#DroneMonday: #DJI Software, Hydrogen Fuel and Mining Make Headlines

#Drones launched quite a buzz this past week.

For example, #DJI, the world’s largest drone manufacturer, unveiled a major upgrade in its software development toolkit last week during the Chinese company’s AirWorks conference in San Francisco. Company officials said its new software enhancements will allow developers to build on each other’s work via DJI’s Mobile and Onboard Software Development Kit (SDK).

 

#DJI Releases Sleek New Kit for Drone Developers

For example, #DJI, the world’s largest drone manufacturer, unveiled a major upgrade in its software development toolkit last week during the Chinese company’s AirWorksconference in San Francisco. Company officials said its new software enhancements will allow developers to build on each other’s work via DJI’s Mobile and Onboard Software Development Kit (SDK).

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  • #UASTestSite: The University of Maryland is flying ahead as a leader in drone testing projects for emergency services. Last month, UM’s UAS Test Site team partnered with LOCAL ems to test a cloud-based drone operation platform called ANRA.
  • #Police Drones: Although there are legitimate questions about privacy when it comes to police drones, these three agencies have found non-invasive ways to strengthen public safety via unmanned aerial vehicles.
  • #MiningDrones: One of Israel’s largest mining and chemical companies has seen the light when it comes to drone-driven survey data. Israel Chemicals Ltd recently conducted a test to compare the accuracy of drone aerial surveys versus ground-based methods measuring several stockpiles of minerals.
  • #HydrogenFuel: the Hydrogen Engine Center and Arcturus UAV announced a partnership to create a hydrogen-fueled drone engine for Arcturus’ T-20 fixed-wing drone model. The project is focused on research and development and company officials hope the fuel system will “provide a long endurance, highly reliable, low heat signature, lightweight, zero- or very low emission engine.”
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