The Drone with a 5 Day Flight Time

Researchers at MIT have developed a gasoline powered drone with a 5 day flight time.  The glider-like drone is designed to carry a communications payload that could establish a temporary telecommunications network for disaster relief. The idea of using drones to establish temporary networks in disaster struck areas isn’t new; but most solutions are expensive […]

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senseFly Launches ‘Always On’ Service Package for eBee Plus Drone

Mapping drone producer senseFly has launched Always On, what the company calls a “worry-free” service package for operators of the eBee Plus drone, a large-coverage photogrammetric mapping system. Always On, available as a bundle option alongside every new eBee Plus drone purchase, is supported by senseFly’s network of distribution partners across the U.S. In the […]

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Security Firm Predicts Autonomous Drones Will Take Off

Police drones are fast becoming a cornerstone technology for law-enforcement agencies across the globe – so, what’s the next step? According to one South African UAV company – autonomous (virtually self-flying/piloting) models represent the evolution in public-safety drone systems. Airborne Drones predicts that staffing costs may soon lead agencies to invest in drones that require […]

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Makeblock Launches the Airblock Drone in Partnership with SoftBank in Japan

Makeblock, a provider of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) educational products, has announced its  Airblock, the modular programmable drone for beginners, has been jointly released in Japan with its strategic partner SoftBank. It will be available to Japanese customers starting July 14th. It has also opened a branch office in Japan. SoftBank signed on […]

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From Selfies to Dronies: Are You Ready to Take Selfies To New Heights?

Guest post from AirVuz — Last year, over 200 million people loaded more than 24 billion selfies onto Google servers. In short, everyone is taking selfies. If you’re among those who think selfies are old news, here’s a new twist on how to take selfies to new heights. Literally. It’s called the “dronie,” and drone […]

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Total mise sur les drones pour cartographier les sous-sols

Total s’apprête à utiliser des drones et des capteurs sans fils pour avoir une image 3D du sous-sol. C’est en tout cas ce que vient d’annoncer l’entreprise pétrolière et gazière française via le lancement de son projet R&D intitulé Metis pour « Multiphysics Exploration Technology Integrated System ». L’objectif ? Cartographier en temps réel et en […]

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Survey UAS/RPAS/Drone Operations – Online in 5 Languages

This survey, which is aimed at the worldwide UAS/RPAS/Drone operator community is now available in English, French, German, Italian & Spanish. This survey is an opportunity to make it possible for all drone operators to assure that their specific applications are taken into account. The objective of this survey is to: 1- Identify the market […]

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