Articles in the UAV Category

Dec 2022 | No Comment

Developing AI delivery drones
Drone Express has partnered with Microsoft to launch a new version of their DE-2020 drone using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for in-flight navigation systems. This creative collaboration will equip delivery drones with Microsoft Azure to host the AI solutions and use Azure Machine Learning to train machine learning models. droneexpress.com
Providing foresters with digital …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

UAV Navigation defines operational envelope for VECTOR-600 autopilot
An independent study conducted by UAV Navigation has defined the operational envelope of the VECTOR-600 autopilot based on the Specific Operations Risk Assessment (SORA) methodology. The operational envelope defines the operational risk profile within which an aircraft can operate …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

The principal objective of this research is to investigate the applicability of UAV photogrammetry integrated with automatic feature extraction for cadastral mapping. We present here the concluding part of the paper. The first part was published in the October 22 issue

Oluibukun Gbenga Ajayi

Department of Land and Spatial Sciences, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

Emmanuel …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

The principal objective of this research is to investigate the applicability of UAV photogrammetry integrated with automatic feature extraction for cadastral mapping. We present first part of the paper in this issue.The concluding part will be published in the next issue.

Oluibukun Gbenga Ajayi

Department of Land and Spatial Sciences, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

Emmanuel …

Oct 2022 | No Comment

New drone detection technology could lead to safer airspace
The Ohio Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration have teamed up to create a technology that “detects and avoids” drones from colliding with other low-fl ying aircraft such as medical helicopters or crop dusters. As the number of private …

Jul 2022 | No Comment

Drone Festival – Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated Drone Festival – Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022 on May 27, 2022. He also interacted with Kisan drone pilots, witnessed open-air drone demonstrations and interacted with startups in the drone exhibition centre. Several union ministers, leaders and entrepreneurs of drone industry were among …

May 2022 | No Comment

Nearmap and DroneShield join forces
DroneShield Limited has announced an enhanced version of its DroneSentry- C2TMCommand-and-Control software, in partnership with location intelligence firm, Nearmap. It provides an intuitive and feature-rich software platform, providing counter-UAS awareness and reporting capability. It integrates both DroneShield and third-party C-UAS sensors and effectors. Those include multiple AIenabled sensing and tracking …

May 2022 | No Comment

Terra Drone raises $70M funding
Terra Drone Corporation has raised $70 million (8 billion Japanese yen) in Series B funding with investments from Mitsui & Co., Ltd., SBI Investment Co., Ltd., Tokyu Land Corporation, Kyushu Electric Power T&D, and Seika Corporation. The round also saw the funding by Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for Transport …

Mar 2022 | No Comment

Daily drone-based parcel delivery service in the Middle East
UVL Robotics has launched the first in the Middle East service of day-to-day parcels delivery based on drones. The payload of flying couriers is 6.6 pounds. Delivery drones are able to cover a distance of more than 25 miles. Previously, the UVL Robotics team obtained all official …

Mar 2022 | No Comment

Financial support by govt. of India to promote drones in agriculture
In a major boost to promote precision farming in India, the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has issued guidelines to make drone technology affordable to the stakeholders of this sector. The guidelines of “Sub- Mission on Agricultural Mechanization” (SMAM) have been amended …