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GoPro’s anticipated drone gets delayed

GoPro’s anticipated drone gets delayed

GoPro has been teasing its entrance into the drone market with its upcoming drone, Karma. The drone was expected to be released earlier this year, but it seems the wait will be a little longer. In GoPro's first-quarter 2016 results, it was revealed that the company decided to delay the drone until...

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The commercial news from AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016

The commercial news from AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016

The AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016 event happened this week in New Orleans. While the focus was meant to be on unmanned systems in general, the interest in the commercial drone space was evident. Companies and attendees from all around the globe wanted to learn and hear about the market space and how to...

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FAA announces new commitments to the drone industry at AUVSI

FAA announces new commitments to the drone industry at AUVSI

The Federal Aviation Administration understands its drone work has only just begun, and it needs to work with the industry in order to organize, manage and refocus its priorities while preserving the growth of innovation. The administration unveiled plans to launch a broad advisory committee that...

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Kespry drones transforms worker life at Whitaker Contracting

Kespry drones transforms worker life at Whitaker Contracting

When Whitaker Contracting project manager and estimator John Davenport was told his company was looking to integrate an unmanned aerial system into his daily work, he was very skeptical. "I thought this thing is a toy. I did not believe in it at all," he said, "But when your boss says he wants you...

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DJI and PrecisionHawk partner on unmanned agriculture solutions

DJI and PrecisionHawk partner on unmanned agriculture solutions

DJI and PrecisionHawk are teaming up in order to make life on the farm easier. The companies announced plans to link DJI's drone hardware with PrecisionHawk's software at AUVSI's XPONENTIAL 2016 conference in New Orleans today. The result aims to provide farmers with a complete agricultural...

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Drones take on biofuels

Drones take on biofuels

Drones are embarking on a new mission next month to help biofuels grow. Biofuels have the potential to be a great energy source for transportation, but one biofuel in particular needs a helping hand to get off the ground. Enter the drones. As part of the Department of Energy's Advanced Research...

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Algorithm controls team of drones

Algorithm controls team of drones

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new algorithm with the ability to control drone swarms. It is a planning algorithm that takes stationary as well as moving obstacles into account. "The algorithm is for mission control, and it is designed to control how a...

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Drone delivery comes to Australia

Drone delivery comes to Australia

While companies like Amazon, Google and Walmart wait to make their dreams of drone delivery a reality in the United States, Australia has already begun testing delivering small parcels via drones. The Australia Post has announced it is testing the new technology to deliver packages safely and...

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Senate passes FAA Reauthorization Act

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2016 was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate 95 to 3 on Tuesday, and is now moving onto the House of Representatives. The bill is designed to reauthorize the FAA and its programs through the 2017 fiscal year. This is a significant...

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DJI brings photography and cinematography to new heights

DJI brings photography and cinematography to new heights

DJI is introducing a new solution for photography, filmmaking and industrial apps. The company has announced the Matrice 600, its next-generation aerial platform designed to give more power to photographers and cinematographers. "For film directors, the M600 is a game-changer," said Sheldon...

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