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Mercedes-Benz tries to bring style to drone delivery

Mercedes-Benz tries to bring style to drone delivery

Mercedes-Benz has announced a partnership with autonomous drone logistics solution provider Matternet on the future of delivery drones. Together, the companies have released the Vision Van, a Mercedes-Benz van that provides a landing space, automatic payload, and battery exchange on the roof for...

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The latest outlook on Part 107

The latest outlook on Part 107

Part 107 is in full effect, but what does that mean to you and what does that mean to the industry going forward? At a glance, it means registered operators with drones weighing 55 pounds or less can operate commercially under this set of rules. But the major differences in the proposed rules...

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AT&T to test LTE drones with Qualcomm

AT&T and Qualcomm have announced a partnership to test drones on commercial 4G LTE networks. Together the companies will work on how to safely and securely use drones on commercial 4G LTE and future networks such as 5G. "Many of the anticipated benefits of drones, including delivery,...

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PrecisionHawk granted beyond line of sight operations

PrecisionHawk granted beyond line of sight operations

Now that Part 107 is officially in effect, the FAA will begin granting waivers that will allow some businesses to waive some rules if they can prove they can fly their drones safely. PrecisionHawk has announced the FAA has granted it a beyond line of sight (BLOS) waiver for its commercial...

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Part 107 goes into effect today

The day has finally come. The Federal Aviation Administration's official commercial drone rule went into full effect today. The regulations were first announced on June 21. "People are captivated by the limitless possibilities unmanned aircraft offer, and they are already creating business...

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Kespry launches the Kespry Drone 2.0

Kespry launches the Kespry Drone 2.0

Commercial drone and aerial intelligence provider Kespry wants to give drone operators twice the coverage area with its recently announced drone. The company today announced the Kespry Drone 2.0. The latest version is designed to provide twice the ground coverage, twice the flight time, and twice...

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Domino’s announces a pizza drone delivery service

Domino’s announces a pizza drone delivery service

Domino's is bringing a new meaning to the phrase "Pie in the sky." The company has announced it is teaming up with drone delivery service company Flirtey on a commercial pizza drone delivery service. "Partnering with Flirtey to revolutionize the delivery experience is an achievement that will set...

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DroneDeploy raises $20 million to advance aerial data collection

DroneDeploy raises $20 million to advance aerial data collection

DroneDeploy is preparing for the official release of Part 107 with a new round of funding that will go toward building additional enterprise features and providing deeper insights for businesses. Following the news that the company's software mapped more than 5 million acres in just a few short...

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