Global Smart Commercial Drones Market Professional Survey Report 2017

The overall scope of growth in the defense sector today is highly reliant on the demand for the latest technologies and equipment based on the nature of their use. The growing number of urban insurgencies, the continuously growing level of political and social dissent in key countries, and the greater importance given by all countries Read more about Global Smart Commercial Drones Market Professional Survey Report 2017[…]

2nd International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing (ECRS)

We are pleased to announce that the 2nd International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing (ECRS), chaired by Prof. Ioannis Gitas, from Laboratory of Forest Management and Remote Sensing, School of Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, will be held from 22 March to 5 April in the internet environment. ECRS 2018 (http://sciforum.net/conference/ecrs-2) Read more about 2nd International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing (ECRS)[…]

The world’s first human jump from the drone is accomplished

Latvians have accomplished the world’s first human flight with the drone and jump at high altitude. On May 12, a 28-propeller drone built by Aerones has lifted a skydiver Ingus Augstkalns at a height of 330 metres, from where he accomplished the planned jump and landing with the parachute. Successful achievement shows the reliability and Read more about The world’s first human jump from the drone is accomplished[…]

STARR COMPANIES ANNOUNCES DRONE COVERAGE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Starr Companies announced primary and excess liability coverage for drones in the construction industry. As a joint initiative between Starr’s Aviation and Excess Construction Divisions, this product will enhance coverage for general contractors, subcontractors and project owners who utilize drones within the scope of their business. “Drone usage is a reality in the construction industry,” Read more about STARR COMPANIES ANNOUNCES DRONE COVERAGE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY[…]

A new drone that combines the vertical takeoff and landing advantages of multirotors

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both military and commercial applications, today launched its new integrated commercial information solution featuring the innovative Quantix™ drone and Decision Support System™ (DSS). Available spring 2017, these technologies allow users to gain actionable insights that can improve operational efficiencies, minimize risk and increase Read more about A new drone that combines the vertical takeoff and landing advantages of multirotors[…]

Virtual and Immersive Reality Systems built to power the emerging competitive drone racing market

Kopin® Corporation (Nasdaq:KOPN), a leading developer and provider of innovative wearable technologies and solutions for head-worn computing and display systems, today announced High Definition BDM-720P, an ultra-lightweight, high definition binocular display module designed for optimal performance, comfort and style with Virtual and Immersive Reality Systems. The High Definition BDM-720P is built to power the emerging Read more about Virtual and Immersive Reality Systems built to power the emerging competitive drone racing market[…]

SPAR 3D Conference & Expo

SPAR 3D Expo & Conference is the premier international event for 3D technologies. The only vendor-neutral, industry-agnostic event in the market focused on 3D sensing, 3D processing & 3D visualization tools. The surge in 3D innovation and commercial growth is changing the way professionals work across multiple industries, from AEC to asset management, mapping to manufacturing, Read more about SPAR 3D Conference & Expo[…]

UAVs and insect cyborgs or biobots to map large unfamiliar areas

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a combination of software and hardware that will allow them to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and insect cyborgs, or biobots, to map large, unfamiliar areas – such as collapsed buildings after a disaster. “The idea would be to release a swarm of sensor-equipped biobots – such Read more about UAVs and insect cyborgs or biobots to map large unfamiliar areas[…]

Drones: new EU rules to ensure safety and privacy

Drones are used for many things, from filming and taking photos to inspecting gas pipelines and spraying crops. But these small unmanned aircraft could also pose a risk to airplanes and be used to invade people’s privacy. On Thursday 10 November the transport committee approved changes to EU aviation safety rules that would also include Read more about Drones: new EU rules to ensure safety and privacy[…]

Intel and Disney demonstrate future of light shows with holiday show-drone performance at Walt Disney World Resort

Intel and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts are collaborating on an innovative new holiday experience that will take place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida over the holiday season. Using all-new Intel® Shooting Star™ drones, the “Starbright Holidays – An Intel Collaboration” show will paint colorful images across the sky at the Disney Read more about Intel and Disney demonstrate future of light shows with holiday show-drone performance at Walt Disney World Resort[…]

HYWINGS hydrogen fuel cell UAV is capable of 10 hour flights

H3 Dynamics unveils HYWINGS, a hand-launchable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) capable of 10 hour flight durations and distances of up to 500km. At a total take off-weight of just 7kg, HYWINGS can cover larger areas of land faster, while removing the need for catapult launchers or runways typically required by larger, heavier and more expensive Read more about HYWINGS hydrogen fuel cell UAV is capable of 10 hour flights[…]

31.6% Solar Energy Efficiency Record; Changes the Fundamental Economics for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

With its most recent solar efficiency record of 31.6%, Alta Devices continues to achieve solar efficiency that are substantially higher than all other commercially available solar technologies. This breakthrough, combined with its unique thinness and flexibility, redefines how solar technology can be used. In particular, Alta’s solar technology is of great interest in the UAV Read more about 31.6% Solar Energy Efficiency Record; Changes the Fundamental Economics for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles[…]