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Ampyx Power collaborates with E.ON

Ampyx Power collaborates with E.ON to commercialize Airborne Wind Energy

Ampyx Power collaborates with E.ON to commercialize Airborne Wind Energy Ampyx Power, a Dutch developer of Airborne Wind Energy Systems, a next generation of wind energy technology allowing low-cost production of renewable energy, today announced a cooperation with the German utility E.ON. In addition, Ampyx Power launches a new crowdfunding campaign aimed at raising investments of € 2.5 million. Ampyx…

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Cloud4Drones Platform Enables Live Use

Cloud4Drones Platform Enables Live Use of Drone-collected Data

Cloud4Drones Platform Enables Live Use of Drone-collected Data The annual cost for various maintenance inspections in Europe is estimated to be approximately €2 billion. The economic implications for commercial drone use for infrastructure inspections are undeniable. According to Deloitte University Press*, it is e.g. possible to inspect 15 – 20 wind turbines in a day by using drones with advanced…

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Rheinmetall technology for more secure prisons

Rheinmetall technology for more secure prisons – important first orders

Rheinmetall technology for more secure prisons – important first orders Rheinmetall AG has won two important first orders for protecting sensitive government infrastructure from aerial drones. In Switzerland, the central prison in Lenzburg and the inter-cantonal penitentiary in Bostadel have contracted with the Düsseldorf-based high-tech group to install drone detection equipment known as the Radshield system. Consisting of an array of video…

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Drone fishing is a thing

OUTDOORS: Drone fishing is a thing, and it works

OUTDOORS: Drone fishing is a thing, and it works My son-in- law, John Tulipan, has given new meaning to the phrases, “jury-rigged” and “jerry-built” over the years. He is constantly piecing together things like a good ol’ boy version of Dr. Frankenstein. I guess that’s a great Southern tradition. If my son-in- law has an inventive idea, it usually involves…

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Flagstaff scientists look to drones

Flagstaff scientists look to drones

Flagstaff scientists look to drones Last fall, a sleek black drone zipped through the sky above Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, just north of the U.S-Mexico border. As it flew, the unmanned aircraft system took thousands of high resolution photographs of the ground below as part of a project to find ancient trails and wagon roads created by native people…

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UAV spots stolen construction equipment

UAV spots stolen construction equipment in Cecil County

UAV spots stolen construction equipment in Cecil County CECIL COUNTY, Md. (WBFF) – A large amount of construction equipment stolen from Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey was found in Cecil County, law enforcement officials announced. According to the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office, the stolen equipment was spotted by investigators operating an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The operation began after investigators…

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