Drone Industry Review: Q2 2018 (Public)
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Drone Industry Review - Q2 2018
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Aeryon Announces The Next Generation SkyRanger R80 Drone - The new R80 extends the SkyRanger family of drones, delivering unmatched flexibility, modularity, edge computing, APIs and development opportunities, and payload capabilities in a man-packable VTOL UAS.Aeryon Labs announced its next generation SkyRanger R80 drone. This new platform delivers on modularity, edge computing, APIs, development opportunities, and payload capabilities. Now, this news likely was glossed over by most folks but it's actually pretty huge - we've got an actual, still-in-business, professional drone company finally mimicking what's made DJI so successful - opening their systems up for development. Aeryon has typically been focused on the ultraーmega-high end Oil and Gas, public safety, and military verticals but let's see if this brings them more traction closer to the lower end of the spectrum where DJI dominates.TRUE
Aeryon Announces The Next Generation SkyRanger R80 Drone | Aeryon
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DJI and Microsoft have joined forces to create a software-development kit (SDK) connecting DJI drones with Windows 10 PCs. Under a new partnership announced this week, China-based DJI will use Microsoft's Azure cloud-computing service as its preferred cloud provider. DJI will launch an SDK for Windows that will open the door for coders to build apps that work with DJI drones. According to Fortune magazine, a primary goal is for developers to create apps for corporate drone projects, such as rooftop inspections. Users will be able to control drones from a PC, including streaming data live.DJI and Microsoft have joined forces to create a software-development kit connecting DJI drones with Windows 10 PCs and Microsoft's Azure cloud-computing service is a focal point. This opens the door for developers to build Windows apps that work with DJI drones for corporate drone projects, like roof inspections. End-users will be able to control drones from a PC, including streaming live data. This is obviously a huge partnership that fits into both company's strategies perfectly - selling more devices and focusing on a secure cloud.TRUE
Microsoft and DJI team up to bring smarter drones to the enterprise
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DJI releases Phantom 4 Pro v2 - up to 60% quieter, Ocusync,Again with DJI ー- this past quarter they released the Phantom 4 Pro version 2. It has Ocusync, greatly increasing its useful distance and range as it flys further from the operator and it's up to 60% quieter, taking a cue from the Mavic Pro Platinum's playbook. I wonder - is this the last Phantom 4 iteration or is it just a precursor to the rumored, Phantom 5?TRUE
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New Parrot drone called, Anafi - $700 and competes with the Mavic line from DJIParrot released a new drone call, Anafi, going directly after DJI's Mavic line. Anafi folds, captures, 4k media, and even has a tiny 3-axis gimbal. It's $700 but is it enough to give Mavic a run for its money? Likely not - at least in v1 - early reviews of the drone seem to pale in comparison to Mavic.TRUE
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Researchers in Tokyo have developed a drone that can change its shape to navigate different spaces.The last piece of news from the Hardware section is a fun one - researchers in Tokyo developed a drone that can change its shape as it navigates spaces. It looks like a small, flying snake that can hover and slither into various shape configurations in mid-air at zero groundspeed. It's incredible to watch, even just for the aha moment when you realize that this clever thing could get into some very tight spaces for inspections and the like in future indoor missions.TRUE
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DJI Updates Zenmuse X7 Camera With Support For Apple ProRes RAWFALSE
DJI Updates Zenmuse X7 Camera With Support For Apple ProRes RAW - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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Altavian Gets $250M US Army TUAS ContractFALSE
Altavian Gets $250M US Army TUAS Contract - UAS VISION
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ARA Robotics unveil SKYMATEFALSE
ARA Robotics unveil SKYMATE - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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UL 3030 electrical system safety certifications for Intel® Falcon 8+FALSE
UL 3030 electrical system safety certifications for Intel® Falcon 8+ - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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Delair Announces Global Availability of Most Advanced and Cost-Effective Commercial Drone for Large Area Aerial Data CollectionFALSE
Delair Announces Global Availability of Most Advanced and Cost-Effective Commercial Drone for Large Area Aerial Data Collection
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Elistair is proud to announce its Ligh-T version 3, the next generation of compact tethered drone stations, offering unlimited flight time and compatible with DJI’s M200, M210 and Inspire 2.FALSEElistair | Tethered Drone Systems
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Intels Announces Updates for the Falcon 8+ System - software updates, 3 new payloads, obstacle avoidance, UL 3030 certification, and Intel Insight newsFALSE
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PrecisionHawk launches first long-range, Beyond Visual Line of Sight multi-rotor drone platform PrecisionHawk Inc., a leading provider of drone technology for the enterprise, today announced the first Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS)-enabled, multi-rotor drone platform. First to market, the drone incorporates industry-leading technology to automatically identify all cooperative and non-cooperative aircraft within a 10kmFALSE
