Christina Cardoza

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DroneDeploy introduces a free drone-mapping marketplace

DroneDeploy wants to help businesses ramp up their drone operations. The company announced the Drone Mapping Directory, a free marketplace designed to connect businesses with drone service providers and experienced drone pilots.

Oct 11, 2016 11:28:57 AM

Verizon takes flight with airborne LTE operations

Verizon is taking its Internet of Things (IoT) initiative to the skies. The company announced its new Airborne LTE Operations (ALO) initiative designed to provide in-flight wireless connectivity.

Oct 6, 2016 10:58:45 AM

Topics: Releases

GE unveils new oil and gas drone

GE is planning on helping customers in the oil and gas industry when the introduction of a new drone. The company unveiled Raven, a prototype drone designed to reduce environmental impact, improve operational efficiency, and help customers be more cost-efficient.

Oct 6, 2016 10:37:50 AM

IBM Watson to power drones

It was recently announced that the IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) Platform would be used to give Aerialtronics’ drones cognitive computing abilities. But IBM doesn’t plan on stopping there. The company is investing US$200 million in a new global headquarters for Watson's IoT business in order to help businesses draw insights from IoT technologies, such as drones.

Oct 5, 2016 10:53:40 AM

Topics: Releases

DJI announces the Mavic Pro drone

DJI is looking to get its drones into the hands of more users with the Mavic Pro: the company’s latest drone designed to be small enough for operators to fold up and take wherever they go. According to DJI, the entire personal drone can compress into the size of a water bottle.

Sep 29, 2016 11:31:49 AM

Topics: Releases

DroneDeploy addresses portability issues

DroneDeploy wants to give drone operators the ability to map in limited Internet-connectivity areas. The company announced its new Turbo Uploader is designed to upload and process data, and to load and view maps, faster in remote areas.

Sep 27, 2016 2:20:12 PM

Topics: Updates

Airware acquires drone analytics company Redbird

Airware, a commercial aerial solution provider, is beefing up its services by acquiring data analytics company Redbird. Redbird is a France-based company designed to provide insight into mining, quarrying and construction industries.

Sep 22, 2016 11:10:32 AM

Topics: Mining, Startups and Partnerships, Construction

Craig Elder talks the future of ArduPilot outside of Dronecode

Earlier this month it was revealed that ArduPilot, an open-source autopilot solution, would no longer be associated with the Linux Foundation’s Dronecode Project, an open-source drone platform. This came as a surprise to many considering that the idea of Dronecode came from the minds of ArduPilot.

Sep 22, 2016 9:15:24 AM

Topics: Software

GoPro finally reveals the Karma

After months of teases and anticipation, GoPro is finally unveiling the Karma drone.

Sep 20, 2016 10:51:23 AM

Topics: Releases

DARPA wants to manage urban drone flights

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) wants to help manage the skies for the new industry of unmanned vehicles. The agency announced the Aerial Dragnet program, a new initiative that aims to keep track of drones flying up to 1,000 feet over large cities.

Sep 16, 2016 10:47:24 AM

Topics: Control Systems