A thermal camera-equipped unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is being credited with finding a missing Chihuahua-Pomeranian dog in the U.K. on Monday morning. According to a Facebook post from the unmanned aviation services group of Wales-based Resource Group, the company joined the [Read More]
“The commercial drone sector is very dynamic and appears to be at an early stage of growth,” says the federal agency, which has laid out the numbers for both the recreational and commercial UAS sectors.
Cybersecurity work being conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could have “important implications” for technology such as autonomous cars and unmanned aircraft systems.
Citing a tripling of “incidents” involving recreational drones since 2014, Transport Canada has introduced new rules for hobbyist unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators. According to a press release from Transport Canada, Marc Garneau, the minister of transport, announced the immediate [Read More]
Between May 2016 and February 2017, 38 lives were saved over 42 weeks; that means unmanned aircraft systems saved almost one life per week, on average, according to the drone manufacturer.
Citing privacy issues, State Sen. Ralph Shortey, R-Okla., has proposed a bill that would give immunity to those who “voluntarily damage or destroy” a drone under certain circumstances.
On March 15, U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. – chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation – will convene a full committee hearing entitled “Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Innovation, Integration, Successes and Challenges.” According to the senate committee, [Read More]
The new “Project Hero” car, which will be used to support disaster relief for the Red Cross, is based on the Land Rover Discovery luxury vehicle.