CNN Gets First Closed Set Waiver

CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting (CNN AIR), the media giant’s drone division, is the first organization to get a Part 107 waiver for flight over people for “closed-set motion picture and television filming.” CNN was required to demonstrate safety to the FAA before receiving the waiver, which “allows CNN AIR to operate a diverse range […]

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DroneDeploy, SLANTRANGE, and Sentera Partner on Advanced Ag Solution

DroneDeploy announces new features, allowing growers to use their industry leading drone mapping platform with agriculture specific sensors, including SLANTRANGE calibrated multi-spectral sensors and Sentera’s near infrared sensors. “We’ve listened to our customers’ requests and worked with leading technology partners in the industry to help growers detect crop variability sooner and compare plant health over time,” said DroneDeploy […]

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The Evolution of an Industry: Drones are Changing Construction Worksites, for Good

Construction worksites still look a lot like they always have: trucks, hardhats and tool belts haven’t changed a lot in the last couple of years.  But laptops are now almost as ubiquitous as hammers on the site, and the tools available – including drones –are creating a complete evolution in the industry. It’s an evolution […]

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DARTdrones and DroneDeploy Announce Partnership to Train Drone Mappers

Two industry leaders have partnered to offer professional training the industry sorely needs: drone mapping. DARTdrones and DroneDeploy will collaborate on a series of workshops and courses to educate drone pilots on aerial mapping, a sought after skill in the enterprise.  Mapping is heavily used in agriculture, construction, transportation and other major verticals that commonly use […]

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New Survey: Who’s Buying Drones, Using Drone Software, and Why?

We just announced the start of our 2017 Drone Market Sector Research, which promises to be the most comprehensive study of drone market trends and usage to date. The online portion of this research seeks to get your opinions about buying and using small unmanned aircraft systems—otherwise known as drones This independent research is being underwritten […]

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New Survey: Who’s Buying Drones, Using Drone Software, and Why?

Skylogic Research, LLC, which operates under the brand Drone Analyst, just announced the start of its 2017 Drone Market Sector Research. The goal of the report is to be the most comprehensive study of drone market trends and usage to date. The online portion of this research seeks to get opinions about who is buying […]

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MMC’s Next Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Offers Flight Endurance of Up to 4 Hours

Chinese company MMC, an industry-leading commercial and industrial drone manufacturer and the innovators behind hydrogen fuel cell technology for drones, have introduced the next generation of their H-1 fuel cell – increasing flight endurance to an impressive 4 hour flight time. Overcoming LiPo Battery Limitations The H-1 Fuel Cell is a drone agnostic solution, compatible […]

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