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

Xiaomi joins the drone industry

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is planning to expand its solutions to include drones. The company teased the release of an upcoming drone in a recent blog post.

May 20, 2016 11:06:05 AM

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Skycatch gives DJI the ability to create maps and 3D models

Skycatch wants to make it easy for DJI drone operators to process high-resolution maps and create 3D models. The company announced the launch of COMMANDER, an iOS flight app designed for DJI drones.

May 19, 2016 11:00:16 AM

Topics: Mapping, Releases

DJI and PrecisionHawk partner on unmanned agriculture solutions

DJI and PrecisionHawk are teaming up in order to make life on the farm easier. The companies announced plans to link DJI’s drone hardware with PrecisionHawk’s software at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2016 conference in New Orleans today. The result aims to provide farmers with a complete agricultural analytics solution.

May 3, 2016 2:52:22 PM

Topics: Precision Agriculture, Releases

New battery solution aims to extend drone flight life

One limitation drones face today is that their battery life isn’t long enough for some operators, but adding more power to a drone could potentially weigh it down. Kokam, a battery solution provider, is developing a new battery that won’t impact the weight or size of a system’s battery time, giving operators the ability to extend their operations.

Apr 28, 2016 10:59:39 AM

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Complier Enterprise wants to make drones useful

VDOS Global and RPAS Training & Solutions are joining forces to form Complier Enterprise, a new organization designed to help enterprise clients in North America, Australia and Africa take get into the drone industry.

Mar 31, 2016 10:55:12 AM

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Airware brings aerial data to Fortune 500 companies

Commercial drone operating system provider Airware has announced it is partnering with Fortune 500 companies to deliver complete enterprise drone solutions. The company will be targeting insurance, utilities, telecom, and oil and gas sectors to improve operational efficiency, ensure compliance, enhance worker safety, and capture accurate and repeatable data to improve decision-making.

Mar 31, 2016 10:44:24 AM

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Measure wants to deliver drone services on a national scale

Drone-as-a-Service company Measure wants to help commercial drone operators acquire aerial data without making a steep investment. The company has announced Measure Nationwide, a proprietary franchise system designed to convert existing commercial drone operators around the country into Measure franchisees.

Mar 23, 2016 2:13:11 PM

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New details about Yuneec’s Typhoon H announced

The Intel-backed drone company Yuneec International has announced its Typhoon H drone is now available for pre-order. The Typhoon H is being offered with a free Wizard controller that enables team operation and GPS tracking.

Mar 17, 2016 10:42:22 AM

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DJI unveils the Phantom 4

DJI wants to give its drone operators an entire filmmaking crew all in one drone. The company announced the Phantom 4, which aims to provide operators with a spotter, cameraman and pilot, at a press event in New York City today.

Mar 1, 2016 12:56:46 PM

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