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Beautiful Drone Video Shows Autumn From A New Perspective

I don’t know about you, dear readers, but my favorite season has always been Autumn. It’s warm enough to enjoy the outdoors but cool enough to show off your jacket fashions. It’s a time for apple cider, pumpkin pie, and decorative gourds. Plus, give me spooky Halloween skeletons or a turkey feast over a Christmas tree any day. But the ... Read More »

Drones With Laser Scanners Monitor Costa Rican Forests

“There are many ways of taking these metrics,” said Felipe Carazo, “but none with this level of resolution.” Carazo is the executive director of Fundecor, a private non-governmental organization that’s working to manage Costa Rican forests in a more environmentally sustainable fashion. In association with American technology company Intel and the San Jose-based Aerial Robotixs, Fundecor is one of the ... Read More »

Drone Technology Used To Monitor Shark Movements

The Ripper Group International – an Australian company which is pioneering the use of drones in the search and rescue movement – has teamed up with the University of Technology Sydney to produce SharkSpotter, system that combines AI and drone technology to spot sharks and aid swimmers. Shark attacks are quite rare. In Australia (where the SharkSpotter system is being ... Read More »

Israel’s Airobotics Opens Headquarters in the US

Ran Krauss founded Airobotics back in 2014 because he was unsatisfied with the notion that as long as human operators were required to fly drones, they wouldn’t truly reach their true potential in flying far or fast enough. Airobotics develops pilotless drones that use robotics to deploy themselves and handle a number of chores that a human operator would have ... Read More »

Drone Analytics Startup Uses $2M Investment to Take Flight

Sensehawk is a new drone analytics startup based in Bengaluru, India who have recently raised $2 million through a round of funding led by a venture and growth capital fund, specifically SAIF Partners. Other angel investigators have also participated in the round of funding, as well. However, SenseHawk is not a company or a business that uses drones to help ... Read More »

The FAA Drone Tracker Has Officially Launched

After an incredibly long wait, the sixth, and final, installment of the FAA’s real-time drone flight authorization system has become live across the nation. After a successful beta test that took place last spring for the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability, or the LAANC, within a total of 6 operating regions, including the North Central region. The LAANC system ... Read More »

Drones at Burning Man 2018 – Excelling the Exceptional

Burning Man is one of the most interesting festivals, as well as one of the biggest that takes place every year. It takes place over a total of 9 days in the Nevada desert, specifically in a temporarily-built metropolis known as Black Rock City within the Black Rock Desert, also known as “the playa”, just a week before Labor Day ... Read More »

‘Flying Battery’ Can Last Up to 2 Hours

Nothing is more annoying than getting into the groove of flying your drone, only to have to bring it down a minute or two later because your battery is almost dead. A large majority of today’s drones can stay in the air for a maximum of 30 minutes, sometimes only able to be done with multiple batteries. With that said, ... Read More »

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Captured by Drone

In order to meet their massive electricity needs on a daily basis, more countries are moving to renewable energy sources than ever before. Solar and hydropower are both viable solutions to this problem, but harnessing wind energy is something that the United Kingdom is now big on. The Walney Extension has officially taken the title as of September 6th, 2018 ... Read More »