Sky-Futures Inks New Investment, Global Drone Inspection Deal

Sky-Futures, a provider of drone-based industrial inspections, has launched a partnership with Japan-based Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a trading, investment and service enterprise with 139 offices in 66 countries. Under the collaboration, Mitsui will expand the use of drone-based remote sensing, industrial inspection and 3D asset management visualization in its global network of companies and […]

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Sphero’s awesome R2-D2 robot does the one thing no other’s done before

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DJI Wins 2017 Emmy for Technology and Engineering

DJI, a manufacturer of civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has won an Emmy for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. DJI’s camera drone technology was recognized for excellence in engineering creativity, specifically for creating “Low Latency Remote Controlled Airborne Video Platforms for Television.” DJI’s technology has provided directors […]

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Drones, robots…and Mercedes?

Thanks to the rapid development in technology it is no surprise that there are speculations of drone delivery services to come in the near future. With the unveiling of its Vision Van at its Van Innovation Campus in Stuttgart, Germany, Mercedes has sho…