FlightWave Edge Set to Redefine Drone Range, Endurance and Speed Capabilities

A new drone on the horizon is set to disrupt the market with its long-range, high-endurance and high-speed capabilities. This is FlightWave Edge, by FlightWave Aerospace Systems.  FlightWave Aerospace Systems is a California-based startup founded in 2014 by Dr. Michael Colonno and Dr. Trent Lukaczyk. Both received their Ph.D. from Stanford’s Aerospace Design Lab, where…

The First Aerial and Underwater Bridge Inspection with a Single Drone

The Naviator, a part submarine, part aircraft drone developed at Rutgers School of Engineering – a FAA UAS testing facility – and funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), conducted the first aerial and underwater bridge inspection on the Delaware Memorial Bridge Twin Spans. Last time we talked about the Naviator it was on…

Identified Technologies Improves Drone Mapping Efficiency by 75%

Identified Technologies, a company focused on increasing project visibility and team productivity with drones for different industries, has upgraded its Boomerang UAV solution to significantly reduce time spent on data gathering. In the past, we have discussed with Identified Technologies CEO Dick Zhang how the company’s software, SiteIQ, together with its Boomerang drone, is an…

MicaSense Partners with Pix4D to Provide a More Complete Analytics Solution

MicaSense, a multispectral sensor developer and a software provider for agricultural data analysis, has partnered with Pix4D, the software developer company that converts aerial imagery into accurate and georeferenced 2D mosaics, 3D models and point clouds. Through this partnership, MicaSense customers can use Pix4Dmapper Pro and Pix4Dag to upload processed maps directly to MicaSense Atlas,…