Pioneering drones for forensic inspection

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By Anya Lamb, Marketing Manager @DroneDeploy Companies across a range of industries are starting to recognize the potential of drones for inspection, but for some, flying UAVs has already become a familiar part of the workflow. Jeremy Reynolds, COO of RTI Forensics Jeremy Reynolds is the Chief Operations Officer at RTI Forensics— and he’s been…

Katana KMR-X changes the FPV game

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CUMMING, GA – Atlanta Hobby is at it again with the release of another top quality FPV airframe intended for racing and freestylers alike. After the tremendous launch of the Katana KMR 250 in May, they are ecstatic to announce the newest edition in the Katana line, the KMR-X. The KMR-X is a 190-class airframe designed…

SPH Engineering unveils an addition to UgCS family – UgCS Drone Dance Controller

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RIGA, LATVIA – As the popularity and availability of drones increases so do the ideas for applications. One such application is the use of drones for entertainment shows. While flying a pack of drones with synchronized moves in the air is no easy task, it can produce a truly stunning view, especially if the drones…

Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and DMCC introduce drone trading in UAE

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DUBAI, UAE – DMCC, the Government authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai, this week announced an ongoing collaboration with the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) to create and launch drones (UAV) trading platform, the first of its kind in the UAE. To mark this partnership, Gautam Sashittal, DMCC Chief Executive Officer, welcomed a…

Nuerala flight app now supports DJI Phantom and Parrot Bebop drones

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  BOSTON, MA – Neurala, a Boston-based software company that makes robots, drones, consumer electronics, toys and smart devices more intelligent, released today a new version of Selfie Dronie, its advanced artificial intelligence, deep learning and vision software that creates a self-flying, autonomous drones using the highly popular consumer drones. The new version adds support…

Skycap and Skeye joining forces

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LEIDERDORP, NETHERLANDS – Skycap and Skeye announced the merger of their two companies, continuing under the name ‘Skeye’. The merger results in the creation of the European leader in aerial topographic surveys, using unmanned aircraft. In addition, Skeye will instantly enter the European market as a top 3 provider of unmanned aerial inspections and extend its…

Amazon patents special drone housing in the sky

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ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – The United States Patent Office issued Amazon with a multi-use UAV docking system patent last week. US patent number 9387928, filed by Amazon in December of 2014, provides an interesting insight into Amazon Prime Air’s thinking regarding potential delivery drone infrastructure in urban areas. The patent’s abstract gives a good summary of the purpose and…

US Army orders CyPhy Works tethered drone

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DANVERS, Mass. – CyPhy Works announced today that it has received an order for its Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications (PARC) System, from the U.S. Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF). PARC, a tethered drone, addresses the need for a persistent eye-in-the-sky by flying for days at a time. In supporting U.S. Army Soldiers worldwide, the…

Olaeris signs $55 million in orders and launches new accredited investor crowfunding campaign

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RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – Olaeris, manufacturer of the ‘21st Century Helicopter’, has launched a crowd-based, online fundraising campaign after disclosing it has signed over $55 Million in orders for its unmanned VTOL aircraft called AEVA. Since Olaeris exhibited at the HAI Heli-Expo sixteen weeks ago, aviation dealers have committed millions of dollars into escrow accounts,…