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Cranfield University Launches Drone Connection Smart App

Courtesy of Cranfield University Cranfield University researchers in England are unleashing a smartphone app that connects off-the-shelf drones and allows them to be sent autonomously to inspect multiple locations using coordinates received by text messages. “Controlling drones in this way could be useful for a variety of applications in the future including the collection of … Continue reading Cranfield University Launches Drone Connection Smart App <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

You Can Now Buy An Anamorphic Lens… For Your DJI Drone

If you haven’t heard of anamorphic lenses before, you’ve almost certainly seen and enjoyed the results of their application. They’re most commonly used in Hollywood, and are a key element behind the cinematic visuals and production value we have come to associate with movies on the big screen. Anamorphic lenses produce a distinct aspect ratio … Continue reading You Can Now Buy An Anamorphic Lens… For Your DJI Drone <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Is It Amateur Hour at the DOI? – How DJI Has Bamboozled the US Government Again – sUAS News

An alternative title for this article would be “Nice try DJI” because you are only fooling more of your amateur security experts and wasting tax payer money and government resources. DJI released an article in conjunction with a DOI report.  Article:https://www.dji.com/newsroom/news/us-federal-agency-validates-and-approves-dji-high-security-solution-for-government-drone-programs   Report:https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/uploads/oas_flight_test_and_technical_evaluation_report_-_dji_uas_data_managment_assurance_evaluation_-_7-2-19_v2.0.pdf From the article on DJI’s website: The DOI’s findings were presented in a … Continue reading Is It Amateur Hour at the DOI? – How DJI Has Bamboozled the US Government Again – sUAS News <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Was the Gatwick Incident Really Caused by a Drone? The Blue Ribbon Task Force Report, and DJI’s Response

image: Andy Potter, CC 2.0 The effects of the Gatwick airport closure incidents this December have been significant for the drone industry.  The event was so expensive and disruptive that policy makers around the world – as well as drone manufacturers and airspace security or counter-drone solution providers – have moved to address the risk … Continue reading Was the Gatwick Incident Really Caused by a Drone? The Blue Ribbon Task Force Report, and DJI’s Response <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Involi and AirMap Collaborate to Integrate Comprehensive Air Traffic Awareness with UAS Traffic Management – sUAS News

Involi, a complete and reliable air traffic data provider for UAS, otherwise known as drones, and AirMap, announce their collaboration to offer a pre-integrated UTM and Air Traffic Awareness solution for safe, efficient, and scalable drone operations. The safe integration of drones into low-altitude airspace alongside manned aviation has become paramount to cope with the … Continue reading Involi and AirMap Collaborate to Integrate Comprehensive Air Traffic Awareness with UAS Traffic Management – sUAS News <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Delair Drives New Trend in Commercial Drone Industry: Subscription-Based Rentals

When it comes to high performance, long range fixed wing drones, pricing and maintenance is definitely a barrier to entry.  But as industry adoption grows, manufacturers have developed flexible programs to meet the needs of their customers,including the option to rent a drone as part of a complete drone data solution. In Europe, Delair is … Continue reading Delair Drives New Trend in Commercial Drone Industry: Subscription-Based Rentals <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Apollo: Missions To The Moon – National Geographic TV – sUAS News

We are coming up on the big anniversary of men walking on the moon, and there is a plethora of documentaries on the subject, but this one stands out. The producers did not shy away from the gritty setbacks (space is hard) and at least threw Wernher von Braun a bone. Not that the doc … Continue reading Apollo: Missions To The Moon – National Geographic TV – sUAS News <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

New York State Forms Partnership with Israeli Companies to Build a Drone Industry Center of Excellence

New York Governer Andrew Cuomo recently visited Israel – and came back home having formed partnerships and agreements that will support the state in developing new industries, including drones.  New York’s Empire State Development, the state’s economic development agency, will offer a $250,000 planning grant to establish a new Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Research and Testing … Continue reading New York State Forms Partnership with Israeli Companies to Build a Drone Industry Center of Excellence <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

The Sacramento District od the USACE add Microdrone UAS into their workflow – sUAS News

The Sacramento District’s aviation team for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was excited to put the Microdrones mdMapper1000DG to work.  One of their first demonstrations took place at New Hogan Lake, near Stockton California. The district’s UAS team, consisted of David Mello, James Oliver, Casey Young and Jerry Frost, who after a week of … Continue reading The Sacramento District od the USACE add Microdrone UAS into their workflow – sUAS News <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

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