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Drones Combat Coastline Pollution DJI

Drones for Pollution: DJI Teams with Boat Owners to Combat Coastline Trash By DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby DJI has partnered with AnimaMundi Ocean Data Solutions and Lagoon to build the world’s first comprehensive database of plastic waste on coastlines using drones. The project starts with drones piloted by …

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Deals on Drones Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Pick up deals on the top drones Black Friday – or Cyber Monday.  Some of the world’s top manufacturers have already announced holiday sales.  Whether you’re looking to augment your commercial fleet or buy a recreational drone (for yourself or some deserving friend) it’s a great time to get a …

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Public Perception of Drones in the UK 68% Positive

Photo © Lewis Clarke (cc-by-sa/2.0) In the UK, public perception of drones is improving.  A new study shows that more than 2/3 of UK public believe drones will positively impact the future. by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, new research has been released from the “Project XCelerate” Consortium, …

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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Drone Video Ever

It’s been years since this Thanksgiving drone video came out.  Autel’s drones have gotten far more sophisticated and can perform many more complex commercial jobs – but this video from 2016 is still our absolute favorite holiday treat.  Check it out: cooking a full Thanksgiving dinner – gravy and pie …

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Monitoring Drones Keeping an Eye on the Sky

AeroScope / DJI How will companies and citizens handle monitoring drones and keeping track of activities in the air, as commercial applications like retail drone delivery expand? The following is a guest post by Sergio Rodriguez at Access Partnership,  global policy consultants unlocking new markets for the world’s newest technology.  DRONELIFE …

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Iris Automation Inks Drone Safety Agreement with Transport C…

Source: Iris Automation California-based drone-tech provider Iris Automation is helping commercial drones over Canadian skies stay safer after the nation’s FAA equivalent, Transport Canada, chose the company’s Casia collision avoidance system as part of a new tech-demo program. Conducted by the National Research Council Canada (NRC) on behalf of the …

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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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Flytrex Funding Allows Company to Expand Drone Delivery

Flytrex Funding: Company Raises $40M to Expand Drone Delivery Services Across the US by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby On-demand drone delivery leader Flytrex has announced that it has raised $40 million in it’s Series C funding round, bringing its total funding to date to $60 million. The round, …

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