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University Studies Human Factors in UAS Operations via Simlat Simulation System

Philadelphia-based Drexel University has been deploying an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training and simulation system from Simlat to study human factors in drone operations.The...
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DJI Spark Drone Now Shipping; Company Offers Firmware Upgrade

DJI says its new Spark mini drone is now arriving in stores and homes around the world.Introduced last month, Spark is a palm-size drone...
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Kespry Caters Drone Platform to Insurers, Opens Software to Third Parties

Menlo Park, Calif.-based Kespry, provider of an enterprise drone platform, says it is moving deeper into vertical markets by making a formal entry into...
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Aerialtronics Unveils Dual-Spectrum Computer Vision Platform for Drones

Aerialtronics has released PENSAR, a computer vision platform with deep learning capabilities for drones.Calling it the “world’s first dual-spectrum computer vision platform,” Aerialtronics says...
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Another Drone Bill Seeks ‘Local Control’ Of Unmanned Aircraft

Another bill seeking to spread the regulation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) down to the state and local levels has been proposed.Introduced by U.S....

Colorado Rescue Team’s UAV Spots Lost Hikers and Pup

Colorado's Douglas County Search and Rescue (DCSAR), a nonprofit rescue group operating under the authority of the Douglas County Sheriff, is crediting a drone...
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Delair-Tech Demos UAVs for Washington Utility

Using LiDAR and photogrammetry sensors, Delair-Tech recently teamed up for a pilot project with a Washington state utility to demonstrate the value of unmanned...
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Kicks off Introductory Drone Class

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's College of Engineering has rolled out a new introductory drone class.The course, “Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems,” was created by...

Major California Utility Urges Safe Drone Flying in Light of Recent Incident

San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), which delivers energy to nearly 16 million people in northern and central California, is urging its...
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UAS Stakeholders Warn Congress of ‘Unintended Consequences’ of Drone Regulation Bill

In response to a recently introduced bill that seeks to empower state and local authorities to regulate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), the Association for...

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