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This “Pandemic Drone” Can See Who Has a Temperature – or Cou…

image courtesy Draganfly Governments and researchers around the world are working on new solutions for pandemics in the current Covid-19 crisis.  Drones have been important tools for applications including drone delivery and disinfection – but in this project, Canadian drone solutions company Draganfly will act as systems integrator with a …

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Zipline: Drones Could Begin Helping U.S. Hospitals Respond t…

(News and Commentary). Drone delivery heroes Zipline are already performing thousands of lifesaving drone delivery flights every day in Africa.  The world’s largest drone delivery network, Zipline can boast more than 1 million autonomous commercial delivery miles flown.  They are the world’s experts on delivering medical supplies like vaccines, blood …

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Making BVLOS Flight a Practical Reality: Onboard Sense and A…

As enterprise drone applications grow, the industry awaits a rule on flight beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS.)  BLVOS flight is an important concept for the growth of the commercial drone market.  Regulations allowing drones to fly beyond the range of a visual observer would make long range applications like …

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Drones are the Ideal Tool for Keeping the Economy Moving Des…

As quarantines, shutdowns, and social distancing regulations are implemented around the globe to deal with the current pandemic, drone companies are stepping up to do what they can.  Drones are an ideal tool to keep business going despite social distancing measures – but service providers say that they could do …

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The Inside Scoop on Draganfly’s Exclusive Deal to Distribute…

Aerovironment Quantix Last week, leading defense and industrial unmanned systems provider Aerovironment announced an exclusive distribution partnership with enterprise solutions provider Draganfly for Aerovironment’s commercial drone offering, the Quantix™ Mapper.  It’s a significant deal that makes sense for both companies.  As the market for drone solutions grows, the deal is also …

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Now at Drone Flyers: Part 107 Resources for the Lockdown

Our sister publication, DroneFlyers, recently published a helpful resource for drone fans stuck at home. Ever thought about pursuing FAA certification? Check out this post: As public officials continue to urge people to stay home and practice social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak, many are seeking novel ways to pass the time behind …

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DRONELIFE Exclusive: Can Hackers Use Drones to Steal Your Pe…

Flash Alexander (publicdomainpictures.net) A conversation with leading data protection expert Michael Bruemmer, VP of Data Breach Resolution at Experian, multinational consumer credit reporting company.  We talked to Bruemmer about a hacker’s favorite tool, “smishing”, and what consumers can do to protect themselves. The Pineapple Drones are a useful tool for …

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DRONELIFE Exclusive: How Drones Will Change Power Line Strin…

Image Provided by SkySkopes Drones have been used in the power industry for a few years now, but in the U.S., power line stringing is a relatively new application.  It’s an application that offers massive cost and time savings – and is one that could permanently change the way power …

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The World Needs Drone Delivery Now

With “social distancing” the phrase of the week around the world, the time may have come for communities and governments to embrace drone delivery – not just for speed and convenience, but to protect themselves and vulnerable members. The World Economic Forum has published a blog post highlighting the contributions …

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“Flatten the Curve” – AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS Step Up to Co…

The drone army is ready to respond to whatever disaster hits – and they’ve stepped up to do what they can to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.  In an email today,  Airborne International Response Team (AIRT) Executive Director Christopher Todd described the actions that AIRT and it’s public services division, …

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