Shutterstock and Skylogic Research “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” – Peter Drucker Guest post by leading drone industry analyst Colin Snow of Skylogic Research. The $118M Airware failure is a cautionary tale for all potential commercial drone investors—as well as all existing commercial drone market participants. To avoid such failure—whether you …
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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Datumate was recognized as one of the 10 Most Innovative Construction Tech Solution Providers, 2018 by Insights Success. Datumate was chosen as part of the annual listing of 10 companies that are at the forefront of providing technology solution for the construction industry and impacting the marketplace.     Article …
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MicroLink Devices extends its congratulations to the Zephyr team of Airbus Defence and Space for the successful launch and landing of the maiden flight of the next-generation Zephyr UAV that flew more than 25 days continuously without refueling, setting a new long-endurance flight record. The Zephyr platform is a new class of unmanned air vehicle that operates …
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Bell Helicopter and Yamato Holdings have entered into a strategic collaboration to integrate UAS systems and package handling systems for civilian on-demand logistics services, Textron announced on 12 October. The companies expect to introduce their initial product into service by mid-2020s. For the initial demonstration activities, Bell will lead the design, development and production of …
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Thales has opened a new Maritime Autonomy Centre at Turnchapel Wharf in Plymouth, UK, for the development of autonomous systems technologies, the company announced on 12 October. The company has invested £1 million in the facility, with a minimum five-year commitment to developing autonomous systems. Local SMEs, partners and suppliers will take part in initiatives …
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Skydio, the maker of the self-flying Skydio R1, is continuing to push the boundaries of what autonomy can do, providing consumers with the easiest and most fundrone experience available today. Now Skydio is building on that autonomy capability to deliver an entirely new way of controlling this self-flying camera with the introduction of the Skydio …
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FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the DroneSense–FLIR Edition, a drone flight management software platform designed for public safety applications. FLIR announced a strategic investment in DroneSense, an Austin, Texas-based unmanned aircraft system (UAS) software platform maker, in April 2018 and this is the first product under that collaboration. DroneSense-FLIR Edition is the only …
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