InterDrone: Tackling sense-and-avoid technology in drones

Some day, businesses and operators hope that drones will be able to become fully autonomous and fly beyond line of sight. But in order for the FAA to feel safe, there needs to be a system in place that allows them to operate safely and efficiently without hitting anything.

Sep 9, 2016 12:29:07 PM

Topics: InterDrone, Artificial Intelligence

DroneDeploy tackles compliance with Skyward

Drone-management technology provider DroneDeploy wants to extend its software in order to provide a complete enterprise solution. The company has announced a new partnership information-management platform provider Skyward.

Sep 9, 2016 10:42:30 AM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships

InterDrone: Using drones to save lives

There is a public perception that drones will do more harm than good. But Romeo Durscher, the director of education at DJI, is trying to remove that stigma and show how the technology can be used in emergency situations.

Sep 9, 2016 10:25:58 AM

Topics: InterDrone, Search and Rescue

PowerVision releases the PowerEye for cinematography

UAV, robotics and Big Data solution provider PowerVision wants to make it easier for drone cinematographers to capture videos. The company announced the PowerEye at the second annual InterDrone conference. The PowerEye is a drone that comes equipped with cinematographic control.

Sep 8, 2016 5:34:43 PM

Topics: Releases

InterDrone: It is time to connect drones to the cloud

When we think about drones, we often think of them as standalone devices. But they are so much more. Drones have the capability to be our ears and our eyes, and extend the Internet in the physical world, according to Chris Anderson, CEO of 3D Robotics and founder of DIY Drones.

Sep 8, 2016 3:44:18 PM

Topics: InterDrone

InterDrone triple keynote: Amazon Prime Air, Intel, and the future of drones

The drone industry is intriguing not just new businesses, but also older and more established businesses that have been in the technology space for a long time. Amazon, Intel and AirMap kicked off InterDrone’s first day of triple keynotes to show off how they plan on becoming a part of the emerging industry.

Sep 8, 2016 11:05:31 AM

Topics: InterDrone

Mercedes-Benz tries to bring style to drone delivery

Mercedes-Benz has announced a partnership with autonomous drone logistics solution provider Matternet on the future of delivery drones. Together, the companies have released the Vision Van, a Mercedes-Benz van that provides a landing space, automatic payload, and battery exchange on the roof for delivery drones.

Sep 8, 2016 10:35:31 AM

Topics: Releases

The latest outlook on Part 107

Part 107 is in full effect, but what does that mean to you and what does that mean to the industry going forward? At a glance, it means registered operators with drones weighing 55 pounds or less can operate commercially under this set of rules.

Sep 7, 2016 4:58:20 PM

Topics: Regulation

InterDrone: How the FAA is striking a balance between innovation and safety

The aviation industry has always been fueled by pivotal moments, but perhaps the biggest milestone in its history is happening today with the emerging industry of unmanned vehicles, also known as drones.

Sep 7, 2016 11:30:00 AM

AT&T to test LTE drones with Qualcomm

AT&T and Qualcomm have announced a partnership to test drones on commercial 4G LTE networks. Together the companies will work on how to safely and securely use drones on commercial 4G LTE and future networks such as 5G.

Sep 6, 2016 9:40:26 AM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships