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A Closer Look at the Brand-New Drone Manufacturers Alliance

Betsy Lillian on April 14, 2016

Comprising DJI, 3DR, Parrot and GoPro, the D.C.-based group is all about “advocacy and education” for small unmanned aircraft systems.

3DR, DJI, GoPro and Parrot Come Together to Form New Alliance

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on April 04, 2016

Three major consumer unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturers, as well as GoPro, recently left the Small UAV Coalition and have now established their own group, the Drone Manufacturers Alliance. GoPro, which is expected to release its new Karma drone this [Read More]

Parrot Bebop 2 Drone, Pix4Dcapture Offer 3D-Modeling Solution

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on March 17, 2016

Pix4D says it has mated its Pix4Dcapture flight-planning app with Parrot’s Bebop 2 drone to create a 3D-modeling solution. When used with the mobile app, the unmanned aerial vehicle, weighing 500 g, automatically scans selected areas by taking images customized [Read More]

Pix4Dmapper Ag and Parrot/MicaSense Sequoia Sensor Come to Market

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on February 08, 2016

Pix4D says it has launched its first agriculture-dedicated software, Pix4Dmapper Ag, in conjunction with Parrot’s new multispectral Sequoia sensor, offered by MicaSense. According to Pix4D, farmers and agronomists can convert multispectral images into agriculture-specific maps for better crop management and [Read More]

Parrot Teases ‘Disco’ as the First Ready-to-Fly, Fixed-Wing UAV

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on January 05, 2016

Parrot has unveiled the final prototype of its new “Disco” unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), what the Paris-based company says will be the first ready-to-fly, fixed-wing drone. Parrot introduced Disco at the Consumer Technology Association’s CES 2016. According to a company [Read More]

The Neurala Selfie Dronie App Allows Autonomous Video Capture of Subject

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on December 01, 2015

Neurala, a Boston-based robotics company, has released the Neurala Selfie Dronie, an app that the company says makes creating video selfies and dronies significantly easier. The software, compatible with the Parrot Bebop and Bebop 2 drones, uses advanced artificial intelligence, [Read More]

PowerUp and Parrot Create a First-Person-View Paper-Airplane Drone

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on October 16, 2015

Through a collaboration with Parrot, PowerUp Toys has unveiled what it says is the only first-person-view (FPV) paper-airplane drone. PowerUp FPV embeds a camera to transmit a live video stream – with a range of up to 300 feet – [Read More]

Parrot Set to Create an All-Drone Subsidiary

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on August 11, 2015

Citing its increasingly expanding drone business, Paris-based electronics company Parrot SA says it will be creating a new, fully owned subsidiary strictly for drones. According to a release on the company's 2015 second-quarter earnings, drone revenues came to EUR 30.4 [Read More]

Parrot Bebop Operator Arrested at White House

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on May 15, 2015

Nearly four months after the infamous quadcopter landing on the White House lawn, another small unmanned aircraft was reportedly spotted in the vicinity of the building on May 14. According to the Washington Post, a 39-year-old man was flying a [Read More]

Parrot Using Azimuth Channel Emulator to Test out Drones

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on May 08, 2015

To test the performance of its drones in real-world conditions, Parrot has selected Acton, Mass.-based Azimuth Systems Inc.'s ACE MX channel emulator. ACE MX is part of Azimuth's portfolio of channel and environment emulators purpose-built for testing real-world device-network interactions [Read More]