CU researchers go deep, design drones for subterranean search and rescue challenge

CU researchers go deep, design drones for subterranean search and rescue challenge

BOULDER -- The race is on: Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Denver and Boston-based ScientificSystems Companyhave partnered to design drones that can... Read More

Wednesday October 3, 2018 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, drones, Sean Humbert, Ron Rorrer, Eric Frew

Tractica: Global drone services revenue to hit $22.7B annually by 2026

Tractica: Global drone services revenue to hit $22.7B annually by 2026

BOULDER -- Global drone-enabled services revenue will increase from $337.6 million in 2017 to $22.7 billion annually by 2026, according to a new report from market intelligence firm Tractica . ... Read More

Monday August 27, 2018 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Tractica, drones, Glenn Sanders

Using drones to eliminate future forest fires

Using drones to eliminate future forest fires

By Thomas Frey Senior Futurist The Davinci Institute In 2013, I proposed using drones to extinguish future forest fires. Admittedly, both the idea and the technology were crude,... Read More

By: Thomas Frey Friday August 24, 2018 0 comments Tags: Thomas Frey, drones

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 UAV trade show set for April 30-May 3 in Denver

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 UAV trade show set for April 30-May 3 in Denver

DENVER -- AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 , the largest trade show that brings together more than 8,500 unmanned systems industry leaders and forward-thinking users from the defense and commercial sectors... Read More

Friday April 20, 2018 0 comments Tags: Denver, AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018, Brian Wynne, Aeryon Labs, UAVs, drones, John Bagocius

Xcel Energy becomes first utility to use drone tech to inspect energy infrastructure beyond sight

Xcel Energy becomes first utility to use drone tech to inspect energy infrastructure beyond sight

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota-based Xcel Energy, a major power supplier in Colorado, announced it will be the first utility in the U.S. to routinely fly unmanned aircraft beyond the operators line of... Read More

Thursday April 19, 2018 0 comments Tags: Xcel Energy, drones, FAA

Navigant: Total market for drones, robotics for electric T&D to exceed $13B globally by 2026

Navigant: Total market for drones, robotics for electric T&D to exceed $13B globally by 2026

BOULDER -- The total market for drones and robotics for all electric transmission and distribution (TD) segments is expected to reach $13.2 billion by 2026, according to a new report from ... Read More

Monday December 11, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Navigant Research, drones, robotics, Michael Hartnack

CU Boulder to test drones in eastern Colorado for drought monitoring project

CU Boulder to test drones in eastern Colorado for drought monitoring project

BOULDER -- University of Colorado Boulder engineers, scientists and students are teaming up with Black Swift Technologies of Boulder to use unmanned aircraft in the coming weeks to measure water... Read More

Monday July 31, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, drones, Black Swift Technologies, Brian Argrow, Al Gaseiwski, Project Drought , Jack Elston, Marciej Stachura, Cory Dixon, Eric Frew

Tractica: Worldwide commercial drone revenue to reach $12.6B by 2025

Tractica: Worldwide commercial drone revenue to reach $12.6B by 2025

BOULDER -- Worldwide commercial drone hardware and services revenue will increase from $792 million in 2017 to $12.6 billion by 2025, according to a new report from Tractica . While the... Read More

Monday July 3, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Tractica, drones, Manoj Sahi