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Insurer Launches UAS Services for Enhanced Risk Management

Allied World North America, part of Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG, is expanding its risk management offerings to policyholders to include access to discounted...
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Sense-and-Avoid UAS Tests Bring Together Feds, Industry and Academia

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Northrop Grumman, and Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) have announced a series of successful flight tests of a...
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New Partnership Mates Autonomous Drone Inspections, On-Demand Insurance

Loveland Innovations, the maker of IMGING, an autonomous drone inspection solution built specifically for property insurance, has partnered with Verifly, a provider of on-demand...
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DJI Comes up with a New Way to Identify Drone Owners

The electronic system would be similar to that of automotive license plates, says DJI, which explains that the proposal balances the privacy of drone operators with the concerns of authorities.

Sky-Futures and Bristow Prove Interoperability of Helicopter and UAS

Drone inspections company Sky-Futures and Bristow Group, a provider of industrial aviation services, recently went to Galliano, La., to conduct an interoperability test between...
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Utah Gov. Signs Drone Livestock Harassment Bill into Law

Gov. Gary R. Herbert, R-Utah, has signed into law H.B.217, a bill that keeps unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators from “harassing” livestock.Rolled out earlier...
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Leidos Launches UAS Notification Service; BNSF Railway Puts it to Work

Leidos, a Reston, Va.-based science and technology solutions and services provider, recently created an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) service that the company says helps...
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uAvionix, Kongsberg Geospatial Join Forces to Boost UAV Situational Awareness

In an effort to increase drone safety, Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa, Ontario-based developer of real-time geospatial visualization software, has partnered with uAvionix, a Palo...

AirMap Forms New Partnership to Accelerate Japan’s Drone Industry

A new joint venture has been launched between Santa Monica, Calif.-based AirMap, which provides an airspace management platform for drones, and Rakuten Inc., a...

Shooting Down UAS Would be A-OK Under Proposed Oklahoma Law

Citing privacy issues, State Sen. Ralph Shortey, R-Okla., has proposed a bill that would give immunity to those who "voluntarily damage or destroy" a drone under certain circumstances.

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