month : 08/2020 13 results

Emesent’s Hovermap Pilots The World’s First Underground Drone Flight With The DJI M300 RTK

Drone autonomy technology developed by Australian high-tech company Emesent has allowed DJI’s M300 drone to fly autonomously underground in what’s believed to be a world-first for the platform. The flights took place on 4 August at the Round Oak Mt Colin copper mine in Cloncurry, Queensl...

SkyDrive Conducts First Public Manned Flight in Japan

SkyDrive Inc., a world-leading developer of urban air mobility solutions, is proud to announce that it conducted a public demonstration flight of its new SD-03 flying car model on August 25, 2020. It was the first public demonstration of a flying car in Japan. The flight took place at the 10,000...

FLIR Systems Introduces Vue TZ20 Dual Thermal Camera Drone Payload

FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of the FLIR Vue® TZ20, the first high resolution, dual thermal sensor gimbal purpose-built for the DJI®Matrice 200 Series and Matrice 300 airframes. Featuring both a narrow-field-of-view and a wide-field-of-view 640x512 resolution FLIR ...

DJI Drives The Future Of Commercial Drones At AirWorks 2020

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today revealed new sensor systems and data integrations for its professional drone platforms at the fifth annual AirWorks conference, as the global coronavirus pandemic spurs massive adoption of drone technology for tasks ...

Skydio Selected as a Trusted Drone Provider for US

Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, today announced that the new Skydio X2D has been selected as a trusted drone platform for the Department of Defense and Federal Government as part of DIU’s Blue sUAS Project. This is a major milestone in Skydio...

Chinese Drone Maker DJI Makes Sweeping Cuts In ‘Long March’ Reforms

Chinese drone giant SZ DJI Technology has been making sweeping cuts to its global sales and marketing teams as it faces coronavirus headwinds and mounting political pressure in key markets, current and former staff told Reuters. The world's biggest drone-maker has slashed its corporate sales ...

Commercial UAV Expo Americas Virtual Conference to Feature DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety UAS Content produced by AIRT

Public safety and emergency services drone pilots from across the globe will gather virtually to share use cases, best practices, and key learnings at the DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Summit held in a virtual environment at Commercial UAV Expo Americas from September 15-17, 2020. Diversified ...

uAvionix Announces Enterprise-grade Detect And Avoid For UAS

Today uAvionix announced the release of pingRX Pro, a new Detect and Avoid (DAA) ADS-B Receiver for professional Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). pingRX Pro detects private and commercial aircraft operating on 978MHz and 1090MHz. The received aircraft identity, position, and altitude are ...

DJI Statement On Further Misleading Claims About App Security

Today’s report from the Synacktiv digital security firm about DJI software includes further inaccuracies and misleading statements about how our products work, following similar reports from them last week. We want to make clear that DJI’s products protect user data; that DJI, like most ...

HELIGUY Specialist Drone Surveying Course Launched

A new specialist drone surveying course has been launched to help professionals conduct more accurate and consistent drone surveys. Drone expert HELIGUY.com has partnered with drone survey training provider, Pieter Franken, of Drone Survey School, to host the Drone Survey Fundamentals training ...