D-Fend Solutions releases counter-drone survey results

A big player in the counter-drone space, D-Fend Solutions has just released survey results discussing counter-drone measures. The survey found that traditional counter-drone systems – jamming and kinetic – are viewed as being inadequate. The survey took a look at current small counter-drone systems. It surveyed security personal worldwide, with 40% being in the special […]

FIXAR holds webinar to demonstrate unique VTOL drone

Baltic drone manufacturer FIXAR offered a window into its product today, with a webinar featuring a real-time assembly and demonstration of its product. We wrote about FIXAR last summer, when its product received the green light for Visual Line of Sight flights in Canada. The product has been well-received, with distributors now in many parts […]

Nuvem UAV releases the Spectral 2 mapping drone

Brazilian drone maker Nuvem UAV has released its Spectral 2 mapping drone with support for a wide range of plug-and-play payloads. The Spectral 2 has support for MicaSene, FLIR, and its own custom mapping sensors. With a sensor onboard, the Spectral 2 has a flight time of one hour, with the ability to cover 400 […]

Swiss company looks to use drones to capture weather data

Swiss company Meteomatics is working with Thales to explore using drones to capture meteorological data for faster, more accurate, and cheaper weather forecasts. The company hopes to replace the traditional balloons, satellite, airborne, and ground-based techniques. Current weather forecasting methods are expensive, only provide data on a specific area as it isn’t portable, and can […]

Does the DJI AIR 2S mean the end for the Mavic 3?

After DJI released its AIR 2S onto the FCC database yesterday, it has raised some questions about the future of the Mavic 3. The original Mavic line that brought DJI to fame is no longer a thing. Let’s take a look. If the upcoming AIR 2S gets a new sensor, as the rumors suggest, it […]

NASA: Compact radars will let drones fly in crowded airspace

NASA recently got through the final stage of its drone testing program to find the best solution to allow drones to fly in crowded airspace. The testing is in partnership with the FAA and three industry partners to show potential commercial applications using different size drones in various locations and different airspace classes. Last month […]