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Mavic 2 Pro delays Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs baseball game

For a third time (1,2) in a matter of months does a drone disrupt a baseball game. This time it was a DJI Mavic 2 Pro that delayed the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs game for a short time as the unmanned...

Officials suggest Rome drone test site to Walmart and Amazon

Oneida county officials are trying to pursuade online commerce giant Amazon to start using the Rome drone test site for the second time two years, and this time they’re going after Walmart as well.

NYC will study the use of drones for building facade inspections

Last Wednesday, the City Council has approved plans to study how drones can be used for building facade inspections in New York City. The plans to study the use of drones for building facade inspections were...

3DR’s Chris Anderson suggests four ways DJI can stay ‘out of the penalty box’

Yesterday, in a self-serving opinion piece on Bloomberg, 3DR’s CEO Chris Anderson offered four ways DJI and other Chinese hardware companies can keep itself ‘out of the penalty box.’ However...

Police drone assists in capture of murder suspect in Rapid Valley

Early Wednesday morning, law enforcement was assisted by a police drone to catch a murder suspect who was hiding in a Rapid Valley creek, according to a news release from the Rapid City Police Department and...

FAA looks for owner DJI Mavic Mini drone that nearly hit Aero Med helicopter

Officials of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are looking for the owner of a DJI Mavic Mini drone that nearly hit an Aero Med helicopter while landing at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Drones help dolphin reproductive research at University of Hawai’i

Drones aid the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa’s Marine Mammal Research Program (MMRP) and Dolphin Quest as they are conducting a scientific study aimed at better understanding the health of dolphin...

Dendra secures $10M to use drones to restore biodiversity

Dendra, a tech startup led by Oxford-trained scientist, raised $10M in a series A funding round to use drones, artificial intelligence (AI), and ecological expertise to work towards restoring degraded...

Police drone spots missing woman’s bright pair of trainers in woods

In the UK, a police drone spots a missing woman’s bright pair of trainers sticking from underneath a tree. The Nottinghamshire Police was able to rescue the woman and bring her to a hospital.

Project Boom aims to break the sound barrier with a supersonic drone

With Project Boom, an Aerospace Engineering student from the University of Oklahoma, together with an impressive international team, is looking to break the sound barrier with a supersonic drone.

Federal prison officers worry that drones might airlift inmates to freedom

Over the last couple of years, we have seen many stories of drones dropping contraband into prisons. However, the concerns about drones do not stop there. In a recent report, the Department of Justice (DoJ)...

Drone maker Volansi secures $50M to expand its drone delivery service

Drone maker Volansi secures $50M to expand its drone delivery service of urgent medical supplies and future COVID-19 vaccines. The ‘series B’ funding round of $50M brings the total funding to $75M...

2020 DroneAnalyst Drone Market Sector Survey is now online!

The 2020 DroneAnalyst Drone Market Sector Survey is now online! Have your voice heard in the industry, and enter to win a DJI Mavic Mini. We just announced our fourth Drone Market Sector Survey, established to...

Drone footage shows wildfire-scorched neighborhoods in Oregon

Drone footage shows wildfire-scorched neighborhoods in Oregon. Fast-moving flames in the Almeda Fire which is now fully contained after burning areas near Medford nearly destroyed the town of Talent in Oregon.

DJI M300 RTK with Zenmuse H20T bought by Utica Fire Protection District

The Utica Fire Protection District in Illinois used grant money to buy a DJI M300 RTK with a Zenmuse H20T thermal camera and four dual-band portable radios after securing state grant funding.

NC Department of Transportation drone program nominated for national award

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s drone program has again been named a finalist for a national award. The program could win a prize with enough online votes from the public.

Meet Dronut, the new donut-shaped drone from Cleo Robotics

Meet Dronut, the donut-shaped drone from Cleo Robotics. The Boston-based drone startup thinks that the new form factor, that features the propellers on the inside could make a big difference in security and...

PG&E and other major California utilities using drones and AI to reduce risk of sparking wildfires

As California faces one of its worst wildfire seasons to date, PG&E and other major California utilities are starting to use drones and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to reduce the risk of sparking wildfires...

DroneAnalyst 2020 Annual Market Sector Survey launches today

Today, the DroneAnalyst releases its highly anticipated, fourth annual market survey to provide drone industry benchmarks, identify challenges and provide increased clarity to the broader drone industry...

Drone points lifeguards to swimmer in distress off Famara Beach in Lanzarote, Spain

Spanish lifeguard organization, Emerlan posted the following video on Facebook. The video shows how a drone points lifeguards to a swimmer in distress off the Famara Beach in Lanzarote, Spain.