A new UK-based consortium led by Skyfarer is setting out to create national infrastructure by 2022 that will enable the delivery of medical supplies such as blood for blood transfusions by drone.
Sony has shown off its Airpeak drone at CES 2021. The drone is built for professional photographers and video creators in the entertainment industry, and it can carry an Alpha camera.
Sony has launched Airpeak, a project with which the Japanese giant will be bringing its imaging and sensing technology to the drone space to help photographers, videographers, and content creators.
IDC has published a new report which looks at robotics and drone spending over the coming year. It expects spending to reach $128.7 billion this year, representing a 17.1% increase over 2019.
Those with drones weighing more than 250g in the UK will have to make sure they register for a license by the end of November. The license has seen a price reduction from £16.50 to £9.
A new report from a House of Commons committee in the UK has found that drones pose a disproportionate danger to helicopters than other aircraft. Contributors recommended new legislation in response.
Microsoft details how various companies have made use of drones, cameras, and its AI services, such as in the form of Azure, to keep roads and bridges safe across the continent of Europe.
The UK's Civil Aviation Authority is consulting on a new license which will see drone operators pay an annual fee of £16.50. New EU rules require member states to keep a list of drone operators.
Facebook and Airbus are working together to develop technology that would allow data connectivity to be beamed down to the Earth's surface from an Airbus drone in the stratosphere.
DJI could be readying the release of a successor to the Mavic Pro, in the form of the Mavic 2. The new drone could support different cameras and may be compatible with a separate gimbal accessory.
Speculation surrounds what DJI might unveil on the 23rd. Some believe that it will be a fixed-wing drone or maybe a racing drone, another theory is that a DJI Mavic Air is on the cards.
Parrot has released two new drones which are designed for more professional needs, the Bepop Pro-Thermal which can detect heat sources, and the Bluegrass which can help farmers monitor their fields.
With drones flying around seemingly everywhere, companies are coming up with anti-drone technology. At a Black Hat talk, we learned which ones work and which ones are nothing but snake oil.
The online retail giant has filed a new patent that describes how the company's future fleet of delivery drones could scan your house and suggest services or products you might need.
In a statement on its website, the UK Government has announced plans to require new drones heavier than 250 grams to be registered, with their owners obligated to sit safety awareness tests.
A team from the Singapore University of Technology & Design has created a drone that can transition mid-flight from a hover mode to an airplane-like cruising mode by turning its rotors into wings.
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DJI, the world's largest consumer drone manufacturer, is forcing its drones to auto-update their firmware, in a move to defend against hackers who circumvent built-in flight restrictions.
It was two years ago when the FAA required UAS pilots to register and pay a $5 fee. Now, through a court order, pilots will no longer be required to register if they are flying for fun.
After a near-miss between a drone and a passenger airliner over a UK city last year, flights were delayed and diverted yesterday at London's Gatwick airport, due to a drone reported near the runway.
The latest potential plan for Amazon's Prime Air drone delivery systems is the idea of packages being parachuted to a customer's house, after being released from one of its drones.
A report by the UK Airprox Board (UKAB) has concluded that the safety of a passenger plane was "compromised" in a near-miss involving two drones that occurred near London's Heathrow Airport last year.
Lady Gaga is set to rock the stage at the Super Bowl this coming Sunday. According to a report by CNN, the artist is reportedly preparing to blanket the sky in hundreds of dazzling drones.
A new report indicates that ISIS has been using commercial drones to drop grenade-sized bombs from the sky. The unmanned aircrafts have so far killed civilians and damaged equipment in Mosul.
SolidEnergy has developed a new battery which will ship in drones, phones, cars and other devices over the next two years, initially. It offers double the battery life of current batteries.
Finding out where you can legally fly a drone in the U.S. will soon be a lot easier. The FAA's new drone app is now in beta, with the finished app expected by the end of the year.
Drones are already being used in numerous capacities and Nokia has found another novel use for drones: supporting telcos and network maintenance.
With Amazon's futuristic view of deliveries using drones having an undetermined fate, now they've introduced a faster (and more classic) way of getting your products delivered-- old school bicycles.
Filming of the new Star Wars movie is underway, but some people have already started using drones to see what's on the set. Disney wanted a shield to protect them, but the export hasn't been approved.
Facebook is looking to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace to provide internet access to the billions of people worldwide who live in remote regions disconnected from the modern technologies.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said Monday in a TV interview that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' vision of delivering packages via automated flying drones is perhaps on the "over-optimistic end" of things.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has revealed a plan to deliver packages from its fulfillment centers via small Octocopter drones, although it will be years before this becomes a reality.