Drone Tools Workshop: Vegetation Mapping in the Urban-Wildland Interface

In light of recent devastating wildfires in California, many public agencies, municipalities and landowners are actively pursuing new tools for vegetation management and fuel-load monitoring, particularly in the urban-wildland interface where the greatest threats occur. UAVs, or drones, are an emerging technology for high-resolution aerial mapping and provide a powerful new tool for monitoring local…

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SU establishes a new institute for autonomous systems policy

The car’s autonomous system is driverless and can drive easily. The accident-prevention warning system is always important. Distance control is indispensable for driving.Vehicle autonomy is a system that significantly prevents accidents and loss of life. Automobile windows will become intelligent and interactive.  From self-driving cars to drone delivery systems, from robotic underwater vessels to smart-home…

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ICR Integrity Announces Acquisition of Leading Drone Company

ICR Integrity (ICR), has acquired Sky-Futures Partners Limited (Sky-Futures), a leading provider in delivering drone-based inspections and drone pilot training for the energy, industrial and government sectors.  The transaction facilitates the next phase of ICR’s inspection service offering, augmenting its existing leading global provision of integrated maintenance and integrity solutions to the oil and gas,…

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Join Microdrones for their next Wednesday Webinar to learn about the mdTectorCH1000 Rome, NY- Join Microdrones, May 8, for their next Wednesday Webinar and learn how the professionals at Ravan Air are using drones for methane gas detection. Ravan Air is a drone oil and gas industry contractor and service provider specializing in UAV methane…

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N.C. Recognized for Drone Use in Disaster Response

The N.C. Department of Transportation has received national honours for its innovative use of drones during the state’s coordinated response to Hurricane Florence. NCDOT was awarded the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s XCELLENCE Award in the humanitarian category at the AUVSI’s annual XPONENTIAL conference this week. The award comes with a $5,000 prize, which the Division of Aviation has…

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Measure and AiRXOS Partner to Provide Advanced Drone Operations for the Energy Industry

New solution combines waiver approval services with drone operations and data analysis to expand aerial inspections beyond the visual line of sight. Measure UAS, Inc., the leader in aerial intelligence, and AiRXOS, part of GE Aviation, today announced a partnership to provide a holistic inspection solution that overcomes the regulatory and performance complexities of advanced…

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Ascent AeroSystems Announces New Industrial Grade Drone and Launch Customer

Spirit from Ascent AeroSystems is a unique, versatile drone for defense, intelligence and public safety applications Massachusetts-based Ascent AeroSystems today announced the specifications, pricing, availability and launch customer for “Spirit,” its new dual-rotor coaxial drone and named Huntsville, Alabama-based Dynetics as the launch customer. “Bulky, fragile and unable to fly in bad weather, today’s ‘industrial’…

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