Author: Andrew Maxwell

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Land Rover’s Project Hero Features Drones for Rescue Operations

Last month’s Geneva Motor Show saw car giant Jaguar unveil an international collaboration which is hoped could save many lives in years to come. ‘Project Hero’, is fitting Land Rover SUVs with Taiwanese Align M480L drones, in the hope of using them in emergency search and rescue missions.

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The HEXH20 Pro V2 For All Weather Flight

Drones are used to film and broadcast all kinds of activities, from agricultural production, construction, search and rescue and extreme sports. However, up until now, there has been very little progress when it comes to getting drones to fly properly and safely in extreme weather.

How Insurance Companies Are Taking Advantage of Drone Technology

In the insurance sector, drones can quickly scan a very large area and give pictorial evidence of damage to a site or property. More importantly, they are able to reach places where humans can’t reach due to disasters. One particular insurer has commissioned the use of drones to carry out such work…

Teenage Whiz Kid Builds Life-Saving Drone

17-year old student Dhruv Karthik of India has made it into the esteemed list of finalists in the Drones for Good competition with a drone design that could be used to assist firefighters in sweeping tall skyscrapers during emergencies.

GoPro Stock Takes Another Hit

Sales of GoPro drones continue to disappoint shareholders as the company missed another sales target in the last quarter of 2016. After having to recall the Karma drone during the third quarter – after having been on the market for just three weeks…

Military Scout Drones Could Look More Familiar Than You Expect

A great deal of the technology we employ in everyday civilian can trace its development back to military origins. Investment in military research and development has provided us with everything from microwave ovens to GPS. The next years could see this situation somewhat turned on its head…

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