World View, KFC to send sandwich to the edge of space

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Drone mapping: what’s the difference between drone spatial resolution vs. accuracy?,23 Jun 2017 in featured&Reader Submissions&Tips

“We can get 1cm with our drone!” Have you heard someone in the drone industry say something similar to this?  For drone mapping professional Jon Ellinger, the creator of TLT Photography, which specializes in aerial surveys, geospatial data processing and fine photography, he gets it a lot. So much so, that Ellinger wrote up a great guide … Continue reading Drone mapping: what’s the difference between drone spatial resolution vs. accuracy?

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DJI Spark Review: An amazing, low-cost drone (90% of the time),22 Jun 2017 in featured&Reviews

Looking for a good-quality camera drone that costs less than $500? Without a question, it’s the DJI Spark. But hold on. Is it a perfect drone? No. But is it the first major step in an extraordinary era of ultra-smart sensors in drones? Absolutely. Click here to purchase at B&H Photo Click here to order … Continue reading DJI Spark Review: An amazing, low-cost drone (90% of the time)

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Intel drones are coming to the next Olympics,21 Jun 2017 in featured&News

You’ve seen those Intel light drones making shapes in the sky at Coachella, the Super Bowl and Walt Disney World. And now, they’re headed to the Olympics. Intel announced on Wednesday that it would partner with the International Olympic Committee through 2024. Intel is bringing a variety of its new technology to the Olympics, including … Continue reading Intel drones are coming to the next Olympics

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World View, KFC to send sandwich to the edge of space,21 Jun 2017 in Uncategorized

There’s no rule against combining the testing of UAS technology with fast-food marketing. That’s what brought together World View’s balloon-borne Stratollite system and KFC’s Zinger chicken sandwich as they both head to the edge of space this week.
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Kespry enters insurance sector with new drone platform features,21 Jun 2017 in Uncategorized

California-based Kespry has added features to its enterprise drone platform to assist insurance claims adjusters. The company’s new cloud platform can now automatically identify hail damage to roofs, resulting in improved service for policyholders.
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MIT Engineers unveil drone that can fly for 5 days,21 Jun 2017 in Uncategorized

A team of MIT engineers has come up with a much less expensive UAV design that can hover for longer durations to provide wide-ranging communications support. The researchers designed, built, and tested a UAV resembling a thin glider. #quadcopters #drones



Hangar space, testing advances UAV taxi development in Oregon,21 Jun 2017 in Uncategorized

A 9,600 square foot hangar space operated by SOAR Oregon is now open and ready to house a unique unmanned aircraft vehicle that Airbus believes could be the future of urban air mobility. #quadcopters #drones



UAS Organizations Raise Concern Over Jurisdiction of US Airspace,21 Jun 2017 in Uncategorized

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International and 13 other organizations have sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to consider the potential consequences related to legislation regarding the NAS. #quadcopters #drones



UAV equipped with radiation detectors can assist hazmat teams,21 Jun 2017 in Uncategorized

BNC Scientific has added the Phoenix ACE RAD Airborne Radiation Detector unmanned aerial vehicle to the tools available to hazmat teams and first responders. It has the ability to reach tight spaces without exposing personnel to unnecessary risks.
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Season 2 of the Drone Racing League premieres tonight on ESPN,20 Jun 2017 in News

Drone racing is coming to your TV once again. The premiere of season 2 of the Drone Racing League Allianz World Championship airs tonight at 8 p.m. on ESPN 2. The season will include a total of 16 one-hour episodes. Tonight’s racers will fly at the Hard Rock Stadium, home to the Miami Dolphins (Miami Dolphin’s … Continue reading Season 2 of the Drone Racing League premieres tonight on ESPN

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