Emesent said its new beyond-line-of-sight autonomy technology will increase drone safety and efficiency in mining, construction, and disaster response.
5 ways in which construction robotics is disrupting the industry
From bricklaying robots to autonomous vehicles and remote-controlled drones gathering data, construction robotics is transforming an industry faced with labor shortages.
How drones & robots helped extinguish Notre Dame fire
The firefighters who responded to the fire at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris had help from drones and a robot that’s among those being designed to respond to such disasters.
Drone inspection software, services from SiteAware offer construction quality control
An unmanned aerial vehicle recently flew around Salesforce Tower, the tallest building in San Francisco. Drone inspections are a growing alternative to other methods of inspection, but they need sophisticated software to make sense of the data gathered. Building owner Boston Properties Inc. turned to SiteAware Systems Ltd. for the drone inspection of Salesforce Tower.…
Gawking from drones: Why geofences are the coming thing in UAVs
Owners of some 20 vehicles who were recently cornered by wildfires on a freeway near Los Angeles probably don’t have much good to say about aerial drones. For up to 20 minutes, five hobbyist drones prevented California firefighters from sending helicopters with water buckets over a stretch of I-5 while the flames raged. The consequence…
DJI keeps up relentless launch pace with two new drones
Civilian drone provider DJI released two new drones — the Mavic Pro Platinum and the Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian — and updates to its Spark drone earlier this month. “DJI continuously looks for ways to improve its products and introduce new features, many of which are the result of the positive feedback and requests we…