Technology

Counter-drone firm soars after government demand takes fligh…

Source: Citadel Defense Counter-drone provider Citadel Defense is flying high, even as the tech firm tries to keep unauthorized zones out of the sky. According to a press release, the San Diego-based company has experienced a surge in global demand for Titan counter-drone system, forcing Citadel to expand manufacturing capabilities …

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Parrot’s ANAFI Drone Levels Up for Commercial Data Requireme…

Image Provided by Parrot French drone company Parrot, manufacturers of the ANAFI drone, has partnered with DroneLogBook to simplify drone data logging for commercial applications.  In a recent release, Parrot announced that their partnership with DroneLogBook will provide the capacity for pilots to keep track of equipment performance, schedule necessary …

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Alpha Unmanned Develops ‘Near-Flight’ Testing System

Courtesy: Alpha Unmanned Systems Spanish UAV firm Alpha Unmanned Systems announced this week production of the High Accelerated Lifetime Testing (HALT) – a “minute-by-minute” flight test system. “This means that Alpha’s engines and transmissions will be tested in ‘near-flight’ environments for significantly longer periods of time and in environments more …

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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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Parrot and RIIS Partner to Develop AI Applications

Back in 2018, IT consultancy and mobile app development specialists RIIS showed how, with a little help from Google’s machine learning platform, TensorFlow, a DJI drone could be used to count the number of sheep in a field in real-time. At the time it was an interesting, albeit niche glimpse …

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How Drones are Saving Koalas Injured in Australia’s Bushfire…

A couple of years ago, we shared the news that a forestry company in Victoria, Australia, was using drones equipped with thermal cameras to detect koalas before trees were cut down or controlled burns ignited. In recent times, the wildfires devastating the same area of Australia have been anything but …

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Drones are Being Deployed in the Fight Against Coronavirus

Last month, aerial footage emerged from a busy intersection in Shuyang, northern China. The video – admittedly a piece of state propaganda – shows drones equipped with loudspeakers being used by law enforcement. The purpose? To remind pedestrians to wear their facemasks in an effort to slow 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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DJI Case Study Highlights the Benefits of Drones in Logistic…

Danish logistics and international shipping giant, DFDS, has been combining drones and AI to streamline terminal operations. DFDS provides transportation services, supply chain solutions and warehouse management, handling millions of trailers every year. The company has been exploring the potential for drones to be used to improve freight inspections at …

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