AscTec Firefly: Netexplo Award Winner 2016

19. February 2016

The AscTec Firefly UAS drone has been awarded the Netexplo Award 2016 for its impact on society and business. The redundant research drone is established as programmable unmanned aircraft system in leading universities and R&D labs worldwide. Moreover the AscTec Firefly is involved in many challenging research projects. Netexplo (“Netexplorateur” until late 2011) is an independent observatory that studies the [...]

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Bridge Inspection with Drone / UAV / UAS

11. February 2016

Bridge Inspection with Drone: Bridge inspections are benefitting by a drone-driven building stock classification system. Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also called drones and UAVs, create detailed and precise orthophotographs, 3D scale models, and frequently monitor structures for deformation. Bridge inspection – from report to report Usually a bridge inspection begins with the review of the previously done bridge inspection reports. [...]

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Bluesky & Cyberhawk Partnership for Aerial Mapping & Survey

27. January 2016

Aerial mapping company, Bluesky, is partnering with airborne inspection and surveying expert, Cyberhawk, to provide a broader range of aerial survey and mapping services through the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) otherwise known as drones. Rapid drone-based data collection for aerial mapping The collaboration will allow Bluesky’s customers to take advantage of the rapid data collection and shorter mobilisation, [...]

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Drones for the Inspection of Construction Works

15. January 2016

You can use high-tech drones for the inspection of roofs, construction works and energy efficiency. The deployment of flying robots (drones / UAVs) will reinforce the construction industry. Drones can provide essential information quite quickly on demand for: condition assessment, damage detection, energy efficiency controls of roofs, facades and buildings in general. Inspect and survey from all perspectives The Dach+Holz [...]

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Cyberhawk shortlisted for Offshore Achievement Awards

12. January 2016

Cyberhawk Innovations is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted for this year’s Offshore Achievement Awards, in the Safety Innovations category. The world leader in Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicles (ROAV), otherwise known as UAVs or drones, continues to pioneer the use of this technology for inspection and survey. Cyberhawk has been shortlisted for this year’s awards in recognition of [...]

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Drone 100 – AscTec Hummingbirds enable World Record

7. January 2016

With 100 dancing drones Intel and Ars Electronica set a Guinness World Record for “Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) airborne simultaneously” – using 100 AscTec Hummingbirds. The Making of Drone 100 Dubbed Drone 100, the spectacle set a Guinness World Record for most UAVs airborne simultaneously. When video of Drone 100 was first shown during Krzanich’s CES 2016 keynote two [...]

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Intel – Keynote 2016 at CES

6. January 2016

Brian Krzanich, Intel’s Chief Executive Officer demonstrated the broad capabilities of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology to help deliver new experiences at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. The demonstration happened during Intel’s keynote presentation at 2016 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 in Las Vegas. Krzanich showcased the Yuneec Typhoon H with Intel® RealSense™ Technology using Intel [...]

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Intel Acquires Ascending Technologies!

4. January 2016

Exciting news! Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the German drone developer and manufacturer Ascending Technologies – subject to customary closing conditions. Intel plans for the Ascending Technologies team to continue supporting their current customers while also collaborating with Intel’s Perceptual Computing team to develop UAV technology that can help drones fly with more awareness of their environments. [...]

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Drone Light Painting – The Christmas Edit

16. December 2015

Watch the world’s first Drone Light Painting Video “The Christmas Edit”. With this film Ascending Technologies wishes to express its sincere gratitude to all drone enthusiasts and operators, friends, customers and partner companies. Moreover we wish you a Merry Christmas and a good takeoff into a successful New Year. The complete Light Painting project was performed by use of a [...]

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