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September 20, 2018

Kansas State using drones to improve agriculture, human health

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & Design, Policy & Regulation, PayloadUAS flown by Kansas State University researchers and students are part of a project designed to collect data on the prescribed burns used to maintain agricultural productivity. The goal is to limit the human health impacts from smoke. READ MORE

September 18, 2018

Drones could detect air pollutants after a disaster or accident

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadBased on experience from Hurricane Harvey, Texas researchers and engineers are developing a fleet of autonomous drones equipped to detect, track and model hazardous air pollutants released during accidents and natural disasters. READ MORE

September 17, 2018

Xcel now operating drones for utility inspections BVLOS

BY Xcel Energy Found In:OperationsIn one of the most significant advancements of unmanned aircraft under development by a U.S. utility, Xcel Energy is operating drones beyond visual line of sight. READ MORE

September 14, 2018

Lockheed Martin, Drone Racing League launch AI tech challenge

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Operations, Engineering & DesignAviation manufacturer Lockheed Martin and the Drone Racing League have launched the AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge to encourage the development of AI technology for fully autonomous drone flights. A share of $2 million in prizes is up for grabs. READ MORE

September 13, 2018

Intel, Delair working to showcase new drone data platform

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Operations, Engineering & DesignAfter testing Intel's data processing, visualization, analytics and drone data reporting service for more than a year, Delair is getting a new round of support from the mega-tech developer: capital. READ MORE

September 10, 2018

New senseFly eBee X improves geospatial data collection

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadThe eBee X, the latest version of senseFly's fixed-wing drone, offers three new camera options, greater durability and longer flight times for a wide variety of mapping applications. The objective is more efficient, higher quality data collection. READ MORE

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