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Foster + Partners released a concept video for the shiny, new, futuristic HQ for DJI, currently under construction in Shenzhen, complete with smoke effects and robot fighting rings.FALSE
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Skydio’s self-flying drone can now track down carsFALSE
Skydio’s self-flying drone can now track down cars
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Engineers at the University of Washington have created an insect-sized drone that uses tiny wings to fly.FALSE
Watch a laser-powered RoboFly flap its tiny wings
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Flytbase releases FlytDock Smartest Precision Landing Solution for Commercial DronesFALSE
Introducing FlytDock Smartest Precision Landing Solution for Commercial Drones - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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senseFly plans to open a North American HQ in Raleigh, North CarolinaFALSE
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LEICA GEOSYSTEMS DEVELOPS NEW UAV SYSTEM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DJI TO COMPLETE JOBS IN LESS TIMEFALSE
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Pix4Dcapture comes to Yuneec H520 ST16SPix4d's flight app launched for the Yuneec H520's ST16S transmitter, whichever drone that is - I think it's the orange one? Before I continue on the Pix4D news, a quick side note for Yuneec, consider giving friendlier names for your products - your target customer isn't the military - but really, Pix4Dcapture supporting a commercial drone from Yuneec is indeed actually news because, prior to this, Yuneec hasn't had a semblance of a developer ecosystem at all.TRUE
Pix4Dcapture comes to Yuneec H520 ST16S - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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SkyWatch.AI launches their drone safety and insurance platform to enable safer pilots to pay less for insurance. SkyWatch offers on-demand drone insurance using an AI-based safety platform.SkyWatch.AI, a startup out of Israel, launched their drone safety and on-demand insurance platform to enable safer pilots to pay less for insurance. I've tried it and it's pretty cool, their app grabs your past flight logs and assigns you a safety score - the higher your score, the higher your insurance discount. Lots of activity happening in the drone insurance sector with them among others, like DroneInsurance.comTRUE
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DroneDeploy Becomes Largest Drone Data Platform in the World with 30 Million Acres MappedDroneDeploy puts a stake in the ground by announcing that they're the largest drone data platform in the world, with its users mapping over 30 million acres of the planet over the past few years. They released one of their semi-annual reports, providing detailed metrics and trends from tens of thousands of users. Investors must have noticed as well because the company also announced the closure of a $25MM series C round.TRUE2018 Commercial Drone Industry Trends
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Google UTM interUSS open-sourceGoogle's Project Wing and AirMap's UTM systems successfully synced and de-conflicted flight plans within the same airspace using an open source, distributed, peer-to-peer system to perform a multitude of missions. This shows us a few things: 1) there may not be one UTM system to rule them all 2) and because of that, UTM systems should be able to talk to each other to deconflict air traffic and 3) Google has even more skin in the drone game nowTRUE
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DroneDeploy Launches Drone on Demand to Make Real-time Drone Insights Accessible to AllFALSEIntroducing Drone On Demand
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SoftBank Chooses DroneDeploy as the Cloud-based Drone Software Platform of Choice for Japan - The partnership brings DroneDeploy’s best-in-class software solutions to the Japanese commercial technology marketFALSE
SoftBank Chooses DroneDeploy as the Cloud-based Drone Software Platform of Choice for Japan
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DroneDeploy Partners with The Climate Corporation to Bring a Best-in-Class Aerial Imaging Platform to the Agriculture Industry - New software partnership enables thousands of Climate FieldView™ dealers nationwide to provide customers with on-demand drone data to drive down costs and improve crop yields - Sentera and Skymatics also partnered with The Climate Corporation.FALSE
DroneDeploy Partners with The Climate Corporation to Bring a Best-in-Class Aerial Imaging Platform…
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CYBERHAWK'S iHAWK SOFTWARE SELECTED BY GLOBAL OIL AND GAS OPERATOR FOR MAJOR US CONSTRUCTION PROJECTFALSE
Cyberhawk’s iHawk software selected by global oil and gas operator to digitise a major construction project in USA - Cyberhawk
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DroneDeploy, a drone software company with the largest drone data platform in the world, launched its construction solution to meet the industry’s growing demand for aerial site intelligence. It includes a tool that simplifies project progress photo collection, a partnership with Uplift Data Partners — an enterprise drone pilot network — enabling construction companies to scale drone operations faster, and a new Accuracy Package designed specifically for construction professionals.FALSE
DroneDeploy Releases New Construction Solution to Put a Drone on Every Construction Site
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3DR launches ground control point app for dronesFALSE
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Deveron UAS Connects SOAR with the John Deere Operations CenterFALSE
Deveron UAS Connects SOAR with the John Deere Operations Center
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The U.S. Military is using Hivemapper, a company I track but are always very quiet. Maybe this should come as no surprise, then.FALSE
What’s in the House NDAA?; Pentagon’s 3D-mapping service; New Marine One, weed whacker; and more.
