Christina Cardoza

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DJI advances geofencing technology

Drone manufacturer DJI is updating its Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) geofencing system to bring more safety features to its drone operators. The latest version of its geofencing technology is available in the most recent release of its DJI GO app for Phantom and Inspire aerial platforms.

Jul 5, 2016 3:42:12 PM

Topics: Control Systems

Iris Automation gives drones the ability to see beyond line of sight

Iris Automation, a drone technology startup, wants to be the eyes in the sky for drones. The company has been building an advanced collision-avoidance system for industrial drones for the past year, and it is currently looking for more companies to join its early adoption stage.

Jun 30, 2016 10:42:38 AM

Topics: Updates

Drone2Map 1.0 leaves beta

Geographic technology provider ESRI is bringing its desktop aerial image processing solution out of beta. The company announced Drone2Map for ArcGIS 1.0 is now available with features that allow drone operators to map, analyze and share across the ArcGIS platform.

Jun 29, 2016 3:20:49 PM

Topics: Releases

DroneDeploy announces new integration for analyzing aerial imagery


Jun 29, 2016 2:53:16 PM

Topics: Releases, Startups and Partnerships

Yuneec’s Typhoon H drone now available for preorder

The anticipated Intel-backed drone is one step closer to being in the hands of drone operators. Yuneec announced preorders for the Typhoon H drone are now open. Typhoon H comes equipped with Intel’s RealSense technology, enabling it to fly autonomously and intelligently, and to sense and avoid objects.

Jun 23, 2016 10:19:00 AM

Topics: Releases

What Part 107 means for the drone industry

After months of waiting, the FAA finally released its rule for the commercial use of small unmanned system. The rule, also know as Part 107, is meant to be a huge step toward a full-fledged commercial drone industry, opening up the sky to more and more use cases.

Jun 22, 2016 3:16:44 PM

Topics: Regulation

Automated drone platform Airobotics unveiled

A new end-to-end solution for collecting aerial data and gaining insight into businesses is coming to market. Airobotics, an aerospace technology provider, has unveiled its autonomous drone platform to the public. The new platform aims to provide industrial enterprises with the ability to monitor, inspect, survey and secure their facilities and strategic sites.

Jun 22, 2016 2:36:24 PM

Topics: Releases

FAA finalizes Part 107 for small unmanned aircraft

The Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have revealed the final rules for the commercial use of small unmanned vehicles, also known as Part 107. According to them, this will help foster new business and government opportunities and innovation.

Jun 21, 2016 3:48:07 PM

Topics: Regulation

Autodesk invests in drones

Autodesk wants to keep up with the changing times, and it’s putting its future in drones. The company announced it’s investing in 3D Robotics (3DR) as part of the Autodesk Forge Fund, an initiative that invests in innovative solutions and services connected to the Forge Platform. Forge is the company's set of cloud services designed to connect design, engineering, visualization, collaboration, production and operations workflows.

Jun 15, 2016 2:58:38 PM

Topics: Releases

DroneDeploy releases new agriculture drone solutions

DroneDeploy is giving users more insights into their plants and crops. The company has announced two new tools as part of a collaboration with agriculture tech companies Aglytix and AgriSens.

Jun 15, 2016 12:33:27 PM

Topics: Precision Agriculture, Releases