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Vodafone to trial air traffic control system for drones

Telecoms giant Vodafone has announced trials of an air traffic control system for drones. The company is using its 4G mobile network and Internet...

Analysis: Airbus’ Skyways delivery drone completes first flight demo (VIDEO)

Airbus’ unmanned drone delivery project, Skyways, has completed a successful demonstration flight in Singapore. A full-scale trial is pencilled in for later this year.  For an...

MIT’s NanoMap helps drones to navigate safely at high speed

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a sophisticated computer vision system for flying robots. NanoMap allows drones to navigate through...

PAL value chains: how IoT transforms manufacturing and supply

Make way for the onshore revolution. Transformation expert Sean Culey joins our writing team and explains how the rise of the Personal, Automated, and Local...

IoT helps wind power match conventional fuels, says report

The $100 billion energy opportunity: Big data, connected technologies, and advanced materials are spearheading the growth of an increasingly competitive wind power sector, according...

EHANG passenger drone boasts successful manned test flights

EHANG has released footage and further details of successful manned test flights of the EHang 184 passenger drone.  Your average CEO doesn't put their money where...

Iris Automation gets funding for plan to bring AI to commercial...

Collision avoidance provider Iris Automation has received $8 million funding to bring its AI technology to autonomous drones and other flying vehicles. In October...

Drones offer a new perspective on British Columbia wildfires

British Columbia is recovering from a summer fire season more devastating than any in living memory. Now researchers are using drones to carry out...

Montego Resources hopes IoT will help uncover silver bounty in Nevada

The mining firm is using drones, sensors and robo-drills to hunt for treasure in the Nevada desert.  For more than one hundred years, Taylor Mine...

US drone collision study flies in face of UK research

The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has published the results of a study into the threats to manned aircraft posed by drones. Its findings...

DroneBase unveils augmented reality platform for UAV pilots

The DroneBase AirCraft platform allows pilots to build structures in the sky with GPS-based augmented reality. It's expected to be used for pilot training, among...

DJI launches FlightHub for drone fleet management

DJI is making a major play in the commercial drone industry with FlightHub, a web-based platform for drone fleet management.  Chinese drone giant DJI is thought...