3D Robotics was slated to become the GM of the drone world. The Silicon Valley-based drone manufacturer led by former Wired magazine editor in chief and technology pundit Chris Anderson was poised to dominate the U.S. UAS manufacturing market with deals that included distribution with Best Buy.
Then the bottom fell out. Chinese-manufacturer DJI pushed out new models, lowered prices by 30%, and started dominating the marketplace in the same manner Japanese manufactured autom
VIDEO: A new program launched by sUAS maker DJI and JW Marriott Hotel & Resorts International will offer a "Drone Experience" for guests at the JW Marriott luxury properties.
The Drone Experience Program will enable guests to capture an aerial overview of the hotel and destination by using a DJI drone with the help of a trained UAV pilot. Through the DJI Go app, they can easily share these moments on social media via live-stream to Facebook or YouTube. With its proximity to
IBM is edging into the airborne safety and maintenance market early with a deal to bring its Watson internet of things (IoT) technology to unmanned aircraft systems built by Netherlands-based Aerialtronics. Per the agreement, IBM will connect Watson's visual recognition application programming interfaces, IBM's cloud, drones, and high definition cameras to perform inspections on assets such as wind turbines, oil rigs, and cell towers. The basic concept revolves around the pre