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UAVTek Bug: Small Eye in the Sky

UAVTek Bug: Small Eye in the Sky

With its low visual profile and ability to fly in winds of up to 45 knots, UAVTek’s Bug provides full situational awareness for operators in law enforcment and the military. UAVtek has been commended with a Drone Innovation Award 2020 for its work providing Nano drones with “unrivalled capability.” The company’s managing director and founder, […]
Join the Deep Drone Challenge

Join the Deep Drone Challenge

Sponsored by Airbus, this drone hackathon will take place in September, October, and November 2020. Participants will tackle a problem around the interplay of drone technology, algorithms and artificial intelligence. About the Deep Drone Challenge The challenge will be carried out in two events (WarmUp and Final) close to Ingolstadt, Germany You can choose between two possible […]

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Scentroid DR2000

Scentroid DR2000

Scentroid’s new drone-based air quality analyzer, the DR2000, is a leap forward in the aerial air quality monitoring and environmental industry. With the assisted drone, it can analyze ambient air at heights of 125 meters above ground level, which was previously impossible to accomplish. While in flight, several built-in sensors provide remote monitoring of a multitude […]
AI Helps Drones Navigate

AI Helps Drones Navigate

Engineers at Caltech have designed a new data-driven method to control the movement of multiple robots through cluttered, unmapped spaces, so they do not run into one another. Multi-robot motion coordination is a fundamental robotics problem with wide-ranging applications that range from urban search and rescue to the control of fleets of self-driving cars to […]

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DJI Drones Collecting User Data

DJI Drones Collecting User Data

Cyber security researchers have warned that DJI, a drone manufacturer used by British police, may be collecting unnecessary amounts of information from users’ phones, presenting a potential security concern. French and American researchers at Synacktiv and GRIMM also found, in two separate reports, that the Android app used to power DJI drones was also able to bypass the Google […]
$84 Million For Small Drone Makers

$84 Million For Small Drone Makers

The U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday it is issuing $84.4 million in funding through the Defense Production Act to small unmanned technology, space and shipbuilding companies. The money, divided among seven different companies, will be used to “sustain and strengthen essential domestic industrial base capabilities,” per a Pentagon announcement. “These actions will help to […]

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Must Watch! Programming Precision Aerobatics [VIDEO]

Must Watch! Programming Precision Aerobatics [VIDEO]

The drone gurus from the Robotics and Perception Group at the University of Zurich are at it again! This time the lab–founded in 2012 and led by Prof. Davide Scaramuzza–has created a drone that can fly incredibly graceful aerobatics. Watch the video, then read below to see how they did it! From the Robotics and […]
FLIR Drone Scavenger Hunt

FLIR Drone Scavenger Hunt

You could win a FLIR ONE Pro just by flying your drone and taking thermal images!  Here are the details: 1) Fly any drone with any FLIR Thermal camera 2) Take thermal photos and submit five new photos from this list of subjects: Roof, Animal, Person, Car, Fire hydrant, Solar panels, Lawn 3) Photos must […]

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DroneBase Raises $7.5M

DroneBase Raises $7.5M

DroneBase, a professional drone service company headquartered in Santa Monica, California, is bullish on the future of drones. The company offers pilot training and jobs across the U.S. and is now expanding to Europe, and they recently raised over $7 million in funding. DroneBase CEO Dan Burton writes, “We’re excited to announce that DroneBase has […]
How are you involved with drones?

How are you involved with drones?

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