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JOUAV Launches Upgraded PH-20 Drone System

Enhanced Features for Diverse Industrial Applications JOUAV, a leading Chinese industrial UAV manufacturer, has announced the launch of an upgraded version of its PH-20 multi-rotor UAV. This professional-grade drone system is designed to improve the efficiency and ease of flight operations across various sectors, including surveying, infrastructure monitoring, public safety, emergency response, and disaster rescue. […]

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Teledyne FLIR Releases Firmware 1.3 for Secure SIRAS Drones

Enhancements Include Real-Time MSX Functionality and Improved Altitude Accuracy Teledyne FLIR has announced the release of firmware version 1.3 for their SIRAS drone system, introducing a range of enhancements designed to improve performance and user experience. The update is available for download and includes improvements to image quality, signal reliability, altitude accuracy, and flight data […]

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Axon and Skydio Launch Comprehensive Drone Solution for Public Safety

New Offering Enhances Drone as First Responder Capabilities for Emergency Response Axon, a global leader in public safety technology, and Skydio, a premier U.S. drone manufacturer, have announced a new end-to-end offering aimed at enhancing the use of drones in public safety. This comprehensive solution focuses on the Drone as First Responder (DFR) program, enabling […]

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Neya Systems Partners With AUVSI to Develop UGV Cybersecurity Framework

Collaboration to Establish Standards and Certification Program for UGV Cybersecurity Neya Systems, a leading provider of off-road autonomy and mission planning software, has announced a new partnership with the Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) to create a cybersecurity and supply chain framework and certification program for uncrewed ground vehicles (UGVs). This initiative aims […]

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Skyfront Introduces Next-Generation Drone Magnetometer

Skyfront MagniPhy Enhances Surveying, Mineral Prospecting, and UXO Detection Skyfront, a leader in high-endurance hybrid drones, has launched the Skyfront MagniPhy, its latest drone magnetometer solution. This new tool is designed for various applications, including surveying, mineral prospecting, detecting orphaned wellheads, and finding landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO). The Skyfront MagniPhy features a new enclosure […]

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MatrixSpace Awarded $1.25M AFWERX Contract for UAS Sensor Development

Low SWAP-C UAS Payload to Enhance Replicator Initiative MatrixSpace has been awarded a $1.25 million Direct-to-Phase II SBIR contract by AFWERX to develop a low SWaP-C (Size, Weight, Power, and Cost) multi-function, multi-band antenna payload. This new project, based on the MatrixSpace Radar hardware platform, aims to address key challenges within the Department of the […]

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AgEagle Projects Explosive Growth: From Agriculture to Defense

Recent Contracts with French Army and UAE Signal AgEagle’s Strategic Shift and Rapid Expansion Potential by DRONELIFE Features Editor Jim Magil AgEagle Aerial Systems, a company that started about 14 years ago as a manufacturer of drones and related products for the agricultural sector, is poised to see explosive growth based largely on sales of products […]

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Ground-breaking Study Explores How Drones are Transforming Ecological Restoration

In an exciting new development in ecological restoration, researchers from the Monash Warwick Alliance have published a ground-breaking study in the Journal of People and Nature that explores the integration of drones into forest restoration efforts. The study, a collaborative international effort led by researchers Coldrey and Thompson, marks a significant first in understanding stakeholder […]

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Hot Cars & LiPo Batteries: A Risky Combination for UAS Operators

Understanding the Impact of High Temperatures on LiPo Batteries and Best Practices for Safe Usage DRONELIFE presents this guest post by Douglas Spotted Eagle, Director/Client Experience and Pilot at theLIDARPros and Director of Education Programming at drone training and consulting firm Sundance Media Group. As the temperature rises, this post is a timely reminder that […]

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Eswatini Launches First Medical Drone Network in Partnership with Swoop Aero and Red Lightning

Transformative Technology Aims to Improve Healthcare Access in Underserved Communities The Luke Commission (TLC), a nonprofit organization providing free healthcare in the Kingdom of Eswatini, has launched the nation’s first long-range medical drone network. This initiative, in collaboration with Australian-based drone company Swoop Aero and disaster response organization Red Lightning, marks a significant advancement in […]

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