Month / January 2020

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  • Virtual Asset Inspection – Transforming Asset Management Using Drones

    It was quite recently that American Petroleum Institute (API) Midstream Director Robin Rorick thanked the Senate and the House for adopting the UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) provision adopted through the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017 Title II, Subtitle A—Unmanned Aircraft Systems Reform. The API representative acknowledged that inspection drones make available to operators…

  • Artificial intelligence (AI) for drones and mobile robots

    Lorenz Technology ends January 2020 with a product launch of the new and updated Lorenz AI-Link® which enables new possibilities and purposes for drones and mobile robots with onboard artificial intelligence and edge computing. This is the 3rd generation of the Lorenz AI-Link® which is a supercomputer mounted as an intelligent brain on drones and…

  • 4 Best Drones Under $100 For Beginners in 2020

    Guest Post by Zubair Drones are the new tech-buzz that everyone wants to experience and get their hand on. The feeling of capturing stunning footage in 4K covering vast areas with a hovering high-tech toy running considerably longer on a single charge and piloted through a controller is addictive. And contrary to the popular belief…

  • Drone Business Owner Joins 2020 NSBA Board Leadership

    Wilmington, Delaware. Theophilus R. Nix, Jr., Esq., of Drone Workforce Solutions, LLC (DWS), and DWS Drone School, in Wilmington, Delaware, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the National Small Business Association (NSBA). He was previously elected to its Leadership Council in 2019. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization…

  • Japan Airlines and Yabu City Sign Agreement to Perform UAV Trial Flight in Spring 2020

    TOKYO, January 27, 2020 – Japan Airlines (JAL) and Yabu City today entered into an agreement to verify the feasibility of utilizing UAV technology to transport emergency goods to unpopulated areas in Japan with the cooperation of Terra Drone Corporation (Terra Drone). Since the summer of 2019, JAL and Terra Drone have been in discussions to…

  • Anti-Drone Solutions: Possibilities and Challenges

    Article and report by Droneii With airport incidents and rogue drone reports piling up across the globe, the demand for anti-drone solutions has never been higher. Beyond witnessing the counter-drone market grow and forecasting how it will do in the future, it is crucial to understand the market landscape i.e. to get a grasp of what…

  • Simlat UAS simulation delivered to the FAA UAS Simulation Lab

    Simlat has delivered its small UAS/drone simulation solution to the UAS simulation lab at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC) NextGen Integration & Evaluation Capability (NIEC).  The Simlat INTER simulator complies with the MAVLink protocol and can be easily integrated to UAS control software that supports MAVLink like UgCS, MissionPlanner,…

  • FlytBase and Mayan Robotics Partner to Deliver Enterprise Drone Automation

    California, USA, 16 January 2020 – FlytBase, Inc. and Mayan Robotics, LLC have announced a partnership to support enterprises on the development of fully autonomous, cost-effective drone automation solutions that leverage open source technologies. As their drone operations move from manual to fully autonomous, businesses are looking for reliable, cost-effective, scalable hardware and software components…

  • HYBRiX Offers Advantages for Farm Production

    The use of drones for precision agriculture is gaining momentum because of their capability to deliver the most updated information fast and efficiently. UAVs are transforming how agriculture is done. By implementing drone technology, farms and agriculture businesses can improve crop profit, save time, and make land management decisions that’ll improve long-term success. A few…

  • SimActive further Accelerates Processing with New Version 8.4

    Montreal, Canada, January 14th, 2020 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces the release of Correlator3D™ version 8.4 with significant accelerations.  The new version leads to speeds that are multiple times faster compared to previous releases. Correlator3D™ 8.4 allows a dynamic allocation of hardware resources, reducing potential bottlenecks from PC components. For…