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senseFly and Microsoft Plant Drone Farming Solution

Source: senseFly Fixed-wing drone company senseFly is teaming up with Microsoft to optimize food production worldwide with a data-drive farming platform. The Switzerland-based company announced a new partnership with Microsoft Azure FarmBeats. No, that’s not a new set of vegetable-based, overpriced headphones.  It’s a global initiative harvesting the ambitious goal …

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DRONERESPONDERS and Media Photographers Promote UAV Safety

Source: DRONERESPONDERS It’s been a great week for DRONERESPONDERS. The alliance, billed as “the world’s fastest growing non-profit program supporting public safety UAS,” is partnering with the National Press Photographers Association. The collaboration will promote safety guidelines between members of the media and first responders. “We are seeing both news …

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Ethics in the Drone Industry & AI’s Slippery Slope

It’s an exciting time for the drone industry. Several companies are pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Hardware is becoming ever more sophisticated, reducing weight, improving flight times and bringing down prices. Last month DJI launched the Mavic Mini, a tiny 249-gram drone with a range of 4km that …

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XPONENTIAL 2020: Conference Event will Focus on Drones for F…

Source: AIRT The world’s largest drone-industry event is teaming up with a major public-safety non-profit to create a new conference event that may literally save lives. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International and the Airborne International Response Team announced this week an inaugural co-located program designed to unite and …

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London’s Commerical UAV Show: DJI Europe’s Dr. Barbara Stelz…

Drone show season continues, and this week London hosts the Commercial UAV Show.  For a global audience that includes many from the U.K., DJI’s Dr. Barbara Stelzner offered a consistent message: despite media coverage to the contrary, drones are an indispensable tool. DJI is taking the stage all over the …

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Here’s the Winner of the Peugeot Drone Film Festival

In Frankfurt, Germany, French car manufacturer Peugeot has announced the winner of its 2019 drone film festival. The jury chose the film Calçada Portuguesa by Bernardo Bacalhau, which combines stunts on a BMX bike with aerial cinematography in Lisbon, Portugal. Portuguese filmmaker Bernardo Bacalhau beat over 800 other competitors to …

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Bell’s Scott Drennan Says Drone Taxis are on the Way – Soon

The Bell Company’s VP of Innovations Scott Drennan has a sense of humor.  “We had jetpacks before Tony Stark,” he tells the audience at his keynote address at London’s Commercial UAV Show.  He’s not really kidding: Bell, while better known for helicopters, started with planes, and have been pioneers in …

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New York is Putting Money on Drones for Economic Development

New York’s investment in the drone industry is paying off – and as the first segment of the state’s drone corridor receives BVLOS authority, opportunities for new businesses are expanding. The state of New York has made a major investment in economic development for the Center State region, and part …

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