UAV Experts To Launch Aerial Infrared Training Program

While already offering one of the most extensive and sought after UAV Flight Training Programs in the U.S., UAV Experts is once again breaking ground with the launch of a new Certified Aerial Thermographer Program. Produced and taught through an exclusive partnership…

Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal – The All-In-One Drone Solution for Thermal Imaging

Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal is an all-in-one quadcopter thermal imaging solution specifically designed for small construction businesses, thermal inspection professionals and public safety services. This solution enhances Parrot’s Professional range of business solutions, which launched earlier this year with Parrot Disco-Pro AG, Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modelling and, more…

VTOL Drone Company Wingtra Announces Partnership With Photogrammetry Giant Pix4D

In a welcome move for professional drone users, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone company Wingtra announced its official partnership with Pix4D. With WingtraOne, Wingtra’s main product,  fast emerging as an industry favourite for aerial data collection, this partnership with Pix4D…

Use of unmanned aerial vehicles for emergency communications

Communications during an emergency response are of paramount importance for safety of responders and efficient execution of emergency plans. However communications are highly likely to be compromised during an emergency; an extreme weather event, such as the Hunter Region floods…

Unauthorised drones in Middle East take a nose dive as remote detection and disabling technology arrives in Dubai

SkyDroner to make its regional debut among scores of new product launches at Intersec 2017 Drone detection and disabling technology, and a retail mobile solution using augmented reality are a couple of exciting examples of new product launches on show…

Drones are changing fire fighting operations worldwide

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used to be the remit of the military and sci-fi films. Recent advances in technology – and changes to aviation laws worldwide – mean they’re now available as tools for all types of business, including emergency…

DEFTEC Corporation launches Dronefitter and announces first product line

DEFTEC Corporation, the Information eXperience Specialists, announced the launch of a new division, DroneFitter, to foster commercialization of advanced UAV/UAS technologies and its first product line, the Pyxis polarization enhanced thermal imager by Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc. “We are very…

Solar power: Enabling new capabilities for emergency services

September 12, 2015: Lake County, California. A fire starts and expands rapidly just north of the California wine country. It takes over 200 fire personnel and equipment to finally contain the fire. The aftermath: over 700 square kilometers burned. With…

Fighting for Life: Why Drones are Infiltrating Emergency Services

Last year in 2015, a young start-up company wowed the judges of the European Satellite Navigation Competition, beating an array of strong contenders for the grand prize. The POSEIDRON drone, developed by Sincratech Aeronautics, uses thermal imaging and spatial positioning software…

Spreading like Wildfire

Normally I’d ask a readership to picture this scene, but I’m guessing you don’t really have to. So imagine – or bring yourselves back to – the snap of burning trees, a wall of heat, and smoke clouds searing the…

Adding to the Tool Kit: Drones & Emergency Response

We’re forever told that smart cities will bring us closer together, organise us, and clear up our room of millennial problems. We won’t have to worry we aren’t counted. Our data will be counted for us, mapped onto an urban…

Global forum for commercial and civilian UAVs comes to London

The Commercial UAV Show takes place 20-21 October 2015 at the ExCel, London. It’s a conference and exhibition featuring the latest Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology and most innovative end user case studies from around the world. As UAV technology…

Sky-Futures Launch Specialist Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Training Academy for the Emergency Services

Sky-Futures, the global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) inspection specialists for the Oil and Gas industry, have launched the new Sky-Futures Training Academy offering UAV training to the Rescue, Response and Resilience sector. In partnership with Capita, the Sky-Futures Training Academy…

Hugginn X1 from Sky-Watch

Danish company Sky-Watch (2009) develops, manufactures and implements high-tech solutions for real-time decision making in complex and demanding environments, worldwide. Sky-Watch competencies encompasses unmanned systems, advanced embedded control software, intuitive user interfaces and more. Sky-Watch delivers cost-, time- and life-saving state-of-the-art…

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