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9-1-1 Drone Dispatch in Manatee County, Florida Could Save Heart Attack Victims

9-1-1 Drone Dispatch in Manatee County, Florida Could Save Heart Attack Victims by DRONELIFE staff writer Jim Magill Manatee County, Florida may become the first local government entity in the country to use its emergency 9-1-1 system to dispatch the delivery of emergency medical supplies by drone for people suffering from heart attacks or other […]

Methane Detection: Shell Expands Drone-Based Program in the Permian Basin

Methane Detection: Shell Expands Drone-Based Program in the Permian Basin By DRONELIFE staff writer Jim Magill Following a successful two-year pilot program, international oil and gas company Shell will employ a small fleet of drones to fly over more than 500 oil and gas sites in the Permian Basin of West Texas and southeastern New […]

Ready for Commercial UAV Expo Americas? Join Thousands of Drone Industry Stakeholders Next Week

Ready for Commercial UAV Expo Americas? Join Thousands of Drone Industry Stakeholders Next Week The following is a Commercial UAV Expo press release. With Commercial UAV Expo Americas slated for September 15-17, organizers of the event have announced that they are expecting the participation of thousands of UAS professionals from around the world. The 2020 […]

DRONEII: 2019 Drone Investments Break New Records – Who Were the Major Winners?

DRONEII: 2019 Drone Investments Break New Records – Who Were the Major Winners?   2019 drone investments broke industry records – but the big winners might surprise you. Guest post: This article republished with permission from our friends at DRONEII.  Article authored by Hendrik Bödecker.  Find more information on DRONEII’s Drone Market Investment Report here. […]

Coronavirus Quarantine: Drone Video of an Empty Wuhan, China

Coronavirus Quarantine: Drone Video of an Empty Wuhan, China In a story that continues to evolve rapidly,  here is a glimpse of drone video of what life looks like in the quarantined city of Wuhan, China, that is the epicenter of the coronavirus.  The city of Wuhan, China is a providential capital with over 11 […]

Drone Delivery in Greece But Not The Kind You Might Think Of

Drone Delivery in Greece But Not The Kind You Might Think Of Guards at Trikala prison in Trikala, Greece successfully intercepted an attempt to smuggle two packages containing mobile phones and related paraphernalia into Trikala prison using drones, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) sources revealed yesterday. Apparently the illegal deliveries were immediately discovered by prison […]

Is it Time for the Industrial Sector to Embrace Drone Technology?

Is it Time for the Industrial Sector to Embrace Drone Technology? The following is a guest post by technology writer Marla Keene, working for AXControl, Inc. Imagine you’re the head of a public power utility system.  Winter is coming, and you need to make sure your system’s hydroelectric power isn’t hampered by broken ice floes on […]

Check Us Out on the Drone Radio Show Podcast! Where is the Drone Industry Heading in 2020?

Check Us Out on the Drone Radio Show Podcast! Where is the Drone Industry Heading in 2020? Check out this episode of  Drone Radio Show, where podcast host Randy Goers interviews DRONELIFE Editor-in-Chief Miriam McNabb on the big stories of 2019 – and what’s coming up in 2020.  The Drone Radio Show is a weekly […]

The Numbers are in: Thanks to You, DRONELIFE Showed Big Growth in 2019

The Numbers are in: Thanks to You, DRONELIFE Showed Big Growth in 2019 Whether the hype cycle is really over for the drone industry, interest in the commercial drone industry and industry news is still going strong.  Thanks to all of you, DRONELIFE is growing too: 2019 was a great year for us. DRONELIFE reached […]

Commercial Drones FM Podcast: Impossible Aerospace

Commercial Drones FM Podcast: Impossible Aerospace Commercial Drones FM just published a Podcast featuring Impossible Aerospace where Ian talks with Keenan Johnson at AUVSI last year in Chicago. As background, Impossible Aerospace is a US startup based on the west coast that manufactures an all-electric, high-endurance multirotor drone marketing as the US-1.  The drone platform […]