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Uplift Data Partners Integrates with PlanGrid to Give Construction Builders Immediate Access to Drone ImageryFALSE
Uplift Data Partners Integrates with PlanGrid to Give Construction Builders Immediate Access to Drone Imagery - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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DroneDeploy Releases World’s First Real-Time Thermal Mapping Technology for Commercial DronesFALSE
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A commercial drone group representing Project Wing and other companies wants the FAA to regulate drone hobbyists. The Commercial Drone Alliance wants U.S. lawmakers to revoke a provision, which exempts hobbyist drone users from FAA safety regulations as long as they follow certain safety rules established by drone groups. Instead, the alliance wants all operators to fall under FAA standards.A commercial drone group representing Project Wing and other companies wants the FAA to regulate drone hobbyists. The Commercial Drone Alliance wants U.S. lawmakers to revoke a provision, which exempts hobbyist drone users from FAA safety regulations as long as they follow certain safety rules established by drone groups. Instead, the alliance wants all operators to fall under FAA standards. This seemingly insignificant story is actually generating some heated debate amongst hobbyist and commercial circles.TRUEDrone Buffs May Face New Restrictions If Alphabet Gets Its Way
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France is considering new drone requirements. The proposed rules would require certain drone pilots to identify their drones using an electronic identification system. The rule, which could take effect as early as July, would only apply to UAVs weighing more than 800 grams, or about 1.8 pounds. The weight requirement means drones such as the DJI Mavic Pro, Spark, and Air would be exempt. The French Federation of Model Airplanes recently published a draft outlining the proposed requirements.France is considering new drone requirements. The proposed rules would require certain pilots to identify their drones using an electronic identification system. The rule, which could take effect as early as July, would only apply to UAVs weighing more than 1.8 pounds. This means drones such as the DJI Mavic Pro, Spark, and Air would be exempt. The French Federation of Model Airplanes recently published a draft outlining the proposed requirements and once again - in this regard - are ahead of the US.TRUEInternational
New proposed French drone regulation requires remote drone identification – DJI Spark, Mavic Air and Mavic Pro would be exempt
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A Minneapolis-based utility received FAA approval to fly drones beyond a pilot's line of sight. Xcel Energy Inc. plans to use the waiver to survey transmission lines near Denver. It is the first utility in the country to receive this type of approval, which allows pilots to fly a drone beyond where they can see it.A Minneapolis-based utility received FAA approval to fly drones beyond a pilot's line of sight. Xcel Energy Inc. plans to use the waiver to survey transmission lines near Denver. It is the first utility in the country to receive this type of approval, which allows pilots to fly a drone beyond where they can see it.TRUEFAAXcel Energy Gets FAA Approval for BVLOS Drone Monitoring of Transmission Lines
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Monday, April 30 is an exciting day for the drone industry in the U.S. That’s when the FAA begins the first wave of the nationwide rollout of its LAANC (Low Altitude Airspace Notification Capability).Monday, April 30th was an exciting day for the drone industry in the U.S. That’s when the FAA began the first wave of the nationwide rollout of its LAANC or (Low Altitude Airspace Notification Capability) system. This signifies more open airspace for more drone flying and a critical building block for an Unmanned Traffic Management system.TRUELAANCLAANC Arrives in Texas & Region Monday! | Skyward
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FAA launches UAS Data Exchange program, opening up the opportunity for more private entities (besides Airmap, Skyward, Rockwell Collins, and Google) to become LAANC providers. Looking at you, Kittyhawk.FALSELAANCFAA UAS Data Exchange
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Antonelli Law survey about repealing Section 336 (hobby/model aircraft) resultsFALSEDo You Support Repealing Section 336 to Regulate Model Aircraft?
