Leonardo’s second AI drone competition: Communication is key

Leonardo's AI drone competition communication

Aerospace and defense company Leonardo has announced its 2021 edition of its AI drone competition focusing on communication between the drones and external sensors. The competition will see universities from around Italy set to take place at the end of spring 2021.

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Italian beachgoer spotted by drone and fined amid COVID-19

A beachgoer in Italy had his sunbathing session cut short when a police drone which spotted him on the lonely beach during the COVID-19 lockdown. The Rimini Municipality police have shared the video online as a way to show off the tech they are using to fight coronavirus and monitor the public.

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Italian Drone Academy uses dramatic video to underscore importance of pilot education

An Italian Drone Academy uses a dramatic video of a very serious staged drone accident to underscore the importance of drone education for pilots of all skill levels. We already know that improved education has helped to reduce the relative growth of drone incidents in Germany. The academy has created this video to drive home that point.

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“Beast from the East” covers Venice in snow [video]

The famous Floating City has been covered in the white stuff after the so-called “Beast from the East” weather system arrived in Venice yesterday. The staff from the Bauer Palazzo hotel flew their drone over the city to capture this rare scene.

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