Tag: Drones for Good

Drones Assisting with Humanitarian Aid Efforts

When you hear the word drone, you might be thinking of the toy that a young family member got for Christmas, but...

How Drones Can Help with Disaster Relief

The world is always changing and advancing, helping people live safer and happier lives around the globe. The most influential way to...

7 Ways Drones Are Changing How We Monitor Sustainability

Drones are formidable tools when it comes to environmental monitoring and other similar tasks related to sustainability. You can affix almost any kind of...

In Rwanda, His Drones Are Saving Lives

One of the world's first drone delivery services is all the way in rural Rwanda, where 27 year-old Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana earns a living...

Good Food for Everyone, Everywhere: JUST’s new ad powered by Freefly...

San Francisco-based food innovator JUST has a bold vision for the future of food. To highlight this, they flew more than 7,000 miles to film in...

First UTM in Africa: Unifly set up the first Unmanned Traffic...

At AUVSI Xponential in Denver, drones are everywhere. The global community of commercial and military leaders meet up yearly to discover and share the...

Dutch Drone First to Map Pristine National Park in Half a...

Delft, 31th Jan 2018 – The interior region of Silhouette is a national park, with some of the richest biodiversity in the entire Indian Ocean. It...

Palo Alto Plans to Use Drones for Blood Deliveries

by Gennady Sheyner / Palo Alto Weekly Blood-carrying drones may soon make their debut in Palo Alto skies under a program that city and Stanford University...

How Drones are Helping the Fight Against Disease Outbreaks

The constant beating of mosquito wings you hear this summer may soon include the buzzing of propellers from flying mosquito-killing machines, otherwise known as...

A New Drone First: Capturing a Total Solar Eclipse

1979 was the last time a total solar eclipse graced the shores of the contiguous United States. It was 38 years ago when the...

Drones at Work Part 2: The New Buzz in Construction

A FOUR PART SERIES In the last 'Drones at Work' article, I wrote about how drones are helping realtors increase sales by adding a new...

How Drones Can Improve Disaster Response and Relief

The news is full of stories of crises around the globe, and getting much-needed aid and materials to affected areas – whether in times...

NOAA and Ryka UAS Teaming Up on Wetland Restoration Project

SEATTLE, WA. (June 22, 2017) – This month, Ryka UAS will begin working on a wetland restoration project with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Pix4D and Parrot Back 6 Top Researchers to Help Them Answer...

In December 2016, Pix4D and Parrot announced they would award a climate innovation grant to help foster innovation around the impact of global climate change.  They...

The Drone Superhighway Part 4: Power and Money

A FOUR PART SERIES This article is the final in a four-part series so if you haven't read the previous parts please go back and...

Drone mapping saves lives: Canadian RescUAV team helps 4000 people return...

Answering an international call for help The Colombian governmental agency coordinating the response, Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (UNGRD) sent an...

The Drone Superhighway Part 3: Beyond Sight and Autonomous

Last week, I wrote about drone traffic management systems and legal hurdles to the drone superhighway. If you haven't already read part one and...

The Drone Superhighway Part 2: Law and Order

A FOUR PART SERIES Last week, I wrote about how the groundwork is being laid as we speak for a drone superhighway. If you haven't...

Rwanda forges forward in drone mapping use

After Rwanda made waves in the news early last year for allegedly being the first country to approve drone delivery, people payed attention. The...

Dutch drone start-up nominated for international drone prize

The Dutch start-up Avy has been selected from more than a thousand contestants as a finalist in the international drone competition ‘Drones for good’...