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The Trump administration wants the ability to tap into electronic communications between drones and their pilots. The administration has also asked Congress to grant more power to the Homeland Security and Justice departments to reroute, track and destroy drones, according to the Washington Post.FALSETrump seeks authority to intercept drones to thwart domestic attacks
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According to Kittyhawk, LAANC statistics ー- Question: What percent of controlled airspace has a zero foot ceiling? Answer: 16.95% Based on the latest UAS Facility Map (UASFM) data, a new feature we’ve recently integrated into our applications, only 16.95% of the airspace is not immediately accessible with LAANC. The other 83.05% has greater than a zero-foot ceiling. In essence, those broad 5-mile no-fly-zones are being whittled down to less than a mile per airport. Extrapolating this across the ~500 LAANC airports around the country, this equates to more than 2,000 square miles of newly accessible airspace.FALSELAANCKittyhawk Insights: LAANC In-Depth
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A drone pilot who regularly flies over Apple's spaceship campus says the company could block his flights completely. "My instincts tell me that Apple is tracking drone operations in the area."FALSEcUASApple cracks down on drone flights over its spaceship campus
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AirMap and Project Wing demonstrate multi-USS deconfliction in Virginia - During the trial, AirMap provided UTM services to a senseFly eBee and an Intel Aero, while Project Wing powered separate Intel Aeros, a DJI Inspire, and their own delivery drone. AirMap and Project Wing UTM systems successfully planned and de-conflicted flight plans within the same airspace using an open source, distributed, peer-to-peer system to perform a multitude of missions, including surveys and package delivery in close proximity.FALSELAANCAirMap and Project Wing Demonstrate Multi-USS Deconfliction - AirMap
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The U.S. House of Representatives signed off on a bill that would, among other things, ban weapons on smaller drones. The FAA legislation still requires approval from the Senate. U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, proposed the provision to fine drone users $25,000 if they add a weapon to their aircraft. The FAA could grant exceptions in certain cases. In proposing the ban, Burgess has cited the 2015 case of a Connecticut drone pilot who posted a video of a drone mounted with a handgun. The pilot, an 18-year-old student, was never charged.FALSEFAAHouse votes to outlaw weapons on small recreational drones
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Boeing's Jeppesen and Kittyhawk Team up on LAANC Drone AuthorizationsFALSELAANC
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Skytec LLC Becomes First Unmanned Service Provider to Complete an ARGUS Unmanned AuditFALSESafety
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Kittyhawk teams with Jeppesen. One of the most recognizable names in manned aviation navigation has teamed up with Kittyhawk, a drone services provider, to hasten access to controlled airspace under Part 107.FALSELAANC
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NASA and Amazon are working with experts in France to develop technology for coordinating drone traffic. NASA has tapped drone designer Delair to test our prototypes of software for air-traffic management.FALSEUTMMicrosoft and DJI team up to bring smarter drones to the enterprise
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The FAA Just announced the renewal process for part 107 owners (it's been 2 years already!). The original test had 60 questions and you had to pay $150 and go to a testing facility. If you already had your private license before taking the 107, all you had to do was pass the test online and you didn’t have to go to the FAA testing center. That test was also different. Unfortunately to renew your part 107 it will be a 40 question quiz, and you will have to pay another $150 and go to the testing facility againFALSEFAA
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LAANC Launches in Western North StatesFALSELAANCLAANC Launches in Western North States
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Announced the 10 winners - no Amazon, no DJIThe FAA finally announced the 10 winners of the UAS Integration pilot program. Of note, Amazon and DJI were not included, but Apple was.TRUE
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Flirtey has 4 interested party applications that were granted - is this fair?I noticed a few interesting tidbits - Flirtey, the drone delivery company, is involved with 4 different applications that were selected and AirMap was chosen as the primary UTM partner for 6 different selected applications. Is this entirely fair? It seems that by being selected, these two companies were able to corner their respective markets with the ability to legally operate beyond the scope of some of their competitors. Or maybe it's just good planning on their part? We'll have to see if they remain the winners of their domains and if the FAA, unknowingly, played a much bigger role in the future of the drone industry than they originally intended.TRUE
