Patrick C. Miller

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August 16, 2017

Farmers Insurance turns to Kespry for roof inspections

After four years of studying the use of drones to inspect roof damage, an FAA policy change and Kespry's UAS technology led Farmers Insurance to introduce UAS for commercial operations. Safety and faster claims for customers are among the advantages. READ MORE

August 16, 2017

FlightWave introduces a cost-effective high-tech drone

FlightWave this week announced its Edge unmanned aircraft, a vehicle designed to provide customers with a long-endurance, cost-effective platform capable of flying remote missions in difficult conditions. It can also carry a wide variety of payloads. READ MORE

August 02, 2017

Amimon’s Falcore aims to bring FPV drone racing to the masses

As FPV drone racing gains popularity, Amimon is looking to enter the market and revolutionize the sport with its Falcore drone. The technology demonstration platform features zero-latency, HD video and modes for beginners and experienced pilots. READ MORE

August 02, 2017

Australian research project uses drones to protect koala bears

Drones flown by Queensland University of Technology researchers will locate and gather data on Australian koala bears. The university said results from the first-of-its-kind project could be used to make conservation decisions in other ecosystems. READ MORE

August 02, 2017

One million flight hours milestone reached by Insitu UAS

Insitu is celebrating a new milestone in the company's 23-year history. Its ScanEagle, Integrator and Blackjack UAS have reached a combined total of one million flight hours. READ MORE

August 02, 2017

VTO Inc. gets federal contract for cyber forensics project

The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate has issued an R&D contract to a Colorado company specializing in digital security for a project to assist law enforcement in gathering forensic evidence on drones. READ MORE

August 02, 2017

UND’s UAS program accredited under new standards

The University of North Dakota's degreed UAS program is the first in the nation to be accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International under its new criteria. UND assisted AABI in drafting a blueprint for the new standards. READ MORE

July 18, 2017

VStar Systems brings signals intelligence to the civilian world

Once the domain of large military UAS, signals intelligence on small drones is becoming a reality. VStar Systems has created a small, light, affordable sensor for search-and-rescue missions and counter-UAS operations. READ MORE

July 13, 2017

Company launches drone repair subsidiary Fortress UAV

Fortress UAV is entering the expanding field of commercial and consumer drone repair with facilities in Texas, Florida and Kansas. The company supports out-of-warranty and damage repairs for DJI and Yuneec drones in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. READ MORE

July 05, 2017

Swiss student team designs Voliro omnidirectional rotorcopter

A team of Swiss students has designed a prototype omnidirectional drone capable of flying maneuvers not previously possible with conventional rotorcopters. Known as the Voliro project, the drone is attracting the attention of potential investors. READ MORE