Drone Zone: What Are The Benefits of Drones?

Drone Zone: What Are The Benefits of Drones?

There is little doubt that the revolution in aerial vehicle technology in the form of drones – otherwise known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) – is causing a re-think when it comes to public safety and security, especially in the uncertain world we live in. Whilst much attention is being given in the media to countering the threat posed by drones should they stray too close to sensitive sites like…

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DJI M200 Series Drones For Aerial Data Collection

DJI M200 Series Drones For Aerial Data Collection

DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial technology, has unveiled the new Matrice 200 drone series (M200), which is purpose-built for professional users to perform aerial inspections and collect data – making drone technology an affordable and easy-to-use tool for enterprises that recognise how aerial imaging can transform their operations. The M200 series’ folding body is easy to carry and easy to set up, with a weather- and water-resistant body, ideal for field operations. It…

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senseFly and AirMap partner to advance safety for commercial drones

senseFly and AirMap partner to advance safety for commercial drones

New partnership delivers robust airspace intelligence and unmanned traffic management solutions to senseFly’s largely autonomous commercial drones senseFly, the world’s first choice producer of mapping drones and subsidiary of Parrot Group, today announced that they have partnered with AirMap, the world’s leading airspace management platform for drones, to deliver AirMap’s airspace services to senseFly’s eBee fixed wing drones and Albris quadcopter. AirMap’s airspace platform services will be directly integrated into senseFly’s eMotion flight and data…

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DOT and FAA Finalize Rules for Small UAS

DOT and FAA Finalize Rules for Small UAS

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules (PDF) for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace. These new regulations work to harness new innovations safely, to spur job growth, advance critical scientific research and save lives. “We are part of a new era in aviation, and the potential for unmanned aircraft will make it safer and easier…

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Snap. Serious technology in a lean design.

Snap. Serious technology in a lean design.

Cutting Edge Camera We spared no expense with Sony Exmor IMX 377 1 / 2.3” camera sensor and the best processor money can buy. Top quality video doesn’t come cheap, but we think it’s worth it. Smart Battery Our battery keeps track of exactly how much charge it has left and even learns over time so it always knows exactly how much range you’ve got. Then we fuse this with GPS data to create what…

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ImiTec and Drone Ops Ltd announce UAV collaboration

ImiTec and Drone Ops Ltd announce UAV collaboration

Bristol based radiation mapping company, ImiTec Limited, and Newcastle based Drone Ops Limited, have announced a new collaboration for the provision of Small Unmanned Aerial Systems services. Droneops will be supporting ImiTec in the finals of the $1m United Arab Emirates’ Drone for Good competition which is being held in Dubai on 4 to 6 February 2016. ImiTec’s patented UAV based Advanced Autonomous Radiation Monitoring system can deliver low-altitude aerial meter resolution maps of radiation…

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Skytech 2016

Skytech 2016

Read the full in Drones Monthly Magazine  SkyTech 2016, organised in collaboration with SUAS Global, RUSTA & Flightpath Consulting, is a two-day tradeshow dedicated to advancing the global commercial UAV industry. Now in its second edition SkyTech is more than doubling in size and will feature 70 exhibitors, 50 speakers and over 3000 attendees. SkyTech 2016 will provide information, connections and marketing solutions through an exhibition, 3 conferences, workshops, product launches, live demonstrations and networking…

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First International UAV Humanitarian Award to be Awarded at UK Drone Show 2015

First International UAV Humanitarian Award to be Awarded at UK Drone Show 2015

Today, unmanned aerial vehicles are used across a myriad of applications, from filming Hollywood blockbusters to exploring impenetrable geographic locations. However recently, the aerial technology has begun to lend itself to a new purpose – Humanitarianism. Today’s UAVs are faster, safer and cheaper to fly which makes them hugely appealing and effective candidates for humanitarian ventures. This has been highlighted in the recent Nepal earthquake disaster, where volunteer UAV pilots played a huge part in…

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Custom-built vehicles to drive international UAS research programs

Custom-built vehicles to drive international UAS research programs

BN Security & Defence, a specialist solutions integrator, has delivered two custom-built, feature-packed UAS Command and Control (CC) vehicles to the Autonomous Systems Research Group (ASRG) at the University of Southampton. The strategic research group is funded by international agencies to undertake work in autonomous systems, sensing, computing, communications and platforms that provide world class, cost effective capabilities for scientists and business. The two new vehicles will play a central role in the University’s engagement,…

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