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DroneUp Walmart Drone Delivery Service

Walmart drone delivery is rapidly becoming a reality.  In partnership with drone technology and services provider DroneUp Walmart drone delivery is launching three full-time DroneUp airport “Hubs.” “The first operation has already taken flight at a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Farmington, Arkansas,” says a DroneUp press release. The “hubs” will …

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UTM Supplementary Services Could Benefit the Industry

Medusasami, CC BY-SA 4.0 The drone industry is aware that a functioning Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) system is necessary to integrate drones into the airspace.  Beyond UTM, however, there is significant potential for supplemental services that come out of a UTM framework, services that would offer benefits to a wide …

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Drone Delivery of COVID-19 tests to your home

The current crisis is providing the opportunity for historic – potentially paradigm-shifting – new projects.  Retail giant Walmart has announced another new drone delivery project: one that brings the capabilities of drone technology during a crisis right to people’s doorstep.  DroneUp, Quest Diagnostics, and Walmart have partnered on drone delivery …

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Police Using Drones: DRONERESPONDERS Releases Principles on …

Are emergency services agencies and police using drones in the best way to serve communities?  It’s a tricky question, and one at the forefront in the drone industry.  As technology like facial recognition develops, communities are concerned with the expansion of drones in public agencies – creating a difficult environment …

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Police Pay Wrongfully Arrested Couple After Gatwick Drone In…

File photo A British police force paid more than $250,000 to a couple after falsely accusing them of threatening Gatwick Airport in an alleged 2018 drone incident. According to the BBC, attorneys for Paul and Elaine Gait negotiated an out-of-court settlement with the Sussex Police Department for $63,000 in damages …

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Drones in Agriculture Worth More than $5 Billion by 2025

royalty-free image, Pikrepo A new research report by Meticulous Research predicts that droens in agriculture will be worth more than $5 Billion by 2025. Agriculture has been a major sector for the commercial drone industry for several years. Now, new sensors and technology have made the value proposition for drones …

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The Best Photography Drones of 2020

Drone technology is better than ever. If you’re thinking of buying a new drone and getting into aerial photography, there are loads of options out there. In this guide, we’ll take a look through the best drones available on the market at the moment. Here are Dronelife’s recommended photography drones …

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Parrot and RIIS Partner to Develop AI Applications

Back in 2018, IT consultancy and mobile app development specialists RIIS showed how, with a little help from Google’s machine learning platform, TensorFlow, a DJI drone could be used to count the number of sheep in a field in real-time. At the time it was an interesting, albeit niche glimpse …

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