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No Illegal Activity: Colorado “Drone Mystery” Probe Scaled B…

Amid growing skepticism among experts, Colorado officials are scaling back a statewide investigation of enigmatic drone sightings. The alleged mystery began on Dec. 23 when northeastern Colorado residents reported fixed-wing drones traveling in what appeared to be a steady pattern over several counties. A multi-agency task force formed two weeks later to investigate …

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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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Bell Textron Announces Electric Air Taxi at CES

Bell Textron unveiled an electric air taxi this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – and it’s one of the coolest concept vehicles that we have ever seen. DRONELIFE caught up with Cary Cannon, Bell’s Chief Engineer of Innovation, on the show floor. “We have seen a big …

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SunFlower Labs Wants Drones to Protect Your Home

We caught up with Alex Pachikov, CEO of Sunflower about a month ago as he was getting ready for his announcement at CES this week. Here is what Alex had to say,  but first a little about his product from their recent press release. At CES 2020, Sunflower Labs will …

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The GoPro Karma is Letting Pilots Down From Beyond the Grave

GoPro officially exited the drone business in early 2018 after the disastrous launch of the action-cam manufacturer’s first and only drone: the GoPro Karma. This week, the company’s remaining pilots have been left grounded, struck by a related issue to what was last year dubbed the ‘GPS Week Number Rollover’ …

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How Key Technology Changes May Revolutionize Urban Transport…

Part 2 of a 2 Part Series on innovative drone delivery and software company Aha.  See Part 1 here, to read about how small retailers are taking on delivery giants like Amazon. Maron Kristófersson is the CEO of Aha, a company that both provides a delivery service utilizing drones in Iceland; and …

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DroneLife Exclusive: Azur Drones – This Security Guard is On…

France’s Azur Drones offers a truly autonomous, drone in a box solution for security.  It’s a powerful and sophisticated system designed to secure critical infrastructure – and with European approval to fly autonomously beyond visual line of sight, Azur is poised to be Europe’s leading player in security drones. Azur …

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