year : 2019 64 results

DJI Adds Airplane and Helicopter Detectors to New Consumer Drones

DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today strengthened its role as the drone industry's safety leader at a Washington, D.C. event by committing to install airplane and helicopter detectors in new consumer drones, part of a 10-point plan to ensure that the ...

Lockheed Martin and Drone Racing League Announce 2019 AlphaPilot Teams

Lockheed Martin  and Drone Racing League (DRL) today announced the nine teams that were accepted into the 2019 AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge, an open competition to develop artificial intelligence (AI) for high-speed racing drones. These teams have earned a coveted spot in DRL's inaugural ...

DHL Express Launches Fully Automated Drone Delivery In China

DHL Express and EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution to tackle the last-mile delivery challenges in the urban areas of China. The launch ceremony was held Thursday at the EHang Command and ...

Counter-Drone Technology to be Commercialized by Embry-Riddle and Drone Defense Systems LLC

New technology that detects and commandeers unauthorized drones, guiding them to land safely, will be commercialized under a licensing agreement between Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Drone Defense Systems LLC of Daytona Beach, Fla.The technology, developed by Embry-Riddle faculty ...

Terra Drone Indonesia’s LiDAR Mapping UAVs Are Helping Palu Recover From 2018 Disaster

For the first time ever, Light Detection and Ranging technology (LiDAR) is being used to create maps for post-disaster recovery efforts in Indonesia. Terra Drone Indonesia, in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), is using drone-mounted LiDAR technology and photogr...

Boeings’ Cargo Air Vehicle Completes First Outdoor Flight

Boeing has successfully completed the first outdoor flight tests of the cargo air vehicle (CAV). In a safe and controlled environment, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully took off, hovered, transitioned to forward flight and then landed ...

uAvionix Introduces Line of Certified Avionics for Unmanned Systems

uAvionix, designer and manufacturer of Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS) equipment for unmanned and manned aircraft today announced a new line of certified avionics designed to enable Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) type certifications and Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) ...

Wing Becomes First Certified Air Carrier For Drones In The US

Wing achieved a significant milestone today, becoming the first drone delivery company to receive Air Carrier Certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This is an important step for the FAA and the drone industry in the United States; the result of years of work to ...

Black Swift Technology S2 UAS Chosen by the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research to Support The East Greenland Ice-Core Project

Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, CO, announced today its advanced aerial research platform, the Black Swift S2™ UAS, will be deployed in the coming months by the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), part of the University of ...

Miracle Flights to Host FREE Family Drone Festival : Carnival in the Clouds

Families and thrill seekers of all ages are invited to enjoy an exciting afternoon of aerial acrobatics performed by professional drone experts, plus classic carnival games, interactive STEM activities, food, live entertainment—and a chance to win a year's supply of Chick-fil-A—at Miracle ...