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Major Drone Contract Paves the Future for Kespry

Courtesy of Kespry Drone-based aerial intelligence provider Kespry could soon be the leader in the aerial mining-inspection sector across the Southeast. The California-based company yesterday announced a contract with Midsouth Aggregates, part of North America’s largest aggregate materials producer, CRH. Midsouth will use Kespry’s UAS-based aerial intelligence platform for inventory management and mine planning across sites…
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Microsoft AirSim drone racing at NeuroIPS

From the Microsoft Research Team: Drone racing has transformed from a niche activity sparked by enthusiastic hobbyists to an internationally televised sport. In parallel, computer vision and machine learning are making rapid progress, along with advances in agile trajectory planning, control, and state estimation for quadcopters. These advances enable increased autonomy and reliability for drones.…
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New DropIn CEO commends DJI integration solution for insurance offering

New DropIn CEO commends DJI integration solution for insurance offering  Commercial Drone Professional Source link Share Tweet Share Pin Email Source link

DroneShield systems protect Southeast Asian Games – UV – Unmanned Vehicles

DroneShield counter-UAS systems successfully protected the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games held in Philippine Arena, Ciudad de Victoria, Santa Maria, Bulacan, the company announced on 9 December. According to the company, combined elements of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) and PHISGOC Games Safety & Security Counter-Drone Team from Safer PH Innovations –…
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Coming soon: Flywoo Mr.Croc-HD 5″ & 7″

Flywoo‘s Mr.Croc-HD FPV racing drone comes in two size options. While the smaller 5″ edition features 235mm wheelbases and has 4s and 6s power options, the 7″ one has 285mm wheelbase and it is compatible with 6s batteries. Both, 5″ and 7″ Flywoo Mr.Croc-HD drones comes with on-board DJI FPV Air Unit. Thanks to its…
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AlphaPilot Challenge: Winning Team’s AI is Slower than DRL Pilot… For Now

The wider aim of the four-event series was to advance the development and testing of fully autonomous drone technologies with real-world applications in mind, including disaster relief, search and rescue and space exploration. DRL’s RacerAI drone races autonomously during AIRR Championship. In total, nine teams from around the world took part. Each as tasked with…
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Is It Expensive to Build A Industrial Level Composite Material VTOL UAVs For Aerial Mapping?

there are lots of type of VTOL UAVs that can be used for aerial mapping platforms, for my personal option, I like 4+1 configuration. Simply it is more reliable and more stable on dual batteries system. there are many of 4+1 VTOL Mapping platform in the market, I can list more than 30 of them,…
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What People Really Think About Drones: EASA High Level Conference Addresses Societal Concerns

At Amsterdam Drone Week today, the EASA High Level Conference on Drones discussed critical issues for regulation and the drone industry – and one of them is how the public perceives drones, as that perception influences regulation around the globe. A panel of aviation regulators and thought leaders took the stage, including Luc Tygat, Director…
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‘Leonardo the Drone’ book has empowering message about drones

A little kid might be too young to fly even the smallest of drones. But the ‘Leonardo the Drone’ children’s book series is a delightful way to expose young children to the world of drones, photography and STEM through reading. And the book incorporates a neat bit of technology itself. “The Adventures of Leonardo the…
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FiMI Palm vs Snoppa Vmate: What are the differences?

Both, FiMI Palm and Snoppa Vmate gimbals wants to be an affordable option for the Osmo Pocket. These two OP alternatives are about $US100 cheaper than their DJI rival. If you look at the image above, you can see that these pocket gimbals share similar design and form factor. While the FiMI Palm measures 127…
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