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AirMap Integrates LAANC Drone Authorization With Third-Party Developers

Drone developers and manufacturers can now integrate LAANC - the Federal Aviation Administration’s prototype Low-Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability – from AirMap into their...

NSF Grant to Advance N.Y. Tech Company’s Drone Navigation Platform

Syracuse, N.Y.-based AutoModality Inc. has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research grant for $225,000 to conduct research and development...
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FAA Air Traffic Control Specialist to Lead N.J. University’s UAS Course

The Stockton University Office of Continuing Studies, located in New Jersey, is rolling out a course on the practical use of unmanned aircraft systems...
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New York State Fair Launches Another Drone Film Festival and Competition

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the Great New York State Fair's Drone Film Festival and Competition has opened for entries.This...
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Ohio Advisory Group: 14 Recommendations for Drone Use by Law Enforcement

The Ohio Attorney General’s Advisory Group on UAS has issued its final report on the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by law enforcement.Attorney...
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Drone LiDAR Surveys Helping Improve Drainage for Future Texas Storms

Precision Aerial Compliance Solutions LLC, in partnership with the Woodlands Joint Powers Agency (WJPA), is providing drone LiDAR surveying for portions of The Woodlands...

How Drones, Artificial Intelligence Impacted Hurricane Irma Claims Response

While much has been written about the impact of drones and artificial intelligence in property/casualty insurance over the last few years, the first real...

AI-Fueled Drone Software Company Secures First Seed Funding

Converge, a commercial drone software provider, has secured more than $750,000 in seed funding. This is the first seed funding for the company, which...

Skyfire Consulting Announces FAA OK for LAFD’s UAS Program

Skyfire Consulting says the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) in-house unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program, developed with...
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AUVSI Launches New Satellite Chapter for Southwest Florida

Furthering its reach across Florida, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has launched a new satellite chapter to serve Tampa and southwest...

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