Business and Finance

FLIR Delta Podcast: Randall Warnas Speaks with Rod Dayrit on…

In this episode, Randall Warnas of FLIR meets up with Rod Dayrit, Delta-Q Technology. Rod has an extensive background in the mobile industry has moved to the battery charging space. In this episode, they discuss the parallel paths of drones and cell phones and the intricacies of working with drones, especially …

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Flirtey Granted Patent for Automated Parachute Safety System

Drone delivery specialist Flirtey has been granted a patent that the company says will “enhance its fundamental technology”. The patent refers to an automatic parachute deployment system to support drone flights and aerial deliveries being carried out safely. The patent recognizes the ability of a drone’s technology to detect an …

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Commercial UAV Expo Wants You To Speak at Their Events in Th…

Have a story to tell about your use of drones or the technologies that make the applications better?  Commercial UAV Expo Americas and Commercial UAV Expo Europe just announce a call for speakers for their 2020 events.  Topics of interest include both vertical market segments (Agriculture,  Inspection, Mining, etc.) and/or  …

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Drone Deal: Draganfly Acquires DroneLogics

Courtesy: Draganfly Two Canadian drone companies are celebrating the new year by merging in a multi-million-dollar deal. Saskatchewan-based Draganfly is acquiring Dronelogics in a agreement that includes a $1.5 million payout to the Vancouver-based company’s shareholders Dronelogics is known as a “solutions integrator for custom robotics, hardware and software that …

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DJI Case Study Highlights the Benefits of Drones in Logistic…

Danish logistics and international shipping giant, DFDS, has been combining drones and AI to streamline terminal operations. DFDS provides transportation services, supply chain solutions and warehouse management, handling millions of trailers every year. The company has been exploring the potential for drones to be used to improve freight inspections at …

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“Not Like This” – DJI’s Critical Response to FAA’s Remote ID…

In an article published by DJI today, the manufacturer’s VP of Policy and Legal Affairs, Brendan Schulman, has come out strongly against the FAA’s NPRM on Remote ID, calling it “deeply flawed” and “a complex, expensive, and intrusive system that would make it harder to use drones in America.” That …

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The Numbers are in: Thanks to You, DRONELIFE Showed Big Grow…

Whether the hype cycle is really over for the drone industry, interest in the commercial drone industry and industry news is still going strong.  Thanks to all of you, DRONELIFE is growing too: 2019 was a great year for us. DRONELIFE reached a record-high audience for 2019, with over 2 …

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Department of the Interior to Permanently Halt Drone Program…

The Financial Times has today reported that the US Department of the Interior is planning to ground its civilian drone program for good in response to growing concerns that hardware made wholly or partly in China could pose a security risk. The latest move by the Trump administration will see …

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Uber and Hyundai Have Established a Drone Taxi System That J…

At CES this week, Hyundai and Uber announced a partnership that could make drone taxis and urban air mobility a reality. With Uber’s leadership position in ridesharing and urban mobility, and Hyundai’s expertise in vehicle manufacturing, the pair could have what it takes to get the market in urban air …

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