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AirMap takes on Japan’s drone industry

AirMap is bringing its airspace management platform for drones to Japan in its latest announced venture. The company is teaming up with Rakuten, an Internet services and solution provider headquartered in Japan. Together, the companies will create Rakuten AirMap, a new platform that tackles Japan’s unmanned air traffic.

Mar 15, 2017 4:07:02 PM

Topics: Mapping, Software

DJI drones have saved at least 59 lives

One of the biggest benefits of drones is their ability to be used in emergency situations. First responders have used drones to assess these situations, locate disaster victims, and deliver life-saving tools. For the first time, DJI is releasing a report on how its drones have been used in life-threatening situations.

Mar 15, 2017 3:38:13 PM

Topics: Search and Rescue

NVIDIA brings AI to commercial drones

NVIDIA wants to bring artificial intelligence to the sky. The company has announced the new NVIDIA Jetson TX2, a credit card-sized platform to deliver AI to edge computing.

Mar 8, 2017 2:49:47 PM

Topics: Artificial Intelligence

How drone mapping can help your business

Drone mapping is beginning to take off in the commercial drone industry as a new way to conduct business operations. Having eyes in the sky provides better access in hard-to-reach places, a way to collect information faster, and the possibility of taking employees out of harm's way.

Mar 8, 2017 11:35:22 AM

Topics: Mapping

John Deere adds drones to its job sites

Mar 8, 2017 11:11:08 AM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships, Construction

Ford’s ‘Autolivery’ brings autonomous drones and self-driving cars together

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Ford has come up with an autonomous delivery solution that uses both self-driving vans and autonomous drones. The company’s “Autolivery” concept uses self-driving vans to deliver everything from groceries to emergency medical supplies, and drones can bring the goods to hard to reach or unsafe places.

Feb 28, 2017 4:33:07 PM

Topics: Releases

Agile Sensor Technologies launches Synapse

Robotic components provider Agile Sensor Technologies wants to help drones reach their maximum performance with minimum footprint. The company is launching Synapse, a performance-monitoring multi-motor controller.

Feb 27, 2017 3:54:00 PM

Topics: Releases

DJI announces enterprise drone solution


DJI wants to help enterprises incorporate drones into their way of working. The company has announced the Matrice 200 drone series (M200), designed for aerial inspections and data collection. According to the company, this is an affordable, easy-to-use enterprise aerial imaging solution.

Feb 27, 2017 11:38:09 AM

Topics: Releases

AirMap and senseFly team up on commercial drone safety

senseFly wants to ensure the safety of its mapping drones with a new partnership. The company announced it is partnering with airspace-management platform provider AirMap on airspace intelligence.

Feb 24, 2017 3:02:25 PM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships

AirMap announces $26 million round of funding

AirMap’s airspace-management platform for drones is getting more backing. The company has announced a US$26 million series B round of funding led by Microsoft Ventures. The funding will help AirMap expand its platform and unmanned aircraft traffic management solutions worldwide.

Feb 23, 2017 10:09:25 AM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships