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Autel’s Antitrust Counterclaims Vs DJI Dismissed as Legal Ba…

DJI and Autel have been battling in court since the drone industry’s dominant force sued the upstart for patent infringement back in 2016. The initial suit was filed because, as many industry watchers observed at the time, the Autel X-Star was remarkably similar to DJI’s Phantom 4. At the time DJI claimed the …

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CyPhy Works, Aria Insights Closes its Doors: Consolidation i…

US-based drone manufacturer Aria Insights, formerly CyPhy Works, has closed its doors for good.  Former CEO Lance Vanden Brook confirmed the news, answering DRONELIFE’s request with a brief statement: “Aria Insights has ceased operations effective March 21, 2019.” It’s a short epitaph to a good company, and unfortunate evidence that …

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SETI Institute Drone Maps Iceland Lava Cave in Preparation f…

The SETI Institute is probably best known for its work scanning the stars for signs of extraterrestrial communications. But the organization’s remit is broader than that. Its many research teams work towards a noble goal: to explore, understand, and explain the origin and nature of life in the universe. Exploring …

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First Urban Drone Delivery Near an Airport a Reality in Hels…

image courtesy Skyports UK-based drone infrastructure firm Skyports and partners have successfully completed drone delivery trials in an urban environment and near a major international airport. Skyports specializes in drone delivery: designing, building, securing and operating cargo and passenger “vertiports” where drones may safely launch and land.  Having a conveniently located …

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3 Technologies That Could Transform Future Drone Operations

Not that long ago, the industry was dominated by bold forecasts (and VC investment) projecting enormous adoption rates and a huge rise of the number of drones in operation. In reality, the more ambitious projects have been slower to get going than some predicted. Amazon’s Prime delivery service is still more …

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Q&A: Airobotics Digs into Drones and Mining

Israeli drone provider Airobotics is digging into new drone applications in the mining sector. Last week, the company offered a Q&A session with mining technology manager Dan Ward to deep dive into the future of drones and mining. The interview comes on the heels of a recent distribution partnership with South American …

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