year : 2019 101 results

IDRLC to Host Microdrone Race Event with Largest US Prize Pool to Date

The IDRLC  is hosting a drone racing competition in New Jersey from September 28th through the 29th for microdrone pilots and enthusiasts. The event will be hosted in Flemington at the Drone Zone racing facility and education center for FPV Drone Flying. Depending on the total participants, pilots ...

ASSURE Announces Results of Phase II Ground Collision Study

What could happen if a drone hit a person on the ground? What are the risks of serious injury from flying small unmanned aircraft over people, and are we doing everything we can to reduce those risks? Through its continued research, the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through ...

Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Backed Drone Communication

Walmart has reasserted its interest in blockchain-backed drones with a recent patent application. The commerce giant filed for an application entitled “Cloning Drones Using Blockchain” in January 2019 with the United States Patent and Trademark Office publishing the patent on ...

SkyPixel And DJI Launch The First Short Film Contest With Prizes Totaling $48,600

DJI and SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community, today announced the first short film contest inviting users to submit their cinematic stories shot with camera and gimbal products. The 2019 SkyPixel Short Film Contest will accept entries from August 15, 2019 to October 14, ...

VOXL from ModalAI Contributes to Uber Eats Drone Delivery Testing

Uber Eats successfully tested its first food delivery by drone recently, in a high-density urban area with the assistance of technology from San Diego-based startup ModalAI. As the drone carried its edible cargo, VOXL, a powerful yet light-weight computing platform with 4G cellular connectivity, ...

Drone Racing League Launches DRL Racer4, The Next Generation Racing Drone

The Drone Racing League (DRL), the global professional drone racing circuit, today unveiled the DRL Racer4, the next generation racing drone. The DRL Racer4 marks the league's fourth iteration, high-speed FPV (First Person View) drone, which can accelerate from 0 - 90 MPH in under a second. The ...

FAA and Kittyhawk IO Launch New B4UFLY App

Kittyhawk the market leader in drone software and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today introduced a new version of B4UFLY, the free mobile app that lets drone operators check the status of airspace prior to flight. Available now for iOS and Android, ...

Take Drone Racing To The Next Level With The DJI Digital FPV Ecosystem

DJI, the global leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today launched the DJI Digital First Person Viewing (FPV) Transmission System, an advanced digital ecosystem which includes FPV goggles, an FPV Air Unit Transmission Module, an FPV remote controller and an FPV camera. Togeth...

U.S. Forest Service, and AirMap Address Safe and Compliant Wilderness Drone Use

Working jointly with the United States Forest Service (USFS) and AirMap, the leading global airspace intelligence platform for drones, the national nonprofit Tread Lightly! has released a new print public service announcements (PSAs) and launched a campaign to educate drone users about designated ...

Epic Games and Jazwares Reveal Battle Bus Drone at Fortnite World Cup

Epic Games and Jazwares have teamed up to reveal the very first Battle Bus drone. Revealed during the Fortnite World Cup, the iconic drone will be available in limited quantities at the event in New York City this weekend and will land at retailers Fall 2019 for $49.99. The Battle Bus drone is ...