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University of Maryland Cuts Ribbon on Outdoor UAS Testing Lab

The University of Maryland’s (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering has opened up a new outdoor flight laboratory for testing unmanned aircraft systems...

North Dakota Companies Deploy UAS to Help Construct Power Lines

In cooperation with an investor-owned utility, North Dakota-based companies Sharper Shape and SkySkopes recently executed a power line construction mission using an unmanned aircraft...
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Drones and LiDAR Mate for California Highway Construction Project

Yesterday, California’s Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and engineering firm Alta Vista Solutions showcased two emerging technologies on a construction project aimed to improve...

Aeryon SkyRanger Drones Help First Responders in Caribbean After Irma

Aeryon Labs Inc., a Waterloo, Ontario-based manufacturer of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), is highlighting its disaster-recovery support in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.On...

Blood Samples Not Affected by Three-Hour Drone Flight in Arizona Desert

Having transported human blood samples across 161 miles of Arizona desert, Johns Hopkins researchers are claiming a new delivery distance record for medical drones.Throughout...
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Remote GeoSystems Doles out Free Drone Software for Hurricane Relief

To assist with Hurricane Harvey and Irma emergency response and damage assessments, Colorado-based Remote GeoSystems Inc. has announced the free availability of its LineVision...
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Drone Complier to Provide Unmanned Aircraft Training Across Oregon

Oregon-based Drone Complier has been contracted by Special Districts Insurance Services (SDIS) to provide drone training courses and management software to public employees, board...
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Unmanned Safety Institute Brings Drone Curriculum to Washington State

The Orlando, Fla.- based Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a subsidiary of ARGUS International Inc. and a provider of educational curriculum and industry certifications to...

Loveland Bundles Hardware, Software and Training for Insurers Deploying UAS

Loveland Innovations’ new IMGING inspection kit is now ready to be used by insurance adjusters and contractors deploying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).The kit includes...

inUAVi Creates Integrated RF Measurement Tool for Drones

Ontario-based start-up inUAVi has announced the availability of its radio frequency (RF) measurement instrument for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).According to the company, the product...

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