Engineering & Design

August 19, 2020

What DJI is expected to release by 2021: Mavic 3, FPV drone, etc.

BY Josh Spires, Drone DJ The year is coming closer to an end and DJI is still yet to release a few products before we hit 2021. We expect to see the Mavic 3, DJI FPV drone, Osmo Pocket 2, Ronin S2, and the unexpected Tello Talent. READ MORE

August 19, 2020

Valqari Introduces the Drone Delivery Station

BY Valqari Six-storage delivery solution showcases the start-up’s continued leadership in last inch drone delivery logistics READ MORE

August 11, 2020

Westlake Plastics, Environmental Composites launch joint venture

BY Westlake Plastics Company Aerolite Carbon is an advanced carbon fiber/thermoplastic material designed for fast, large-volume parts manufacture on existing equipment. READ MORE

July 30, 2020

Airial Robotics sets out to change global commercial drone market

BY Airial Robotics Based on a new hybrid concept, Airial Robotics has created a new class of drone that clearly exceeds current industry standards in terms of flight time, payload, range and efficiency READ MORE

July 20, 2020

LAAD brings confidence back to air travel

BY Pratt Miller Mobility Forward-thinking partners debut disinfecting vehicle at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids Michigan READ MORE

July 20, 2020

Flirtey Granted New Patent Instrumental for Drone Delivery

BY Flirtey Flirtey Granted New Patent Instrumental for Safety of Drone Delivery And Celebrates the Five-Year Anniversary of its 'Kitty Hawk Moment READ MORE

July 15, 2020

Skydio Creates the New X2 Family of Drones and Autonomy Software

BY Skydio Skydio announced the upcoming availability of a new autonomous drone platform for enterprise and public sector, the Skydio X2. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

Thermal Cameras Specified for Elevated Skin Temperature Screening

BY FLIR Systems The Line of FLIR EST Thermal Solutions Include Enhanced Screening Mode to Offer Fast, Safe, and Simplified Frontline Screening READ MORE

July 01, 2020

2020 UAS Summit & Expo Moves to Mid-October

BY UAS Magazine Produced by UAS Magazine, the UAS Summit will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the unmanned aircraft systems industry. READ MORE

June 29, 2020

New DJI Drone Rescue Map Tracks Drone-Assisted Rescues Worldwide

BY DJI DJI launched an online reference to track events around the world when a drone helped rescue someone from peril. READ MORE

June 23, 2020

The Evolution of Accurate Drone Mapping

BY Rob Klau, Klau Geomatics Drone capture capabilities and photogrammetry processing software and services have improved in cost and efficiency to a point where 3D digital twins are a staple for surveying and inspection. READ MORE

June 15, 2020

L3Harris Technologies supports Royal Navy’s Project Wilton

BY L3Harris Technologies L3Harris Technologies supports the Royal Navy with unmanned capability for mine countermeasure missions by upgrading Iver3 AUVs with high accuracy navigation and communication capabilities READ MORE

June 08, 2020

System Integrators Selected for ND's Statewide UAS BVLOS Network

BY Northern Plains UAS Test Site Three leading aviation companies have been selected to provide systems engineering and integration services to build, implement, and operate North Dakota’s statewide network for flying unmanned aircraft systems beyond visual line of sight. READ MORE

June 03, 2020

NPUAS names 3 aviation infrastructure partners for BVLOS system

BY Northern Plains UAS Test Site Three leading aviation infrastructure companies have been selected to provide systems engineering and integration services to build, implement, and operate North Dakota’s first-of-its-kind, aviation-grade, statewide network for flying BVLOS. READ MORE

June 03, 2020

XAG Introduces rice seeding drone to mitigate labor shortage

BY XAG With the farming population decreasing and growing older, the global food system now faces great uncertainty especially when the covid-19 pandemic exacerbates labour shortages in China. READ MORE

May 19, 2020

Drones now deliver defibrillators in Sweden

BY Everdrone Everdrone, a global leader in autonomous drone technology, is now deploying a drone system that delivers Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the scene of cardiac arrests. READ MORE

