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Strix Drones Drone Agnostic Docking Stations

Israeli company Strix Drones plans to begin manufacturing drone agnostic docking stations at its new plant in Dayton, Ohio by the end of this year. by DRONELIFE Feature Writer Jim Magill The company had a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the plant, its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility, last month. The factory will …

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Skydio Drones for Public Safety Fritz Reber

From the floor of AUVSI’s Xponential 2022: an interview with former police officer and Head of Public Safety Integration Fritz Reber on Skydio drones for public safety. Fritz Reber is a well respected figure in public safety – and in the drone industry.  Reber served at Chula Vista Police Department …

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Spright and Wonder Robotics Autonomous eVTOL Landings

Spright and Wonder Robotics team to bring drones in for safe landings By Jim Magill Spright, a drone-based medical delivery start-up, will use a system designed by Israel-based Wonder Robotics that enables unmanned electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to safely land, either on a designated landing pad or …

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An Open Source Drone Platform is More Relevant than Ever

Romeo Durscher, VP of Public Safety at open source drone platform Auterion is a drone industry hero, paving the way for drone use in emergency response and public safety.  In a DRONELIFE Exclusive interview from the floor of AUVSI’s Xponential 2022, Durscher says that an open source drone platform like …

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Police in North Texas Deploy Drone Clear

Police in North Texas using drone-based technology to save officers’, civilians’ lives with Drone Clear By Jim Magill Police in North Texas are using drone-enabled video technology to help them clear buildings of potential threats, reducing the potential of harm coming to either officers or civilians. The Dallas Police Department …

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Manna in the U.S. Irish Drone Delivery Service

Manna plans slow rollout of drone delivery service in U.S. market By Jim Magill Manna, a Dublin-based drone food delivery service, plans to launch operations on a small scale in the United States later this year, the head of the company’s U.S. operations said in an interview. The company, founded …

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Florida’s Approved Drone Manufacturers List AIRT

New Research Indicates Florida Government Drone Programs Need More Time to Transition to Blue UAS 95% of agencies surveyed cite “negative impact” in the near term from creation of the Florida Approved Drone Manufacturers list The following is a guest post by Christopher Todd, President of the AUVSI Florida Peninsula …

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DJI Mavic 3 Review: “The Swiss Army Knife of Drones”

DJI Mavic 3 Review – The Best Drone (Without a Thermal Sensor) Currently Available by Paul Rossi, DRONELIFE Contributor and Chief Operations Officer and Chief Pilot at Nine Ten Drones. Throughout the year of 2021 we watched as the top drone manufacturers took the most advanced flying payloads and downsized …

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