Public Safety

Life-saving drone service

Life-saving drone service

Everdrone, a global leader in autonomous drone technology, recently announced that its drones are now being used to deliver Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the scene of cardiac arrests in real-world emergencies – a unique first-of-its-kind project  The service, currently reaching 80,000 residents in the Gothenburg area, is part of a collaboration with Sweden’s national emergency […]
Police Force Solution

Police Force Solution

Curious about how to best protect its 36 square mile jurisdiction—a large portion of which is occupied by a lake—the Town of Linn Police Department in Wisconsin wanted to explore the growing trend of using drones to help solve different cases, from drug busts to locating lost children and felons on the run. A popular […]

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Hurricane Response: Free Virtual Workshop

Hurricane Response: Free Virtual Workshop

Hurricane Season is here. Is your drone team ready? Hear from the experts on how drones can assist the state with hurricane response in this free virtual workshop, July 31st, 12-4pm EDT.  The growing use of drones enabled emergency managers and first responders to more quickly and safety gather aerial images and videos that improves […]
Drone Rescues Around the World

Drone Rescues Around the World

Drones have rescued hundreds of people from peril around the world. Now DJI has created a map that includes their stories to show the incredible impact of drone technology in helping vulnerable people. Drones have found missing people, brought supplies to trapped survivors, peered through smoke and darkness to find unconscious victims. This map compiles […]

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UAVs Help Medical Professionals

UAVs Help Medical Professionals

DroneUp recently partnered with UPS and subsidiary UPS Flight Forward (UPSFF) with Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), and Workhorse Group in tests designed to determine how unmanned aerial systems can assist medical professionals in their fight to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. As healthcare practitioners nationwide and around the world race to contain the […]
Draganfly’s Pandemic Drone

Draganfly’s Pandemic Drone

A ‘pandemic drone’ to remotely monitor and detect people with infectious respiratory conditions is being developed by the University of South Australia (UniSA) in partnership with a Canadian company. The drone will be fitted with a specialised sensor and computer vision system that can monitor temperature, heart and respiratory rates, as well as detect people […]

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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 […]
Flying Cellphone Tower?

Flying Cellphone Tower?

Tech giants including Google and Facebook have spent years trying to figure out how to bring the internet to billions of people who still lack a reliable connection. Now, an American startup has come up with its own plan. Telelift is an attempt to create a “flying cellphone tower.” It uses drones the size of a […]

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Tread Lightly!

Tread Lightly!

Tread Lightly! leads a national initiative to protect and enhance recreation access and opportunities by promoting outdoor ethics to heighten individuals’ sense of good stewardship. Offering a myriad of programs, trainings and educational material, Tread Lightly wants to help educate recreationists across the nation on the importance of (as the name implies), treading lightly including […]
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 […]
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