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Feb 06, 2015 | Industry News

Commercial drones are taking software development by storm these days. Drone development is being looked at in all industries from agriculture, journalism, insurance, film, search and rescue, and even real estate. The Linux Foundation launched an open-source platform for drones late last year in order to bring developers the tools and resources they need to…

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Feb 06, 2015 | Industry News

If you want to fly your drone for commercial purposes you must obtain an FAA airworthiness certificate and exemption. In February of 2007, the FAA published a federal register notice that delineated the separate uses of UASs, unmanned aircraft systems, and the regulations concerning each category of use. According to the document, commercial usage would…

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Jan 13, 2015 | Industry News

Drone technology evolves fast, and if this year’s CES is any indication, fully automated UAV systems are near. From parachutes to crash avoidance systems, manufacturers demoed their efforts to improve the safety, reduce human error, and automate flight functions at the show last week. With all the exciting new tech moving the space forward, the…

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Nov 19, 2014 | Industry News

Airware, creator of a hardware, software, and cloud services platform for commercial drone development and operation, announced today it has raised a strategic investment from GE Ventures, the investment arm of GE. GE and Airware will work together to identify ways that Airware’s platform can help deliver safer, more efficient solutions for GE’s industrial customer…

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Nov 07, 2014 | Industry News

In its teaser, DJI sets the tone for an epic reveal with a Christopher Nolan style film score, and filmic quality aerial video. As a sequel to its popular Phantom series, DJI plans to reveal its latest product, the Inspire 1 on November 12. Excited to see what DJI has next, enthusiasts have already started…

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