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DRONELIFE Exclusive: An Insider Look at an Edinburgh Univers…

Researchers from Edinburgh University are using drones to study and demarcate global warming, and to determine how it is affecting glaciers in the Andes, a recent BBC article reports. DRONELIFE reached out to the makers of the drones to learn more about the project – but first, the research. Researches from …

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China is Using Technology to Battle the Coronavirus – in Som…

The new strain of coronavirus is our current natural disaster, and drones and other new technology are being used to respond. As Covid-19’s first site of attack, China has led the battle against the Coronavirus, and it has turned to technology as a tool to help stop the spread of …

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Dark, Dirty and Dangerous: This Drone Can Map Pipes and Unde…

Drones excel at taking over jobs that are dark, dirty and dangerous – and mapping the sewerage underground electricity tunnels that lie under a city certainly meet that description.  Now, a team from Indonesia has demonstrated that it a drone equipped with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) can be used to …

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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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Commercial UAV Expo Wants You To Speak at Their Events in Th…

Have a story to tell about your use of drones or the technologies that make the applications better?  Commercial UAV Expo Americas and Commercial UAV Expo Europe just announce a call for speakers for their 2020 events.  Topics of interest include both vertical market segments (Agriculture,  Inspection, Mining, etc.) and/or  …

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SimActive’s Newest Release Makes Mapping Even Faster

SimActive Further Accelerates Processing with New Version 8.4 Montreal, Canada, January 14th, 2020 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces the release of Correlator3D™ version 8.4 with significant accelerations.  The new version leads to speeds that are multiple times faster compared to previous releases. Correlator3D™ 8.4 allows …

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Autel Robotics Shows Off the Evo II: “The Most Advanced Comp…

For the drone industry, one of the big announcements at CES this week was from manufacturer Autel, with the announcement of the Evo II.  We met Jeff Powell, Vice President of Autel Robotics on the floor.  “Our rule to build tools that perform a task,” says Powell.  We don’t innovate just …

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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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FLIR Unveils New StormCaster Payloads for SkyRanger and SkyR…

FLIR has unveiled a new line of unmanned aerial system payloads for its SkyRanger and SkyRaider drones. The new line launches with two multi-sensor products: StormCaster-T, which delivers continuous zoom and longwave infrared (LWIR) imaging, and StormCaster-L, which provides ultra-low-light imaging, tracking and mapping. Back in January, FLIR completed the …

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AeroVironment’s VAPOR Helicopter Drones Offer Endless Possib…

AeroVironment acquired Pulse Aerospace earlier this year for $25.7 million – and acquired the VAPOR Helicopter UAS series with it.  At last month’s Commercial UAV Expo, DRONELIFE got to see it up close – and talk to AeroVironment about what VAPOR can do. AeroVironment has long been an industry leader …

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