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Betsy Lillian

Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian has been the editor of Unmanned Aerial Online since 2014. She also serves as an associate editor of sister publications North American Windpower and Solar Industry magazine. She has been with Zackin Publications since 2012.
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Companies Creating ‘Complete Architecture’ for Solar/Battery Hybrid UAVs

Alta Devices and PowerOasis are partnering to develop what they call “the world’s first reference design” for integrated solar and lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery power...

Airware Names a Number of New Executives

Airware, which provides end-to-end solutions that turn aerial drone data into actionable business intelligence for enterprises, has announced several new additions to its executive...
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The New DJI Spark Drone: ‘It Truly Feels Like Magic’

Today in New York City, DJI introduced its newest drone, the DJI Spark, a palm-size, $500 aircraft capable of being controlled by a user’s...

3DR Rolls out ‘Perimeter Scan’ on Drone Data Platform for Construction

3DR, maker of Site Scan, a drone data platform for engineering and construction, has announced perimeter scan, a new flight mode on the Site...

Infrared Camera Maker FLIR Appoints New CEO

FLIR Systems Inc. has named James (Jim) J. Cannon its new president and CEO, effective June 19. Cannon will succeed Andy Teich, whose retirement...
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Congressional Hearing Delves into Drone Delivery

Yesterday, the House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, chaired by Rep. Bob Latta, R-Ohio, held a hearing to discuss how businesses are...
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sUAS Assists Oklahoma Emergency Management Dept. After Tornado

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a business of Textron Inc., provided support after an EF-2 tornado hit Elk City, Okla., on May 16.Textron Systems' own...

SkyX Gets Backed for Self-Charging Inspection Drone

Ontario-based SkyX, developer of a self-charging drone for use in monitoring long-range assets, such as oil and gas pipelines, has received $4 million of...

Drone Team Steps in After Colombia Landslide

Last month, unusually heavy rains caused floods and a massive landslide in Mocoa, Putumayo Province, Colombia. In turn, over 300 people lost their lives,...
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Boston Drone Developer Looks to ‘Expand the Possibilities’ of Precision Ag

American Robotics, a Boston-based drone developer specializing in agricultural automation, has raised $1.1 million in seed funding.The round was led by angel investors and...

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