The White House announced yesterday that it would collaborate with Alphabet, Google’s parent company, on drone delivery. The White House Fact Sheet about the government’s commitment to the commercial drone industry states that Google will deploy “Project Wing” at an FAA test site, and will share data with government agencies.  “Project Wing will conduct an […]

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The White House published a Fact Sheet yesterday, announcing their commitment to promoting commercial drones and discussing the initiatives planned to boost the drone industry. The publication came as the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) held a Workshop on Drones and the Future of Aviation, emphasizing partnerships between government and industry and […]

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Increasingly companies in the drone space are establishing partnerships and alliances in an effort to gain market share and become more competitive. Most of these to date have been around technology. But earlier this week we saw the marriage of a tech firm with one in the service sector. senseFly, a manufacturer of aerial imaging […]

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uavtrainingRigg-Access has teamed up with UAV-Air, a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Nationally Qualified Entity (NQE), to provide specialist drone training solutions to the Inspection Repair and Maintenance (IRM) industry. UAV-Air offers a 3-day training course designed by a team of Commercial Airline Pilots, and Professional Drone Operators that will allow Rope Access technicians and companies […]

MP1010M-VC_frontTamron, an integrated optics manufacturer and leader in the security/surveillance equipment industry, announces the release of an Ultra-Compact Camera Module with an industry-first* Optical Vibration-Compensation feature (Model: MP1010M-VC). The leading drone manufacturers of today are integrating various types of small-size cameras into their systems. The problem becomes pronounced in terms of size and the picture […]

expert dronesExpert Drones™ scouting top ranked drone pilots across the country to form elite racing team. Recently signed members of the Expert Drones racing team will be competing at the upcoming Drone Nationals on Governors Island in NYC August 5-7th. The Drone Nationals will be broadcast live on ESPN. Expert Drones™, a subsidiary of Dronepire Inc., […]