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3D Robotics Drones Fly, Legally, at World’s Busiest Airport
By Steve Crowe · 3 February, 2017 • 3D Robotics conducted the first FAA-approved drone flights at a major airport. 3DR performed seven flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport, to collect data on two four-story parking structures at the airport that a construction firm was hired to demolish.
3D Robotics Site Scan Drone Adds BIM Skills for Construction
By Steve Crowe · 11 November, 2016 • 3D Robotics, now an enterprise-focused company, has added Building Information Modeling capabilities to its Site Scan commercial drone platform. Site Scan with BIM hopes to help construction crews easily compare sites as built versus how they were designed to keep jobs on budget and on schedule.
Drone Registration No Drag as Sales Soar
By RT Staff · 25 May, 2016 • Drone sales have grown 224 percent year-over-year to nearly $200 million, according to The NPD Group. DJI continues to lead the way with a 49% share of the market.
Watch: Amazon Echo Controls 3D Robotics Iris+ Drone
By Steve Crowe · 9 February, 2016 • Look ma, no hands! Here's how you can fly a 3D Robotics Iris+ Drone using your voice and Amazon Echo.
Podcast: Talking Drone Safety with AirMap CEO Ben Marcus
By Steve Crowe · 20 November, 2015 • Ben Marcus, CEO and cofounder of AirMap joins the Robotics Trends Podcast to discuss how his company is working with leading drone manufacturers to help create the air traffic management system of the future.
3D Robotics, DJI Add Geofencing to Keep Drones Out of Restricted Airspace
By Steve Crowe · 17 November, 2015 • 3D Robotics and DJI, the two most popular consumer drone manufacturers, have partnered with AirMap to add real-time flight restrictions to their drones. The geofencing systems will prevent 3D Robotics and DJI drones from flying in restricted areas.
Chris Anderson’s Plan to Save the Drone Industry
By Steve Crowe · 16 September, 2015 • Chris Anderson, co-founder and CEO of 3D Robotics, says drones can be smarter, thanks to the cloud, and can self-regulate the skies.
Chris Anderson: Drone “Jackassery” Must Stop
By Steve Crowe · 8 September, 2015 • Chris Anderson, co-founder and CEO of 3D Robotics, says the recent rise in reckless drone flying is "bad and it's going to get worse. And if we don't do something about it, no one's been killed yet, but someone's going to do something really stupid."
3D Robotics Solo Drone Gives You Creative Control
By Steve Crowe · 14 April, 2015 • 3D Robotics' Solo Smart Drone tries to lessen the learning curve with shooting aerial footage.
3D Robotics X8+ Drone
By RT Staff · 23 December, 2014 • 3D Robotics' X8+ drone is an upgrade on the X8 model in nearly every way. The 8-prop drone is designed to carry GoPro or lightweight mirrorless cameras, while offering a fully automated flight control system starting at $1,350
3D Robotics Iris+ Personal Drone
By RT Staff · 23 December, 2014 • 3D Robotics' Iris+ Personal Drone has a feature called "Follow Me" that allows the drone to automatically follow a moving ground-based GPS-enabled Android device. When equipped with a GoPro camera, the Iris+ can record footage of users biking, skiing, surfing, etc.

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