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Proposed Drone Bill Threatens to Upend Privacy Standards, Stifle UAS Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

The Commercial Drone Alliance argues that the “Drone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act” would create an additional layer of regulation that departs significantly from our existing technology-neutral standards.

FAA Unveils Drone Stats, New Rulemaking Committee

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

During his opening remarks at this week’s UAS Symposium in Reston, Va., Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), laid out some notable statistics on the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, as well as announced a new drone [Read More]

‘Drone Territory’ Brings Hobbyist Flying to Canada’s First Nations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Drone Territory will soon be launching as a franchise business providing equipment, training, insurance and marketing to Canada’s First Nations to establish recreational drone parks. Drone Territory was created in partnership Klahoose-owned Qathen Xwegus Management Corp. with the support of Indigenext, [Read More]

Remote GeoSystems Offers Google Earth Extension for UAV Footage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Fort Collins, Colo.-based Remote GeoSystems Inc., a geospatial software and hardware company, has released its LineVision Google Earth Extension, software for aerial projects – including from drones – requiring georeferenced video playback, analysis, collaboration and reporting. Unlike its stand-alone predecessor, [Read More]

Canadian Trio Developing Vision-Based Navigation for UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) recently established a partnership with the University of Toronto and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to jointly develop a vision-based navigation solution for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) so that they can safely navigate without the [Read More]

HAZON Launches Drone Development Program for Enterprise Clients

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

HAZON Solutions, a Virginia Beach, Va.-based provider of drone inspection services, has launched the HAZON Drone Capability Development (DCD) program, a suite of services designed to support enterprise clients who are establishing an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operation program. The [Read More]

DJI, Loveland Innovations Roll out Drone Solution for Insurance Biz

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Alpine, Utah-based Loveland Innovations, maker of an autonomous drone inspection solution for the insurance industry, has announced a new partnership with DJI, which will be supplying the Mavic Pro, Phantom 4 Pro, Inspire 2.0 and the Matrice 200 families of [Read More]

Rochester Institute of Technology Hosting Another UAS Workshop

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

A researcher at upstate New York’s Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has won a grant from the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society to host a workshop on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at RIT this fall. Emmett Ientilucci was awarded [Read More]

Australian EPA’s Drone Uncovers License Breach at Landfill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of Victoria, Australia, has used its drone to capture footage of a license breach at a landfill – in turn, leading to B.T.Q Group’s being fined more than AUD $7,700. Daniel Hunt, EPA metro manager, [Read More]

Case Dismissed for Kentucky Drone Shooter

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

A Kentucky man who used a shotgun to take down a drone back in 2015 recently emerged victorious in a court case that pitted the rights of drone operators versus property owners against each other. In summer 2015, Hillview, Ky., [Read More]