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A drone on hire from the new DroneBase service, hovers during a residential job.

2016 Innovations Awards: Year of the Drone headlines 3...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

In the past year, no other technology has shown more potential to impact – and improve – more parts of ...

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Volvo CE Density Direct compaction system

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Volvo CE Density Direct...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 08, 2016

Algorithms seem to rule the world now, with these programming juggernauts turning massive amounts of data into usable concepts. It’s ...

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Vermeer Insite productivity tools

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Vermeer Insite...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 08, 2016

As Jon Kuyers tells it, Vermeer team members started to notice something when they visited contractors. “We’d go to a ...

Ford wants the F-150 to be a “drone base station” for mobile deployment

Ford wants the F-150 to be a “drone base...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

As we concluded with our 2016 Innovations Awards, no other technology more than drones in 2015 showed more potential to impact the ...

Caterpillar studying how drones can enhance heavy equipment production

Caterpillar studying how drones can enhance heavy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2016

Caterpillar is continuing the emphasis it has placed on predictive machine analytics in the last year with a collaboration that ...

N. Carolina DOT issues its own drone guidelines for recreational operation

N. Carolina DOT issues its own drone guidelines for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 22, 2015

The “First in Flight” state is offering drone user guidelines for all those new to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in ...

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Blade Nano QX drone for beginners to (crash and) learn with

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Blade Nano QX drone for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2015

If you've spent any time at all reading this site, you're likely aware that drones are by far and away ...

FAA to require online drone registration starting Dec. 21

FAA to require online drone registration starting Dec....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2015

Following the advice of recently disclosed findings by an agency task force, the Federal Aviation Administration has announced the official drone registration ...

Connecticut DOT to test drone for inspections under bridges

Connecticut DOT to test drone for inspections under...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 10, 2015

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CDOT) is testing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, to inspect the underside of ...

Amazon’s new helicopter/airplane hybrid drone points to exciting possibilities for jobsite deliveries

Amazon’s new helicopter/airplane hybrid drone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 30, 2015

Amazon has released the first design update on its 'Prime Air' drone delivery program since releasing footage of a prototype ...

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for mass data collection

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 25, 2015

Contractors, surveyors and engineers are finding all kinds of new and useful applications for unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as ...

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be very easy

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 24, 2015

The task force formed by the Federal Aviation Administration to figure out how to register U.S. drone purchases in order ...

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