Drone solutions for the enterprise are honing in on the needs of business customers.  Two hardware agnostic drone solutions are integrating to provide a seamless solution for large enterprise customers: FlytBase, a drone automation platform that allows deployment of drone fleets; and DroneLogbook, a solution designed to facilitate compliance for commercial operations View original article at Drone Life

Governments and researchers around the world are working on new solutions for pandemics in the current Covid-19 crisis.  Drones have been important tools for applications including drone delivery and disinfection – but in this project, Canadian drone solutions company Draganfly will act as systems integrator with a healthcare data services company and researchers in Australia, […] The post This “Pandemic Drone” Can See Who Has a Temperature – or Coughs appeared first on DRONELIFE View original article at Drone Life

Stars: they’re just like us. No matter how famous, they are also limited by the rules of social distancing — and have been making use of teleconferencing software like Zoom to host “parties.” Just consider the case of Ariana Grande, Victoria Justice and the rest of the cast of 2010 hit Nickelodeon show Victorious, created by Dan Schneider. According to Schneider, the group had intended to have a reunion of sorts to celebrate the show’s 10-year anniversary. But the novel coronavirus — intervened View original article at Time…

The bagpipes, most commonly seen in their Great Highland form from Scotland, are a loud and imposing musical instrument. Known for being difficult to practice quietly, they’re not the ideal thing to pick up in these times of quarantine and isolation. But, if you must, here’s how you can craft your own at home! A garbage bag is used as the air bag for this design, readily available and easy to work with. A recorder is then installed into the bag to act as the chanter – the…

Amazon is bringing a veteran aviation exec on board to run its drone-delivery subsidiary as the retail giant continues to push for 30-minute aerial shipping. On Monday, CNET reported David Carbon, former VP of 787 operations for Boeing, will lead Prime Air, Amazon’s UAV-delivery service View original article at Drone Life

(News and Commentary). Drone delivery heroes Zipline are already performing thousands of lifesaving drone delivery flights every day in Africa View original article at Drone Life

As drones help flatten the curve that is the global coronavirus pandemic, a British police force has been criticized for going too far with aerial surveillance. On Thursday, Derbyshire Police tweeted a 90-second aerial video of two people walking their dog in the Peak District’s Curbar Edge national park days after the UK issued a […] The post UK Police Force Takes Flak for COVID Drone Tweet appeared first on DRONELIFE View original article at Drone Life

Despite stay-at-home orders in more than 25 states due to the coronavirus pandemic, utility workers (including drone operators) remain on the job as the first line of defense of critical power infrastructure. Pilots with Raleigh-based drone company PrecisionHawk have been deployed around the country to ensure uninterrupted utility service View original article at Drone Life

It’s successfully helping the medical system in Ghana and Rwanda. Now the drone company thinks it can help streamline U.S. medical deliveries while maintaining social distancing. Zipline, a medical drone delivery company that launched in Rwanda, planned to come to the U View original article at FastCompany

TL;DR: Udemy is having a flash sale through Monday, March 30, making many of its popular online classes as cheap as $10.99. We’re now on Week 3 of social distancing due to the coronavirus outbreak, which means things are starting to look pretty dire on the boredom front. If you’ve already depleted your Netflix queue, deep-cleaned your house twice over, nailed down your sourdough recipe, attempted a TikTok dance, *and* paid off your tent loan to Tom Nook, what else is there to do while you’re stuck at…