Saturday , July 31 2021

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Altitude Angel Represents UK World of Drones

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby The government of the United Kingdom has chosen Altitude Angel as a representative of the nation at the upcoming World of Drones & Robotics Congress. The World of Drones & Robotics Congress, formerly The World Drone Congress, is in its fifth year, and …

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Skydio in Australia and New Zealand [WEBINAR}

With Skydio now in Australia and New Zealand, the company is introducing the benefits of autonomous drones to a new customer base.  Register Now for a Free Webinar August 25th, at 8 PM AEST to learn more about Skydio’s autonomous drones and how they are helping enterprise drone programs to …

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Dawn of Drones Featuring Luke Fox WhiteFox Defense

Join us for the kickoff episode of the new Dawn of Drones podcast, featuring Luke Fox, WhiteFox Defense founder and CEO, live on Wednesday, August 4 at 11:00 am EST.  The Dawn of Drones podcast connects you with the game-changing people and platforms that are making a difference in the …

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Drone Tech Market at $54B in the Next 4 Years

The drone tech market is growing fast, and recent innovations and regulatory shifts are only speeding growth. By DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby A report by Andrew McWilliams from BCC Research projects over 80% growth in revenue for the global drone technology market between 2020 and 2025. Sitting at …

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Drone Soccer Tourney Kicks Off in Colorado This Weekend

Source U.S. Drone Soccer A high school organization in Colorado is on the cutting edge of the newest sporting venue – drone soccer. That’s right. Drone. Soccer. With so many aerospace and defense companies, it’s no surprise that Colorado Springs is flying high with the latest cousin of Harry Potter’s …

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Voice and Data Communications for Commercial Drones

AURA Network Systems (AURA)  has closed a $30.9 million Series A funding round. “It is the latest milestone for the company, which operates the nation’s only coast- to-coast network designed to solve one of aviation’s most pressing problems: How to enable the commercial viability of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) …

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Commercial UAV in Las Vegas in September

Usually, DRONELIFE doesn’t print lists of show exhibitors.  This year, however, drone companies want to know – who’s going to the show?  DRONELIFE will be at Commercial UAV in Las Vegas this September, and we can’t wait to see you there. Commercial UAV Expo Americas will take place live September …

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Public Safety Drone Crash Highlights

In this week’s column, Public Safety Drone Crash Highlights – spectacular fails, and how you can avoid them. The following is one of a biweekly series on public safety drone issues by Steve Rhode, Chief Pilot with the Wake Forest Fire Department and the North Carolina Public Safety Drone Academy, and …

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Elsight’s Halo Integrated into Drones NAAMA Hadera

Elsight Limited (ASX: ELS) has announced that Elsight’s Halo was integrated into drones participating in the NAAMA Hadera Initiative, a global collaboration that demonstrated the reality of urban drone delivery.  (Don’t miss the incredible video embedded below about the NAAMA Hadera Intitiative!) The NAAMA Hadera Initiative was an amazing demonstration …

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8 Ways to Optimize Drone Asset Inspections

Sponsored Content. Leading drone data management company Optelos has helped many drone service providers and enterprise companies get the most out of their drone asset inspections.  In a new whitepaper, Optelos puts together the lessons learned from their enterprise clients.  Be sure to see the entire whitepaper, Optimizing Asset Inspections: Going …

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Olds’ School Drone Professionalism – DRONELIFE

The Unmanned Safety Institute celebrates issuing thier 10,000th safety certification, based on a curriculum centered around drone professionalism.  By: Dawn Zoldi Josh Olds had a dream to fly high in traditional aviation. He graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) with a B.S. in Aeronautical Science (professional piloting with a multi-commercial …

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BREAKING: DOD Statement on DJI Drones

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has clarified their position on Chinese made drones.  In a DOD statement on DJI drones, the agency stated that “systems produced by Da Jiang Innovations (DJI) pose potential threats to national security.”  (Read the full statement here.) The statement appears to be in response …

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China Deploys Drone to Restore Communications

The South China Morning Post has reported that China deployed the Wing Loong 2H military scale drone to restore communications during the recent floods, in another example of how drone technology can be utilized for disaster response. Recent flooding destroyed ground-based communications infrastructure.  The all-weather, long-duration Wing Loong 2H hovered for …

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Drone Taxi Market Where Will Drone Taxis Fly

Joby Aviation aircraft A new report “Drone Taxi Market by Range (Intercity, Intracity), Propulsion (Fully Electric, Hybrid, Electric Hydrogen), Autonomy (Fully Autonomous, Remotely Piloted), Passenger Capacity (Up to 2, 3 to 5, More than 5), System, End Use & Region – Global Forecast to 2030“, predicts that the market will …

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