How to Integrate Drones into the Enterprise

Not too long ago, enterprise stakeholders had questions about whether or not a drone would be able to provide enough value to their operation. Integrating these kinds of tools can be a challenge both in terms of cost and technology, which meant that many were hesitant to experiment with the technology, much less consider how…

How Will Extended Flight Time for Drones be Powered?

We’ve been hearing about organ deliveries that have been enabled by drones as well as beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flights for years now, all of which have been accomplished despite the power bottleneck that has limited the technology for even longer. Now that the era of unmanned airlines has truly arrived, isn’t it…

Utilizing Drones for Large Survey Mapping Data Projects in Europe

Numerous articles and case studies have laid out the kind of value drones can provide to mapping projects of all types when it comes to making them faster, cheaper or safer. However, whether or not these efficiencies can be expanded beyond a particular project is often a question, which leads us to the scalability problem…

Updates and Insights from AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019

While new products like the Elios 2 and AtlasNest debuted at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2019, there were numerous other topics that dominated conversations throughout the event. As is often the case, developments that will have a major impact on the commercial drone industry for the rest of 2019 and beyond were discussed during sessions, on the…

Atlas Dynamics Enables Fully Autonomous Drone Operation with AtlasNEST

Having won the 2018 Red Dot Product Design Award with the AtlasPro UAV, Atlas Dynamics has already proven to know how to manufacture cost-effective technology for a variety of industries, including inspection, emergency response, security and agriculture. During AUVSI Xponential 2019, the company launched new autonomous and multi-UAV capabilities to provide the U.S. military, security…

Tailoring Counter-drone Programs to Fit Specific Security Needs

Although drones have been a welcoming addition for many different industries, they have also created problematic outcomes in various situations. During the past year, there have been some major events in the counter-drone space, such as the Gatwick airport shutdown in December 2018, the incident at Boston’s Fenway Park in April 2019, or over correctional…

DJI and RMUS Expand the UTC Program for Drone Training to North America

As the drone industry keeps expanding all over the world, and in various commercial industries, the urge for organizations and individuals to acquire a drone, in order to improve their jobs, continues to grow. However, streamlined and efficient training programs need to be undertaken before one takes a drone to the skies. To help drone…

Flyability Announces the Elios 2 for Industrial Inspections

While XPONENTIAL is always a great place to connect with drone industry experts and learn about everything from the safe integration of manned and unmanned aircraft to BVLOS flight to drone delivery, it’s also a place where companies debut innovative new products and solutions. At XPONENTIAL 2019, one of the most exciting new products ended…

Wing Aviation Becomes the First Unmanned Airline in the USA

On April 23, Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the first air carrier certification (Part 135) to a drone delivery company, Google affiliate Wing Aviation (https://wing.com/). This is especially notable since Part 135 certificates are only given to aircraft operations that demonstrate absolute safety records and…

1 2 3 41