DJI Reinvents The Drone Flying Experience With The DJI FPV

DJI, the global leader in civilian drones and creative camera technology, today launched an entirely new type of drone with an intuitive, immersive flight experience never available until now. DJI FPV combines the first-person view and high-speed performance of racing drones, the cinematic camera sweep of traditional drones, the safety and transmission technology of DJI’s leading consumer drones, and an optional innovative single-handed […]

Microdrones Partners with Lepont Instruments as a New Drone Surveying Equipment Distributor

Lepont Instruments, one of the most efficient distributors of topographic material in France, has added all Microdrones surveying equipment and products to their portfolio. As a distributor and partner of Microdrones, Lepont will be able to supply their customers with LiDAR, photogrammetry, and gas detection solutions. With the advancement of point cloud technology and growth […]

COMSovereign Acquires Sky Sapience, Expanding Tethered Drone Product Portfolio

 COMSovereign Holding Corp. , a U.S.-based developer of 4G LTE Advanced and 5G Communication Systems and Solutions, today announced the acquisition of Israel-based Sky Sapience, a top developer of fielded tethered aerial rotorcraft platforms for defense, homeland security and commercial markets. The total purchase price was approximately $12.7 million, consisting of $2.7 million in cash and 2.55 million shares of […]

UAVOS introduces new Composite Main Rotor Blades

UAVOS, the unmanned systems manufacturer, announced its next-generation composite main rotor blades to be installed on helicopters with up to 140 kg take-off mass and rotor diameter of 3200 mm (126″). Composite blades are improved by gluing an all-metal edging into the leading edge. As a result of the new design upgrades, not only has […]

Red Cat Receives Notice of Patent Issuance Supporting Commercial Product Portfolio

Red Cat Holdings, Inc., a leading brand in the drone industry, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Fat Shark Holdings, has received notice that the US Patent Office has approved its patent application covering the optical architecture of its FPV (first person view) headsets. The technology underlying this patent enables the construction of a higher performance […]

New Film Festival Highlighting Technology Is Set to Debut in Southern California

A new film festival highlighting creative content made by aerial filmmakers is set to debut in in Southern California this March. The inaugural Southern California Drone Film Festival is set for March 6, 2021 and marks the only event of its kind in California. The one-day virtual event will include panels on drone technology, cinematography, and video production, and will […]

NCDOT Conducts First Bridge Inspection Using Drone

The N.C. Department of Transportation has another new tool to help make our roadways safer: Drones. This week, the Marc Basnight Bridge over Oregon Inlet became the first bridge in the state inspected using a drone as part of the regular biennial inspection process. Inspection crews monitored live high-definition video feeds from the drone as […]

SPH Engineering, Velos Rotors partnership augments the first single rotor helicopter taking off, surveying

February 25, 2021 – SPH Engineering announced that the Velos UAV helicopter has passed field tests to become the first single rotor helicopter supported by the UgCS software. UgCS now enables Velos helicopter professionals to use Velos for photogrammetry and LiDAR drone surveying missions. UgCS is now able to support the twin engine telemetry providing input for a UAV. The newly created Telemetry […]

Dronehub with a USD 1.9m grant from NCBR for a mobile drone infrastructure

The consortium led by Dronehub – a European leader in a drone-in-a-box solutions – received funding from the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) from Poland in the amount of USD 1.9 million. Thanks to the grant, an innovative solution will be created – a mobile drone infrastructure for automatic orthophotos. “The world and […]