Futuristic Urban Droneport Could Act as a Hub for Drone Deliveries

Originally posted on inhabitat.com on December 5, 2016 Companies from Amazon to Facebook have bet on drones as the aerial vehicles of the future. But many locales lack the appropriate infrastructure to support the day-to-day management of hundreds of zooming devices. Enter architect Saúl Ajuria Fernández, who, as part of his master’s degree in architecture at Universidad [...]

2017-02-02T15:26:02+00:00February 2nd, 2017|News|

Drones Used To Oversee Horse Races For First Time in North America

Originally posted on CBC News on December 3, 2016 Overhead view could help judges detect cheating The agency that governs horse racing in Ontario launched an experiment Friday that's aimed at keeping jockeys honest: camera-equipped drones that can spy on races from high overhead. Friday morning's pilot project at London, Ont.'s Raceway at Western Fair District [...]

2017-02-02T15:19:07+00:00February 2nd, 2017|News|

Apple Drone Fleet to Gather Maps Data

Originally posted on ETC News Network, Inc on December 2 2016 Apple has assembled a group of robotics and data-collection experts who will use unmanned aerial vehicles -- that is, drones -- to obtain data for updates to its Maps app, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Apple, Google and others in the cartography space currently collect a [...]

2017-02-02T15:09:37+00:00February 2nd, 2017|News|

Ship Relies on Drone to Avoid Ice Blocks in Arctic Waters

Originally posted on CNN Tech on November 5, 2016 by Matt McFarland http://ht3.cdn.turner.com/money/big/technology/2016/11/04/drone-helps-ship-navigate-arctic-ice.cnnmoney_1024x576.mp4 Even in one of the world's most desolate areas, gridlock is still a problem. A ship on a mission in the Arctic Circle found itself surrounded by blocks of ice this summer. So the ship's crew launched an autonomous drone for a bird's [...]

2017-02-02T14:59:41+00:00February 2nd, 2017|News|

Drones Fly Through Blow Sprays of Humpback Whales For Health Checks

Originally posted on 24 Hours Vancouver on November 27, 2016 Researchers are using a drone to obtain samples from the blow sprays of humpback whales on the B.C. coast and analyzing the contents as a way to measure health. Lance Barrett-Lennard, a whale scientist with the Vancouver Aquarium, said Saturday that a drone used last August [...]

2017-02-02T14:43:20+00:00February 2nd, 2017|News|

Intel’s Drones Could Be The First Step Toward Flying Billboards

Originally posted on CNN Tech on November 7, 2016, by Matt McFarland Intel's drone are delivering increasingly impressive light shows, but that may be only the beginning. http://ht3.cdn.turner.com/money/big/technology/2016/11/07/drones-intel-light-show-500-record.cnnmoney_1024x576.mp4 The tech company unveiled its new "shooting star" drone Friday as it released a video of 500 of the drones flying in formation in Germany this fall. The autonomous [...]

2017-02-02T14:39:31+00:00February 2nd, 2017|News|

Drone Payload Market to Reach $7,018 Million by 2022, Globally – Allied Market Research

Originally posted on PR Newswire on November 21, 2016 Summary of the Drone Payload Market can be accessed on the website at: https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/drone-payload-market Rise in budgetary expenses in defense sector, increased market for location-based services, growing adoption of drones, increasing need of mapping services, and growing use of aerial imaging services across various industries are expected to [...]

2017-02-02T14:10:05+00:00February 2nd, 2017|News|

Gathering and Reacting to Drone Data in Precision Agriculture

Originally posted on expouav.com on November 21, 2016, by Jeremiah Karpowicz Few people doubt the impact drones could have on the farm, partly because there are so many ways the technology can be leveraged. Whether it’s simple scouting or doing physical tasks like spraying a field, drones can represent an increase in efficiency and effectiveness that [...]

2017-02-02T14:03:34+00:00February 2nd, 2017|News|

Drones Will Transform The Way Food is Grown Next Year

Originally posted on CNBC News on November 18, 2016 Drones are transforming agriculture — giving farmers new tools to supervise crops and check on fields from the air — and 2017 will be be a pivotal year for adoption, say industry experts. Growers will increasingly embrace the technology because of new FAA guidelines clarifying the rules [...]

2017-01-18T15:46:25+00:00January 18th, 2017|News|

FAA Approval Paves Way for Disney World Drone Show

Originally posted on Travel Pulse on November 7, 2016 The night sky above Walt Disney World will soon be buzzing with excitement. And drones. The FAA has approved Disney’s request to allow unmanned drones to fly over both the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts. The new approval means that Disney can move ahead with all [...]