May 05, 2020

Liteye Expands with Raytheon Missiles & Defense’s Phaser

BY Liteye Systems, Inc. Liteye has provided Raytheon Missiles & Defense in Albuquerque NM, a purpose-built system to visually identify, target and cue Raytheon Missiles & Defense’s Phaser™ High Powered Microwave system to an intended target. READ MORE

April 20, 2020

Swift Tactical aligns with radio provider to support drone work

BY Swift Engineering Swift Tactical Systems, a subsidiary of Swift Engineering, and Silvus Technologies have entered into a strategic alliance. This collaboration combines Swift's world-class unmanned aircraft systems with radio technology from Silvus. READ MORE

April 08, 2020

COVID fighting drones can spray down arenas, stadiums

BY Luke Geiver A Louisiana-based environmental service solution company is turning its attention away from oil spills and hazardous waste cleaning to large indoor spaces like arenas and stadiums. READ MORE

April 08, 2020

Iris unveils hardware, software for BVLOS flights

BY Iris Automation Iris Automation has launched Casia 360, the first onboard detect-and-avoid (DAA) solution with a 360-degree radial field of view to enable commercial Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operation. READ MORE

March 23, 2020

Italian drone dealer creates delivery box for swabs, COVID meds

BY Elite Consulting Inc. The Italian company Elite Consulting, a DJI Enterprise Dealer since 2008, has designed a box suitable for the transport of swabs and small medicines with the DJI Matrice 200 drone in Italy. READ MORE

March 10, 2020

Canadian UAS service provider acquires RoBird drone tech

BY AERIUM Analytics AERIUM Analytics has acquired the technology and intellectual property (IP) portfolio from Clear Flight Solutions, including the RoBird technology, a small unmanned aircraft vehicle that mimics the look and flapping flight of a bird. READ MORE

March 09, 2020

Drone researchers create microchip to mimic flight of fruit fly

BY National Tsing Hua University Intrigued by the fruit fly’s uncanny ability to avoid obstacles, Tang figured that it might be possible to replicate the optical nerve of this tiny insect and adapt it to AI applications. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

New pre-flight system reveals best drone data capture options

BY SOARIZON The partnership will provide SOARIZON customers with pre-flight consultancy on the best methodologies for data acquisition, as well as first class post processing capability that far surpasses the current go-to systems that utilize cloud processing. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

Global safety tech provider launches drone livestream for law

BY Axon Axon, the global leader in connected public safety technologies, has announced a new drone piloting and livestreaming application that allows law enforcement to livestream critical data directly into digital evidence management systems. READ MORE

February 26, 2020

Collins Aerospace, NASA embark on final phase of UAV command link

BY Collins Aerospace Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., is entering the final stages of a nine-year project with NASA to enable unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to operate safely in the National Airspace. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

SkyGrid now gives drone pilots hyper local weather

BY SkyGrid SkyGrid, a Boeing, SparkCognition company, has announced it is integrating multiple data layers, including hyper-local weather data, into its aerial operating system to enable safer drone operations. READ MORE

February 05, 2020

Xcel Energy, eSmart, drone maker partner on AI-powered system

BY eSmart Systems ESmart Systems, Xcel Energy and EDM International have announced the first phase of a strategic initiative to deploy AI-based collaborative intelligence for 3,300 miles of Xcel's transmission lines. READ MORE

January 29, 2020

K-MAX offering new commercial UAV kits

BY Luke GeiverA rugged low-maintenance aircraft optimized for external load operations that was first certified in 1994 is once again impacting the aviation market. Kaman Corp. announced this month it has developed a new, commercial UAS kit for the entire U.S. READ MORE

January 28, 2020

Yates to unveil cargo drone with 48-foot wingspan

BY Yates Electrospace Corp. Yates Electrospace Corp., whose Silent Arrow platform is bringing disruptive innovation to the heavy payload, unmanned cargo delivery market, has announced the design completion and specifications of massive cargo delivery drone. READ MORE