Global Energy Group in pact with drone inspection firm

Sky-Futures uses drones to inspect oil and gas platforms. Inverness-based Global Energy Group (GEG) said yesterday it had formed a strategic partnership with drone-based inspection company Sky-Futures. Their plan is to provide aerial inspection services to … Full story

Drone footage shows moment missing 75-year-old found trapped in marshes

A police drone found a 75-year-old man stuck in marshes almost 24 hours after he went missing on a family walk. Peter Pugh became separated from the group at around 5.10pm on Saturday, and he was found at 2.35pm on Sunday in dense reedbeds at Titchwell on … Full story

Drone Technology in Asset Management and Field Surveillance Augments Growth in Robotics in Utilities Market

Use of RPA (Robot Process Automation) in utilities is gaining momentum, triggering growth in robotics in utilities market. A recent collaboration between power supplier, Huntsville Utilities and Avion Unmanned has crafted new milestones in robotics is … Full story

Parades, fireworks, drone light show set for Independence Day

95620. The Intel Shooting Star Drones is displaying a patriotic light show. The Forbes Gate will open to the public at 6:30 p.m. with the show beginning at approximately 9 p.m. or shortly after sunset. Buses will be picking up non-Department of Defense ID … Full story

MCTC Sets Drone Camp for July

“Drone technology is an emerging career field. We are trying to use this camp as way to expose kids and our community the many facets of drones. We are so fortunate to have the help of our local community in making all of this possible.” Megan … Full story

Best drone 2018: the top 12 drones for 4K video, next-level selfies, racing and more

You have landed on T3’s guide to the best drone (or unmanned aerial vehicle/UAV, as absolutely nobody outside of the military calls them) of 2018. Drones are filling the … also provides a host of excellent autonomous piloting modes – follow me, orbit, … Full story

Exyn Technologies' Mine-Mapping Drone Can Create 3D Maps Without GPS

According to Technically Philly, drone startup Exyn Technologies is deploying an unmanned aerial vehicle underground next week to map a Latin American mine entirely without GPS. The autonomous navigation … This will provide the UAV with enough tools … Full story

Drone strikes kill six IS militants in eastern Afghanistan

JALALABAD: At least six militants affiliated with the hardliner Islamic State (IS) outfit were killed as unmanned plane struck their hideout in Haska Mina district of Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, provincial governor’s spokesman … Full story

Review: Vivitar’s Follow Me Drone is a refined quadcopter with a sweet 360 camera

But the thrill of flying a drone is always the star of the show for me, and this one didn’t let me down. I was impressed by how smoothly the quad reacted to the remote. Usually with drones in this price range I expect a jerky experience with a lot of … Full story

Drone-cam catches moment cops corner lout bikers

West Midlands Police has released video footage taken from on-board one of its new fleet of drones showing a group of off-road bike louts running amok in a Coventry industrial estate. The drone’s high-definition camera captures the riders pulling … Full story