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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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N.J. Police Department Gears up for UAS Deployment

Thanks to funding from the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety, the Brick Township, N.J., Police Department has acquired a small unmanned aircraft...

Student Designs ‘Nonni’ UAS to Keep Autistic Children Safe

A student at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) has designed an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that uses high-tech sensors to help...
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Transportation Secretary Chao to Talk Drones in North Dakota

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., will be hosting U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao for the 2017 Drone Focus Conference, starting on May 31...
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Icaros Releases Fifth Version of UAS Imaging Processing Software

Icaros Inc., a Fairfax, Va.-based provider of aerial imaging software, has released version 5.0 of its OneButton standard and professional image processing software for...
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Belgian UAS Software Company Arrives in New York

Unifly, a Belgium-based provider of an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) platform, has opened its first office in the U.S.The software company’s...
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NYC Museum Launches Dedicated Drone Exhibit

From now through Dec. 3, visitors to New York City can now attend a new drones exhibit at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space...

One Month, 1,500 Turbine Blades: SkySpecs Touts Drone Inspections Milestone

SkySpecs, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of wind turbine inspections using drones, is touting a new company record for the number of turbine inspections...

Sentera Rolls out New Sensor Solutions for Drone Precision Ag

Minneapolis-based drone technology company Sentera has announced new additions to its small, lightweight Single sensor product family.The new “High-Precision NDVI Single and High-Precision NDRE...

Former PrecisionHawk Exec Named Head of Boston Drone Insurance Company

Acend Inc., an insurance and technology company based in Boston, has appointed Christopher Dean, formerly co-founder and president of drone technology provider PrecisionHawk, CEO...

Flying Drones Beyond Line of Sight: How Can We Get There?

Drone operations taking place beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS), though necessary in a number of commercial industries seeking to use unmanned aircraft...

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