autonomous drones

Easy Aerial’s New Drone Unlimited Flight Endurance

Easy Aerial’s new drone Albatross adds triple payload capacity to unlimited flight time, with Easy Aerial’s tethering system. Brooklyn’s Easy Aerial has established themselves as a leading provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring systems. “The newest addition to the company’s rapidly expanding portfolio of tethered Smart Aerial Monitoring Systems (SAMS-T), the Albatross …

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Drone Provider Percepto Captures $45 million in Series B Fun…

Source: Percepto Autonomous drone developer Percepto has snagged a financial bounty just in time for Thanksgiving—$45 million. Koch Disruptive Technologies led the Series B funding round to launch “a transformative solution for remote, fully autonomous, asset monitoring, inspection and compliance of industrial sites.” Along with VC investors State of Mind Ventures, Atento …

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Emesent is Making History DRONELIFE

Australian data analytics and drone autonomy start-up Emesent is making history with remotely operated autonomous drone flights.  The latest flight took place underground in a mine in Canada –  but was operated from Australia.  These missions “promise to drive revolutionary change in the heavy industry space,” says an Emesent press …

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NATO’s Autonomous Drone Delivery Experiment Works

DroneUp and NATO Allied Command Transformation performed an experiment to prove a new and innovative way of resupplying soldiers on the battlefield.  The experiment proved that autonomous drone delivery works. “DroneUp recently partnered with North Atlantic Treaty Organization Allied Command Transformation, Joint Force Development Directorate, Operational Experimentation branch in an …

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Industrial Application Gathers Footage of Dead Sea

Israel’s Percepto has emerged as a global market leader for autonomous industrial drone systems with their drone-in-a-box solution.  A proven safety record and their sophisticated technology have enabled Percepto customers to receive many waivers to fly beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) – and today, Percepto announced that they’ve been granted a …

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Drone Industry Investment Easy Aerial Scores $6.15 M

Despite – or maybe even because of -the current pandemic, drone industry investment continues to grow.  The latest announcement comes from Easy Aerial, a leading provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions.  Easy Aerial announces a Series A round of $6.15 M, led by the same private investment group that funded …

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KnackForge Partners with FIRST iZ for 911 Autonomous Drone P…

Source: KnackForge Texas-based tech firm KnackForge this week announced a partnership with drone company FIRST iZ to release a patent-pending UAS system. The system will deploy drones autonomously by 911 operators by leveraging KnackForge’s control systems hardware as well as software for the FIRST Port ecosystem. KnackForge will oversee the …

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The Army is Working on Shape-Shifting Autonomous Drones

Source: U.S. Army A scene depicting dozens of autonomous drones shifting shape while in midflight isn’t from a  trailer of the (inevitable) Transformers sequel. It’s a soon-to-be reality for the U.S. Army. Researchers with the U.S. Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory and Texas A&M University recently presented findings from a two-year …

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