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Jun 14, 2018 | Industry News

Percepto On June 6th, Pecepto and Certus Port Automation announced a strategic partnership to create integrated autonomous solutions for maritime ports and terminals. Percepto’s Sparrow drone will be deployed to provide automated security and safety inspections. The use of drones will add flexible aerial observation and tracking to the already automated port management systems CERTUS…

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Jun 12, 2018 | Industry News

InterDrone Adds Full-Day Public Safety Workshop and Dedicated Public Safety Track NEW YORK — June 12, 2018 — InterDrone, The International Drone Conference and Exposition, announced today it has further expanded its drones in Public Safety content with the addition of a full-day Public Safety workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 4, as well as dedicating an…

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Jun 07, 2018 | Industry News

Kittyhawk is continuing its rapid rise in the drone industry with a new $5M funding round enlisting Bonfire Ventures, Boeing HorizonX, Freestyle Capital, Kluz Ventures, and The Flying Object. The San Francisco based enterprise drone solutions company focused on commercial clients early on with a vision of a unified platform for a unified airspace. “We were…

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May 31, 2018 | Industry News

Commercial drone pilots who received their Remote Pilot Airman Certificate under Part 107 may remember it only has a 24 month shelf life before they need to recertify their knowledge. Yesterday, the FAA announced an update to its Remote Pilot – Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Airman Certification Standards which detailed the process for recurrent testing….

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May 24, 2018 | Industry News

A new rule proposed will require drones registered with the FAA to display a unique identifier assigned externally on the craft. Currently, owners are required to enclose the ID on the inside of the drone with the suggestion of utilizing the battery department. The precise method or form this external ID would take was not…

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May 22, 2018 | Industry News

InterDrone Adds Content and Networking Events for Key UAV Verticals   NEW YORK – May 22, 2018 — InterDrone, The International Drone Conference and Exposition, announced today it has further expanded its enterprise-specific content with the addition of the Enterprise After Hours and vertical-specific tracks throughout the show. InterDrone, which is the largest commercial drone…

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May 17, 2018 | Industry News

The trend of applying deep learning to images captured by drones continues with a new research project to come out of Kyoto University in Japan, which allows researchers to categorize trees automatically. Although UAVs have been used for tree classification before, the innovative leap comes from the ability to use affordable off-the-shelf hardware and software,…

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May 10, 2018 | Industry News

In October of 2017, Donald Trump and Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced plans for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program in which 5 state, local, and tribal governments along with industry partners would be selected to expand testing of commercial drone operations within the NAS. As of May 9, 10 state,…

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