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Archived Since:August 22, 2016

Blog Post Archive

Kittyhawk Launches Comprehensive Risk Assessment Functionality

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

San Francisco, California – October 2, 2017 – Kittyhawk, the platform that unifies the mission, aircraft, and data to empower safe and effective drone operations, today announced a core new Risk Assessment system and workflow developed...Show More Summary

Drone Films 80 Ton Whales in Hermanus

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Filmed on a short trip to the coastal town of Hermanus in South Africa. I used a drone to capture these majestic creatures as best as I possibly could! It was an incredible experience to see them play and swim in the ocean so nearby the shore. Luke Maximo Bell  

FAA Restricts Drones at 10 Department of Interior Landmarks

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Feel like taking a quick drone flight over Lady Liberty? Not so fast says the FAA The FAA, at the behest of national security and law enforcement has issued new restrictions to prevent unauthorized drone operations over 10 landmarks managed by the Department of the Interior. This includes the Hoover Dam, The Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore

Drone Major Launches to Connect the Drone Industry

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

July 27th 2017 – The launch of Drone Major Group Limited, a new group of companies focused on the fast growing drone industry, has been announced, bringing together a number of complementary businesses which provide connectivity for the first time ever to the global drone industry. Drone Major Group is the first company in the world to provide

Pix4D Announces Student Semester License to Scale Drone Data Education

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Undergraduate and graduate students from accredited schools, colleges, and universities will be qualified to purchase the new semester or yearly rental. Now that drone hardware is becoming increasingly easier to program and fly, colleges and universities around the world are expanding their curriculum. Students can learn to manage massive amounts of drone imagery and data.

Build Your Own Drone-Based Data Applications—Pix4D Launches Enterprise Solutions at INTERGEO 2017

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Want to integrate drone mapping in your operations and build your own drone-based data applications? Now you can–by using our Pix4D photogrammetry engine to create high quality 2D maps and 3D models even more quickly from images. Pix4Dengine lets you use drone mapping and image processing at scale in your operations and automate your workflows.

Drones Enter the Sky Safely Through New Technology

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Woensdrecht, 27 September 2017 – During a live demonstration on Aviolanda Aerospace, two companies from the Netherlands and Belgium joined forces to show that drones can be managed and controlled using a specially developed small transponder combined with Unmanned Traffic Management software. Show More Summary

Wingtra? ?Partners? ?with? ?Florida-Based? ?Lengemann? ?Corporation? ?to? Offer? Next Generation-Drone

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Altoona, FL, 27 September 2017: Lengemann Corporation is one of the largest Topcon distributors of Machine Control, Lasers and Surveying equipment in the United States. With its new partnership with Wingtra, Lengemann is giving its customers access to the latest drone technology: “Our clients have high standards, so we have tested a lot of different

ARKIT powered Virtual Drone Simulator Released

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

LISBON, Portugal – Sept. 22, 2017 – CircleSquare’s DroneTopolis AR – is a state-of-the-art drone simulator available now on the Apple App Store. Making full use of iOS 11’s ARKit, DroneTopolis AR allows you to hone your drone piloting skills as you explore your surroundings in stunningly realistic augmented reality. Developed by a drone enthusiast

Stories From The Flight Line: Lessons Learned From Responsible Drone Operation

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

A cold westerly wind was blowing at us 11 stories above San Francisco on a rooftop that Kittyhawk sometimes uses for its flight testing. On this particular Friday Fly Day, our weekly Kittyhawk event to make sure that our code and flying skills are working in unison, as we were continuing to test the newly released DJI

Pix4D Announces a New User Certification Program

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Being a Pix4D certified user will allow users to benchmark their skills and technical knowledge of drone mapping photogrammetry. Also, officially-certified users can get recognized with an official Pix4D certificate and a digital badge to display on their website and LinkedIn. “It is exciting to share the knowledge Pix4D has acquired over the years about

Mobilicom Integrates SkyHopper Drone Data Link Across UAV Systems of Aero Sentinel, Catering to First Responder & Disaster Relief Operations

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

September 21, 2017, Tel Aviv, Israel – Mobilicom Ltd. developer of 4G Mobile MESH private networking technology, has secured an additional design win for SkyHopper PRO with international manufacturer of tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) Aero Sentinel. Tel Aviv-based Aero Sentinel is a manufacturer of civil and homeland security drones that cater to a broad

First Self-flying Home Robot Launches on Kickstarter – Interview with Jeffrey Tseng

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Today, Aevena launched their Kickstarter campaign for Aire, a self-flying home robot. It is now available on Kickstarter starting at $699. Aire is a flying robot designed from the ground up to fit in a home environment. It stands out with a unique and beautiful design, and innovative features. It’s the first flying indoor robot

Parrot Bebop 2 POWER: Go beyond the boundaries

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Parrot has revealed the all new Parrot Bebop 2 Power, the fully equipped, new generation of its original world renowned quadcopter. Lightweight (525g), robust, compact and accessible to everyone, the Parrot Bebop 2 Power embeds a wide range of technology and features that are ideal for a pilot or amateur aerial videographer. New photography capabilities:

Big Drone Show – Canada’s Largest Drone Event Landing in Toronto Next Week!

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Just over a week to go until Canada’s biggest UAV industry event, Big Drone Show, lands at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) on September 27-28, 2017. As the largest conference of its type in Canada, this event is sure to set the stage for what is to come in the future of UAV/UAS systems

Artificial Intelligence Got Wings to Fly High

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

In 2014 the world came into contact with Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the home with the release of Amazon Echo. This type of personal AI had been introduced previously in the mega-hit movie “Iron Man’ with the AI system called “Jarvis.” The main character Tony Stark uses Jarvis for anything he needs executed: lighting, television,

How AeroPoints is Changing Drones in the Construction Industry – Interview with Francis Vierboom

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

AeroPoints, developed by Propeller Aero, are the only ground control points designed specifically for use with drones. AeroPoints allow drone hobbyists and commercial operators to capture survey-grade data. The Propeller team had a successful...Show More Summary

Skyfront Sets World Record for Drones with 4 hour and 34 minute flight

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

MENLO PARK, CA, SEPT. 14, 2017 – Skyfront, creator of the world’s longest endurance multirotor drones for the agriculture, energy and utility industries, has announced that its flagship drone has just set a world record for endurance.  The Skyfront Tailwind UAV flew for a total of 4 hours and 34 minutes, 10 times longer than typical

Unifly Expands Into the Nordic

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Antwerp, September 14th, 2017 – Today Belgian scale-up Unifly opens their next international office in Copenhagen, Denmark. Joining us from the Danish Naviair is Ronni Winkler Østergaard who will be spearheading our expansion into the Nordic as the Regional Manager for Scandinavia and the Baltics. Show More Summary

Do’s and Don’ts When Shooting Drone Videography

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Drones have become a very popular tool for capturing interesting photos and videos. If you are into videography and you are thinking about the implementation of drones in your projects, there are a couple of things you should definitely pay attention to, if you want to make extremely captivating videos. Let’s take a look at

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