How a Truly Scalable Drone Economy Will Transform Our Lives

We’ve talked a lot about the potential drones have when it comes to changing the way specific construction companies and surveyors can approach a given task, and the commercial ramifications of the technology are incredibly exciting. However, drones are set to enable changes at an even more fundamental level, and AirMap is one of the…

Fortem Technologies Announces the First Fully Autonomous Counter UAV Solution

Every new technology brings great opportunities and exciting possibilities, but simultaneously opens the door to threats and the opportunity for wrongdoing. UAVs are no exception, and the potential for drones being used for nefarious purposes has been something police agencies, federal, state and local governments have been considering for years now. Effectively combating these kinds…

Is 2018 Going to be “The Year of the Drone”?

Articles talking about why a given year is the “year of the drone” go all the way back to 2010, although they certainly didn’t start that year. Similar declarations have been made more recently about 2015 and 2016, and the claims in those years were specifically related to the commercial applications of UAV technology. The…

Atlas Dynamics Works to Fulfill a Vision of UAV System Connectivity

The concept of a “complete drone solution” is one that’s come up in a variety of contexts throughout the drone industry, but it’s also one that Atlas Dynamics is especially focused on in 2018. The autonomous UAV solutions provider has identified that the market fragmentation we’ve witnessed around this topic has proven to be unsustainable.…

Paramedics in Canada Using Drones Approved for Flying BVLOS

The integration of manned and unmanned aircraft in controlled airspace will greatly depend on the ability of UAVs to detect and avoid the presence of other flying objects. The technology to make this happen is already available, but regulators both in the USA and Canada are being very cautious in allowing UAVs to fly beyond…