March 26, 2019

  image: The History Channel Tonight’s the night for Episode 2 of the History Channel’s fascinating adventure: Lost Gold of World War II.  This episode has an added interest for the drone industry, as a drone pilot and two data scientists from leading drone firm PrecisionHawk used LiDAR-equipped drones to help find a real life treasure. […]

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The trend of capturing and sharing drone videos is, quite literally, taking off – and with good reason. From breathtaking landscapes to hilarious event footage, drone videos are fun to shoot and can produce a wide range of awesome content. Some of the very best drone videos are achieved with hyperlapse effects. Hyperlapse is where […]

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Eric Amoroso, another co-founder of KEF Robotics, said that autonomous vehicles can also be more precise than human pilots. Autonomous drones can fly more precisely by making subtle alterations to how much thrust each propeller produces, for example, he said, and can use information from sensors that humans don’t have, like an accelerometer, to estimate […]

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Paul Royle-Grimes, left, with Elevation Aerial Photography, and client Larry Salmen, with the Warren Lake Committee, use a drone Feb. 18 at Warren Lake in Fort Collins to photograph 18 aerators that were installed to improve water quality by reducing algae. (Michael Brian/mbrian@greeleytribune.com) Paul Royle-Grimes officially got his business, Elevation Aerial Photography, off the ground […]

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Satellite navigation systems like the Global Positioning System (GPS) make so many different pieces of our global infrastructure tick that most countries treat their signals as sacrosanct, knowing that interfering with them could have devastating effects. But a new report released Tuesday is giving us the first broad view of a country — Russia — […]

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Dublin, March 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Asia-Pacific (APAC) Anti-Drone Market (2017-2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. According to this research, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) anti-drone market is expected to generate a revenue of $2,105 million by 2025. The security issues caused by unsanctioned drones as well as a rise in illegal and […]

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The nuclear-capable underwater drone “Poseidon,” alternatively referred to as an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV), autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), or simply an intercontinental-range, nuclear autonomous torpedo, is expected to enter service with the Russian Navy by 2027, sources familiar with a U.S. intelligence assessment told CNBC this month. Additionally, the U.S. intelligence assessment reportedly notes that […]

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The U.S. Department of State has approved a possible sale to Belgium of MQ-9B drones at an estimated cost of $600 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said. Belgium has requested the purchase of four MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft and related equipment, as well as technical and logistics support which will enhance “the intelligence, surveillance, […]

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Medical samples delivered via drone? That’s San Francisco-based Matternet‘s gameplay for North Carolina. The drone platform provider today announced that it’s collaborating with UPS to launch an aerial delivery service from WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in Raleigh, with flights beginning today and taking place “daily” in the months to come. The Federal Aviation Administration […]

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The MTA is investigating the flight of a drone on Tuesday near the tunnel where Staten Island Railway trains enter and exit the St. George Terminal. “At 12:05 p.m., Staten Island Railway personnel observed the drone approximately 200 feet east of the St. George Tunnel,” said a statement from the MTA. […]

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The reported drone sightings that caused chaos at Gatwick Airport last December cost the UK police force a total of £459,000, figures have revealed. Sussex Police reported the expensive operations cost the force £419,000, while Surrey Police spent £40,000 in overtime pay-outs. Despite paying out vast amounts on staffing, the mission to find the reported […]

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Unidentified persons flew a drone over at least two restricted airspaces in the capital late Monday, according to the State police. Law enforcers said they sighted the drone first over the police headquarters and later near Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, a designated no-fly zone notified on aeronautical charts. A night vision capable aerial surveillance camera atop […]

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