Sentera Delivers 4K, High-Megapixel Imaging to Commercial and Industrial Drones

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Sentera, LLC, a leading provider of sensors, data management software and integrated drone platforms, today introduced its Double 4K sensor, bringing a small, fully-customizable twin-imager sensor to the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry. The rugged, high-throughput Double 4K sensor is designed for use in harsh environments, with configuration options tailored for use in precision agriculture…

SLANTRANGE Secures $5M to Scale Sensor and Analytics Technology for Agricultural Drones

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SLANTRANGE, pioneers of a smarter approach to aerial remote sensing and analytics for agriculture, today announced its $5 million Series A equity financing from a consortium of investors led by The Investor Group, a leading San Diego based investment firm. The funding will accelerate the development and scaling of SLANTRANGE’s proprietary drone sensor and analytics…

Heathrow plane strike not a drone

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From the not really coming as a surprise dept. Such a pity the original report came almost perfectly timed to coincided with an FAA UAS meeting and debates in congress. The idea that is was in fact a plastic bag was widely reported last week has spawned many memes on the Book of Face. British…

UAVONIC opt for AscTec

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UAVONIC is pleased to announce recent kit expansion. Our new Falcon 8 UAV from Ascending Technologies will help us provide you with better and safer services. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle safety is a hot topic in recent news and the Falcon 8 with its triple redundancy autopilot system Trinity, standing on top in UAV Industry. The…

Uvionix Aerospace Corp. Developing nSKY Service which will Offer $3 UAV Deliveries

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The Uvionix nSKY service is about to offer $3 UAV deliveries from vendors within 6 miles around you. Deployed directly at your local restaurant or retailer, the nSKY delivery aircraft can land anywhere you want, so no need to drive to the coffee shop, pick-up a meal or visit the drugstore anymore. Challenging the established logistics…

Blue Whale Fire Fighter

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Not too sure what to make of this one, a sort of natural extension of crop dusting drones. The payload vision has shot up, 100kg or rather 100 (ish) litres of fire retardant. On the face of it not a bad idea, quickly getting to the heart of a difficult to reach fire. The drones…

UAV Factory announces new partnership program to support UAV payload developers

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UAV Factory, the leading long-endurance small fixed-wing UAV manufacturer, is announcing a new partnership program to support payload developers. The program provides qualified payload developers with technical details, expertise, and free of charge flying time to deliver Proof of Concept projects by integrating and testing their payload in real conditions on the Penguin C platform,…

Hogan Lovells…Big News: Small UAS Rule at OIRA for Final Review

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In a major new development, the FAA has sent the Small UAS NPRM to the White House for a final interagency review. This means that a final small UAS rule is coming soon – and that NOW is the last opportunity to influence the rule before it is released. Before any significant regulatory action takes…

Alta Devices achieve 31.6% solar efficiency record; changing fundamental economics for UAS

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New Solar Cell Enables Aircraft Designers to Shed Substantial Weight and Increase Utility of These Platforms With its most recent solar efficiency record of 31.6%, Alta Devices continues to achieve solar efficiencies that are substantially higher than all other commercially available solar technologies. This breakthrough, combined with its unique thinness and flexibility, redefines how solar…