Kittyhawk releases real-time drone operation controls

Drone operations software provider Kittyhawk is emerging today with a new flight management platform for fleet operations. Kittyhawk is an end-to-end platform for planning, flying and logging drone operations. The company announced Flight Deck, a new feature designed to provide in-flight drone controls and functionality in real time.

May 17, 2017 3:03:51 PM

Topics: Control Systems

Cloud based drone management software announced by HAZON Solutions

HAZON Solutions, the national leader in drone inspection services, announced the launch of the HAZON Drone Management System (HAZON DMS). HAZON DMS is a secure, web-based management tool providing every drone operator, whether a hobbyist with a single drone or a large corporation with hundreds of drones, a way to safely and efficiently track and manage their drone fleet, pilots and workflow.

May 15, 2017 11:11:14 AM

Topics: Control Systems

Insitu Announces INEXA Solutions for Commercial Operations

Insitu today announced INEXA Solutions, a comprehensive suite of remote sensing products and information delivery services that are provided to customers to collaboratively resolve business challenges by leveraging Insitu and The Boeing Company's ecosystem of capabilities, from seabed to space.

May 10, 2017 9:26:04 AM

Topics: Control Systems

Iris Automation to advance autonomous industrial drones

Drone technology startup Iris Automation is looking to expand and improve its advanced collision-avoidance system for industrial drones with a new round of funding. The company announced it has raised US$1.5 million to commercialize its sense-and-avoid system, and to enable drones to fly autonomously.

Jan 19, 2017 9:43:24 AM

Topics: Inspection, Control Systems

Swift Navigation gives drones more precision and control with Piksi Multi

Swift Navigation, a GPS positioning technology provider, wants to give drone operators precise navigation with the release of the new Piksi Multi. Piksi Multi is a multi-band, multi-constellation high-precision GNSS receiver.

Oct 25, 2016 4:18:38 PM

Topics: Releases, Control Systems

DroneDeploy helps businesses manage flights with new tool

DroneDeploy is giving businesses the ability to automatically manage time, monitor fleets, and ensure regulatory compliance with a newly announced tool. The company has revealed its flight log solution designed to eliminate manual and tedious tasks.

Oct 19, 2016 10:33:15 AM

Topics: Releases, Control Systems

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

DJI advances geofencing technology

Drone manufacturer DJI is updating its Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) geofencing system to bring more safety features to its drone operators. The latest version of its geofencing technology is available in the most recent release of its DJI GO app for Phantom and Inspire aerial platforms.

Jul 5, 2016 3:42:12 PM

Topics: Control Systems

Algorithm controls team of drones

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new algorithm with the ability to control drone swarms. It is a planning algorithm that takes stationary as well as moving obstacles into account.

Apr 25, 2016 4:14:36 PM

Topics: Control Systems

AirMap raises $15 million to advance its airspace management system

AirMap is announcing a US$15 million series A round of funding to advance its drone tools, promote air safety, and accelerate the use of drones in everyday life. AirMap provides services that aim to help drone operators see where they can and can’t fly.

Apr 8, 2016 12:28:31 PM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships, Control Systems