Large Predator B drones, built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems and first flown in 2001, are used by the military to perform multi-mission Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions over land or sea. Sensing payloads in the MQ-9A Predator B remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), include: Multi-Spectral Targeting System Model B (MTS-B) Electro-optical/Infrared (EO/IR), Lynx multi-mode […]
Drone inspection software, services from SiteAware offer construction quality control
An unmanned aerial vehicle recently flew around Salesforce Tower, the tallest building in San Francisco. Drone inspections are a growing alternative to other methods of inspection, but they need sophisticated software to make sense of the data gathered. Building owner Boston Properties Inc. turned to SiteAware Systems Ltd. for the drone inspection of Salesforce Tower.…
Gawking from drones: Why geofences are the coming thing in UAVs
Owners of some 20 vehicles who were recently cornered by wildfires on a freeway near Los Angeles probably don’t have much good to say about aerial drones. For up to 20 minutes, five hobbyist drones prevented California firefighters from sending helicopters with water buckets over a stretch of I-5 while the flames raged. The consequence…
DJI launches aerial zoom camera to unlock industrial applications
The Zenmuse Z30 seamlessly integrates with DJI’s Matrice airframes.