month : 08/2018 18 results

When Safety Matters – Drone Rescue Presents Innovative Parachute Rescue System

The field of commercial drone applications is constantly expanding. New camera- and sensor systems enable applications, that were hardly viable years ago. Due to these new technologies, the acquisition costs for commercial drone service providers also increase. More serious therefore are crashes, ...

The Spry: The First Waterproof Drone That Submerges, Floats Like a Boat

After 2 years of designing and prototyping, the team at SwellProUSA and Urban Drones have introduced The Spry: the first ever waterproof drone that can briefly submerge like a submarine, float like a boat, and fly in the air at over 43mph. The Spry has a self-contained 4K camera that can ...

Direct Relief, Merck and Partners Test Temperature Controlled Autonomous Drone Delivery System

Direct Relief, Merck, AT&T, Softbox and Volans-i this week are piloting a test of emergency medical supply deliveries using drones to model an innovative approach to disaster response.The organizations are testing drone flights and the coordinated processes needed to provide medical ...

The Future Of Taxi Drones At The FAI International Drone Conference And Expo

Urban traffic congestion is a huge headache for all major cities, with public transport infrastructures often crowded and roads frustratingly busy for drivers. How long will it be before humans take to the skies for reliable, quick transport around the city?The major question hovering over the ...

DJI Introduces Mavic 2 Pro And Mavic 2 Zoom: A New Era For Camera Drones

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today introduced a new era for camera drones with two additions to its iconic Mavic series: Mavic 2 Pro, the world’s first drone with an integrated Hasselblad camera, and Mavic 2 Zoom, the world’s first foldable ...

International Drone Racing Grand Prix Kicks Off in Southwest China’s Chongqing

International Drone Racing Grand Prix (IDRGP), one of the most influential drone racing events in the world, is taking place in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality for the first time from August 23 to 25. The competition, which is being held during the 2018 Smart China ...

Ukrainian Company Unveils New Drone With Grenade Launcher

Ukrainian company Matrix UAV has developed a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) eqquiped with a grenade launcher, said Yuriy Kasyanov on 17 August. Yuriy Kasyanov announced on his Facebook page that еру Matrix UAV company has developed an attack multi-purpose unmanned ...

University Of Washington Researchers Test Navigation For UAS Using Transponders

Drones use GPS to find their way without a pilot. But GPS signals can be easily blocked by tall skyscrapers or trees — leaving drones lost.Now researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new method that gives aircraft a backup system in case GPS fails: An antenna on the ...

Routine Drone Flights Could Become ‘Aerial Trespass’ Under Proposed Law

Many of today's routine drone flights could be redefined as "aerial trespass" under a law proposed by a commission known for its influence with state legislatures, cautioned veteran LeClairRyan aviation attorneys during a webinar attended by more than 300 aviation and other professionals.&nbs...

Yuneec Introduces The New Mantis Q Folding Drone with Voice Control and Facial Detection

Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, today announced its all-new Mantis Q, the latest extension of Yuneec’s award-winning consumer lineup, is now available for pre-order in the United States. Mantis Q is an adventure ready drone controlled via mobile device or remote, ...