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Airware And DJI/Accel Launch Drone Investment Funds

Airware makes a flexible drone operating system. DJI makes the top consumer drones. But they need to bundle up with industry-specific hardware and software makers to sell whole commercial drone packages to big construction, oil, and insurance companies.

So by some cosmic coincidence, both are …

Venture Capital

Man breaks Guinness hoverboard record after standing on a drone

A Canadian inventor has set a new Guinness World Record for the farthest hoverboard flight, thanks to a homemade contraption that looks nothing like Marty McFly's ride of choice. The engineer, Catalin Alexandre Duru, broke the record this week on Lake Ouareau, Quebec, after riding his hoverboard …

Drones

LEGO Drone with GoPro camera

At Brickdrones.com we create professional flying drones from LEGO bricks for learning, education and fun. We even have kits that include what you …

Lego

A Folding Drone So Tiny It Can Fit Right In Your Pocket

It's a tiny little transformer

If you've always wanted a drone but can't be bothered hauling a hulking quadcopter around, there could be a tiny, folding solution to your problem on the way. Researchers at EPFL and NCCR Robotics have developed a drone that not only folds down into a pocketable …

Folding

Sprite Drone

Sprite is a video and photography drone with a modular tubular frame that’s more portable, durable and easier to modify than traditional UAVs. It …

Sprite

“Amazing view of the Ag Eagle Carbon Pro in action @BretChilcott @TNick52 @PlanterDoctor @ExpoUAV @AUVSIshow @DroneDeploy @droneanalyst…”

Carbon

Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props à la DJI probably pops to mind. But the folks behind a new model on Kickstarter think that such UAVs have two big problems -- namely, they're hard to carry and break easily if you mess up. They built The Sprite to overcome …

Sprite

Field of View LLC

GeoSnap Systems

Camera add-ons that generate a log of image-associated position/attitude data, and manage camera triggering to help streamline your …

Image Processing

UAS in Farming: A Pilot Project in Cuba - GIM International

Figure 1, Preparing the Delta-Photo system for flight

Cuba covers a land area of nearly 110,000 square kilometres, of which nearly two-thirds is …

GPS

Hexagon Takes over UAV Manufacturer Aibotix - GIM International

As part of Hexagon, Aibotix can access an international sales structure and integrate a wide range of sensors and software, as well as benefiting …

Hexagon

Unmanned Vehicles, Calgary, AB | UAVs

OUR UAVs IN TECHNICAL TERMS:

Maneuverability: In the development of our highly maneuverable UAVs we define maneuverability, based on the definition by …

Unmanned Vehicles, Calgary, AB

4Front Robotics provides unmanned vehicle systems and their corresponding control and navigation mechanisms for complex missions in confined spaces.

Robots

UAS for Mapping and 3D Modelling | Geo-matching.com - The right choice

Manufacturer/brand

ING Robotic Aviation (3)

4FrontRobotics (2)

Aeromao Inc (2)

Aeryon Labs Inc (2)

Delair-Tech (2)

Elimco UAS (2)

Height-Tech GmbH …

3D

UAS Captures Near-infra-red Mapping Data

DroneMetrex has announced that near-infra-red (NIR) mapping data has been captured with the TopoDrone-100. The radiometric quality has been achieved …

Maps

FAA Opens the Arctic to Commercial Small Unmanned Aircraft

News Search

September 23–A research vessel plying the icy waters of the Chukchi Sea above the Arctic Circle seems an odd place for a Federal Aviation …

Aviation

Unmanned Platforms and Subsystems

• Penguin B platform ready for payload
and autopilot integration
• 
20+ hour endurance
• 
Fuel injected engine option
• 
Up to 10 kg payload capacity
• 
80 W power from

Payload

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration opened the way to further commercialization of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) with the announcement this week of Project Pathfinder.

Federal Aviation Administration

A recent collaboration between Sensurion Aerospace and the University of North Dakota has resulted in a new UAS Pipeline Program that’s designed to provide career-building opportunities for graduates of UND.

North Dakota

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration granted a record-breaking 30 Section 333 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) exemptions to a range of companies including AeroVironment Inc. SenseFly, bringing the total to 99 exemptions.

Aviation

Stratospheric Persistent Unmanned Aircraft Systems : Global Observer : Missions - AeroVironment, Inc.

Communications Relay

Squad pinned down by enemy fire. No way to call for help. Global Observer provides communications relay. more

Disaster …

AeroVironment

Puma AE UAS (UAV) - AeroVironment, Inc.

UAS: RQ-20A Puma AE

The Puma™ AE (All Environment) is a small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) designed for land based and maritime operations. Capable …

3DR Expands Series C Funding to $64 Million | 3DR | Drone & UAV Technology

Today we’re announcing an expansion of our Series C round of financing, from the earlier $50 million to now $64 million. With this expansion in funds …

Drones

UAVs to Be Banned in Arctic, Antarctic

By MarEx

This week two major associations representing tour operators in the Arctic and Antarctic respectively, have stated that they will not allow …

Antarctica

To use this drone, just throw it in the air and start running

The consumer drone industry is increasingly positioning itself as a maker of flying cameras, not autonomous robots. The goal is a sort of self-aware GoPro that you will allow anyone to be their own aerial cinematographer. Today a startup called Lily is trying to move a step closer to that future …

Drones

Drone footage offers beautiful views of massive flower garden

Sometimes a little perspective can change everything.

Given the aerial advantage and smooth flight path of a drone, they're perfect for filming areas that are hard or impossible to reach.

YouTuber Wiebe de Jager used a DIJI Phantom 2 to capture fantastic views of Keukenhof, one of the world's largest …

Drones

Drone Startup Sky-Futures Secures $3.8M From MMC To Scale Up Oil And Gas Inspections

Startups dealing in the world of drones have been given a boost today with the news that Sky-Futures, which flies drones around oil rigs and gas pipelines, has raised $3.87 million (£2.5m) in a Series A from London-based venture fund MMC Ventures. The funding is believed to be Europe’s largest-ever …

Startups

Watch 2 daredevils don jetpacks and swoop over Dubai

If you think people zipping around the skies strapped to jetpacks is still the stuff of science fiction, think again — and watch this astonishing …

United Arab Emirates

Fear Not The Job-Destroying Robots

We’re always looking to pin our problems on a villain. It makes us feel a little better. When it comes to the ongoing debate about creating and protecting US jobs, that villain has varied over the years: Japan Inc. industrialists, dot-com flim-flam men, free-trade fanatics, the offshore menace, the …

Robots

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles | senseFly eBee Drone, Mini Drones, UAV, UAS

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles