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venturebeat.com - Kyle Wiggers - Drone data analytics provider DroneBase nabs $20M
Drone data analytics provider DroneBase nabs $20M
VentureBeat

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. DroneBase, a company providing drones as a service to capture high-resolution aerial photos, today announced that it raised $20…

dronelife.com - Miriam McNabb - Researchers Outline What the U.K. Drone Industry Needs
Researchers Outline What the U.K. Drone Industry Needs
DRONELIFE

Researchers from The Entrepreneurs Network have published a paper outlining what the U.K. drone industry needs “unlock the £42bn “drone dividend” by 2030.” In “ Digitise the Skies,” researchers…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - Japan drone maker's flying motorcycle to hit the skies next year
Japan drone maker's flying motorcycle to hit the skies next year
日本経済新聞

SHIZUOKA, Japan -- On a nearly empty racetrack in the foothills of Mt. Fuji, a Tokyo-based drone startup unveiled its vision for the future of transport: a flying motorcycle able to hit speeds of up to 100kph. In a scene straight out of a sci-fi…

forbes.com - David Hambling - This Hotshot AI Drone Can Speed Through Complex Environments Thanks To New Kind Of Virtual Training
This Hotshot AI Drone Can Speed Through Complex Environments Thanks To New Kind Of Virtual Training
Forbes

A team from the University of Zurich has trained an artificial intelligence system to fly a drone in a virtual environment full of obstacles before setting it loose in the real world, where it was able to weave around obstacles at 40 kph (25 mph)…

bgr.com - Maren Estrada - Amazon's best camera drone under $100 has an extra discount today
Amazon's best camera drone under $100 has an extra discount today
BGR

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Despite doing almost no marketing or advertising, a brand called Holy Stone happens to be the manufacturer of the #1…

adafruit.com - How to Take Your Drone on a Plane #drone #droneday
How to Take Your Drone on a Plane #drone #droneday
Adafruit

Learn the tips to flying (on a plane) with your drone with help from Drone Blog: Drones are allowed on planes as long as you follow your airline's policy and guidelines regarding traveling with drones. If you are traveling to another country, check…

techcrunch.com - Catherine Shu - Malaysia-based Poladrone raises $4.29M seed round to protect crops
Malaysia-based Poladrone raises $4.29M seed round to protect crops
TechCrunch

Rhinoceros beetles are one of the greatest threats to oil palm crops, attacking plants while they are young and potentially lowering a farm's yield for years. They also affect workers' health, since pesticides need to be sprayed frequently. Based…

smallwarsjournal.com - Criminal Drone Evolution: Cartel Weaponization of Aerial IEDs
Criminal Drone Evolution: Cartel Weaponization of Aerial IEDs
Small Wars Journal

Criminal Drone Evolution: Cartel Weaponization of Aerial IEDs Robert J. Bunker and John P. Sullivan, Editors SWJ has released a new curated collection Criminal Drone Evolution: Cartel Weaponization of Aerial IEDs documenting the evolution of drone…

dronelife.com - Miriam McNabb - Energy Drones and Robotics Summit Kicks Off in Houston
Energy Drones and Robotics Summit Kicks Off in Houston
DRONELIFE

The Energy Drones and Robotics Summit Coalition kicked off in Houston, TX today. Dor Abuharisa of Percepto and Jack Dunn of Skydio offered keynote addresses on how autonomous drones and AI are contributing to the energy industry. Percepto and…

firstpost.com - FP Staff - How $3 billion contract for 30 Predator drones with the US will help India
How $3 billion contract for 30 Predator drones with the US will help India
Firstpost

If all goes as planned, India will ink a $3 billion deal with the United States for 30 MQ-9 Reaper or Predator B armed drones when the two countries sit down for the 2+2 dialogue scheduled for December. According to a Hindustan Times report…

dronelife.com - Miriam McNabb - Residential Solar Surveys with Drones Oblique Imagery
Residential Solar Surveys with Drones Oblique Imagery
DRONELIFE

Residential solar surveys are a great opportunity for commercial drone service providers. Here, an expert gives advice on getting the very best output. The following is a guest post by Jason Steinberg, CEO of Scanifly: the only drone-based solar…

entrepreneur.com - Entrepreneur Store - Get Into Drone Piloting with This Budget-Friendly 4K Drone
Get Into Drone Piloting with This Budget-Friendly 4K Drone
Entrepreneur

Whether you're looking for a hobby or a lucrative side hustle, drones present an opportunity that is uniquely 2021. Aerial photography is used in a huge range of industries, from real estate and land development to entertainment and more. There are…

akihabaranews.com - Yamato Explores Drug Delivery by Drone - Akihabara News
Yamato Explores Drug Delivery by Drone - Akihabara News
Home

Akihabara News (Tokyo) — Major transportation firm Yamato Holdings is signing cooperation agreements with remote communities to test the concept of making deliveries of prescription drugs to elderly residents by drone. “Regarding the…

reuters.com - Dan Williams - Hosting Emirati general, Israel sees airpower cooperation
Hosting Emirati general, Israel sees airpower cooperation
Reuters

JERUSALEM, Oct 25 (Reuters) - The chief of the United Arab Emirates Air Force visited Israel on Monday on what the host country described as a harbinger of cooperation in air power. The U.S. allies normalised relations last year, brought together…

jpost.com - By  SETH J. FRANTZMAN - Could the Iran drone attack on US in Syria be message to Israel?
Could the Iran drone attack on US in Syria be message to Israel?
The Jerusalem Post

Iran conducted a complex and coordinated attack on US forces in Syria last week. It used up to five armed drones to strike at the Tanf garrison, a lonely US outpost in Syria near the Jordanian and Iraqi border. The assessment by the US is that Iran…

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