UC Santa Cruz Researchers Want to Use Drone Imagery to Weigh Elephant Seals

Drones are increasingly being used in the field of marine conservation. In the past, we’ve featured organizations including Ocean Alliance and Parley – both of which have used the technology to gather whale data at sea. The Ocean Alliance team recently appeared on a BBC wildlife documentary to highlight the role of drones in their […] The post UC Santa Cruz Researchers Want to Use Drone Imagery to Weigh Elephant Seals appeared first on DRONELIFE. Drones are increasingly being used in the field of marine conservation. In the past, we’ve featured organizations including Ocean Alliance and Parley – both of which have used the technology to gather whale data at sea. The Ocean Alliance team recently appeared on a BBC wildlife documentary to highlight the role of drones in their […] The post UC Santa Cruz Researchers Want to Use Drone Imagery to Weigh Elephant Seals appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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Flying Cell Phone Towers with Solar Drones? Yes, Really.

High Altitude, Long Endurance (HALE) drones have a set of commercial applications which differ significantly from those performed by standard quadcopters.  Often looking like something out of a science fiction movie, HALE UAVs have grand ambitions – like providing internet coverage to the entire globe, or cell phone coverage in places where it is now […] The post Flying Cell Phone Towers with Solar Drones? Yes, Really. appeared first on DRONELIFE. High Altitude, Long Endurance (HALE) drones have a set of commercial applications which differ significantly from those performed by standard quadcopters.  Often looking like something out of a science fiction movie, HALE UAVs have grand ambitions – like providing internet coverage to the entire globe, or cell phone coverage in places where it is now […] The post Flying Cell Phone Towers with Solar Drones? Yes, Really. appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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Wing Becomes First Certified Air Carrier for Drones in the US

Wing, the Alphabet (Google) spin off, has quietly overtaken Amazon and other consumer drone delivery programs to be first to the finish line in the U.S. and around the globe. Earlier this month, Wing announced that the Australian government had given the company permission to move beyond their drone delivery trials to a fully functional, […] The post Wing Becomes First Certified Air Carrier for Drones in the US appeared first on DRONELIFE. Wing, the Alphabet (Google) spin off, has quietly overtaken Amazon and other consumer drone delivery programs to be first to the finish line in the U.S. and around the globe. Earlier this month, Wing announced that the Australian government had given the company permission to move beyond their drone delivery trials to a fully functional, […] The post Wing Becomes First Certified Air Carrier for Drones in the US appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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Drone Scan on Aisle 3: Pensa Pilots Grocery Store Inventory Solution

The next time you stop at your local grocery store for eggs and bread, don’t be surprised to see small drones scanning shelves. Austin-based retail-tech firm Pensa is testing a new system in select retailers to capture in-store, real-time data by launching drones to fly around store shelves. The data can be processed seamlessly by […] The post Drone Scan on Aisle 3: Pensa Pilots Grocery Store Inventory Solution appeared first on DRONELIFE. The next time you stop at your local grocery store for eggs and bread, don’t be surprised to see small drones scanning shelves. Austin-based retail-tech firm Pensa is testing a new system in select retailers to capture in-store, real-time data by launching drones to fly around store shelves. The data can be processed seamlessly by […] The post Drone Scan on Aisle 3: Pensa Pilots Grocery Store Inventory Solution appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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Citadel Defense Scores U.S. Military Contract for Counter-drone Product

C-UAS provider Citadel Defense Company this past week won its sixth government contract, signing an agreement to provide the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency counter-drone measures in support of Special Operations Command requirements Recognizing that rogue UAVs can threaten troops on the ground, several defense agencies are ramping up drone-mitigation tech and autonomous, portable systems such as Citadel’s are […] The post Citadel Defense Scores U.S. Military Contract for Counter-drone Product appeared first on DRONELIFE. C-UAS provider Citadel Defense Company this past week won its sixth government contract, signing an agreement to provide the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency counter-drone measures in support of Special Operations Command requirements Recognizing that rogue UAVs can threaten troops on the ground, several defense agencies are ramping up drone-mitigation tech and autonomous, portable systems such as Citadel’s are […] The post Citadel Defense Scores U.S. Military Contract for Counter-drone Product appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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