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CSI From Above: Drone Mapping vs. terrestrial laser scanners

CSI From Above: Drone Mapping vs. terrestrial laser scanners

In the drone industry, it is taken nearly as gospel that small uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) will allow people to do their jobs better, safer, and faster than whatever the traditional method happens to be—especially when it comes to public safety. However, if you are making decisions that have financial consequences or lives on the […]
Dodgeball Drone [VIDEO]

Dodgeball Drone [VIDEO]

You won’t believe the agility of this drone from researchers at the University of Zurich! It uses event cameras and special algorithms to cut its reaction time down to 3.5 milliseconds! Their study was published in the journal “Science Robotics.” “Our ultimate goal is to make one day autonomous drones navigate as good as human […]

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ThereCraft Delivery Drone [VIDEO]

ThereCraft Delivery Drone [VIDEO]

This flying-wing drone, dubbed “YCS17,”  has a compartment for transporting items and a release mechanism to drop its payload. This type of aircraft can fly faster and for longer distances than a pure rotor-propelled drone. Here it is: We achieved the perfect payload release: pic.twitter.com/Khr3ifIKmx — ThereCraft (@therecraft__) December 10, 2019  
From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar, “From Novice To Pro – Turning Your Drone Hobby Into a Career,” on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 3 p.m. EDT. With the increasing demand for businesses to integrate drone data and imagery into their operations, many novice drone operators are capitalizing on […]

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FAA Registration Extension

FAA Registration Extension

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has important registration information for drone recreational flyers who registered in the FAADroneZone before December 12, 2017. Your registration has been automatically extended until December 12, 2020. Why Was My Registration Extended? The National Defense Authorization Act for 2018 restored the FAA’s registration rule with respect to model aircraft and […]
XPONENTIAL Postponed

XPONENTIAL Postponed

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, AUVSI’s Xponential show has been postponed. Here is the press release from AUVSI: Based on currently available information, and with the best interests of our members, exhibitors, attendees and the global community in mind, the AUVSI Board of Directors has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone AUVSI XPONENTIAL […]

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Support for UK Drone Startups

Support for UK Drone Startups

Free business support and research grants are open for applications from start-ups innovating in drones or other autonomous systems. The Westcott Business Incubation Centre (BIC) is part of the Space Cluster on the Westcott Venture Park near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The BIC is run by the Satellite Applications Catapult, a technology and innovation company working to […]
Making Money in Agriculture

Making Money in Agriculture

In these terrific videos, the Roswell Flight Test Crew explores the use of drones in agriculture with Dr. Gregory Crutsinger of Scholar Farms. An ecologist by training, Greg worked previously as a professor at the University of British Columbia before moving to Silicon Valley to advance the use of drones in agriculture. He was employed […]

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Ten Times the Endurance!

Ten Times the Endurance!

This new technology could increase the endurance of a fixed-wing UAV by ten times compared to using batteries alone! How? Mesodyne’s technology converts fuel into electricity with heat and light as intermediaries. Specifically, its thermophotovoltaic portable power generator works by burning fuel to heat a photonic crystal thermal emitter to incandescence, leading to infrared radiation […]
Terra Drone Tests Ground Penetrating Radar

Terra Drone Tests Ground Penetrating Radar

Terra Drone Indonesia is testing a drone equipped with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), with PT Airborne Geophysics Indonesia and the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) Geophysics Lab. Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is one of the tools needed to model soil structure.  In this trial, the drone carrying the GPR sensor was flown over tunnels and underground […]
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