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Drone Company “Manna” Delivering Food, Phones, and More

Drone Company “Manna” Delivering Food, Phones, and More April 22, 2021 In the story of Exodus, when the Israelites were wandering through the desert, manna miraculously appeared to save them from starvation. The word manna has gone on to refer to the appearance of food or help in any unexpected but needed situation. When looking…

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Nova Systems Demonstrates UTM Capabilities in Singapore

Nova Systems and OneSky demonstrated applications for a UTM system solution at the recent launch of Singapore’s first Maritime Drone Estate (MDE), helping to move the country’s urban air mobility (UAM) vision forward. Nova Systems recently completed a two-year consortium project to develop a UTM prototype specifically for Singapore’s urban environment, according to a news…

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SATS-MINI Now Allows Automatic Parachute Deployment on VTOL, Fixed-Wing UAS

The Sentinel Automatic Trigger System (SATS-MINI) from Fruity Chutes is designed to detect when a drone fails and then trigger a parachute to deploy. The device’s 1.2.1 software update now makes this possible on fixed-wing and VTOL systems, not just multicopters. With the update, the failure detection algorithm features customizable parameters that can be optimized…

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Fitness drones are coming, if inventors can get all the kinks out of them

In the past 20 years, drones have become a fixture of modern life. From photography and journalism to package delivery and crop monitoring, companies of all kinds are increasingly turning to unmanned flying devices to cut costs, increase efficiency, decrease workload or simply do what humans cannot. Where the world hasn’t seen drones play a…

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Skycharge Unveils Skyport DP5 Compact Drone Charging Hangar

ADVERTISEMENT Berlin-based Skycharge GmbH is announcing its second round of financing led by venture capital Boundary Holding, along with the product launch of our first industrialized drone charging port for commercial drones SKYPORT DP5.About SkychargeIn 2014 Skycharge (formerly Skysense) brought the world’s first drone charging pad for commercial drones on the market. The company raised…

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Modular mobile robot can take on multiple roles at construction site

Austrian startup Printstones has been developing robotic 3D-printing robots since 2017, and has just pulled back the curtain on its latest prototype, a mobile multi-tasking construction bot called the Baubot. Like machines from Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Fastbrick Robotics, the Fraunhofer Italia Innovation Engineering Center, and others, the Baubot is being developed to…

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Public support for drone delivery rapidly increasing, with 89% in favor (up from just 50% in the past)

Back in the day, your average American would probably see a drone flying and then immediately wonder if it’s spying on them or if it’s going to crash on them. But public support for drone delivery has dramatically changed. These days, nearly 9 in 10 people are eager for delivery drones to help run errands…

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New Regulations, Tech Aim to Prevent Drone-Based Attacks

<!– New Regulations, Tech Aim to Prevent Drone-Based Attacks | 2021-04-21 | Engineering News-Record This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block. By closing this message or continuing to…

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Pegasus Robots Can Fly and Drive

In Greek myth, the winged steed Pegasus helped the hero Bellerophon ride across the land and sky. Now, Pegasus transformable robots from Gaithersburg, Maryland-based Robotic Research can operate much the same way, as hybrid machines combining the best of both aerial and ground vehicles. The idea for the Pegasus line came from government customers who…

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