Latest Drone Stories

2014-09-19 23:01:15

DroneDeploy offers a Cloud platform to simplify commercial drone operation. They are enabling farmers, contractors and researcher to create aerial maps, and 3D models of their operation with just 2 taps on a smartphone. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 DroneDeploy launches their 4G powered drone control product out of beta, making it available to commercial customers. There is a lot of buzz around drones, but current commercial solutions are very complex and difficult to...

honey bees reproduction timing
2014-08-23 03:00:09

Springer Reproductive cycle triggered when colonies reach 4,000 members When a colony of honeybees grows to about 4,000 members, it triggers an important first stage in its reproductive cycle: the building of a special type of comb used for rearing male reproductive, called drones. A team of experts from the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at Cornell University, led by Michael Smith, studied what starts the reproductive cycle of honeybee colonies. The results are published in...

delivery drone
2014-08-22 05:41:21

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The much vaunted drone delivery promise has taken a step closer to reality. In December last year the online retail giant Amazon revealed its “Prime Air” plans to deliver its products by drone – the so called “Octocopter” which would, it was claimed, drop your latest purchase at your door in as little as thirty minutes. [ Video: Amazon Will One Day Use Drones For Product Delivery ] Amazon had kept their brainchild under...

2014-08-07 23:09:49

Online Publisher SAJ Technologies, Inc. today launched DRONESERVICEFINDER.com, the first comprehensive aerial photography services finder application for the burgeoning commercial drone industry. Hopkinton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Complimenting DRONELIFE.com, the Ccompany's popular UAV-news website and DRONECONFIGURATOR.com, the drone buyers configuration application, DRONESERVICEFINDER.com, allows businesses to find prospective drone services providers based on...

2014-07-09 23:14:38

Online Publisher SAJ Technologies, Inc., parent Company of DRONELIFE.com, today launched DRONECONFIGURATOR.com, the first comprehensive product configuration application for the burgeoning commercial drone industry. Hopkinton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Online Publisher SAJ Technologies, Inc. today launched DRONECONFIGURATOR.com, the first comprehensive product configuration application for the burgeoning commercial drone industry. Complimenting DRONELIFE.com, the Company's...

National Park Service Bans All Aerial Drones
2014-06-21 17:34:05

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Imagine if you will, you have packed up the family, Griswold style, for a vacation to see the splendors of America. There you are, on the cusp of the Grand Canyon watching the most majestic sunset ever when, out of nowhere, the scene is spoiled by the low buzzing not of a swarm of mosquitoes but rather by an inconsiderate operator of an unmanned aerial vehicle, better known to you and me as a drone. Thankfully, with a ruling by...

Personal Drone Detection System
2014-06-19 12:13:49

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Drones continue to be an effective tool at getting straight to the enemy. On Wednesday a U.S. drone strike killed five militants in Pakistan's North Wariristan tribal region, and the Wall Street Journal reported that this was the first drone strike in the country since Pakistan launched a full-scale military operation against militants earlier this week. However, there has been a growing debate on whether drones should be used in...

2014-06-18 08:33:20

Drone community reacts hatefully towards Drone Detection System with death threats and profanity. PORTLAND, Ore., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drones are a polarizing issue. Some citizens are thankful that credible Drone Detection Systems are becoming available. Joe from Ohio wrote to Domestic Drone Countermeasures (DDC) saying, "I think you have an idea whose time has come. I am a technologist and I am very worried about the state of our American liberty." Photo -...

Catch All Your Extreme Action Sports Moves With AirDog Drone
2014-06-17 13:46:50

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online When's the last time you were riding a trail, doing hardcore parkour, or skiing a tough hill when you pulled off the most amazing feat and were immediately saddened to realize none of your friends were around to see it? Apparently, thanks to a new Kickstarter campaign for AirDog by Helico Aerospace Industries, you'll soon never suffer the post-Awesome Trick blues again. Their new product concept follows your every move and documents...

2014-06-13 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brendan Schulman, attorney and leading expert in use of commercial drones who just won the first case ever brought by the FAA on this issue; Ben Gielow, government relations manager and general counsel for the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI); and Parker Gyokeres, executive member of the Professional Society of Drone Journalists. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO TOPIC:...

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