eSUN eBox filament dryer review

When I got the first 3D printer and had only a few meters of demo filament, I didn’t realize the purpose of a filament dryer like the eSUN eBox. Later, when I started to test more and more types and colors of filaments, I ended up with many started spools. Most 3D printing filaments are […]

UK approves agricultural drone spraying ops for the first time

Drone maker XAG says the United Kingdom’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given operational authorization to its agricultural spraying aircraft P40 and V40. This is the first time drone spraying and spreading has been legalized for use on UK farms. XAG, one of the top drone manufacturers in the world, says it started exploring the […]

New DJI Matrice 30 Thermal For Flushing Township Police Dept

When it comes to making arrests and finding missing people, the Police in Flushing Township, Michigan, will soon have a new tool at their disposal in the form of a DJI Matrice 30 Thermal police drone. At its meeting on January 12, the Board of Trustees for Flushing Township gave its approval for the purchase […]

Vertical receives pre-payment on 25 eVTOL planes Japan AAM use

UK advanced air mobility (AAM) company Vertical Aerospace says it has secured pre-payment for 25 of its VX4 electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) planes from Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation, which also reserved delivery of the craft when expected production begins somewhere toward the middle of the decade. Vertical said the pre-payment and reservation accord on the 25 eVTOL planes was part of […]

FlytBase announces NestGen 2023 drone autonomy summit

Enterprise drone automation software specialist FlytBase has announced the second edition of NestGen, a global virtual summit that puts the spotlight on the latest drone-in-a-box tech and solutions enabling drone autonomy. NestGen 2023 will take place over a period of 12 hours on February 23 and feature more than 45 speakers, including Delta Drone International chief, […]

BVLOS Drone Project To Track Maui Dolphins Approved By CAA

In New Zealand, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given its approval to a drone project that will use fixed-wing drones to monitor Maui dolphins beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS). MAUI63 is a non-profit group that works on Wildlife technology. They have already made a drone with Artificial Intelligence that can find and track dolphins that are close […]

Insta360, DJI Air 2 series bag AI support for drone reality capture

AI-powered reality capture platform OpenSpace has announced support for Insta360’s Sphere camera, which means DJI Mavic Air 2 and Air 2S users can now convert their drone footage into ultra-realistic 3D assets in as little as 15 minutes. OpenSpace is a technology company whose AI tools have captured more than 11 billion sq. ft. of imagery […]

Alleged cartel members fire at US drone along Mexico’s border

Members of Mexican drug cartels are quite obviously disinclined to fret over breaking laws here and there as they go about their illicit business, but they purportedly engaged in a new sort of illegal activity in not just shooting at a peeking drone, but one flown as it surveyed activity along the US border to boot. A video […]

Flightwave’s drone makes the DIU’s Blue UAS 2.0 grade

Defense and security drone specialist Flightwave Aerospace has announced its Edge 130 Blue series of UAVs and related tech have been added to the Blue UAS 2.0 list by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), joining a select group of craft approved for use by US military and governmental agencies. Santa Monica-based Flightwave said the DIU issued its Authority to Operate designation […]