Sensors

AgEagle Acquires senseFly, Launches New Sensor

AgEagle Acquires senseFly, Launches New MicaSense Sensor by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Industry leader AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. and leading European drone group Parrot revealed in a joint announcement that they have signed an agreement under which AgEagle will acquire Parrot subsidiary senseFly in a cash and stock …

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Radiometric Thermal Zoom Webinar November 2

Teledyne FLIR’s radiometric thermal zoom sensor is game-changing technology for public safety, industrial inspection, and more.  Learn why this next level functionality combination is important for your business at the Teledyne FLIR webinar, November 2 at 1:00 pm EST/10:00 am PST. Radiometric Thermal Zoom: the Ultimate Combination of Functions In …

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Introducing the Gremsy MIO for Pro Drone Applications

The new Gremsy Mio is a lightweight, compact 3-axis gimbal designed to integrate into professional drone systems. Gremsy is a leading provider of professional gimbals for the commercial drone industry.   The Gremsy Mio is the next-generation of 3-axis compact camera stabilizers, delivering robust performance for professional applications and offering the …

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FLIR’s MUVE C360 for methane gas detection

Gas leaks are something that most people don’t think about –  until there is a problem.  For example: the major gas present in “natural gas” fuel, methane, is odorless and colorless, making methane gas detection difficult without special equipment. Methane gas leaks, however, are extremely serious: the gas is not …

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Drone Lighting the Autel and FoxFury Partnership

Drone lighting is critical for gathering accurate data, during the day  – and especially, at night. Unmanned aircraft manufacturer Autel Robotics and FoxFury Lighting have come together with lighting equipment made for Autel Robotics EVO II™ Series Aircraft. Accurate data for applications like public safety require specialized lighting solutions.  During …

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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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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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Telefónica Combines Drones with IoT Sensors for Wildfire War…

The combination of drones and wildfires isn’t usually a productive one. Emergency teams tasked with fighting them are often disrupted by opportunistic aerial photographers. But the technology has also proved to be a useful situational awareness for fire crews. Drones can cover ground quickly and provide an indication of a …

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The Latest Wave of Sensor Tech Could be a Game Changer for L…

Avalanche photodiode sensors.  If you don’t know what they are – you need to. The following is a guest post by talented author and self-described nerd Ryan LaDue. The Latest Wave of Sensor Tech Could be a Game-Changer for LiDAR-Equipped UAVs Avalanche photodiode sensors are semiconductors capable of converting photons …

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