Drone Mapping is Getting Bigger and Better: SimActive’s Philippe Simard Talks Industry Trends

Drone Mapping is Getting Bigger and Better: SimActive’s Philippe Simard Talks Industry Trends   Philippe Simard, of Canada’s SimActive mapping software, started out working directly with large mapping companies – or the military.  With the growth of the drone industry, however, things have changed. “We used to only work with very highly qualified firms investing millions […]

Medical Drone Delivery Success in Ireland

Medical Drone Delivery Success in Ireland In September, DroneLife reported on the world’s first BVLOS medical delivery in Ireland. Researchers at NUI Galway partnered with German drone startup Wingcopter to transport prescription medication and blood samples for diabetes patients. This week, the research team released more details about the project in an ENDO 2020 abstract to  be published […]

Drone Biz: AUVSI Webinar Addresses Payroll Stimulus Plan

Drone Biz: AUVSI Webinar Addresses Payroll Stimulus Plan The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International is helping commercial drone providers navigate the complicated skies of COVID-19 economic stimulus. On Friday, April 3 at 2-3 p.m., the AUVSI will present a free webinar, “Coronavirus Relief Package: What Unmanned Systems Businesses Need to Know.” Corporate attorney Tom Antonucci, […]

@DroneRacingLife: FanDuel Partners with Drone Racing League

@DroneRacingLife: FanDuel Partners with Drone Racing League Missing your favorite NBA fantasy rivalry? The Drone Racing League’s got you covered in what’s sure to become the sports antidote to our shared cabin fever. The DRL is hooking up with FanDuel, giving the fantasy-sports giant access to the 2020 DRL SIM Tryouts Finals, the world’s only […]

See the New DroneHunter F700 in Action [Video]

See the New DroneHunter F700 in Action [Video] Drone mitigation is a key component of counter drone technology.  Tracking and categorizing risks is important – but then you have to deal with them.  That’s harder than it might seem. Britain brought out the full force of their military to deal with the rogue drones at […]

DroneUp Acquires AeroVista Innovations, Enterprise Level Drone Training

DroneUp Acquires AeroVista Innovations, Enterprise Level Drone Training DroneUp is a leading drone services provider.  With an impressive list of contracts around the country, including numerous state level agreements, DroneUp has been able to scale by using a combination of software and training protocols that ensure quality pilots and quality deliverables.  Now, DroneUp has aquired […]

Drone Partners Earn Canadian BVLOS Certification

Drone Partners Earn Canadian BVLOS Certification MVT Geo-solutions has partnered with Iris Automation in a successful bid to receive the first Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Special Flight Operations Certificate by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid. The approval was granted based on deployment of Iris Automation‘s DAA system, Casia. The solution provides commercial drones with automated collision avoidance […]

Firepoint: Three Academic Teams Will Compete to Design Army Drones

Firepoint: Three Academic Teams Will Compete to Design Army Drones The FirePoint C3 Challenge will see three academic teams collaborate remotely to design next-generation drone systems for the U.S. Army. Presented by the FirePoint Innovations Center at Wichita State University and sponsored by the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation and Missile Center, the […]

Nominate Extraordinary Women in the Drone Industry: the Women To Watch Global Awards for 2020

Nominate Extraordinary Women in the Drone Industry: the Women To Watch Global Awards for 2020 In these unsettled days, it’s more important than ever for us to support and recognize the many amazing people in the drone industry.  Now is the time to nominate the extraordinary women you know for the 2020 Women to Watch […]

Pix4D Launches Next Gen Suite of Tools [Video]

Pix4D Launches Next Gen Suite of Tools [Video] Pix 4D is expanding their enterprise toolset beyond their mapping roots – although the Pix4DMapper platform continues to evolve and improve, staying out ahead of the curve in accuracy and processing time.  Now, the company announces the addition of a totally new generation of tools to the […]