DroneDeploy Announces World’s Longest Drone Map, 1M Acres Data

DroneDeploy, a Silicon Valley tech company that develops software for commercial drones, announced today a milestone of 1 million acres of drone data.  With 40% of DroneDeploy’s user data related to agriculture, giving farmers the opportunity to get a bird’s eye view of their fields, hundreds of users from around the world have now uploaded […]

Tech Industry Group Praises House Drone Hearing

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) – formerly the Consumer Electronics Association – released a statement of support regarding Thursday’s Congressional Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade’s hearing titled The Disrupter Series: The Fast – Evolving Uses and Economic Impacts of Drones. “CTA applauds the work of subcommittee Chairman Burgess and the Committee for addressing this […]

Wireless Chargeable Drone Developed for Monitoring Solar Panels

Tabuchi Electric Co Ltd demonstrated a drone that was developed for monitoring solar panels and can be wirelessly charged at Ceatec Japan 2015. Equipped with an infrared camera, the drone shoots pictures of solar panels at, for example, mega (large-scale) solar power plants to check whether there are abnormalities. It eliminates the need to replace […]