Drones can amass vegetation data over seasons for monitoring habitat restoration efforts, monitoring rare and threatened plant populations, surveying agriculture, and measuring carbon storage.
Amazon is pushing the U.S. officials to authorize their moves in efforts to be a new player in the logistics and delivery industry. In recent months, the company has been making moves to achieve the ambition, including building its drones fleet and leasing Boeing planes.
Drone racers around the world will face and compete with each other in Dubai to vie for the prize stake of $1 million that will be distributed in the different categories. The team that wins the race will get $250,000. Dubai's sky will be invaded by qualifiers on March 7 and 8, where the main event happens on March 11 and 12.
AT&T team up with Intel to test drone technology and adds 4G LTE on drones connectivity. The companies will showcase their work in Barcelona, Spain at the Mobile World Congress trade show.
InVisage unveiled SparkP2 for Internet of Things instruments. The SparkP2 has the potential to arrest 2-megapixel pictures and consumes less power than the traditional silicon cameras.
A number of Air Force drones crashed in major accidents, even involving the Reaper, the Air Force newest and most advanced drone. Pentagon is keeping quiet on the cause behind the drone crashes.
Over 250,000 drone owners registered their remote-controlled aircraft during the first month of the aviation agency's online registration system. The fresh set of rules came out after pilots complained about the drones flying near them.
Airbus Group's corporate venture capital fund Airbus Ventures has announced its first investment that was extended to a Phoenix-based Local Motors Inc. Airbus Ventures is keen on startups in the aviation industry that support Airbus business strategy. Local Motors Inc develops open source designs for building cars, helicopters and airplanes.
The Chinese startups showing off their products at CES this year demonstrated the large amount of innovations being created in the country. The companies debuted impressive smartphones, car-smartphone integrations, and giant helicopter-like drones.
A task force charged with recommending rules for registering recreational drones or unmanned aerial vehicles convenes this Tuesday. The group composed of more than 20 people will be holding meetings until November 5.
The San Francisco Police Department and the Federal Aviation Administration will be working hand in hand to ban drones while imposing a $10,000 fine for offenders during the 2015 Fleet Week which is set to happen this weekend.
The FAA and other security agencies are appealing to people, local or visitors not to bring drones during the papal visits for security measures. There has been a plot to the holy man's life by a minor brainwashed by the terrorist group ISIL prompting officials and securities restrictions on all actions regarding the safety of Pope Francis.
The U.S. aviation regulator proposed rules on Sunday for commercial drone flights that would lift some restrictions but would still bar activities such as the delivery of packages and inspection of pipelines that have been eyed by companies as a potentially breakthrough use of the technology.
U.S. aviation regulators are preparing to ease commercial restrictions on small drones under a draft rule to be released Sunday, according to regulators and a government analysis that leaked over the weekend.
Google Inc is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine, the Internet company said on Thursday.