FLIR Systems has announced that DJI, a company that specialises in civilian drones and aerial imaging, will integrate the FLIR Lepton micro thermal imaging camera within its DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual drone. This fully integrated, compact, gimbal-stabilised system will expand the close-range capabilities of commercial pilots, helping them to work better, safer and quicker … Continue reading Micro camera brings thermal vision to more commercial drone pilots
A father and son Australian company has developed a new process to create a lightweight, solar-powered drone, which they hope will be able to fly almost indefinitely during daylight hours. Praxis Aeronautics has worked out a new way to encapsulate standard solar cells in composite material without losing efficiency, thus solving one of the key … Continue reading SA designers crack secrets of the solar drone
A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside has developed a reliable and accurate navigation system that exploits existing environmental signals such as cellular and Wi-Fi, rather than the Global Positioning System (GPS).
As interest in small autonomous aerial vehicles and their applications continues to expand, a Utah State University aerospace engineer is offering the public a free software tool that could revolutionise the drone industry.