Series A financing round.Combining artificial intelligence (AI),...
precisionhawk

PrecisionHawk Raises $75 Million, Plans Further Expansion

PrecisionHawk Inc., a provider of drone technology for the enterprise, has raised a $75 million round of funding from a group of venture and...
sentera

Sentera Consolidates Digital Platforms into One Offering

Minneapolis-based Sentera, a supplier of integrated remote sensing, analytics and IoT solutions to the agriculture industry, has consolidated its digital platforms into one single...
greensight

Turfgrass Remote Sensing Company Secures BVLOS Approval

GreenSight Agronomics, a drone services and agricultural intelligence provider, has secured a Part 107 waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate its drone...

DJI’s New 4K Mavic Air Drone Weighs Under One Pound

Touting it as the most portable drone it has ever created, DJI has officially unveiled its latest unmanned aircraft, the Mavic Air, featuring a...
matrice 210

Danbury, Conn., Firefighters Green-Lit to Fly New UAV at Night

Thanks to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval, the Danbury Fire Department in Connecticut is now able to put its recently acquired drone in the...
sky-futures

Sky-Futures Joins Forces With Bureau Veritas for Industrial Drone Inspections

Sky-Futures, a provider of drone-based industrial inspections, recently partnered with Bureau Veritas, a testing, inspection and certification company founded in 1828.The new partnership offers...
2018

The Drone Industry in 2018: A Forecast for Key Regulatory Developments

The U.S. commercial drone industry has every reason to be optimistic for 2018 – cautiously optimistic, that is – as it remains likely that...
unmanned air tanker

Partners Developing Unmanned Air Tanker for Fighting Wildfires

Albany, Ga.-based Thrush Aircraft has formed a strategic alliance with unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer Drone America to develop what they call of “the...
drone

Texas High School Gifted DJI Mavic Pro from Mystery Donor

An anonymous donor recently gifted a new DJI Mavic Pro drone to an Austin, Texas-area high school’s audio/visual (A/V) and journalism programs.According to an...

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