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Alaska DOT Gears Up for Big UAV Deployment

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) is reportedly making a big push toward the use of drones.According to a recent request...
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Silent Falcon’s Solar-Electric UAS Adds Another Gimbal Option

Bozeman, Mont.-based Ascent Vision, a provider of gimbal technology, has partnered with Silent Falcon UAS Technologies’ to supply gimbaled payloads for Silent Falcon’s solar-electric...

Orbital Insight Inks More Funding to Expand UAV and Satellite Imagery Analysis

Orbital Insight, a geospatial analytics and software company based in Mountain View, Calif., has closed a $50 million investment to further expand its satellite...
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Amazon Prime Air Launches ‘Design a Drone’ Contest for Kids

Amazon, in partnership with the U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), is launching a competition inviting children in primary school across the U.K. to play their...

New Execs Join Aerial Intelligence Company Kespry

Menlo Park, Calif.-based Kespry, an aerial intelligence platform provider, has expanded its executive team by hiring three technology industry veterans.Jitender Aswani, Jim Allison and...
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senseFly Releases New Solution for Unmanned Linear Mapping Projects

Mapping drone producer senseFly has unveiled a combined hardware/software solution that simplifies the mapping of linear assets with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).According to the...
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Unmanned Safety Institute Creates Drone Curriculum for Secondary Education

Orlando, Fla.-based Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a provider of career and technical education (CTE) curriculum and industry certifications to students interested in a career...
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Police Drone Weaponization Bill Gets Axed in Connecticut (For Now)

A legislative committee has decided to take no action on a bill that would have permitted law enforcement officers to deploy UAS, including those that are weaponized, under certain circumstances.
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And They’re Off: Deveron UAS Commences Work for Canadian Farming Season

Toronto-based Deveron UAS Corp., an enterprise drone data services company focused on agriculture, has commenced flying for this year’s farming season in Canada.Deveron says...
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HAZON Rolls out Cloud-Based Drone Management in Three Levels

Virginia Beach, Va.-based HAZON Solutions, a provider of drone inspection services, has launched new cloud-based drone management software, dubbed the HAZON Drone Management System...

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