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Sep 27, 2016 | Industry News

DroneDeploy wants to give drone operators the ability to map in limited Internet-connectivity areas. The company announced its new Turbo Uploader is designed to upload and process data, and to load and view maps, faster in remote areas. “We’re working with customers worldwide that are leveraging drone maps, such as farmers detecting crop damage and…

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Sep 26, 2016 | Industry News

Panel of women powerhouses in the commercial drone industry address an audience of more than 180 BZ Media LLC announced today the success of its second annual Women in Drones Luncheon, a special networking event at InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition held on September 8 at The Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. Gretchen…

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Sep 22, 2016 | Industry News

Airware, a commercial aerial solution provider, is beefing up its services by acquiring data analytics company Redbird. Redbird is a France-based company designed to provide insight into mining, quarrying and construction industries. “Construction and excavation sites such as mines and quarries must be managed and operated digitally in order to compete in today’s markets,” said…

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Sep 20, 2016 | Industry News

After months of teases and anticipation, GoPro is finally unveiling the Karma drone. “We’re stoked to launch Karma and show how much more it is than a drone,” said Nicholas Woodman, founder and CEO of GoPro, in an announcement. “Karma packs Hollywood-caliber aerial, handheld and gear-mounted image stabilization into a backpack for US$799. It’s so…

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Sep 09, 2016 | Industry News

Drone-management technology provider DroneDeploy wants to extend its software in order to provide a complete enterprise solution. The company has announced a new partnership information-management platform provider Skyward. According to Mike Winn, CEO of DroneDeploy who spoke at InterDrone yesterday, while the company has always focused on making drones useful for operators, there are other…

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Sep 08, 2016 | Industry News

UAV, robotics and Big Data solution provider PowerVision wants to make it easier for drone cinematographers to capture videos. The company announced the PowerEye at the second annual InterDrone conference. The PowerEye is a drone that comes equipped with cinematographic control. “PowerEye sets a new standard for video quality and control, special effects and professional…

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Sep 08, 2016 | Industry News

Mercedes-Benz has announced a partnership with autonomous drone logistics solution provider Matternet on the future of delivery drones. Together, the companies have released the Vision Van, a Mercedes-Benz van that provides a landing space, automatic payload, and battery exchange on the roof for delivery drones. “With our Vision Van, we are going beyond the vehicle,”…

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Sep 07, 2016 | Industry News

Part 107 is in full effect, but what does that mean to you and what does that mean to the industry going forward? At a glance, it means registered operators with drones weighing 55 pounds or less can operate commercially under this set of rules. But the major differences in the proposed rules include the…

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