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Zipline to bring backyard drone deliveries to Salt Lake City

Medical drone delivery specialist Zipline is finally ready to expand operations in its home country. The company is looking at a spring 2022 timeline to begin supplying medicine and healthcare equipment to homes in Salt Lake City, Utah. Zipline is a San Francisco-based drone delivery startup that has been serving rural communities in African nations […]

Volocopter flies South Korea’s first public crewed air taxi trial

German advanced air mobility company Volocopter says it has conducted South Korea’s first crewed air taxi test flight in public as part of the country’s push to launch commercial services in 2026. Volocopter revealed it flew its S2 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) craft earlier today at Gimpo International Airport, the first public demonstration of a […]

Will Automation Create More Jobs than it Eliminates?

News and Commentary. On Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 10:00am ET, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), the Chairman of the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, held a hearing titled “Our Changing Economy: The Economic Effects of Technological Innovation, Automation and the Future of Work,” to look at the impact that […]

Drone inspection software makes it to TIME’s ‘Best Inventions of 2021’ list

Israeli drone company Percepto’s autonomous site inspection and monitoring software solution, AIM, has been named as one of the “100 Best Inventions of 2021” by Time magazine. Percepto AIM leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to derive anomaly reports, trends, 3D models, measurements, high-resolution maps, and more from the field data collected by autonomous drones and robots. […]

Top Drone Manufacturers of 2021: Drone Industry Insights

XAG V40 Agricultural Drone operated with broadcast system on board New research from Drone Industry Insights lists the world’s top drone manufacturers of 2021. The DRONEII Report assesses more than 500 global drone manufacturing companies.  From there, writes DRONEII Market Research Analyst Zahra Lotfi, manufacturers “are further classified into the Top 40 commercial drone manufacturers and […]

Apple drone patent applications spotted, with secrecy attempt

A patent application published last month suggested that an Apple drone might be in the works. Two further drone-related patent applications have come to light today – with the original filings suggesting some attempt on Apple’s part to keep the work secret. Patent applications are a matter of public record, and there are of course […]

Leaked police chopper videos inspire wary gazes at drones

The Dallas Police Department is under intense scrutiny after a security breach allowed over 600 hours of aerial surveillance video to be published on a privacy activist website – footage from helicopters that quickly led many suspicious observers turn their gazes toward drones. The transparency activist group Distributed Denial of Secrets uploaded what is listed as 1.9 […]

FDNY explores drone deliveries of blood to first responders

The New York City Fire Department is looking into the possibilities of using drones as a faster option to deliver blood supplies to accident sites than traditional road transportation. The details of the plan were revealed in a sharp story by StateScoop, quoting NYC officials involved with the project. The main idea is for a specialized app to be […]

Agriculture Drones Market Report 2021-2026: Size, Share, Trends, Scope, Demand, Opportunity

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, The global agriculture drones market exhibited strong growth during 2015-2020. SHERIDAN, WYOMING, UNITED STATE, November 10, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to the latest report by IMARC Group “Agriculture Drones Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026“, The global agriculture drones market exhibited strong […]

Moza AirCross 3: Foldable and Transformable Gimbal

MOZA just revealed their newest member of lightweight and compact gimbal lineup, theAirCross 3, a lighter and more compact stabilizer for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. With the gimbal’s new foldable design, the AirCross 3 is easier to travel with, set up and use. The third-generation Aircross gimbal is essentially four in one photo gear. Combining […]