Category: Asia

DJI Expands Experience Zone at Hong Kong International Airport

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DJI, the world’s leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, announced today it will expand its Experience Zone inside the Hong Kong International Airport to include a bigger flight demo area, SkyPixel digital gallery and a selfie corner. Situated at the heart of one of Asia’s busiest airports, the new DJI Experience Zone will give travelers…

Life-saving drone firm calls for speedy deregulation

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By Woo Jae-yeon SEOUL, May 20 (Yonhap) — It is often the case that regulation fails to keep pace with rapidly developing technology. The drone industry is a case in point. “It feels like our hands are tied” said Park Sung-youl, Overseas Strategy Manager at Soomvi Co., a maritime life-saving drone company based in Incheon.…

Mi UAV rumors re rumoring

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You have to hand it to Xiaomi they know how to spin up the hype (see what I did there) The same old patent pictures of a quad and a watch controlling it are being released and now we hear of a 4K camera. No doubt the app appearing in app stores for a few hours…

Chinese heavy lifter

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China’s first homemade long-range unmanned aerial vehicle for emergency material transport has made its maiden flight successfully in the Xixian New Area of north China’s Shaanxi province. Local news website sxdaily.com reports that the drone can carry 15 kilos of payload as far as 80 kilometers in distance and drop material on a target accurately.…

u-blox Taiwan expands

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u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, officially inaugurated a new office in Taipei, Taiwan, this month. The move to larger facilities comes with a growing business in response to Taiwan’s booming telematics and IoT markets. “This new office attests to u-blox’s expansion in Taiwan. It was necessary for us…

Assistant/Associate Professorship in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

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School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Tenure and Tenure-Track Faculty Positions Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally.  It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of the largest mechanical and aerospace engineering schools in the world.…

Chinese UAV Developer FLYPRO Showcases New Intelligent Sports Drone at Hobby Expo China 2016

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Hobby Expo China 2016, the largest and the most influential professional model exhibition across the Asia Pacific region, was recently held at the Beijing Exhibition Centre. Hobbyist drones took center stage at the event, with a wide variety of models on display in more than half of the exhibitor booths occupying the 20,000-square-meter exhibition area.…

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…

DJI A3 flight controller series.

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The all-new DJI A3 series of flight controllers is ideal for demanding industrial and cinematic applications where reliability and customization is essential. With D-RTK GNSS, the controller boasts centimeter-level accurate positioning and triple modular redundancy when upgraded to the A3 Pro, giving the system unprecedented reliability. Using the all-new Ground Station, up to 5 aircraft…

DNV GL unveils its maiden collaboration with Singapore start-up SwarmX for smarter operations of wind and solar farms

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The Hive™, is a fully autonomous drone docking station, produced by Singapore start-up SwarmX It will now be offered in DNV GL’s smarter operations services bundle to all Southeast Asia renewable energy providers. DNV GL today hosted Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg for an unveiling of the latest product in its smarter operations services for…