Next Milestones for Volocopter

7. August 2017

Worlds´ first test operation of autonomous air taxis in Dubai to begin this year. 25 million euros of fresh capital for the purely electric-powered Volocopter. Autonomous driving will not only be tested on the road. In the future autonomous air taxis will give a new dimension to urban mobility. This future has already begun, the world’s first trial of air [...]

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Cyberhawk Named For Energy Innovation Awards

14. July 2017

Cyberhawk, the world’s leading engineering company using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), has been named a finalist in two categories at this year’s Energy Innovation Awards. The company has been shortlisted for ‘Best Offshore Renewables Innovation’ and ‘Best Safety Improvement’, for its use of UAVs across the offshore wind and electricity utilities sectors. The company has demonstrated significant cost, time and [...]

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Safely integrating UAVs Flying Beyond Line of Sight

10. April 2017

Safely integrating UAVs into national, and international airspace, flying beyond line of sight is essential for the continued development of UAV technology for the professional sector. Flying under 500 feet was previously regarded as too low to regulate, however is now becoming a necessity to do so. A recent test flight in the Netherlands, performed with a modified Ascending Technologies Falcon [...]

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Eni´s Drone Technology Win

14. March 2017

Eni established a 3 year contract for the aerial inspection of their global assets with Sky-Futures (a London based-drone service provider flying with the AscTec Falcon 8). The high-tech approach towards inspections follows a type of revolution for Eni. Over the last two years prices for oil have dropped, along with cut dividends and job losses. Amid an environment of [...]

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Sky-Futures Signs First Global Aerial Inspection Contract with Eni

15. February 2017

Sky-Futures will deploy drones at Eni facilities as part of a three-year global contract, established February 14th, 2017. The global contract is the first of its kind between a gas and oil company, and a drone- based service provider. The contract signals a change to the approach of safety and inspection on behalf of the gas and oil industry. Eni, [...]

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UK Drone Guidelines for Offshore Oil & Gas

17. January 2017

Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in aerial inspection and survey using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), otherwise known as drones, has welcomed Oil & Gas UK’s new guidelines on the use of drones in offshore environments. Cyberhawk played a key role in the drafting of the ‘Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations Management Standards and Guidelines’, which were produced by Oil & Gas [...]

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‘Starbright Holidays’ Drone Show

20. November 2016

With new ‘Starbright Holidays’ Drone Show Intel & Disney light up the sky over Walt Disney World Resort. Intel and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts are collaborating on an innovative new holiday experience that will take place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida over the holiday season. Using all-new Intel® Shooting Star™ drones, the “Starbright Holidays – An [...]

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500 Drones to Set Record

5. November 2016

With a fleet of 500 drones Intel engineers set a new world record, less than a year after setting the Guinness World Records title for 100 drones flying simultaneously. The unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are specifically designed for light shows. The fall-colored sunset darkened above Krailling, Germany as thousands of tiny propellers began spinning in unison in a field. The [...]

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Intel Announces Intel Falcon 8+ UAS

11. October 2016

Intel Announces Intel Falcon 8+ UAS. Today, at the 2016 INTERGEO drone conference in Hamburg, Germany, Intel is building on the AscTec Falcon 8 system and announcing the release of the Intel Falcon 8+ for North American markets. This advanced system includes the Intel Falcon 8+ UAV, Intel Cockpit for ground control, as well as the Intel Powerpack to power [...]

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Intel @ INTERGEO Hamburg 2016

10. October 2016

The revolution will be airborne. Ascending Technologies | Part of Intel will deliver a press conference at this year’s INTERGEO in Hamburg (October 11th to 13th, 2016). On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 (1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., room A4.2, hall A4, INTERGEO fairground) the company will present new dedicated solutions, developed for challenging drone applications, and provide a first look [...]

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