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Betsy Lillian

Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian has served as the editor of Unmanned Aerial Online since 2014. She is also the editor of sister publications NGT News, North American Windpower and Solar Industry.
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Canadian Trio Developing Vision-Based Navigation for UAVs

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) recently established a partnership with the University of Toronto and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to jointly develop a...
HAZON Solutions uses several different aircraft types. Here, a DJI S-1000 configured with a Ronin gimbal and a Sony A7 camera is used to conduct a precision inspection of a critical rail bridge.

HAZON Launches Drone Development Program for Enterprise Clients

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...
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DJI, Loveland Innovations Roll out Drone Solution for Insurance Biz

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...
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Rochester Institute of Technology Hosting Another UAS Workshop

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...
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Australian EPA’s Drone Uncovers License Breach at Landfill

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of Victoria, Australia, has used its drone to capture footage of a license breach at a landfill – in...
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Case Dismissed for Kentucky Drone Shooter

A Kentucky man who used a shotgun to take down a drone back in 2015 recently emerged victorious in a court case that pitted...
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Airobotics Green-Lit for Pilot-Less, Autonomous Drone Flights

Following approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI), Airobotics is claiming the first worldwide authorization to fly fully automated drones without a...
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Drone Mapping Company Becomes First Tenant at New Embry-Riddle Center

Aerial Applications, a Newtown, Pa.-based provider of drone-based mapping, has signed on as the first flex-lease tenant at the John Mica Engineering and Aerospace...
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DJI Comes up with a New Way to Identify Drone Owners

The electronic system would be similar to that of automotive license plates, says DJI, which explains that the proposal balances the privacy of drone operators with the concerns of authorities.

Sky-Futures and Bristow Prove Interoperability of Helicopter and UAS

Drone inspections company Sky-Futures and Bristow Group, a provider of industrial aviation services, recently went to Galliano, La., to conduct an interoperability test between...

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