Droning on for a reason

A leading supplier of drones is warning people that new laws coming into effect from January mean they might not be able to legally fly their Christmas presents. The rules mean pilots will need to complete a certificate of competency to allow them to fly a drone weighing more than 250g in most locations. With drones a big seller this … Read More

From Lancaster to drones

One of the country’s leading drone and remote sensing tech businesses has launched a new training centre in Lancaster. iRed, which is headquartered in Emsworth near Portsmouth in Hampshire, has been providing training for 15 years.

Encouraging teachers to drone on

Leading infrared and drone specialists iRed is to take its skills into schools after becoming the first DJI educational partner in the UK.

iRed rescue drones a life-saver

An industry-leading thermal imaging company in Hampshire is supplying emergency services across the country with drones fitted with specialist cameras. iRed launched its ‘search and rescue’ packages after a decade of research into aerial thermography and has supplied six police forces already.

Cyber attackers can hijack drones

A leading cyber-security expert has warned about the increasing dangers of hackers taking control of drones in mid-flight. Matt Horan of C3IA Solutions, the Dorset-based cyber-security company, said it is just one of the latest threats in the cyber-sphere.