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Six BVLOS initiatives Four delivery initiatives Four night initiatives Two overflight initiatives One test site involvedIn summary, there were...TRUE
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Uber doing food delivery in 30-min or less via drone in San DiegoFALSE
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Intel Selected for UAS Integration Pilot ProgramFALSE
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Iris AutomationFALSE
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Airmap chosen as primary UTM partner for 6 different chosen lead applicantsFALSE
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Airbus AerialFALSE
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Apple working in North Carolina to test if drone mapping will help Apple MapsFALSE
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A lawsuit has accused drone manufacturer AeroVironment, Inc. of covering up an allegation that one of its employees carried an explosive-laden drone on a commercial flight.Shake-upTRUE
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-aerovironment-drone-lawsuit-20180517-story.html
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Kittyhawk gets a $5MM series A from Boeing HorizonX fund - they also teamed up with Jeppesen, another Boeing company, for LAANC capability.FundingTRUE
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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns due to having a consensual relationship with an employee - how will this affect their drone division? Krzanich was known as being very pro-drone.Shake-upTRUE
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Facebook shuts down its Aquila internet-beaming drone project, Loon marches onShake-upTRUE
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Boston-based robotics startup 6 River Systems (6RS) announced Wednesday that it had raised $25 million in a Series B round led by Menlo Ventures.FundingFALSE
This Robot Startup Just Raised $25 Million To Make Warehouse Fulfillment Easier
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Chinese Drone Maker DJI Said Raising $1B At $15B ValuationFundingFALSE
Chinese Drone Maker DJI Said Raising $1B At $15B Valuation - ChinaPulse.com - ChinaPulse.com Delivers China Information and News
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America proposes tariffs that will hurt American drone industryShake-upFALSE
America proposes tariffs that will hurt American drone industry - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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senseFly announces the appointment of new CEO, Gilles Labossière - senseFly’s outgoing CEO and co-founder, Jean-Christophe Zufferey, will work closely alongside Labossière to ensure a smooth handover and continuity before he leaves to pursue new challengesShake-upFALSE
senseFly announces the appointment of new CEO, Gilles Labossière - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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Skyward - no more co-presidents - Mariah Scott is now President and Jonathan Evans is now Head of InnovationShake-upFALSEMy new role at Skyward
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FLIR completed a strategic investment in DroneSense to empower UAV first responder programs - FLIR Systems, Inc. has made a minority investment in DroneSense to better collaborate on leveraging FLIR’s thermal imaging and other sensing payloads for UAS platforms used by first responders. In particular, the DroneSense software will enable first responders to better scale and track their FLIR payloads to create more effective operations designed to save lives in emergency situations.FundingFALSE
FLIR Systems Completes Strategic Investment in DroneSense - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, Monday released the results of an independent report scrutinizing DJI’s data practices that concludes DJI drone users have control over how their data is collected, stored and transmitted. The report analyzed drones and software independently obtained in the United States late last year, and confirmed DJI does not access photos, videos or flight logs generated by the drones unless drone operators voluntarily chose to share them.Shake-upFALSE
Independent Study Validates DJI Data Security Practices - sUAS News - The Business of Drones
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Israeli automated drone-in-a-box startup, Airobotics, hires ex-Barnes and Noble executive, Richard Woolridge, as COOShake-upFALSE
Senior Google and Facebook Executive Richard Wooldridge Joins Israeli Autonomous Drone Startup Airobotics - Airobotics
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Bihrle Applied Research Inc. announces Ardenna, a New Venture Focused on Computer Vision and Machine Learning Solutions for Infrastructure Inspections Ardenna will leverage the success of capabilities developed for BNSF Railway's supplemental track inspections to address critical infrastructure inspections in other industry sectors.FALSE
Bihrle Applied Research Inc. announces Ardenna, a New Venture Focused on Computer Vision and Machine Learning Solutions for Infrastructure Inspections
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EcoFlow raises $4M from unconventional investors to grow its mobile power businessFundingFALSE
EcoFlow raises $4M from unconventional investors to grow its mobile power business
