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Just under the wire, leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee have announced they have “reached a bipartisan, bicameral agreement” on an FAA Reauthorization extension that will take them through another year to September 30, 2017. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA); Transportation and Infrastructure […]

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In-depth assessment reveals significant opportunity with distinct cost and safety advantages over traditional competitive approaches MELVILLE, N.Y., July 5, 2016 — BZ Media LLC announced today the second in its series of critical examinations of the hype and reality behind certain vertical commercial drone markets, “The Truth About Drones in Construction and Infrastructure Inspection.” The […]

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Guest post by Terry Holland — After flying my Phantom 4 for several months it’s time for a follow up on my initial dronelife.com review. While my major reservation with the craft is that the media quality of the Phantom 4 doesn’t match the micro four thirds sensor that I fly on my S900 (and […]

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The constant barrage of negative publicity facing the drone industry is more often than not down to two things. The first is the media, which often enjoys taking situations way out of proportion and sensationalizing news to sell papers and drive traffic – how about the plastic bag that ‘collided’ with a plane in London […]

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SwarmX, the Singapore-based drone startup offering the HiveMind OS, has received an undisclosed amount of private funding from one of India’s most active angel investors, TV Mohandas Pai. T.V. Mohandas Pai, chairman of Manipal Global Education and former CFO and HR head of Infosys, has been an active investor in many startups in addition to being a […]

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The extension of the FAA Reauthorization Bill of 2012 runs out at the end of next week, but Congress has not been able to come up with a replacement. The drama began last spring, as the House Transportation committee, led by Rep. Shuster, introduced the AIRR Act – a comprehensive FAA Reauthorization package including provisions […]

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Sponsored Content: BattleFoam Designs … So how do you go from producing wooden bats for major leagues stars to producing the ultimate carrying case for drone racers”?  Careers often take circuitous routes and such is the case for Romeo Filip, Founder and CEO of BattleFoam Designs.  Filip, a Marine and an entrepreneur left the bat […]

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The Truth about Drones in Construction and Inspection

We have just released a new research study titled “The Truth about Drones in Construction and Infrastructure Inspection.” The free report is the second in series of studies sponsored by BZ Media that looks objectively at each major commercial market for drones and drone technology. In the report, we show how drones have been used successfully in construction…

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Drone Map Saves Insurance Company €99,985,000

By Anya Lamb, Marketing Manager @DroneDeploy After a disaster, it’s important to clean up and rebuild, but it’s also critical to capture the site as it is so that the damage can be assessed. Drone mapping gives insurance companies a fast, easy way of accurately documenting the scene, preserving key details while letting the process…

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Senseable wins the annual Sky-Watch Labs award

Senseable, a small danish drone technology developing company is pleased to announce it won 1’st price in the annual innovation contest called “Sky-Watch Lab award”. The panel of judges represented companies like IBM Robotics and Boing Phantom Works, as well as Sky-Watch, a Danish developer of professional drones for military and civil use. Senseable is developing a universal…

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