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Skydio Soars with 2021 CES Innovation Award for Drones

Source: Skydio California-based drone startup Skydio is flying high after receiving the 2021 Best of Innovation Award for Drones and Unmanned Systems at CES for the company’s Skydio X2. Given ahead of CES’s first-ever, all-digital expo on Jan. 11-14, the award is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across 28 […]

OPINION | EDITORIAL: Ground control to Major Tom

There’s something fun about having the nation’s largest private employer in your backyard. Walmart is always cooking up something new, providing editorial fodder. Such as today. One of Walmart’s current top projects: drones for delivery. As in you order something online and a drone flies it to your porch. Then that drone flies back to […]

Autel Announces Dragonfish Drone Ahead of CES

Source: Autel Ahead of CES 2021, drone company Autel announced the release of the new Dragonfish flight platform for the second quarter of this year. A fixed-wing drone, Dragonfish offers a 120-minute flight time as well as takeoff/landing capabilities in space-restricted areas and an deployment assembly time of under three minutes. With a range of […]

Sony’s Airpeak Drone Unveiled to the Public

The world’s smallest drone capable to carry Sony’s Alpha Camera System. Sony Corporation (“Sony”) has unveiled the Airpeak aircraft at CES2021 as part of its drone project in the area of AI robotics. Sony launched the Airpeak brand with the goal to further develop today’s drone technology while achieving the utmost in value creation. As […]

First-ever remote drone delivery completed in Latvia

In December of 2020, Latvia welcomed its first-ever gift delivery completed by a drone. A parcel consisting of tablets was “shipped” with joint efforts of Latvian Mobile Telephone (LMT), SPH Engineering, and DPD Latvija. The drone’s Beyond the Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flight was conducted entirely on the mobile network, and the flying drone used a remote […]

Romeo Durscher joins Auterion

Romeo Durscher joins Auterion as VP of Public Safety to bring the power of open standards to first responders We are thrilled today to announce the appointment of Romeo Durscher as Auterion’s new Vice President of Public Safety with the mission to help first responders fully realize the potential of their drone systems with open […]

senseFly launches eBee e-learning platform and operator certification program to advance drone knowledge

CHESEAUX-SUR-LAUSANNE, Switzerland, January 2021 – senseFly, the global leader in fixed-wingdrones, today unveils the launch of its new e-learning platform and dedicated Certified senseFly Operator Program, developed to equip unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operators with the knowledgeand skills required to carry out drone missions more accurately, safely and efficiently. Through the unique, easy-to-use senseFly Academy […]

uAvionix Launches pingStation 2 Dual-Frequency ADS-B Receiver

uAvionix today launched its upgraded dual-frequency ADS-B receiver, pingStation 2. The high-integrity, low-cost ADS-B ground station provides for networkable low-altitude airspace and airport surface monitoring, as well as Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Ground Control Station (GCS) integration for Detect & Avoid (DAA) capability. pingStation 2 integrates 978 and 1090 MHz ADS-B receivers, GPS, antenna, and […]