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FORMER GOOGLE X PROJECT WING LEADER JOINS POWERHOUSE TEAM AT HOGAN LOVELLSShake-upFALSE
Former Google leader Laura Ponto joins team at Hogan Lovells
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Ardenna and HUVRdata Announce Collaboration to Bring AI-Based Defect Detection Automation to Enterprise Industrial Asset Management Solution - Customers Will Benefit from Faster Access to Asset Health and Increased Asset Visibility, Directly Translating to Lower O&M ExpendituresPartnershipFALSE
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HAZON Partners With PrecisionHawk for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Training - preferred partnerPartnershipFALSE
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DroneBase and Airbus Aerial Team Up for the World’s First Multi-Source Data Services SolutionPartnershipFALSE
https://blog.dronebase.com/2018/05/02/dronebase-and-airbus-aerial-team-up-for-the-worlds-first-multi-source-data-services-solution/
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Deveron UAS Connects SOAR with the John Deere Operations CenterPartnershipFALSE
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Traceair raised a $2.5MM seed roundFundingFALSE
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Flock raises £2.25M for its on-demand drone insuranceFundingFALSE
Flock raises £2.25M for its on-demand drone insurance
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Eli Tamanaha, Co-founder and Former CTO DroneBase, Joins PrecisionHawk as Vice President of Strategic InitiativesShake-upFALSE
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DroneBase partners with ShutterstockPartnershipFALSE
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DJI partners with South Korean telecom provider for the development of drone-based video streaming products and solutionsPartnershipFALSE
DJI partners with South Korean telecom provider for the development of drone-based video streaming products and solutions- Technology News, Firstpost
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HAZON Announce Partnership with Aeryon for Commercial SectorPartnershipFALSE
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DroneDeploy raises $25MM series CFundingFALSE
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Matternet raises $16MMFundingFALSE
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Zipline has created what it claims is the world's fastest drone. The fixed-wing drone has a top speed of 75 mph and can fly nearly 100 miles in a single roundtrip. Since October 2016, the California-based startup has been delivering blood and other medical supplies to people in Rwanda.This might be the fastest delivery drone in the world
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A Russian drone meant to deliver parcels crashed during its first test run. The incident was the Russian postal service’s first attempt at a drone delivery. The UAV was meant to transport a small parcel from the city of Ulan-Ude to a nearby village. It lifted off from a small launch pad and flew for several seconds before falling and crashing into a house, according to video footage.https://www.usnews.com/news/technology/articles/2018-04-02/russian-postal-drone-program-hits-wall-in-debut
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Need an Uber Elevate Summit recap story - new eVTOL aircraft designs, regulatory updates, Skyport concepts, battery talk, regulations, partnerships, and moreThe 2nd Uber Elevate conference happened and it was a doozy. It's worth paying attention to because it's literally the only conference I know of that's hyper-focused on our eVTOL future. In summary, there were...TRUE
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SUMMARY: New aircraft concepts from Uber, Embraer and Pipistrel revealed. A partnership with Karem was announced to develop VTOL aircraft for uberAIR. There's a new battery collaboration with E-One Moli to develop state-of-the-art battery packs needed for eVTOL flight. There's also a new Space Act which Uber is collaborating on with NASA and a research agreement with the U.S. Army And Uber made an open call to select the first international city to launch uberAIR - Who will it be?TRUE
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Kitty Hawk finally shows off the final version of FlyerKitty Hawk finally showed off the final version of Flyer, it's inaugural flying car. If you'll remember, Larry Page-backed Kitty Hawk previously posted videos of its prototype version last year, which looked more like a flying, inflatable motorcycle. Before launch, I was given a peek in their warehouse at the pre-production final version, which has a more traditional enclosed-cockpit, a sleeker looking, more billionaire-friendly fuselage, and they upgraded the propulsion system to 10 motors and propellers.TRUE
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NASA and Uber Sign Second Space Act AgreementFALSE
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UBER AND U.S. ARMY SIGN COOPERATIVE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR ONGOING PARTNERSHIP AROUND ELEVATEFALSE
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Embraer X Unveils First eVTOL ConcFALSE
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Pipistrel Reveals New eVTOL ConceptFALSE
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Uber signs Karem Aircraft to develop eVTOLFALSE
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