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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‘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 & Airbus Demo Drone Inspection Of Passenger Airliners

15. July 2016

A team from Intel and Airbus demonstrated an aircraft visual inspection with a modified AscTec Falcon 8 with Intel® RealSense™ cameras. The demo took place during this week’s Farnborough International Airshow in England on an Airbus passenger airliner. “This collaboration and demo with Airbus showcases the advancements and innovation Intel brings to the drone industry,” said Anil Nanduri, vice president [...]

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World premiere: Volocopter is flying manned!

7. April 2016

A step forward in urban mobility! The premiere of manned flights with the world’s first certified Multicopter, e-volo’s Volocopter VC200, marks a step forward in urban mobility. The Volocopter is a personal aerial vehicle designed to be so easy and safe to fly that anyone can command it. Due to its electric propulsion, it has no tailpipe emissions and is [...]

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Cyberhawk completes offshore ROAV inspection in North America

2. March 2016

Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in aerial inspection using Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicles (ROAV), also referred to as drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), has completed an offshore ROAV inspection in North America for one of the world’s largest oil and gas supermajors. Preferred method: ROAV inspection The multiple workscope project was completed over the course of two weeks in [...]

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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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FAA: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration & Rules

16. December 2015

If you own a drone (UAV / UAS), you must register it with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) registry. Official UAS / drone rules announced by the FAA The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) announced official rules for registering drones in the United States of America. Registration applies to a range of UAS sizes, between 250 gram and [...]

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Back to the Future 12 – Drones & Self-Awareness

21. October 2015

Intel’s RealSense camera module, which weighs as little as 8 grams and is less than 4mm thick, brings depth perception to drones both indoors and outdoors with minimal impact to payload and flight times. A new level of intelligence and self-awareness to the drone ecosystem could change the way we see drones. Drones with 360° self-awareness 360° depth cameras, powerful [...]

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