Commercial Drones

Researchers Outline What the U.K. Drone Industry Needs

In “Digitise the Skies,” researchers suggest the the U.K. invest £10m “in making recreational aircraft visible to drones” which “would remove major barrier to innovation and set stage for 420,000% return,” says publishers.   The paper also suggests that the U.K. drone industry would benefit from the appointment of a a …

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Wireless Power for Drones: Meet Ossia

Battery life is a limiting factor for commercial drones.  This technology company wants to dispatch wireless power for drones. By Jim Magill A company that uses its proprietary wireless-power technology to handle complex logistics issues in the retail and warehousing industry sectors hopes to adapt that technology to be able …

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Counter Drone Solutions: Citadel Adds to the Lineup

Citadel Defense Improves Counter Drone Solutions – more choices, more capabilities. by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Trusted security specialist Citadel Defense has added to their intelligence and counter-unmanned aircraft systems lineup with a set of new solutions under the Titan imprint. The Titan line of CUAS solutions combines …

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GPS-Denied Navigation Black Swift Technologies

NOAA has awarded Black Swift Technologies (BST) a contract to develop GPS-denied navigation, enabling Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations for drones in GNSS-denied environments. NOAA has almost 95,000 miles of domestic coastline to survey – and while drones are by far the best way to complete the mission, flying …

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Drones Made in the U.S. Meet Skyfish.ai

How a professor of computer science, a high-tech CEO and an RC hobbyist developed some of the most accurate drones for engineering on the market – in Montana. Skyfish.ai was started in 2014 – but until today, when the company announced the formal launch of their platform, they’ve been operating …

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Drones for Government Agencies: New GSA Rules

The U.S. government has taken a further step to limit the use of Chinese-manufactured drones for government agencies. GSA limits inclusion of some drones from procurement list for government agencies By DRONELIFE Staff Writer Jim Magill In the latest skirmish in the ongoing war between the federal government and the …

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Skydio Drones: Webinar on Skydio 2

It’s the end of fourth quarter: when many enterprise and public safety programs are planning their programs and hardware investments for the next year.  U.S.-manufactured Skydio drones have rapidly emerged as one of the top choices for enterprise and first responder programs.  Don’t miss this free webinar on Tuesday, December …

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Surveillance camera commission certifies drone company DRONE…

The U.K.’s Surveillance Camera Commission was created to ensure that the public’s privacy was protected as CCTV cameras proliferated for security purposes.  The Commission encourages compliance with the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice, and to provide input on “the effective, appropriate, proportionate and transparent use of surveillance camera systems.” Now, the …

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