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DroneUp Awarded First Multi-State Contract

DroneUp Awarded First Multi-State Contract

DroneUp, LLC, an end-to-end drone pilot service provider for aerial data collection, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Services (RFP# E194-79435) by the Commonwealth of Virginia to provide UAS (drone) services to all state agencies, institutions of higher education, and other public bodies and entities […]
SimActive & Gold Mine Mapping

SimActive & Gold Mine Mapping

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces that Correlator3D™ is being used for gold mining projects in Ivory Coast by Newcrest Mining Limited.  SimActive software is employed to produce dense digital terrain models (DTMs) using small format digital cameras. Newcrest Mining also extracts high-quality contours lines from the DTMs with Correlator3D™.  The accuracy […]

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Drones and Weapons, A Dangerous Mix

Drones and Weapons, A Dangerous Mix

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning the general public that it is illegal to operate a drone with a dangerous weapon attached. Perhaps you’ve seen online photos and videos of drones with attached guns, bombs, fireworks, flamethrowers, and other dangerous items. Do not consider attaching any items such as these to a drone because […]
senseFly & Enterprise UAS Partnership

senseFly & Enterprise UAS Partnership

Specializing in retail and wholesale distribution of emerging technologies, Enterprise UAS is one of the largest drone dealers in the US. Enterprise UAS—which includes the brands DSLRPros, an industry leader in thermal [infrared] drone solutions; Dronefly, a leading online drone store; and Aerial Media Pros, senseFly’s new master distributor for the West Coast. “We’re excited […]

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Teaming Up to Protect Wildlife

Teaming Up to Protect Wildlife

Drones are powerful tools for wildlife research and conservation, especially in previously inaccessible nature and wildlife habitats. Unfortunately, if not flown responsibly by authorized personnel, drones can be a disturbance to wildlife, causing stress to an animal’s health and well-being. AirMap has partnered with the United States Forest Service (USFS) and Tread Lightly!, the national […]
ASSURE’s Ground Collision Study

ASSURE’s Ground Collision Study

What could happen if a drone hit a person on the ground? What are the risks of serious injury from flying small unmanned aircraft over people, and are we doing everything we can to reduce those risks? Through its continued research, the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE), has developed a […]

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Impossible Aeropace & the US-1

Impossible Aeropace & the US-1

During the early morning hours of February 8, 2019, violence disturbed the otherwise peaceful city of Campbell, California. Just before 5 a.m. an armed suspect barricaded himself in a Denny’s restaurant after threatening others with a firearm. Within a few minutes, the Campbell Police Department and SWAT team had surrounded the building. It was the […]
UPS Flight Foward Drone Delivery

UPS Flight Foward Drone Delivery

UPS has applied for Part 135 certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration to operate commercial drone flights under a subsidiary called UPS Flight Forward. The subsidiary is an incorporated business that could receive certification as early as this year, making UPS the first fully-certified revenue-generating drone operator in the US. When approved, the certification […]

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Medical Cargo Drones Training

Medical Cargo Drones Training

International health organizations, governments, major donors, non-governmental organizations and companies are increasingly looking to use cargo drones to improve public health services. So what does it actually take to run cargo drone deliveries for public health? Far more than most realize. Participants in the this WeRobotics Online Training course will learn everything they need to […]
Tiny Solar-Powered Drone

Tiny Solar-Powered Drone

For years, scientists have wanted to create flying robotic vehicles the size of insects. The tricky bit has been building something that can produce enough thrust while still being light enough to fly, without being tethered to an external power source. Now, a group of researchers have hit on a new design. At half the […]
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