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Baby Steps For A Burgeoning Industry: UAS Moved Closer To Commercialization In 2013

Posted by Daniel DePalma on January 20, 2014

Although in its infancy, the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry took several small yet significant steps toward commercialization as 2013 drew to a close. On Nov. 7, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its first roadmap outlining the steps necessary [Read More]

Unmanned Systems and Agriculture Conference Heads to Georgia in February

Posted by UAO Staff on January 17, 2014

The third annual Unmanned Systems in Precision Agriculture conference is coming to Tifton, Ga., in February. The Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is hosting the event, which will be held at the University of [Read More]

CoroWare Teams Up with FRST to Deliver Unmanned Systems

Posted by UAO Staff on January 17, 2014

Kirkland, Wash.-based solutions integrator CoroWare Inc. has established a strategic partnership agreement with FRST Inc., an Alamogordo, N.M.-based unmanned and autonomous system company, to cooperatively develop mobile robotics hardware and software control systems that will be used on integrated, cross-domain [Read More]

Arizona Economic Development Foundation Launches UAS Test Site

Posted by UAO Staff on January 15, 2014

The Sierra Vista Economic Development Foundation (SVEDF) has acquired a 160-acre parcel of land in Cochise County, Ariz., to use as a testing and training facility for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). According to SVEDF, the facility is named Four Pillars [Read More]

Ohio, Indiana Moving Ahead with UAS Research and Development

Posted by UAO Staff on January 13, 2014

Despite not being among the states designated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to research and test unmanned aerial systems (UAS), Ohio and Indiana will nevertheless operate their own UAS test sites. The Columbus Dispatch says the two states will [Read More]

Camber Partners with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on UAS Test Site

Posted by UAO Staff on January 09, 2014

Huntsville, Ala.-based Camber Corp., an intel, cyber, systems engineering and information technology company, is teaming with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi at the university's test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Camber notes that the UAS market is one of the [Read More]

New York UAS Test Site Snares First Customer

Posted by UAO Staff on January 03, 2014

Following the Federal Aviation Administration's selection of six national unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test site operators, Syracuse, N.Y.-based Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR) has found its first customer in New York City-based UAS company Flyterra. NUAIR [Read More]

RobotShop Acquires Multi-Rotor UAV Company DiaLFonZo-Copter

Posted by UAO Staff on December 12, 2013

RobotShop, a company that provides personal, domestic and professional robots, development platforms, kits and specialized robotic parts, has acquired DiaLFonZo-Copter, a Canadian firm that designs and produces multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) copters. ‘Combining RobotShop's online presence, sales force, manufacturing [Read More]

UAV Company 3D Robotics Secures Significant Venture Capital

Posted by UAO Staff on December 12, 2013

3D Robotics (3DR), an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company, says it has secured a $6 million investment from venture capital firm Mayfield as a part of 3DR's $30 million Series B funding round, which was announced in September. 3DR, which [Read More]

UAS Company Wants to Settle Down in North Carolina

Posted by UAO Staff on December 09, 2013

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) company Olaeris has selected North Carolina as its top choice for a U.S. headquarters facility. Olaeris reports it is currently engaging Piedmont economic development leaders to identify the most promising location for what the company believes [Read More]