year : 2018 177 results

FPT Supports Forvola Breaking Guinness World Record of Heaviest Load Carried by Drone

Forvola’s megadrone lifted a box full of FPT Industrial spare parts weighing 101 kg to a height of almost 1.5 m for more than 1 minute and 3 seconds, breaking the previously held record. FPT Industrial and Forvola broke the Guinness World Records for the heaviest payload lifted by a ...

DJI Makes Thermal Imaging Portable with Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today revealed the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, a portable industrial drone equipped with powerful, side-by-side visual and thermal cameras that provide commercial pilots a reliable tool to operate better, safer and quicker in ...

Fruity Chutes Offers First Parachute System For the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom

Introducing the first parachute system for the Mavic 2! Fruity Chutes was so excited when DJI launched the latest edition of the Mavic they got right to work on a parachute system for it. The Fruity Chutes Mavic 2 Automatic Emergency Drone Parachute is lightweight, easy to use, and ...

DJI and SkyPixel Kick Off the Biggest Aerial Photo & Video Contest of 2018

DJI and SkyPixel, the world's most popular aerial photography community, are kicking off their annual SkyPixel Aerial Photo & Video Contest. Running from December 18, 2018 to February 18, 2019, the contest is a showcase for the world captured from above, and welcomes submissions from ...

Archangel FPV LLC Releases Limited Edition DR1 Racing Drones

Up and coming drone racing brand, Archangel FPV LLC, recently announced the release of their racing drone lineup. The new limited edition drones were conceived to commemorate the 2018 DHL Champions Series fueled by Mountain Dew and was presented by DR1 Racing. The Archangel drone was first unveiled ...

Airbus Defence and Space Develops Drone Tracking Device The Drone-it

The popularity of drone technology keeps growing, as does the number of these unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the air. But with the increasing number of drones going skyward, the risk of aircraft collisions rises as well. The Drone-it! device, collaboratively developed by Airbus Defence and ...

LIFT Aircraft Unveils Personal Multirotor Aircraft, Experiential Entertainment Plans

Matt Chasen, founder of uShip, is unveiling a new venture today called LIFT Aircraft™  LIFT has developed an electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and plans to open up LIFT locations where anyone will be able to rent aircraft and experience an entirely new kind of flying ...

DroneBlocks and Ocean Alliance Partner To Improve SnotBot Project For Whale Conservation

Few people would have seen a connection between whale snot and drones, but in 2012 Dr. Iain Kerr, CEO of Ocean Alliance, had a vision. Rather than collecting biological samples by manually biopsying whales, Kerr saw the use of drones as a non-invasive way to gather the data needed for whale ...

DJI Announces Its Third Annual RoboMaster AI Challenge

For the third year in a row, DJI’s RoboMaster division is partnering with the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) to host a special competition for student engineers. Teams will need to combine skills from mechanical and electrical engineering, embedded systems, ...

AirMap Launched Real-Time Geofencing Alerts for AirMap for Drones Mobile Application

Today AirMap, the leading global airspace management platform for drones, announced Real-Time Geofencing Alerts in the AirMap for Drones mobile app on iOS and Android. Available for free, the feature alerts pilots of their DJI drone's in-flight positioning and offers a visual and/or verbal alert ...