European chemical maker uses automated thermal drones for daily risk analysis

European chemical manufacturer uses thermal drones for daily risk analysis

Armor Group, a major European manufacturer of industrial inks, says it has started using a drone-in-a-box solution for daily surveillance and preventive inspection at a French manufacturing site whose atmosphere has been classified as “potentially explosive.” The company’s La Chevrolière site is now benefiting from Hoverseen automatic docking system for Parrot ANAFI thermal drones. 

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Parrot finds (and fixes) 595 bugs in its drone flying app FreeFlight

FreeFlight 7, the app Parrot specifically designed for its newest ANAFI Ai aircraft, has received a major update that, among other things, fixes at least 595 bugs. Parrot is calling the update its “biggest step forward” since the release of the ANAFI Ai drone.

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You can now use the Parrot ANAFI USA as a tethered drone

The Parrot ANAFI USA, a Blue sUAS program-approved drone, can now be used for continuous aerial observation as a tethered solution. The NDAA- and TAA-compliant drone gains this capability courtesy of a new partnership that Parrot has forged with fellow French company Arastelle.

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Parrot partners with UAVIA for remote management of ANAFI Ai drone

Parrot says its new ANAFI Ai 4G drone will be accessible from the cloud for mission planning, real-time video streaming, and fully remote management of the fleet. This capability is being enabled through the joint efforts of the drone maker and French software company UAVIA.

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How Verizon shuttering Skyward impacts Parrot ANAFI Ai drone rollout

Skyward, wireless carrier Verizon’s drone software subsidiary, will be ending operations in the coming weeks. In addition to the quandary this development presents Skyward customers with, the unexpected news puts in a limbo European drone maker Parrot’s plan to make its ANAFI Ai craft 4G-enabled right out of the box.

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DroneDJ Weekly: New Parrot drone, DJI updates, and more [Video]

This week join Yifei and Seth to talk about this week’s top stories, including new features coming to DJI’s Fly app and Mavic 3, a new enterprise drone for pre-order, and something to do with TikTok. Read more about the stories below and watch the live show on the DroneDJ YouTube Channel.

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