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Brown University Students Undertake Cookie Drone Delivery

Cookies were delivered via drone today at Providence, R.I.-based Brown University, where two undergraduates demonstrated a patent-pending tethering system that allows a payload to...

Upgraded Pix4D Drone Mapping Software Generates Tiled Level-of-Detail Mesh

Pix4D, a Switzerland-based provider of drone mapping and photogrammetric software solutions, has released its Pix4Dmapper Desktop 3.2.According to the company, the new version offers...
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Loveland Scores Patent for Drone Solution for Property Inspections

Loveland Innovations, a provider of drone solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry, has been granted a U.S. patent associated with its autonomous...
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New ‘Drone Prix’ App Built from DJI Software Development Kit

Edgybees, an augmented reality (AR) technology company, has launched a new AR mobile application that is compatible with DJI drones.Developed using DJI’s software development...
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U.K. Drone Consultancy Sets up Shop Near D.C.

U.K.-headquartered drone consultant Consortiq has opened up a new office in Annapolis, Md.Describing neighboring Washington, D.C., as a “central East Coast drone innovation hub,”...
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Commercial Drone Week Comes to Silicon Valley This Fall

JD Events, the producer of Drone World Expo, has announced the launch of Commercial Drone Week, which will include meetings, conferences, networking, tours, demos...
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Texas UAS Summit Arrives with AUVSI XPONENTIAL

The Texas UAS Summit and Expo, set for May 9-10 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, will offer a comprehensive look...
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NASA Selects sUAS for Research in Extreme Environments

NASA has awarded Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, Colo., a contract to develop and deliver a purpose-built small...
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Examining the Age-Old Question: What Are the Risks of Flying Drones Over People?

An FAA-commissioned report has concluded that sUAS are far more safe to operate over people than earlier studies had assumed, says DJI.
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IBM Patents In-Flight Package Transfer During Drone Delivery

IBM inventors have been granted a patent for transferring packages between drones during flight, the tech company has announced.As described in U.S. Patent No....

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