Yuneec expands its commercial drone offerings

Yuneec is starting the year off with a bigger focus on its commercial drone offerings. The company announced the H520: a new six-rotor drone designed for commercial applications. The H520 is designed to fly longer and hold a greater payload while still ensuring precision and safety.

Jan 5, 2017 10:32:01 AM

Topics: Releases, Updates

GoPro’s Karma to relaunch this year

GoPro aims to make a comeback with its Karma drone this year. The drone was taken off the market last year due to performance issues. After a series of improvements and testing, the company is ready to bring it back to the market.

Jan 5, 2017 10:17:07 AM

Topics: Releases

Raptor Maps gets commercial backing

Agriculture drone technology provider Raptor Maps is getting the backing it needs to make its solutions soar. The company announced that Airware’s Commercial Drone Fund has decided to invest in them. The fund was established as a way to support developing commercial drone businesses, technologies and services.

Dec 7, 2016 3:42:28 PM

Topics: Precision Agriculture, Releases

DJI expands developer solutions

DJI is giving developers new tools to create drone applications. The company announced new features and enhancements to its mobile and onboard software development kits at its first DJI AirWorks conference in San Francisco last week.

Dec 5, 2016 4:30:04 PM

Topics: Releases, Software

AirMap opens APIs to drone developers

The drone industry is still in its early stages, and AirMap wants to help it reach its full potential. AirMap is an airspace-management platform provider designed to help drones become a part of everyday life. To do so, the company is opening up its airspace technology through a series of APIs and SDKs to developers.

Nov 29, 2016 5:00:04 PM

Topics: Releases, Startups and Partnerships

DJI unveils two new drones

DJI wants to bring aerial imaging to new heights with its latest drones. The company announced the Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro.

Nov 15, 2016 4:29:53 PM

Topics: Releases

DroneDeploy opens its technology up to developers, launches app marketplace

The drone industry is rapidly growing, and DroneDeploy wants to help developers be a part of that movement. The cloud-based drone software provider launched the DroneDeploy App Market at its inaugural DroneDeploy Conference today.

Nov 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Topics: Releases

DJI explains delayed Mavic Pro

If you preordered the Mavic Pro, DJI’s latest compact and foldable drone, you are probably wondering where your drone is. The company was expected to start shipping the Mavic Pro mid-October, but has delayed its shipments due to a lack of production.

Nov 3, 2016 10:40:51 AM

Topics: Releases

Verizon’s variety of drones

Verizon is not only looking to use drones for network performance, it is using a variety of drones to get the job done. The company is using them to deliver 4G LTE service, and to perform cell tower and venue inspections.

Nov 1, 2016 3:39:01 PM

Topics: Releases

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