Drone Partners Earn Canadian BVLOS Certification

MVT Geo-solutions has partnered with Iris Automation in a successful bid to receive the first Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Special Flight Operations Certificate by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid. The approval was granted based on deployment of Iris Automation‘s DAA system, Casia. The solution provides commercial drones with automated collision avoidance maneuvers. The waiver permits flights within […] The post Drone Partners Earn Canadian BVLOS Certification appeared first on DRONELIFE. MVT Geo-solutions has partnered with Iris Automation in a successful bid to receive the first Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Special Flight Operations Certificate by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid. The approval was granted based on deployment of Iris Automation‘s DAA system, Casia. The solution provides commercial drones with automated collision avoidance maneuvers. The waiver permits flights within The post Drone Partners Earn Canadian BVLOS Certification appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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Firepoint: Three Academic Teams Will Compete to Design Army Drones

The FirePoint C3 Challenge will see three academic teams collaborate remotely to design next-generation drone systems for the U.S. Army. Presented by the FirePoint Innovations Center at Wichita State University and sponsored by the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation and Missile Center, the challenge develops new UAV innovation as well as up-and-coming STEM […] The post Firepoint: Three Academic Teams Will Compete to Design Army Drones appeared first on DRONELIFE. The FirePoint C3 Challenge will see three academic teams collaborate remotely to design next-generation drone systems for the U.S. Army. Presented by the FirePoint Innovations Center at Wichita State University and sponsored by the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation and Missile Center, the challenge develops new UAV innovation as well as up-and-coming STEM The post Firepoint: Three Academic Teams Will Compete to Design Army Drones appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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Nominate Extraordinary Women in the Drone Industry: the Women To Watch Global Awards for 2020

In these unsettled days, it’s more important than ever for us to support and recognize the many amazing people in the drone industry.  Now is the time to nominate the extraordinary women you know for the 2020 Women to Watch Global Awards – and this year, there will be two co-ed teams honored too (see […] The post Nominate Extraordinary Women in the Drone Industry: the Women To Watch Global Awards for 2020 appeared first on DRONELIFE. In these unsettled days, it’s more important than ever for us to support and recognize the many amazing people in the drone industry.  Now is the time to nominate the extraordinary women you know for the 2020 Women to Watch Global Awards – and this year, there will be two co-ed teams honored too (see The post Nominate Extraordinary Women in the Drone Industry: the Women To Watch Global Awards for 2020 appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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Pix4D Launches Next Gen Suite of Tools [Video]

Pix 4D is expanding their enterprise toolset beyond their mapping roots – although the Pix4DMapper platform continues to evolve and improve, staying out ahead of the curve in accuracy and processing time.  Now, the company announces the addition of a totally new generation of tools to the Pix4D suite:  Pix4Dsurvey, Pix4Dmatic, Pix4Dinspect, and Pix4Dscan.  See […] The post Pix4D Launches Next Gen Suite of Tools [Video] appeared first on DRONELIFE. Pix 4D is expanding their enterprise toolset beyond their mapping roots – although the Pix4DMapper platform continues to evolve and improve, staying out ahead of the curve in accuracy and processing time.  Now, the company announces the addition of a totally new generation of tools to the Pix4D suite:  Pix4Dsurvey, Pix4Dmatic, Pix4Dinspect, and Pix4Dscan.  See The post Pix4D Launches Next Gen Suite of Tools [Video] appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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Missing Sports? Join Hivemapper’s “March Mapness” Contest (in April)

Drone pilots are quarantined like everyone else – but if you can get out of the house to log some flying hours, you won’t want to miss Hivemapper’s March Mapness contest.  The contest is open to all drone pilots flying almost any hardware or camera, and you can create a free account to participate. Hivemapper […] The post Missing Sports? Join Hivemapper’s “March Mapness” Contest (in April) appeared first on DRONELIFE. Drone pilots are quarantined like everyone else – but if you can get out of the house to log some flying hours, you won’t want to miss Hivemapper’s March Mapness contest.  The contest is open to all drone pilots flying almost any hardware or camera, and you can create a free account to participate. Hivemapper The post Missing Sports? Join Hivemapper’s “March Mapness” Contest (in April) appeared first on DRONELIFE. Read More

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