Drone

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno

May 29, 2017 @ 13:02 | NASA and its partners are in the midst of testing the next, more complex version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Drone Traffic Management (UTM) technologies with live, remotely-operated aircraft, or drones, at six different sites around the nation. The three-week campaign, known as Technology Capability Level 2 (TCL2) […]

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

May 26, 2017 @ 21:22 | TU Delft spin-off Atmos UAV presented Marlyn, a hybrid mapping drone that combines the flexibility of a helicopter with the speed and range of a fixed-wing aircraft. This device can rapidly map large areas of ground for  companies working in such fields as fields construction, mining, agriculture and forestry. […]

DJI Launches Spark, The Easy And Fun Camera Drone

DJI Launches Spark, The Easy And Fun Camera Drone

May 25, 2017 @ 06:49 | The DJI Company Launches Spark, First Mini camera Drone Lets You Capture Special Moments From The Air Just By Moving Your Hands. DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, Wednesday launched Spark, an easy-to-use, fun-to-fly mini camera drone that lifts off from the palm of […]

Exploring Underground With a Colliding Drone

Exploring Underground With a Colliding Drone

May 23, 2017 @ 13:49 | ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano last weekend helped to explore the caverns under Sicily using a colliding  drone that deliberately bumped into its surroundings in order to build a map. ESA has been testing equipment, techniques and working methods for missions with astronauts in inner space for many years. Delving […]

Cinematography on the Fly

Cinematography on the Fly

May 18, 2017 @ 09:48 | By Larry Hardesty | CSAIL | MIT News |  System directs camera-equipped drones to maintain Cinematography of an aerial shot. In recent years, a host of Hollywood blockbusters — including “The Fast and the Furious 7,” “Jurassic World,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” — have included aerial tracking shots provided […]

U Of T Team Wins National Drone Competition By Scouring For Bird Nests of Geese

U Of T Team Wins National Drone Competition By Scouring For Bird Nests of Geese

May 16, 2017 @ 07:56 | The University of Toronto Aerospace Team’s (UTAT) UAV Division designed a two-drone system capable of meeting this year’s challenge: to survey and locate nests of geese in the remote Canadian wilderness. Building drones to locate the nests of three different types of Canada geese – that’s what a U […]

Intel Takes Flight Falcon 8+ with New Capabilities and Solutions

Intel Takes Flight Falcon 8+ with New Capabilities and Solutions

May 11, 2017 @ 18:54| Intel has developed a new commercial drone, Falcon 8+,  an advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).  It delivers the best performance and weight-to-payload ratio on the market, the highest stability in harsh conditions, and best-in-class safety. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the stage to deliver the show’s opening keynote, sharing the […]