MIT developed a method for tailoring any wireless network to handle a large load of time-sensitive data from various sources.
Airobotics acquires Iron Drone assets
Airobotics announced that it acquired the assets of Iron Drone Ltd, an Israeli-based company that creates autonomous counter-drone systems.
Airobotics receives $3.5M purchase order from SkyGo
SkyGo will use the Airobotics Optimus System to provide data and information services to Industrial and Governmental entities in the UAE.
Ondas to accelerate American Robotics, Airobotics combination
Ondas Holdings plans to accelerate its integration plan for its drone segment ahead of the close of its acquisition of Airobotics.
Guardforce AI signs definitive agreement to acquire Shenzhen Kewei’s robot business
Guardforce AI announces a definitive agreement to acquire certain parts of Kewei’s robot business-related assets in China.
Percepto drones get nationwide waiver for BVLOS flights
Percepto announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has granted it a nationwide waiver for BVLOS operations.
AgEagle drones the first to pass Virginia Tech’s test for safe flight over people
Three of AgEagle’s eBee X series drones are the first to pass Virginia Tech’s set of test methods for drones flying over people.
Wing delivery drone crashes into power lines in Australia
A Wing drone crashed into a powerline in Browns Plains, Queensland, Australia, leaving 2,000 homes without power.
2022 Commercial UAV show recap
Mike Oitzman, founder of the Mobile Robot Guide, gives an overview of the trends and takeaways from the 2022 Commercial UAV show.
American Robotics receives FAA exemption for commercial drones
American Robotics was the first company to receive FAA approval to operate automated drones without humans on-site in 2021.
Meijer deploys BeBot, Pixie Drone to clean up the beaches of the Great Lakes
Meijer kicked off the project earlier this week with a press conference at Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon, MI.
AirSeed Technologies, CAL International partner to plant 100M trees with drones
With a two-person team, the AirSeed drone aims to plant 40,000 pods a day. The company’s goal is to plant 100 million trees by 2024.
Microsoft’s Project AirSim tests, trains drones
Microsoft launched Project AirSim, a high-fidelity simulation platform for building, training and testing autonomous aircrafts.
Wingcopter brings in $42M for delivery drones
Wingcopter, a German delivery drone manufacturer and service provider, announced that it raised $42 million from a Series A extension round.
Amazon Prime Air to test drone deliveries in California
Amazon said that later in 2022 customers in Lockeford, California can have certain items delivered to their homes via drone.
ModalAI launches new autopilot in VOXL 2
ModalAI VOXL 2 weighs 16 grams and only uses 10 watts of power, to operate 5 simultaneous neural networks.
American Robotics approved for BVLOS operations at 7 locations
This brings a total of 10 FAA approved for automated BVLOS drone operations online for American Robotics.
BVLOS recommendations could clear path for autonomous drones
Percepto’s Neta Gliksman discusses a recent FAA report that suggests setting universal standards for BVLOS flight.
FAA begins testing drone traffic management capabilities
The UTM Field Test aims at improving standards, data exchange methods and cybersecurity capabilities in the drone community.
Soft actuators help MIT power nano drones
The robots could be used in swarms to pollinate a field of crops, or to search for survivors in disaster areas.
FAA approves Virginia Tech’s drone testing methods
Now that the testing method is approved, Virginia Tech can work with drone manufacturers to conduct tests and design new models of aircrafts.
ASPIRE launches $3M MBZIRC Maritime Grand Challenge robotics challenge
The Maritime Grand Challenge robotics competition opens with $3 Million prize