Draganfly, a world leader in drones, partners with DRL for aAdvancing drone racing and humanitarian aid with revolutionary new technology
NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, October 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today the Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s largest professional drone racing property, and Draganfly Inc. (NASDAQ: DPRO; CSE: DPRO; FSE: 3U8), a developer of drone solutions and systems, announced a multi-year partnership. The companies will launch DRL Labs, an innovation center, to research and develop next-generation drone technology that will advance the sport of drone racing and other industries undergoing significant transformations thanks to drones, including aid humanitarian and mobility.
As one of the oldest drone companies in the world, Draganfly brings its legacy of drone innovation to the cutting edge sport of high speed drone racing. Thanks to DRL Labs, Draganfly and DRL engineers will work on the development of new technical solutions in autonomy, new generation sensors and artificial intelligence, with the aim of contributing to the discovery of rescue, transport and delivery spaces.
Globally broadcast DRL races will provide real-time proving grounds for DRL Lab innovations, reaching the millions of DRL fans obsessed with tech and tech pioneers, 60% of whom say the brands DRL partners invest in innovation. The league will also integrate Draganfly’s Vital Intelligence platform into its 2021-22 DRL World Championship season. Draganfly’s revolutionary AI Vital Intelligence platform can use any camera to monitor the heart and respiratory rates of racing pilots. Driving new health insights around flying drones and bringing fans closer than ever to DRL action, the revolutionary diagnostic system will analyze pilots’ physiological responses to competition, fast speeds, crashes and more. DRL will also be releasing a “Why I Fly” series presented by Draganfly, highlighting the personal journeys of pilots in drone flight during the 2021-22 season.
“Draganfly has been leading the future of drones since the pre-drone era and the Drone Racing League is consistently leading the future of the sport. We are delighted to partner with DRL to develop new drone technology that will disrupt the competition of drone racing and the fan experience – while leveraging our technological discoveries for the good of mankind, ”said CEO of Draganfly Cameron Chell.
“The Drone Racing League is built on innovation and a commitment to bring best-in-class technology to our millions of fans. We are delighted to partner with Draganfly, who will provide leadership in hardware, software and Drone logistics at our With the launch of DRL Labs, together we will introduce new drone technology that will not only redefine our sport, but also provide real use cases to support communities around the world, ”said DRL SVP, responsible for developing partnerships, Ari Marc.
Draganfly will be integrated into the 2021-22 DRL World Championship season from next Wednesday, October 20, 2021 To 8 p.m. EST on NBCSN and Twitter. The partnership covers both eSports and actual drone racing in iconic sporting arenas and DRL SIM virtual cards as pilots compete to be crowned world champions. Find the full program of DRL races here.
About the dragonfly
Draganfly Inc. (NASDAQ: DPRO; CSE: DPRO; FSE: 3U8) is the creator of quality and cutting-edge drone, software and AI systems solutions that revolutionize the way organizations can do business and serve their stakeholders. Recognized as being at the forefront of technology for over 20 years, Draganfly is an award-winning industry leader serving the public safety, agriculture, industrial inspection, security, mapping and surveying. Draganfly is a company driven by passion, ingenuity and the need to provide effective solutions and first class service to customers around the world in order to save time, money and lives.
For more information on Draganfly, please visit us at www.draganfly.com.
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About the Drone Racing League
The Drone Racing League (DRL) is an innovative global sports, entertainment and technology property. The world’s best drone pilots fly the league and millions of fans watch them race on NBC, NBCSN and Twitter. With revolutionary technology and immersive high-speed racing through virtual and live events, DRL is creating a new era of sports, combining both esport and real competition.
Founded by Nicolas Horbaczewski in 2015, DRL is a privately held company headquartered in New York. For more information visit www.drl.io. To join the conversation, follow DRL on Facebook at facebook.com/thedroneracingleague, on Twitter @DroneRaceLeague, and on Instagram @thedroneracingleague.
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