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DJI explains delayed Mavic Pro

DJI explains delayed Mavic Pro

If you preordered the Mavic Pro, DJI's latest compact and foldable drone, you are probably wondering where your drone is. The company was expected to start shipping the Mavic Pro mid-October, but has delayed its shipments due to a lack of production. "The excitement for the Mavic Pro beat our...

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Verizon’s variety of drones

Verizon’s variety of drones

Verizon is not only looking to use drones for network performance, it is using a variety of drones to get the job done. The company is using them to deliver 4G LTE service, and to perform cell tower and venue inspections. Recently, Verizon used a 17-foot wingspan RS-20 drone from American...

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Hangar brings the power of drone data to the commercial industry

A new drone data software company wants to build an automated technology ecosystem for drones. Hangar specializes in autonomous drone data capture, and it aims to provide industries with high-quality, consistent and affordable drone data. "Hangar is a software technology company focused on...

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DroneDeploy helps businesses manage flights with new tool

DroneDeploy helps businesses manage flights with new tool

DroneDeploy is giving businesses the ability to automatically manage time, monitor fleets, and ensure regulatory compliance with a newly announced tool. The company has revealed its flight log solution designed to eliminate manual and tedious tasks. "In the last year, the commercial drone space...

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Amazon patents voice-controlled miniature drone

Amazon patents voice-controlled miniature drone

Amazon is bringing its Alexa technology to unmanned vehicles. The company was recently awarded a patent for an "Unmanned aerial vehicle assistant." The patent describes a drone designed to be smaller, lighter and cheaper than traditional drones; improve police support; and locate objects or...

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Intel releases its first branded commercial drone: The Falcon 8+

Intel has already been making a name for itself with the Aero drone and its Yuneec drone investments, but it's ready to head into the commercial space for itself. The company announced its first branded commercial drone for North American markets at the INTERGEO drone conference in Hamburg,...

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Verizon takes flight with airborne LTE operations

Verizon takes flight with airborne LTE operations

Verizon is taking its Internet of Things (IoT) initiative to the skies. The company announced its new Airborne LTE Operations (ALO) initiative designed to provide in-flight wireless connectivity. "In our view, no one else in the industry has taken the kind of holistic approach of extending the...

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IBM Watson to power drones

IBM Watson to power drones

It was recently announced that the IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) Platform would be used to give Aerialtronics? drones cognitive computing abilities. But IBM doesn"T plan on stopping there. The company is investing US$200 million in a new global headquarters for Watson's IoT business in order...

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New Product Announcements Triple at InterDrone 2016

42 New Product Announcements Underscore Vibrant Commercial UAV Industry BZ Media LLC announced today that 39 companies had announced products or initiatives at InterDrone? The International Drone Conference & Exposition held at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Sept 7-9. InterDrone drew attendees...

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DJI announces the Mavic Pro drone

DJI announces the Mavic Pro drone

DJI is looking to get its drones into the hands of more users with the Mavic Pro: the company's latest drone designed to be small enough for operators to fold up and take wherever they go. According to DJI, the entire personal drone can compress into the size of a water bottle. "DJI has spent a...

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DroneDeploy addresses portability issues

DroneDeploy wants to give drone operators the ability to map in limited Internet-connectivity areas. The company announced its new Turbo Uploader is designed to upload and process data, and to load and view maps, faster in remote areas. "We're working with customers worldwide that are leveraging...

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