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DJI Introduces M200 Series Drones Built For Enterprise Solutions

DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial technology, Sunday unveiled the new Matrice 200 drone series (M200), which is purpose-built for professional …

Drones in Law Enforcement: How, Where and When They're Used

Drones are used by law enforcement on a regular basis. But in which scenarios exactly, and how often? This infographic should clear some things …

Law Enforcement

DJI is now a camera company, and we should probably pay attention

When most people think of DJI, they think of drones – Phantoms, Mavics, and Sparks. Some may also know DJI for camera stabilization systems and …

Cameras

Drone captures dramatic footage of erupting volcano in Japan

Incredible footage shot by a drone has captured the intensity of a Japanese volcano which erupted for the first time in six years.<p>Smoke and ash can …

Drones

Drone grocery delivery to First Nations takes flight

Moose Cree leaders hope an experiment with drone delivery will solve the persistent problem of sky-high food prices in northern communities<p>In Moose …

Drones

DJI's 6K drone camera is designed to make movies

You can certainly shoot movies with drones right now, but that doesn't mean drone cameras are ideally suited to movie-making. They seldom have the resolution and image quality of the pro movie cameras you see on the ground, let alone the high-quality lenses. DJI is trying to fix that -- it's …

Cameras

In China, an e-commerce giant builds the world's biggest delivery drone

JD.com's robot can carry 1 ton of cargo by air.<p>JD.com, also called Jingdong, is China's largest online retailer, with a national distribution network matching the coverage of Amazon in the United States. It'll soon have something its American counterparts doesn't: super-sized delivery …

Drones

Spike Aerospace unmanned SX-1.2 demonstrator makes maiden flight

Spike Aerospace took to the skies for the first time on Saturday as it tested a subsonic, subscale version of its planned S-512 supersonic passenger …

Aerospace

Oh! Canada May Beat U.S. to Commercial Drone Delivery

Our neighbors to the north may get commercial drone flights before the U.S. does.<p>Drone Delivery Canada says it has received the regulatory approvals …

Drones

Nasa to demonstrate flying drones in controlled airspace alongside commercial aircraft

The demonstration of technology is set to happen in 2020, but Nasa is looking for sources from the industry to work on this project.<p>Nasa will …

Drones

NVIDIA Scores 2 Drone Wins -- Including the AI for an E-Commerce Giant's Delivery Drones

Move over, driverless cars: The artificial-intelligence player has also begun conquering the drone space.<p><b>NVIDIA</b> (NASDAQ:NVDA) is on track -- or …

Stocks

SpiderMAV Drone Shoots Webs To Perch And Stabilize

Introducing your friendly neighborhood SpiderMAV, a micro aerial vehicle that shoots webbing to enable it to hang from ceilings and stabilize itself …

Drones

Strategic UAV base shifts to Chhattisgarh's Bastar; will provide security forces enhanced aerial surveillance for anti-Naxal operations

<b>New Delhi:</b> The strategic technical command centre of the Unnamed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), operated by the NTRO and the CRPF, has been shifted to the …

War

Boeing buys Aurora, an autonomous drone company

Boeing has announced that it's buying Aurora Flight Sciences, a company that is developing autonomous flying vehicles. Aurora's strengths are in creating aircraft that take off and land vertically, and is looking to eliminate pilots from the equation entirely. The company has been working on such …

Aerospace

In South Africa, Drone Fishing is Really a Thing

Fishing and flying drones may seem completely unrelated, but a drone fishing tournament in South Africa argues otherwise.<p>Drone Fishing - Gannet<p>Marco …

Drones

Drone to deliver food, goods to Moose Cree First Nation in northern Ontario

First commercial drone delivery — carrying mail, food, medical supplies and other goods — will happen before Christmas of this year.

Drones

This intriguing drone concept drops packages straight into your hands

DelivAir authenticates deliveries using codes flashed from your phone’s LED<p>Technology research company Cambridge Consultants has unveiled a drone delivery concept called DelivAir that delivers a package directly into someone’s hands, using coded patterns sent via a phone’s LED flash to identify the …

Drones

The pioneering CityAirbus quadcopter takes big step toward production

Our skies could become a lot more crowded in the coming years to reduce traffic jams on the ground. Aircraft manufacturer Airbus successfully tested …

Aerospace

Colleges Are Marketing Drone Pilot Courses, but the Career Opportunities Are Murky - MIT Technology Review

Hot-air balloon pilot Richard Varney typically spends his weekends transporting tourists around central Massachusetts in a huge, multicolored …

Drones

World’s first drone taxi completes maiden flight in Dubai

One step closer to flying taxis<p>We have flying cars! Well, we have people-carrying drones. The world’s first self-flying taxi took off on its maiden voyage last month in Dubai, using 18 rotors to hover some 650 feet of the ground. The unmanned Autonomous Air Taxi (AAT) will one day be hailed via a …

Drones

Mercedes trials van-drone delivery combo in Switzerland

Mercedes-Benz originally teamed up with drone company Matternet to explore how drones could be combined with vans for more efficient deliveries, and …

Drones

Red Bull launches into drone racing

Drone racing has quickly grown to become serious business, and is now for all intents and purposes a professional sport. In 2015 we saw the first US …

Auto Racing

SR-72 hypersonic drone might have already been tested by Skunk Works

The SR-72 could replace the SR-71 Blackbird, which was retired by the US Air Force in 1998.<p>Lockheed Martin's SR-72 might have already reached the …

Aerospace

Unmanned solutions

The GLIDER Project forms part of the Norwegian Research Council DEMO2000 and is being managed by Akvaplan-niva, Project Lead, Lionel Camus . For 35 …

Maritime

The company that makes AK-47s just built a working hoverbike

Just don’t call it a ‘flying car’<p>The Russian company that makes the iconic AK-47 machine gun is branching out into rideables — specifically flying rideables. (Is that a thing?) Kalashnikov Concern — part of the Russian defense giant Rostec, which is named after AK-47 designer Mikhail Kalashnikov — …

Drones

$120,000 fuel cell tilt-rotor UAV designed for smart cities

Tilt-rotor aircraft offer the efficiencies and speed of a fixed-wing aircraft combined with the virtues of a helicopter: vertical-take-off and …

Smart Cities

This Chinese drone can take off and land on water

A Chinese company is pushing the boundaries of what drones can do out over the sea.<p>Shanghai UVS Intelligence System is set to become the first company in the world to bring to market a commercial drone that's able to take off and land on water. It says the roughly 20-foot long unmanned seaplane, …

Drones

Worlds first autonomous amphibious aircraft developed by Chinese drone company

A Chinese drone-maker has developed the worlds first unmanned, amphibious commercial aircraft capable of detecting submarines and delivering goods to …

Drones

Where Can You Fly? Worldwide Drone Laws Mapped

If you are a flier of a multirotor, or drone, you should be painfully aware of the regulations surrounding them wherever you live, as well as the …

Drones