Drone Tech Conference opens its doors in London

The Drone Tech Conference in London has opened its doors to some of the big names in the industry this morning. Held at The Oval Space, organisers say they want the conference to provide an opportunity to identify how to build on the positives of the industry while examining potential threats. Speakers and guests include policymakers, innovators, corporates and representatives from drone tech groups and UAV professional organisations. A delivery drones panel with the BBC's buinesss and tech reporter Marie-Ann Russon kicks off the days proceedings. She will be joined by Duncan Walker, MD at Skyports and Andy Sage, head
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Commercial UAV Expo Americas exceeds 100 exhibitor sign ups

The Commercial UAV Expo Americas has had more than 100 exhibitors commit to this year’s show, with more than three months to go until doors open. Show organisers confirmed that it is expecting 2,500 visitors to be in attendance at the fifth annual show from October 28-30 at the Westgate Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Lisa Murray, group director of Diversified Communications, organiser of Commercial UAV Expo Americas, commented: “Year after year, we deliver the highest quality audience for our exhibitors and we are thrilled that so many best-in-class UAS vendors in the market have already committed to exhibiting
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Skymagic delivers drone light show at Zurich Festival

Skymagic has delivered a drone light show at this year's Zurich Festival, performing across the weekend in front of over a million spectators. The firm was invited by the country's leading renewable energy provider, EWZ, to design and deliver a bespoke show, telling their story of a company at the forefront of sustainability who have powered the Festival since 1951. Skymagic put on a synchronised swarm of 150 drones, which were launched directly from a floating pontoon in the middle of the lake that was custom built by the festival exclusively for the drone show. The opening scene saw the
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Energy Drone & Robotics Summit prepares to double in size for third consecutive year

The Energy Drone & Robotics Summit is preparing to double in participation and size for the third year in a row. Held in Houston, Texas on June 12-13 at the Woodland Waterway Marriott, the event will include over 60 sessions and have over 100 speakers. Show organisers have released the final agenda which includes two workshops and a Flyability Elio 2 demo day prior to the start of the Summit & Expo. The 2019 agenda aims to reflect the growing needs of energy and engineering industries in expanding unmanned systems programs in their operations. Additional sessions, speakers and space have
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