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Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Sentera Introduces Enhanced Phoenix Fixed-Wing Drone With New Low Pricing

MINNEAPOLIS — Sentera introduces its enhanced, affordable Phoenix fixed-wing drone product line, with variants to support the precision agriculture, mapping, and public safety industries. By pairing cutting-edge technologies with manufacturing efficiencies, Sentera’s Phoenix is a cost-effective solution that is easy to fly, accepts a variety of payloads, and covers more acres in less time than competitive

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Deveron Completes First Commercial Drone Flight in the United States

TORONTO, ONTARIO  — Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE: DVR)(CSE: DVR.CN) (“Deveron” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that it has completed its first commercial precision agriculture drone mission in the United States. After a successful grow season in Canada, the Company is excited to report the completion of an extensive survey covering almond and pistachio

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

DOT and FAA Finalize Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace. These new regulations work to harness new innovations safely, to spur job growth, advance critical scientific research and

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Johns Hopkins Team Makes Hobby Drones Crash to Expose Design Flaws

Sales of drones—small flying machines equipped with cameras—are soaring. But new research by a Johns Hopkins computer security team has raised concerns about how easily hackers could cause these robotic devices to ignore their human controllers and land or, more drastically, crash. Five graduate students and their professor discovered three different ways to send rogue

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

New Cheap Method of Surveying Landscapes Can Capture Environmental Change

Cheap cameras on drones can be used to measure environmental change which affects billions of people around the world, new research from the University of Exeter shows. Experts have developed a new way of surveying vegetation which greatly advances the tools available to ecologists and land managers seeking understand dryland ecosystems. Using standard ‘point and

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Australian Researchers Call to Minimize Drone Impact on Wildlife

University of Adelaide environmental researchers have called for a ‘code of best practice’ in using unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) for wildlife monitoring and protection, and other biological field research. The researchers, from the University’s Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility (URAF) or Adelaide Drone Hub, say that drones are a useful tool for field research and their

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

FAA Releases Drone Registration Location Data

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today posted a large database showing the city, state and zip code of each registered drone owner. Release of the database responds to a number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests submitted since the new unmanned aircraft registration system began operating on December 21, 2015.   The FAA is

Monday, May 16th, 2016

NSF Grant to Help NAU Grow Drone Technology for Biologists and Ecologists

Wildlife biologists and ecologists are data starved because current technologies for tracking small animals are time intensive and produce low sample sizes, said Paul Flikkema, Northern Arizona University professor of electrical engineering. NAU researchers have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle to find animals in the wild that

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Call for Speakers Open for North America’s Largest Commercial Drone Show

MELVILLE, N.Y.— BZ Media LLC announced today an open call for speakers for InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition being held at the Paris Las Vegas Sept 7-9. The total number of classes, panels and keynotes is increasing in 2016 by 20% to more than 120 sessions overall. InterDrone 2015 was the largest dedicated

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Royal Navy Uses Pilotless Aircraft to Navigate Through Ice

A tiny pilotless aircraft, built by the University of Southampton, has launched from the Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship HMS Protector for the first time to assist with navigating through the Antarctic. The 3D-printed aircraft, along with a quadcopter, scouted the way for the survey ship so she could find her way through the thick

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