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The Business section is intended to provide insight into the ecosystem. You will find stories about specific companies including manufacturers, software developers and service providers; their strategies and partnerships, product launches and other initiatives. You will also find forecasts, trend stories, conferences and adjacent industries.

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Xiaomi Drops The Price, Raises The 4K Bar

China is already home to the world's largest drone manufacturer in DJI, so in a way it seems only natural for one of the country's biggest electronics players to come in...

13 drone companies to watch

Here are 13 companies investing, selling or benefiting from unmanned aerial vehicle technology, from the battlefield to your backdoor. (As an example) AeroVironment’s advanced unmanned aircraft systems are used by the U.S....

pingRX Micro ADS-B Receiver weighs 1.5 grams

uAvionix, a manufacturer of navigation electronics, has announced the introduction of what it claims is the smallest and lightest ADS-B receiver ever made. The pingRX weighs 1.5 grams and requires 1/100th...

Drone Service Providers Focus Of New Campaign

  Since Part 107 went into effect, it has been difficult for businesses to distinguish between high-quality and low-quality drone service providers... Starting today, businesses will be able to search DroneDeploy’s Drone Mapping...

In The Blink Of An Eye

The head of the University of Zurich’s Robotics and Perception Group, Professor Davide Scaramuzza, works at the intersection of computer vision and control—using cutting-edge sensors and algorithms to help terrestrial and...

3DR cuts jobs, pins hopes on corporate market

3D Robotics Inc., one of the better-funded, high-profile drone startups, is laying off an undisclosed number of its staff in a restructuring aimed at moving more quickly into the commercial market,...