Shapeways, DJI Partner for Creating Unique 3D Printed Accessories for Drones

Today we are excited to announce that we have partnered with DJI, the market leader in easy-to-fly drones, to further enable the Shapeways community to create unique 3D printed accessories for drone products. DJI hand-picked some of their favorite drone accessories on Shapeways for a special curated list to show support for the current (and future) maker community. Continue reading “Shapeways, DJI Partner for Creating Unique 3D Printed Accessories for Drones”

Unmanned aircraft are the future for air cargo – ‘but we need time to get it right’

More than 30 mostly European organisations are pressing for the development of unmanned cargo aircraft (UCA). Forwarders, shippers, universities and aircraft manufacturers, grouped under the name Platform for UCA (PUCA), are researching technological and regulatory issues and hoping to attract investment. Continue reading “Unmanned aircraft are the future for air cargo – ‘but we need time to get it right’”

Darpa Seeks Ideas for Unmanned Aircraft Host Ship

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking industry’s ideas on the feasibility of launching and recovering small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from a large host aircraft. The agency published a request for information on providing “distributed airborne capabilities” on November 7, with responses due by later this month. Continue reading “Darpa Seeks Ideas for Unmanned Aircraft Host Ship”