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French Manufacturer Elistair Creates Drones On A Leash

elistair orion x30 drone on a leash

In early 2017, Massachusetts-based company CyPhy Works provided tethered drone security for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, saying that it was “an efficient and effective solution for keeping a drone in one place” without running down the battery. Last year, Homeland Security announced that it would use a tethered drone to observe Trump National Golf Course in New Jersey during ... Read More »

DJI Ferntech Invents Barking Drone To Replace NZ Sheepdogs

Automation is a wonderful thing, isn’t it? Modern technology has the potential to change the way we think about fundamental concepts like labor and industry. Drones are often at the forefront of the conversation in this area, as they can be used to make a large number of traditionally human tasks cheaper and easier to complete. But DJI Ferntech is ... Read More »

Corteva Agriscience Deploys the Largest Agricultural Drone Fleet

On February 25, 2019, Corteva Agriscience™, Agricultural Division of DownDuPont, announced a global partnership with DroneDeploy to use their software for its agricultural business operations in the United States, Europe, Canada, and Brazil. The software will be used by the company’s global teams in the areas of: – Seed production – Supply chain – Pioneer strategic account management – Agronomy ... Read More »

The Drone That Uses its Camera to Fly, No GPS Needed

Drones have been evolving quickly with more smart, innovative features At the University of Toronto’s Institute of Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), researchers have been perfecting a new drone technology by creating a drone that can fly on its own, no human pilot required. The researchers have even more ambitious goals and are working to create a self-flying vehicle that can find ... Read More »

DJI set to update its drones geofencing systems in Europe

DJI has just announced Geofencing 2.0 to airports and other sensitive facilities in 32 European countries. This is a result of recent drone scares at Gatwick, and Heathrow airports. This is no surprise as the upgraded system was deployed in the United States in October 2018 and DJI having geofencing technology since 2013. In July of 2017, a drone was ... Read More »

FAA Drone ID Marking Change Means New Rules for U.S Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration is continuing to make strides in drone regulation laws in the United States. It has recently become a law that drones in the United States must have visible ID numbers on the outside. This new rule goes into effect on February 25, 2019, and will have drones sporting license plates of their own. All drones must ... Read More »

Artist Uses Drones to Light Up the Sky with Giant Shapes

Many artists have used drones to create colorful light shapes in the sky. Drone light shows have become popular recently sparking much interest among people. Russell Klimas was curious in seeing just what kind of fun shapes he could create. He took drawing shapes in the sky to the next level by creating fun and elaborate shapes such as Pikachu, ... Read More »