Author Archive for Gary Mortimer

Skypower test Santa drone delivery concept.

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This week Skypower were busy little elves working on a viral video on behalf of EE for Christmas. Picture the scene…. Phantom drones wearing christmas jumpers with reindeer heads, our pilots fashioning some very stylish Christmas jumpers and of course…

Drone Delivers Christmas Trees

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Intuitive Aerial AB (publ) is based in Linköping, Sweden and makes the Aerigon – an exceptional multi rotor helicopter system for professional cinema and broadcast use.  Aerigon is being used in high-end productions such as “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Into…

That Amazon Prime Air letter…

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Paul Misener, Amazon’s VP of global public policy has caused a stir, but of course dear reader you know Amazon are already offshoring the development with rumored trials in India and job opportunities in Cambridge, England. One thing surprised me…

UAVs to utilize hyperspectral sensors for ocean research

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Researchers from Columbia University’s Air-Sea-Ice Physics and Biogeochemistry Experiment (ASIPBEX) will utilizeunmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to investigate climatological changes present in the Arctic Ocean around Svalbard, Norway. In the remote sensing project, the UAV will assess ocean and sea ice variability in this Arctic…