Christina Cardoza

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Researchers test the security of drones

As the drone industry emerges and businesses realize the potential and value of these flying unmanned systems, researchers want to make sure these devices are safe and secure. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University computer science department recently looked into the security of drones in order to determine how easily hackers could obtain control of them.

Jun 9, 2016 11:14:06 AM

DroneDeploy milestone emphasizes industry growth

DroneDeploy, a drone software technology provider, recently announced its users have mapped 3 million acres across more than 120 countries in less than two years.

Jun 8, 2016 4:05:45 PM

Walmart testing drones to count its inventory

Walmart has remained mum about its interest in drones since the company revealed it wanted to join the industry last year. Today, it gave some insight into what it has been working on and what it plans for the future at its shareholders meeting.

Jun 2, 2016 4:01:50 PM

Synopsys’ next-gen embedded processors help drones see

For drones to be fully autonomous, they need to be able to navigate safely and efficiently. Synopsys believes it can help drones reach their full potential with its newly announced next-generation of embedded vision processors.

Jun 2, 2016 10:38:47 AM

Why developers should care about the drone industry

The drone industry is emerging in every sector of the economy. Drones are being used to help agriculture, videography, journalism, building inspections, and search-and-rescue missions. But it isn’t just this new piece of technology and hardware that is bringing new opportunities to these industries—it’s software.

May 31, 2016 4:31:46 PM

Topics: Updates

IBM wants a piece of the drone development industry

IBM sees a huge opportunity in the drone industry, and it wants to be a part of it. While the company and its software development services aren’t specifically targeted at drones, IBM believes developers can use its tools in their drone application development efforts.

May 25, 2016 3:38:42 PM

Topics: Software

Xiaomi unveils the Mi Drone

Last week, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi teased the possibility of joining the drone industry. Today the company is officially announcing it is releasing its own drone.

May 25, 2016 11:11:30 AM

Topics: Releases

Skysense announces automated charging solution for drones

The commercial drone market is emerging with a variety of use cases, but in order for those use cases to be beneficial, the drone has to be able to stay in flight. Skysense, a provider of enterprise drone solutions, has announced an automated charging solution designed to charge drones without human intervention.

May 24, 2016 2:04:42 PM

Topics: Releases

Xiaomi joins the drone industry

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is planning to expand its solutions to include drones. The company teased the release of an upcoming drone in a recent blog post.

May 20, 2016 11:06:05 AM

Topics: Releases

Skycatch gives DJI the ability to create maps and 3D models

Skycatch wants to make it easy for DJI drone operators to process high-resolution maps and create 3D models. The company announced the launch of COMMANDER, an iOS flight app designed for DJI drones.

May 19, 2016 11:00:16 AM

Topics: Mapping, Releases