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Freefly Systems Alta X Named to Blue sUAS 2.0 List of Approved Drone Suppliers by the Defense Innovation Unit

Freefly Systems Alta X Named to Blue sUAS 2.0 List of Approved Drone Suppliers by the Defense Innovation Unit

WOODINVILLE, Wash., April 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Freefly Systems Inc. an American corporation that designs and manufactures the world’s toughest drones, today announced that the Freefly Systems Alta X unmanned aerial system (UAS) has been approved as a trusted drone platform after successfully completing the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Innovation Unit’s (DIU) Blue sUAS 2.0 [...]

Use of Drones for Accident Investigation and Disaster Areas on Rise

Use of Drones for Accident Investigation and Disaster Areas on Rise

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The value of drones mounted with infrared ray cameras, thermal sensors and radar is gradually rising, particularly for use in accident investigation or disaster areas that are inaccessible to humans. According to the National Fire Agency, firefighting drones were mobilized for various accident areas 4,782 times over the past [...]

ETRI Develops Large-scale Simulator Paving the Way for Drone Testing in Virtual Space

ETRI Develops Large-scale Simulator Paving the Way for Drone Testing in Virtual Space

DAEJEON, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) said Thursday that it had developed a high-precision distributed drone simulator to enable safe research on drones in virtual space. Existing simulators designed to test the motion of drones could not test many drones at the same time, while being limited to [...]

Scientists Develop New Hydrogen Fuel Engine that Can Power Industrial Drones

Scientists Develop New Hydrogen Fuel Engine that Can Power Industrial Drones

DAEJEON, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials said Thursday that it has developed a 5-kilowatt hydrogen fuel engine that can power heavy lift industrial drones. The newly-developed engine supplies hydrogen fuel using the direct spray method while optimizing engine parameters such as ignition and spray. The hydrogen engine has [...]

Gov’t on Track to Revise Law Toward Allowing Robot and Drone Delivery

Gov’t on Track to Revise Law Toward Allowing Robot and Drone Delivery

SEJONG, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Parcel delivery services offered jointly by humans and robots are expected to become available in two or three years at the earliest. The Ministry of Economy and Finance said Wednesday that it had decided to revise the Living Logistics Service Act towards including drones and robots as transportation means. [...]

S. Korean Drone Developer Succeeds in Controlling Drone 9,000 Kilometers Away

S. Korean Drone Developer Succeeds in Controlling Drone 9,000 Kilometers Away

GWANGJU, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean drone company has succeeded in remotely controlling a drone thousands of kilometers away. Local drone manufacturer Hogreen Air on Thursday succeeded in remotely controlling two 5G hydrogen fuel cell drones in at a drone park in the southern city of Gwangju from a 9,042-kilometer distance in Silicon Valley. [...]