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SunFlower Labs Wants Drones to Protect Your Home

We caught up with Alex Pachikov, CEO of Sunflower about a month ago as he was getting ready for his announcement at CES this week. Here is what Alex had to say,  but first a little about his product from their recent press release. At CES 2020, Sunflower Labs will …

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New Report Suggests Public-Safety Drone Pilots Need More Tra…

Courtesy of DRONERESPONDERS The growth of public-safety drones may be grounded before it can soar unless the industry makes key changes. That’s the conclusion of a report released last week by DRONERESPONDERS. The alliance, billed as “the world’s fastest growing non-profit program supporting public safety UAS,” released Public Safety UAS …

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DRONERESPONDERS and Media Photographers Promote UAV Safety

Source: DRONERESPONDERS It’s been a great week for DRONERESPONDERS. The alliance, billed as “the world’s fastest growing non-profit program supporting public safety UAS,” is partnering with the National Press Photographers Association. The collaboration will promote safety guidelines between members of the media and first responders. “We are seeing both news …

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Singapore’s Changi Airport Reports 63 Flights Disrupted by D…

Two drone sightings over the last week, combined with bad weather, have led to 63 flights being effected at Singapore’s Changi Airport – one of the largest civiliant transportation hubs in Asia.  As well as being one of the busiest airports in the world, Changi is also consistently ranked as …

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Singaporean Drone Company Will Take on Asia’s Ring of Fire

Singaporean company Drone Solution Services has announced the launch of “24/7 Unmanned Search & Rescue Services” – a solution to provide emergency services around the Ring of Fire – a 25,000-mile region encompassing the Asian side of the Pacific Ocean where numerous earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. When fully deployed, …

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Don’t Fly Blind: The Business of Air Traffic Awareness for D…

Image from INVOLI UTM, air traffic awareness, remote ID and tracking, and collision avoidance are all hot topics in the drone industry.  As these frameworks and technologies develop, risks will decrease, regulations will ease, and the applications that commercial drones are regularly able to perform will expand dramatically. There is …

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FLIR Acquires Aeryon Drone Company in $200 Million Deal

Oregon-based drone company FLIR Systems has acquired UAS firm Aeryon Labs in a $200 million deal. Based in Canada, Aeryon is a leading designer and manufacturer of drone solutions built around aircraft under 20 pounds. The company mainly works with global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure market with 20 military …

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California: Drones Stitch Helpful Aerial Maps in Wake of Dea…

While California’s Camp Fire has earned the infamous title of costliest world disaster of 2018, the aftermath could have been worse, say fire experts, had it not been for drones. The series of wildfires claimed more than 80 lives and destroyed thousands of buildings across Butte County. However, thanks to …

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