Tag: Drones for Good

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...

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

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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’...

Today the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will hold an expert panel meeting on the role of science, technology,...

This past September, the Alpine Ranger District of the US Forest Service hosted the first Agency contracted Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) flight to evaluate forest...

Few technologies have undergone as radical a change as drones. Where five years ago, drones were mainly seen as an instrument of war, today...

The English Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is constantly working to improve how they respond to incidents and how to make sure...

Most of the time, when you have to build a refugee camp, you have to do so in a hurry. In a typical scenario...

Drones are becoming one of the most sought after flying machines after jets and UFOs (!), loved by humans due to fact they are very...

Haiti is both one of the poorest and one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. In addition to the devastating 2010...

In November 2013, the Philippines experienced one of the strongest and deadliest tropical cyclones ever recorded. Typhoon Haiyan resulted in well over 6,000 deaths...