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COPTRZ Sign a Partnership to Supply Elistair Tethered Drone Systems

COPTRZ, the UK commercial drone solution provider, are proud to announce that we have reached an agreement to become a distributor of Elistair’s tethered drone systems in the United Kingdom. The use of airborne tethers is expected to increase rapidly. Companies are searching for new and innovative ways to make deliveries at a faster and … Continued

2nd July 2018

AWTG: Using an AI Assisted Matrice 210 for Search & Rescue

This month the COPTRZ team had the opportunity to catch up with Ian Vernon, Head of Technology at Advanced Wireless Technology Group (AWTG), who recently kickstarted their Artificial Intelligence (AI) drone strategy. Ian first contacted COPTRZ a number of months ago at the start of his project. After an initial consultation, COPTRZ were able to recommend a … Continued

29th June 2018

COPTRZ News: DJI Geo Unlock Upgraded for UK Enterprise Users

Drone giants DJI have announced the official launch of their DJI Geo Unlock Custom Unlocking Process upgrade 2.0. Their geospatial system has been specifically designed to help users conduct safe flight, not only for themselves but for the general public as well. DJI are committed to helping maintain a safe airspace for all their uses … Continued

27th June 2018

Overview of drone capabilities and their potential risks

As drone technology becomes ever more capable and easier to use, the number of drones flying globally is set to triple over the next three years. Data from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) suggests that the number of hobby drones operating will increase from 1.10 million to between 2.75 and 4.47 million. The number of … Continued

26th June 2018

UK Drone Market Update, Part 3

If you missed Part 2 of our UK Drone Market update you can catch up here. PricewaterhouseCoopers report has so far shown how drones are likely to not only affect the economy but also the productivity levels across the country. Part 3 of this 3 part series of blogs will show you the number of drones that … Continued

25th June 2018

Drones at sea: how to detect & defeat threats

When you think of superyachts, long days gently navigating the seas and enjoying incredible luxury on board might spring to mind. But while superyachts can represent the perfect aquatic getaway, they are subject to an increasing number of safety and privacy concerns. Some of these are centred around drones. They have spiked in recreational and … Continued

24th June 2018

Illegal ways that drones are getting used

Stunning aerial shots, gathering necessary covert intelligence and receiving your Amazon order the very same day. There is no denying that drones and drone technology are very useful. They can be hugely beneficial to many industries in a number of different ways. As with anything, however, there is always the risk of technology being misused … Continued

23rd June 2018

UK Drone Market Update, Part 2

If you missed Part 1 of our UK Drone Market update you can catch up here. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) report has shown the immense benefits that drones can have on the market. This is particularly prominent in the economy. Part 2 of this 3 part series, however, is looking at the boost that drones could have on … Continued

21st June 2018