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FAA Builds Industry Rulemaking Committee for Remote UAS Identification

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has created a new aviation rulemaking committee dedicated to helping the agency identify the owners of rogue unmanned aircraft...

UC Santa Barbara Uses Drones and Wi-Fi to ‘See Through’ Walls

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have developed a method in which two drones working in tandem are actually able to...

Intel is Bringing its Drone Light Shows to the Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Intel have announced a long-term technology partnership in which Intel will infuse its technology, including drones, into the...

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...

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...

Embry-Riddle Gets $1M from DARPA for Enhanced UAV Flight Control

Researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Creare LLC have received a Phase II $1 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)...

Project Wing’s Ponto Named Chairman of the Board at Commercial Drone Alliance

The Commercial Drone Alliance has appointed a new chairman of the board, Laura Ponto, who serves as head of public policy and regulatory affairs...

GE Launches Company Dedicated to Robotics, Drones for Inspections

GE Ventures has launched Avitas Systems, a new company that will use predictive data analytics, robotics – including drones - and artificial intelligence to deliver...

NASA, Texas Test Site Share Latest on UAS Traffic Management Work

The Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence and Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (LSUASC) is highlighting its recent participation in a series of...

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