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Commercial UAV Expo Americas Announces – Massive Early Support!

Commercial UAV Expo Americas Announces – Massive Early Support!

Organizers of the 6th annual Commercial UAV Expo Americas, the leading commercial drone trade show and conference in North America, have announced an impressive list of hundreds of supporters for the 2020 event, which will take place September 15-17, 2020 at Paris Las Vegas, Las Vegas NV. Hundreds of exhibitors, associations and media companies have […]
FAA UAS Symposium

FAA UAS Symposium

Registration is now open for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) 5th Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium June 16-18, 2020, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore. The UAS Symposium brings enterprise drone operators, commercial remote pilots and recreational flyers face-to-face with regulators and subject […]

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Drones at CONEXPO-CONAGG Show, March 10-14 in Las Vegas

Drones at CONEXPO-CONAGG Show, March 10-14 in Las Vegas

Drones are used for surveying, presenting project progress to owners and other stakeholders, monitoring multiple jobsites, and inspecting structures—which enhances safety. “Currently they are mostly used at construction sites for tracking progress and resources at the site, such as materials, heavy equipment locations, and human resources, for example,” says Rory O’Neill, director of sales and […]
Flying Rotor Man

Flying Rotor Man

And now for something completely different, Ralph Kayser built this flying man using bubble wrap and tape inside a paint-ball suit. A lightweight, fiberglass helmet and vinyl boots provide the finishing touches. Ralph notes that his 3.5-pound “man” can fly for 8 minutes on 10S 3000mAh LiPo batteries.

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Ice Cream Now – Drone Delivery Service

Ice Cream Now – Drone Delivery Service

Terra Drone Corporation and the British-Dutch transnational consumer goods giant Unilever have joined forces to explore drone-delivery of ice creams in New York. In a program undertaken at Unilever’s recent annual investor event,Ben & Jerry’s ice cream cups were delivered to a pre-decided destination by drone. The demo was conducted as part of Unilever’s ice […]
Commercial UAV Expo Call for Speakers

Commercial UAV Expo Call for Speakers

Commercial UAV Expo Americas and Commercial UAV Expo Europe have announced their Call for Speakers, inviting industry experts to submit abstracts on critical issues in the UAS industry by March 11, 2020. Prospective speakers are invited to submit abstracts on UAS integration and operation related to these top industry segments for drone technology: Construction Energy […]

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Kickstarter: Make Your Battery Smarter!

Kickstarter: Make Your Battery Smarter!

BatMon boards are the easiest way to convert multipack battery packs into a smart battery with a cute OLED display. BatMon utilizes robust estimation algorithms to measure battery capacity and learns over time. Features Coulomb counting for accurate battery charge measurement Precise multi-cell battery voltage measurement Multiple thermistors High-contrast sunlight-readable OLED display Compatible with PX4, […]
Swiss Post Up & Flying (Again)

Swiss Post Up & Flying (Again)

The Swiss Post delivery system has resumed after being suspended in August 2019 for two drone crashes. After a review by an independent board of experienced aviation specialists, Michel Guillaume, one of the members of the review board, said, “Swiss Post and Matternet [the U.S. company that maintains the fleet] maintain high safety standards and […]

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Fly By Night: Training for after-dark flying with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Fly By Night: Training for after-dark flying with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

It is embarrassing—bordering on painful—to learn an obvious lesson in front of your colleagues, especially when your colleagues are literally the best in the world at what they do. Nevertheless, that was the situation I managed to create for myself during a recent trip to Prescott, Arizona. This incident unfolded amid heady circumstances. I had […]
Edgybees Helps Australia’s Firefighters

Edgybees Helps Australia’s Firefighters

As fires rage across Australia, devastating regions and endangering wildlife, drones and related technologies have stepped up to help first response teams to combat and mitigate loss from the deadly flames. One such company is Edgybees, AR software platform that overlays key geo-spatial information onto live drone feeds to produce  situational awareness in any environment. Edgybees […]
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