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Daedalean And UAVenture Prepare To Launch A New Vision-based Guidance System

In February 2018 two companies from Zurich – Daedalean, the developer of an AI autopilot for autonomous flight, and UAVenture, which produces advanced flight control software and related systems for UAVs – announced a partnership: Daedalean would add computer vision and vision-based functions ...

Drones Document Widespread Damage and Devastation Across Northern Bahamas

As the death toll continues to climb in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian’s September 1 landfall on the Abaco Islands in The Bahamas, professional All Hazards and emergency management teams from the private and public sectors have come together to use aerial drones combined with cutting-edge ...

EHang Completes First Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Passenger-carrying Demo Flight

EHang, the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, announced today that it had performed the first passenger-carrying AAV demonstration flight at the 2019 Northeast Asia Expo, held from August 23-27 in the capital city of China's Jilin province, Changch...

AeroVironment Unveils VAPOR All-Electric Helicopter UAS at DSEI

AeroVironment, Inc. , a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced the availability of its VAPOR all-electric Helicopter UAS at Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI), the world’s largest land, sea and air defense and ...

Silent Arrow 1-Ton Cargo Delivery Drone Unveiled in London, Full-Rate Production to Follow

Yates Electrospace Corporation (YEC), world leaders in heavy payload, unmanned cargo delivery solutions, today announced the unveiling of the Silent Arrow® GD-2000 cargo delivery drone at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) show in London. Silent Arrow is the ...

Yuneec Presents The Gimbal-stabilized 4K Quadcopter Mantis G

Today, Yuneec announced a new must-have consumer drone at the Interdrone 2019 in Las Vegas. For all those who want to spice up their social media profiles with unique 4K aerial photos or simply capture breathtaking moments and memories from an exceptional perspective, Yuneec's new Mantis G ...

DJI Urges Authorized Drone Users To Prepare For Hurricane Dorian

DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, urges authorized drone users in the southeast United States to prepare their equipment and their operating procedures for the impending arrival of Hurricane Dorian. Other drone owners should follow U.S. Federal Aviation ...

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 ...

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, ...