month : 03/2018 12 results

FLIR Provides Thermal Imaging for Next Generation DJI Zenmuse XT2 Dual-Sensor Commercial Drone Camera

FLIR Systems, Inc.  today announced that DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging, will integrate a FLIR thermal imaging sensor technology into its new DJI Zenmuse XT2 drone camera. The DJI Zenmuse XT2, DJI’s first dual-sensor and its most advanced gimbal-stabilized camera ...

FAI Drone Racing World Cup 2018 Fast And Furious: The Biggest Drone Racing Series On The Planet

Drone pilots at the ready! The FAI Drone Racing World Cup 2018 is coming to a city near you soon. A massive 24 World Cup contests are already registered on the FAI calendar for this third edition of the FAI Drone Racing World Cup, up from 16 last year and 9 in 2016. That makes the World Cup the ...

Hubsan Launches New Signature Drone Product H501A+ Starting at $199

Enjoying high-quality drone technology just got a lot more accessible and affordable thanks to Hubsan,  an innovative drone company. Looking to reach consumers who have stayed away from the expensive U.S. drone market, Hubsan has launched a high-quality, affordable drone option -- the ...

Chinese Drone Maker DJI Seeking At Least $500 Million In Pre-IPO

China’s SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world’s largest maker of non-military drones, is in talks with investors for at least $500 million in funding ahead of a planned stock market debut, people with knowledge of the matter said. With the funding, set to be obtained via a combination of new ...

Hangar Technology launches New Program Hangar OnDemand for Communities

Hangar Technology, Inc., the world’s first robotics-as-a-system software company to bring scalable 4D visual insights to industry, today announced the launch of Hangar OnDemand for Communities, a new program designed to give nonprofits a system to request and view aerial imagery on-demand, while ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Kittyhawk “Most Popular Drone Models”

We frequently talk about the diversity of our customers at Kittyhawk. Everyone from media to oil and gas to rail roads use Kittyhawk to help power their commercial drone operations across their organizations. However, our customers have a diverse set of needs and use a variety of hardware. We ...

NASA To Decide Whether Flying Drone Will Launch With Mars 2020 Rover

Testing of a lightweight robotic helicopter designed to fly in the alien atmosphere of Mars has produced encouraging results in recent months, and NASA officials expect to decide soon whether the aerial drone will accompany the agency’s next rover to the red planet set for liftoff in 2020.E...

BMW Brings The Drone Racing League To BMW Welt In Munich

Innovative technology, action-packed racing and international championships: more and more people around the world are discovering a passion for drone racing. BMW is collaborating with the Drone Racing League (DRL), the international, premier drone racing circuit, to further develop high-perfor...

UAS Automated Flight Approval Expanding to 500 Airports

The march to integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS) continues. In early March, the FAA announced that it was expanding beta testing of its automated Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC), begun in November, to 300 air traffic ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Kittyhawk “ Minimum GPS Satellites Viewable During Flight”

Your drone is subject to the whims of the environment you’re operating in. As drone operators, we have a lot of control, including the ability to choose not to fly, but even then, things can happen in flight that either the pilot or the software must respond to. One of these ...