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

Full-Day Drone Law Seminar to Kick Off InterDrone

BZ Media partners with The Seminar Group to offer “Legal and Regulatory Considerations of Drones and UAVs” on day prior to North America’s largest commercial drone conference

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 6, 2016 — BZ Media LLC announced today that InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition being held September 7-9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, is partnering with The Seminar Group to host a full-day legal seminar on drones for attorneys, in-house counsel, government, and UAV professionals. InterDrone is the largest event in North America dedicated to commercial drones.

Jun 7, 2016 8:15:45 AM

Topics: InterDrone

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

InterDrone Show Floor Expands

Drone Theatre and Start-Up Area are added as part of 16,000 sf expansion of expo floor. Contracted exhibit space is already 118% of 2015 event

BZ Media LLC announced today that the trade show floor at InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition being held September 7-9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas would be expanding to accommodate very strong demand. The expo hall will now be twice as large as the size of the first InterDrone, held last year.

May 24, 2016 11:40:52 AM

Topics: InterDrone