3DR Envisions Constructions Drones as the New Normal

Fresh off a recent announcement of a major partnership with a former competitor, 3DR says it’s ready to dive into the construction sector as a key player in drone inspection and data analysis. In a recent interview with ConstructionDive.com, CEO Chris Anderson said his company’s latest decision to integrate its Site Scan software package with […]

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Dedrone Retains Retired Lieutenant General Keith Walker as Strategic Advisor

Dedrone, a developer of drone detection technology, has added a new member to their executive leadership team. Lieutenant General Keith Walker, US Army (Retired) is joining Dedrone as a Strategic Advisor. Based in Washington D.C, he will assist Dedrone in their work with U.S. and international government agencies to protect military and civilian operations from […]

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Canadian University’s New UAV Ground School Open to the Public

Manitoba-based Brandon University (BU) is touting its new course on drones, Applied Topics in Geography: UAV Ground School, offered to both students and the public beginning this fall. According to BU, the course will prepare drone pilots for stiff new Transport Canada regulations. Existing rules exempt people who fly drones recreationally, while the proposed new […]

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CompassDrone Creates All-in-One UAS Package for Public Safety

Centennial, Colo.-based CompassDrone has unveiled a comprehensive drone-based mapping program designed specifically for public safety applications. According to the company, the Complete Incident Response Recovery Unmanned Aerial System (CIRRUAS) program is designed primarily for accident reconstruction and crime scene mapping but is also applicable for search and rescue and reconnaissance missions. “CIRRUAS was designed by […]

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Voici 5 ans que le robot Curiosity est sur Mars

Les équipes internationales qui pilotent le robot Curiosity ont célébré le 6 août dernier les cinq ans de la mission martienne destinée à évaluer l’habitabilité de la planète rouge. Déposé par une sonde dans le cratère de Gale après neuf mois de voyage, le robot mobile à six roues a parcouru 17km depuis son arrivée. Ses […]

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First Offshore Drone Survey for Norway’s DNV GL

DNV GL surveyors have carried out the classification society’s first offshore drone survey on the semisubmersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea. This 25,383 GT tender support vessel (TSV) is owned and operated by Prosafe, supporting Statoil’s drilling operations off the coast of Norway. Using camera-equipped drones, DNV GL’s drone pilots checked the TSV’s […]

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US Air Force Lab Tests High-Efficiency Engine for UAS

The US Air Force Research Laboratory Advanced Power Technology Office, along with Engineered Propulsion Systems and the Arnold Engineering and Development Center, recently concluded ground-based testing of an advanced diesel engine that promises to increase the utility and ease the logistics burden of military aircraft missions. The high efficiency, innovative aviation diesel engine is a […]

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Peruvian Air Force Develops Two New Drones

The Peruvian Air Force’s (FAP, per its Spanish acronym) Project Research and Investigation Center (CIDEP, per its Spanish acronym) was created in 1993 to develop flight simulators for Cessna A-37 aircraft. The project was led by officers from the electronic services branch. Following their success, they moved forward with the development of a series of […]

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Modified X-47B Appears as Testbed for MQ-25 Bid

Northrop Grumman is using an X-47B unmanned air vehicle (UAV) as a flying testbed for air refuelling systems in support of its proposal for the U.S. Navy’s upcoming MQ-25A Stingray unmanned aerial refuelling tanker contest. First details of Northrop Grumman’s preparations for the MQ-25A bid have emerged in photographs obtained by Aviation Week of a […]

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ThunderDrone Drone Battle Experiment

In November, the Air Force and SOFWERX will pit unmanned aerial vehicles against each other in a rumble-style experiment to gather data on drone operations, the Air Force’s secretary said on August 9. The competition, called the ThunderDrone Rapid Prototyping Event, will take place in a rented warehouse and will “investigate forms and platforms and effects […]

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Insitu Partners with Esri and FireWhat on UAV Solution for Fire Fighting

Insitu is partnering with FireWhat, and Esri to provide aerial reconnaissance for fighting wildfires. The solution will use Insitu’s ground control station (INEXA Control),  drones (ScanEagle), and payloads including the High Accuracy Photogrammetry (HAP) payload. The Insitu team will work with FireWhat’s fire professionals, using its geographic information system (GIS) customized for firefighters, and hosted […]

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#CeuxQuiFont : Deux frères afghans rêvent de déminer le monde avec un drone

Installés aux Pays-Bas, Mahmud et Massoud Hassani travaillent à l’invention d’un drone qui ferait disparaître toutes les mines sur terre d’ici à une dizaine d’années. Article by , Read more on http://www.lemonde.fr/festival/visuel/2017/08/12/ceuxquifont-deux-freres-afghans-revent-de-deminer-le-monde-avec-un-drone_5171762_4415198.html?xtor=RSS-3208Read more

Intelligence artificielle : clash entre Zuckerberg et Musk

L’intelligence artificielle représente-t-elle un danger pour l’humanité ? Sur ce point, les milliardaires de la Silicon Valley Elon Musk (SpaceX, Tesla) et Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) ne sont pas du tout d’accord. Mais alors pas du tout. C’est via des échanges sur les réseaux sociaux que les deux compères ont livré leur désaccord. Mi-juillet, Elon Musk a en effet […]

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Intelligence artificielle : clash entre Zuckerberg et Musk

L’intelligence artificielle représente-t-elle un danger pour l’humanité ? Sur ce point, les milliardaires de la Silicon Valley Elon Musk (SpaceX, Tesla) et Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) ne sont pas du tout d’accord. Mais alors pas du tout. C’est via des échanges sur les réseaux sociaux que les deux compères ont livré leur désaccord. Mi-juillet, Elon Musk a en effet […]

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Kyosho ReadySet 1/18 Drone Racer B-Pod Blue

From Kyosho: Unlike existing drones that are difficult to control, the sensational DRONE RACER is controlled like an R/C car with a pistol-grip transmitter. Takeoff and auto-hover with one-touch control using ultrasonic sensors that remove the frustration of learning complicated flying techniques. Intermediate and Beginner mode speed settings (Easy mode / Active mode) are available […]

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Drone to Document Entire Cross-Country Canada Trip

In celebration of Canada’s 150th year, a drone is streaming footage of an entire cross-country trip totaling more than 11,000 kilometers. Duracell’s Explorer150 trip starts in the most westerly community of Beavercreek, Yukon, and travels across the country with stops in each province and territory, ending in the most eastern tip of Canada in St. […]

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U.S. Sen. Warner to Make the Rounds at Virginia College’s Drone Event

Next Tuesday, a community college in Big Stone Gap, Va., is hosting a “Drone Demo Day” that will be attended by U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. According to a Facebook post from Mountain Empire Community College (MECC), the event – held Aug. 15 from 2:25-3:25 p.m. at the college’s Dalton-Cantrell Hall Fugate Training Center – […]

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Embry-Riddle Helps Bring Drones to Daytona Beach Police

The world’s leading aeronautical university, Embry-Riddle, has announced a partnership with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) to launch an aviation program. The new aviation program will include a 5-officer unit and two drones, and is scheduled to launch at the end of this year. “Anything we can get to protect our citizens and our […]

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University of Michigan Launches Netted Drone Testing Grounds

Students returning to the University of Michigan this fall will be greeted by a new construction site for an outdoor testing lab for autonomous drones. The university’s College of Engineering recently announced the creation of M-Air, a four-story drone-testing complex to be sited near the proposed Ford Motor Company Robotics Building in Ann Arbor. “M-Air […]

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