50 Ways to Love Your LiDAR: How LiDAR is Used in Commercial Drone Applications

LiDAR is one of the most important tools in the commercial drone industry.  While it has been around since the 1960s when it was mounted to aircraft, its uses have expanded dramatically now that LiDAR can be used with commercial drones. What is LiDAR and how does it work?  LiDAR is a remote sensing technology: […] The post 50 Ways to Love Your LiDAR: How LiDAR is Used in Commercial Drone Applications appeared first on DRONELIFE. LiDAR is one of the most important tools in the commercial drone industry.  While it has been around since the 1960s when it was mounted to aircraft, its uses have expanded dramatically now that LiDAR can be used with commercial drones. What is LiDAR and how does it work?  LiDAR is a remote sensing technology: […] The post 50 Ways to Love Your LiDAR: How LiDAR is Used in Commercial Drone Applications appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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Flights Were Grounded At Dublin Airport After Another Drone ‘Sighting’

It’s happened again. Following high-profile disruption after drone sightings at London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Newark Liberty and, most recently, Dubai International airport, another has grounded air traffic. This time it was at Dublin airport in Ireland, where flights were delayed for around half an hour after a pilot spotted a drone near the airfield. Update […] The post Flights Were Grounded At Dublin Airport After Another Drone ‘Sighting’ appeared first on DRONELIFE. It’s happened again. Following high-profile disruption after drone sightings at London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Newark Liberty and, most recently, Dubai International airport, another has grounded air traffic. This time it was at Dublin airport in Ireland, where flights were delayed for around half an hour after a pilot spotted a drone near the airfield. Update […] The post Flights Were Grounded At Dublin Airport After Another Drone ‘Sighting’ appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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DroneLife Exclusive: Drone Delivery is a “Reality that has Impact Today” – an Interview with Rigi Technologies

DroneLife recently caught up with David Rovira, Co-Founder and COO of Rigi Technologies, manufacturers of a new delivery drone built around the package.  (Check out the video below to see Rigi’s unique design.) David tells us about Rigi, where they fit in the delivery marketplace, and some of the challenges of using drones for delivery. DroneLife:  Where […] The post DroneLife Exclusive: Drone Delivery is a “Reality that has Impact Today” – an Interview with Rigi Technologies appeared first on DRONELIFE. DroneLife recently caught up with David Rovira, Co-Founder and COO of Rigi Technologies, manufacturers of a new delivery drone built around the package.  (Check out the video below to see Rigi’s unique design.) David tells us about Rigi, where they fit in the delivery marketplace, and some of the challenges of using drones for delivery. DroneLife:  Where […] The post DroneLife Exclusive: Drone Delivery is a “Reality that has Impact Today” – an Interview with Rigi Technologies appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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DJI Upgrades M200 Series & FlightHub With Night Flights & BVLOS In Mind

Night flights and beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) operations are coming and DJI is preparing the ground. Today the Chinese manufacturer launched an upgrade to their most popular enterprise drone and improvements to FlightHub, the company’s operation management platform. The Matrice 200 series is getting a serious revamp (and is now the Matrice 200 […] The post DJI Upgrades M200 Series & FlightHub With Night Flights & BVLOS In Mind appeared first on DRONELIFE. Night flights and beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) operations are coming and DJI is preparing the ground. Today the Chinese manufacturer launched an upgrade to their most popular enterprise drone and improvements to FlightHub, the company’s operation management platform. The Matrice 200 series is getting a serious revamp (and is now the Matrice 200 […] The post DJI Upgrades M200 Series & FlightHub With Night Flights & BVLOS In Mind appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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Transurban: Using Drones To Maintain Roads & Bridges Down Under

Australian transport infrastructure company Transurban has released a video outlining how their drone fleet is supporting construction, maintenance and inspection operations. Transurban operates infrastructure in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, as well as roads in North America, in Montreal and Greater Washington. The company’s maintenance teams have been using drones to gather data quickly, preventing the […] The post Transurban: Using Drones To Maintain Roads & Bridges Down Under appeared first on DRONELIFE. Australian transport infrastructure company Transurban has released a video outlining how their drone fleet is supporting construction, maintenance and inspection operations. Transurban operates infrastructure in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, as well as roads in North America, in Montreal and Greater Washington. The company’s maintenance teams have been using drones to gather data quickly, preventing the […] The post Transurban: Using Drones To Maintain Roads & Bridges Down Under appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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