A drone startup is ready to deliver the goods to Silicon Valley – from the sky. MANNA Robotics last week announced the launch of a drone delivery system. The project began five years ago when current MANNA CEO Eric Smalls envisioned a new robotic delivery plan that would integrate several technologies into one system. He […]
One of the main challenges facing the mass rollout of drone delivery services is the problem of the last mile. Or, to be more specific, the problem of the last 30 yards. How are packages going to be dropped off in a way that ensures that pets, children and others with bad intentions can’t interfere? […]
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Army drones are headed to basic training – but this time, UAV tech will be doing the training. The Army’s 316 Cavalry Brigade cut the ribbon on a new drone training facility last week to provide more space and functionality to its UAS education program. Fittingly, a soldier-piloted quadcopter cut the ribbon with a pair […]
New Jersey-based Everest Insurance is partnering with drone-analytics provider Airware to improve claims adjustments. The agreement will allow Everest to optimize and expedite claims during hurricane season via aerial data investigation. Airware integrates the hardware, software and cloud storage capabilities to integrate aerial data collection. “This agreement builds upon Everest’s experience using similar tools and is […]
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The hydrogen-fueled drone represented a major breakthrough for the drone industry. Leading industrial drone manufacturer MMC brought out the HyDrone 1550, with an extended flight time and a carbon fiber exterior built for rugged terrain, to industry accolades in 2016. Now, MMC has partnered with a sales and R&D firm BSHARK. The two firms will […]