Wednesday , November 25 2020

Drone Provider Percepto Captures $45 million in Series B

Source: Percepto Autonomous drone developer Percepto has snagged a financial bounty just in time for Thanksgiving—$45 million. Koch Disruptive Technologies led the Series B funding round to launch “a transformative solution for remote, fully autonomous, asset monitoring, inspection and compliance of industrial sites.” Along with VC investors State of Mind Ventures, Atento …

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Overview of The Best Features of the DJI P1

It goes without saying that you will hardly find a better technology for building accurate 3D maps than photogrammetry – the main tool for AEC managers, surveyors, and mappers. The main goal of this science is to make precise measurements and collect data from 2D images that have been captured …

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Wing turns its focus to construction site drone deliveries

Google’s drone delivery company Wing Aviation has turned its focus to construction site deliveries in Australia as workers continue to share the benefits they would bring to construction sites around the country. With the majority of the world, including Australia spending more time at home, families have turned to sprucing …

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Scott’s guide: A selection of good stuff to buy

It’s that time of year again: Shopping season. Editor-in-chief Scott Simmie is offering some personal recommendations on great stuff to add to your list. The relative confluence of Black Friday and Christmas and other annual celebrations has a lot of shopping. And, thanks to both the global pandemic and changing …

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SCHIEBEL Operator/Pilot – sUAS News

SCHIEBEL is looking to hire highly motivated UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) Operator/Pilot to support our worldwide CAMCOPTER® S-100 operations. At SCHIEBEL, we are increasing our global operations. Thus, we are looking for highly motivated CAMCOPTER® S-100 Operator/Pilots who are willing to travel for long-term deployments and reinforce our teams worldwide. Our highly …

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DJI Mavic Air 2 bundle includes $910 worth of gear for $799

B&H is currently offering the DJI Mavic Air 2 Quadcopter bundled with several accessories for $799 shipped. With an included anti-collision light and cleaning kit, this package usually fetches $910 altogether, with today’s offer saving you $111. This also marks one of the first offers of any kind on one …

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Percepto secures $45 million, partners with Boston Dynamics

Percepto has announced it has secured $45 million in funding led by Koch Disruptive Technologies and is partnering with Boston Dynamics to introduce autonomous ground and aerial inspections to industrial sites. To get its new AIM fully autonomous ground and aerial inspections moving, Percepto has managed to secure $45 million …

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California police adopt WingtraOne drone

California police adopt WingtraOne drone for wildfire damage assessment The Lafayette City Police Department and an interagency task force joined a survey firm to deal with extensive damage caused by California wildfires that were raging in August and September. One of these, “the CZU lightning complex fire” caused a massive evacuation before …

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2020 Thanksgiving Giveaway by Drone U & DroneXL

This year, The Drone U and DroneXL have teamed up to create the largest 2020 Thanksgiving Giveaway, we’ve ever organized. In total, we’re almost giving away $14,000 in drones, gimbals, courses, flight school passes, and more. There will be ten winners this year. Check out the details below and participate …

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California police adopt WingtraOne drone

California police adopt WingtraOne drone for wildfire damage assessment The Lafayette City Police Department and an interagency task force joined a survey firm to deal with extensive damage caused by California wildfires that were raging in August and September. One of these, “the CZU lightning complex fire” caused a massive evacuation before …

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US leads with the most drone HQs, but DJI remains on top

A new report from RS Components has taken a look at various key factors of the worldwide drone market, ranking the top countries and companies. For this post, we’ll be taking a look a the countries with the most drone headquarters (HQs) and the drone companies making the most headlines …

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US leads with the most drone HQs, but DJI remains on top

A new report from RS Components has taken a look at various key factors of the worldwide drone market, ranking the top countries and companies. For this post, we’ll be taking a look a the countries with the most drone headquarters (HQs) and the drone companies making the most headlines …

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Gas sensor drones help to predict volcanic eruptions

An international team led by University College London (UCL) uses gas sensor drones, spectrometers, and sampling devices that open and close automatically to help predict volcanic eruptions more accurately. Gas sensor drones help to predict volcanic eruptions The high tech drones equipped with miniaturized gas sensors are used by an …

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FAA airworthiness drone criteria released: Have your say

The FAA has just made its airworthiness criteria public for 10 companies that will allow more complex drone operations to take place. The comment period for the criteria is still open, allowing you to get your say and sway the future of commercial drone operations in the U.S. The airworthiness …

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