AUTONOMOUS RESUPPLY IN A CONGESTED BATTLESPACE
Can autonomous drones deliver supplies to troops in an active firefight? DroneUp recently partnered with a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Joint Force Development (JFD) exercise to find out.
IMPROVE YOUR DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY
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UAS TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT The Key to the Future of Drones
In 2012, Congress passed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act, which established a deadline for the agency: achieve full integration of drones into the airspace by 2015. As the calendar rolls over into 2021, this begs an obvious question: “Are we there yet?”
FLYING FOR A LIVING
A professional UAS operator on what it takes to be successful
ON THE WING
This bird-like drone is incredibly agile and efficient
LiDAR MAPPING A GOLD MINE
When Consolidated Gold Mine in Dahlonega, Georgia, wanted to open more of its areas to public tours, they asked Inspired Intelligence, a family owned and operated drone business in Buford, Georgia, to help. Inspired Intelligence CEO and founder Nir Pe’er explained, “Besides drone technology, we also used new, amazing cutting-edge technology called LiDAR.
A VIEW FROM ABOVE
Topping out the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge
DRONE TOOLS Safely using autonomous flight modes
In the early days of aviation, as aircraft range and endurance increased, so did the fatigue experienced by pilots. Autopilots were invented in 1912, guiding aircraft to fly straight and level on a compass course and greatly reducing a pilot’s workload. For more than a century, autopilots have improved many aspects of aviation safety, but they have also created new problems.
A Colossal Challenge
Photographing Salem’s Oregon Pioneer
911 DRONE DEPLOYMENT
Archer Unmanned Air Systems (Archer UAS), technology company with a 911-integrated drone deployment system, has announced a partnership with RapidDeploy as part of its Lightning Partner Program.
Walmart and Zipline have launched a first-of-its-kind drone delivery operation in the U.S.
PROPERLY INSURE YOUR DRONE BUSINESS
Efficient ways to mitigate and transfer risk
Product Review - Nanuk 970 Case for Inspire 2
Plenty of room with easy mobility
IP RATING STANDARDS
WHAT THEY MEAN FOR COMMERCIAL DRONES
A DAY ON THE FARM
Intro to Aerial Mapping
Tools that make maximize your bird’s-eye-view
Everdrone, a global leader in autonomous drone technology, recently announced that its drones are now being used to deliver Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the scene of cardiac arrests in real-world emergencies—a first-of-its-kind project.
DJI COLLABORATES WITH SHELL OIL
DJI has announced a Solution Development Partnership with Shell Oil Company to create, test, and deploy DJI drone technology at its Deer Park Manufacturing Complex to improve efficiency and worker safety during industrial inspections and emergency incident response.
CLEARED FOR TAKE OFF
Navigating the regulations for public sector drones
AMAZON PRIME AIR
Amazon recently received the FAA’s approval to operate its fleet of Prime Air delivery drones.
VIDEO POST-PRODUCTION ADVICE
Color correction with Log and Lookup Tables
THERMAL IMAGING ABCs
SEE THE WORLD IN A NEW LIGHT
REMOTE ID & UNIVERSAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT
Your top 10 questions answered
Flylogix and Cambridge Consultants, part of the Capgemini Group, have announced a collaboration that will exploit Iridium’s state-of-the-art satellite communications to safely control unmanned aerial vehicles from a central control hub.
EMESENT'S HOVERMAP SCANNER SUPERCHARGES DJI MATRICE 300
Emesent’s Hovermap LiDAR scanner is being used to supercharge the Matrice 300 RTK (M300) next generation industrial drone.
Embry-Riddle bridge-inspection challenges
BVLOS Powerline Inspection
Skyqraft, a data-driven infrastructure inspection company from Sweden, was granted BVLOS operation permission for the Vertical Technologies DeltaQuad VTOL UAV to inspect a large portion of the Swedish power grid. Fully autonomous from takeoff to landing and using long-range radio transmission combined with LTE based video and control links, Skyqraft was able to perform multiple BVLOS missions gathering high-resolution images for over 1,000 km of powerlines.
Drone space consolidation is about to become a reality
EYES OVER THE WORLD
Aerial photo secrets from around the globe
ELEVATE YOUR ART
A tool is only as good as the hands that yield it, which likely explains why having the most advanced drone isn’t necessarily the ticket to creating incredible works of aerial art.