smart cities

Urban Air Mobility Market: $9 Billion by 2030?

Will the urban air mobility market be worth $9 Billion by 2030?  A new research report predicts that it will – has a few more surprise predictions about the segment. The report “Urban Air Mobility Market by Component (Infrastructure, Platform), Platform Operation (Piloted, Autonomous), Range (Intercity, Intracity), Platform Architecture, Unmanned …

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EHang’s Heavy Lift Drone for Medium-Haul Deliveries

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, has unveiled the EHang 216L.  EHang’s heavy lift drone is ideal for short-to-medium-haul air logistics – both in cities and rural areas. The EHang 216L can carry a payload of 200kg – about 440 pounds …

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EHang Passenger Drone Company Q1 Revenue, Cargo Delivery Tri…

Courtesy of EHang China-based EHang, the passenger drone company that went public last year, has announced first quarter results.  Despite the global pandemic, EHang showed year over year revenue growth.  The company is also broadening it’s applications: in addition to emergency response operations revealed in the current crisis, EHang recently …

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EHang Demonstrates Passenger Drones for Emergency Response

 EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) introduced passenger drones to the world several years ago, with the most talked-about prototype at the 2016 CES.  Since then, the company has successfully developed the fully autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform.  Now, EHang has successfully demonstrated the use of passenger drones for emergency …

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Uber and Hyundai Have Established a Drone Taxi System That J…

At CES this week, Hyundai and Uber announced a partnership that could make drone taxis and urban air mobility a reality. With Uber’s leadership position in ridesharing and urban mobility, and Hyundai’s expertise in vehicle manufacturing, the pair could have what it takes to get the market in urban air …

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Urban Air Mobility: The First UIC^2 Forum at Amsterdam Drone…

DRONELIFE at Amsterdam Drone Week, Airbus Prototype Drone Taxi The First UIC^2  – the UAM (Urban Air Mobility) Initiative for Cities and Communities – Forum took place this morning at Amsterdam Drone Week, an international gathering of stakeholders in commercial drones, airspace regulation, and urban air mobility.  Amidst a hall …

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AT&T and Dedrone Partner on Smart Cities Project to Detect M…

Communications giant AT&T has partnered with anti-drone technology leader Dedrone to identify potential rogue drones in the airspace.  The project is part of AT&T’s “Smart Cities” program. The following is from the AT&T announcement: AT&T* and Dedrone, a San Francisco-based drone detection technology startup, are teaming up on a drone …

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12 Ways AI is Shaping the Drone Industry

“AI” is a time period used freely in the drone business: nevertheless it’s makes use of differ from racing to rescue operations.  Drone professional Jake Carter has rounded up 12 use circumstances to show the ways in which AI is shaping the business. Guest publish by Jake Carter, drone fanatic, …

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