month : 05/2018 10 results

NOAA, Oceans Unmanned and DJI Team Up to Save Entangled Whales

Every fall, pods of enormous humpback whales make their way towards Hawaii, where they can ride out the winter in warm waters of NOAA's Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. For centuries humans have watched this noble migration with awe and wonder. But today, an ever-growing ...

Windhover Labs Unveils Open Drone Software Ecosystem

Windhover Labs, an emerging leader in open and reliable drone software, announces the successful test flight of its integrated flight software stack and ground control software. This milestone solidifies a groundbreaking technical approach and also marks the general availability of its software ...

MIT Researchers Develop Virtual-reality Testing Ground For Drones

Training drones to fly fast, around even the simplest obstacles, is a crash-prone exercise that can have engineers repairing or replacing vehicles with frustrating regularity.Now MIT engineers have developed a new virtual-reality training system for drones that enables a vehicle to “see” a ...

Fortress UAV Will Host Drone Day Event with DJI, CyPhy Works, Intel and Yuneec

Fortress UAV will host an inaugural Drone Day event at the Plano, Texasheadquarters on June 1st, 2018 with DJI, CyPhy Works, IntelÒ, Yuneec, the North Texas PSURT (Public Safety UAV Response Team) and Stampede Global.  Additionally, Mike Rogers with KRLD, 1080 Radio will be on hand for live ...

DJI And Microsoft Partner To Bring Advanced Drone Technology To The Enterprise

DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, and Microsoft Corp. have announced a strategic partnership to bring advanced AI and machine learning capabilities to DJI drones, helping businesses harness the power of commercial drone technology and edge cloud ...

King Online Drone Course Customers Can Now Study When Offline Too

AUVSI Conference, Denver CO. - Aspiring Drone Pilots now have a convenient way to continue their studies even when they are offline by using the free KING Companion App for iPad or iPhone together with King Schools' Online Drone Pilot License Test Prep Course. The app allows drone pilots who ...

DroneUp Announces Responsible Community Pilot (RCP) Program To Advance Community Safety and Training

DroneUp, a market-leading drone pilot community focused on safer skies through continuous education and sense of purpose, is collaborating with industry leaders and government officials to promote the desired outcomes of the FAA, public safety personnel, and the unmanned systems community by ...

Five Companies Share Inaugural AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian Award

Five organizations that flew drones on critical, life-saving missions are winners of the inaugural XCELLENCE Humanitarian Award by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI). The award, which is sponsored by DJI, the market leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging ...

China To Use AI And Drones To Protect The Great Wall

China plans to use artificial intelligence (AI) and unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to inspect, repair and preserve the Great Wall. The China Foundation For Cultural Heritage Conservation has signed an agreement with Intel Wednesday, to explore the use of AI and the company's ...

The DRL Announces 2018 Season Partners, Race Locations & Pilots

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the pro drone racing sport, announced the launch of its 2018 DRL Allianz World Championship Season today, unveiling their new global partners, elite drone pilots, and worldwide race locations. Premiering on September 6, 2018 on ESPN, DRL's third season will be ...