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FAA, Denver International Airport Team up for Drone Safety Awareness

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UAO Staff on September 30, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says it is teaming up with Denver International Airport (DIA), the largest airport in the country in terms of land area, to raise awareness about safe unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations. DIA has also formed [Read More]

International Unmanned Vehicle Challenge Opens for Competitor Submissions

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UAO Staff on September 28, 2015

The organizer for the upcoming Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) – United Arab Emirates-based Khalifa University – says it has begun receiving proposals for the challenge. Teams will submit their proposals to participate in three challenges and the [Read More]

International Firm Gets FAA Exemption for PrecisionHawk, DJI UAS

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UAO Staff on August 13, 2015

Michael Baker International, a provider of engineering, consulting, planning, technical and professional services, says it has received a Section 333 exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate several types of UAS. Specifically, according to the exemption grant, the [Read More]

Drones in Logistics: International Trio Commences Testing

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UAO Staff on July 07, 2015

Swiss Post, Swiss WorldCargo and Matternet are officially testing the practical uses of drones in logistics – primarily, for emergency situations or for the transport of special items. The three companies are investigating specific uses of drone technology and examining [Read More]

Yuneec International Adds 4K to Typhoon Family of UAVs

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UAO Staff on June 30, 2015

Yuneec International Co. Ltd. has launched the Typhoon Q500 4K, the newest member of the company's Typhoon family of drones. According to Yuneec, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which produces 4K video and 12-megapixel photos, offers up to 25 minutes [Read More]

International Collab: Spanish UAVs to be Used for Ag Research in Israel

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UAO Staff on June 23, 2015

Madrid, Spain-based Alpha Unmanned Systems SL says two of its Sniper helicopter unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been acquired by the Volcani Center of Israel for agricultural research. Alpha Unmanned Systems says this sale, its first to a company in [Read More]

UAVSA’s LA Drone Expo is Now International Drone Expo

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UAO Staff on June 22, 2015

The International Drone Expo (IDE), previously the LA Drone Expo, will be held this year on Dec. 11-12 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. IDE was created by the Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Systems Association (UAVSA), a nonprofit organization sponsored by [Read More]

AUVSI, SAE International Publish Book on Autonomous Systems

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UAO Staff on April 30, 2015

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and SAE International have co-published a book that explores autonomous technologies, how they are being applied now and how they may be used in the future. ‘Autonomous Technologies: Applications That Matter,’ assists [Read More]

International UAS Project Aims to ‘Detect the Next Invasive Pest’

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UAO Staff on March 18, 2015

Kansas State University (KSU) is leading an international project that is looking at unmanned aerial systems (UAS) as a quick and efficient method to detect pest insects and diseases in food crops before outbreaks happen. Brian McCornack, associate professor of [Read More]

DroneDeploy Exec to Deliver Keynote at International LiDAR Mapping Forum

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UAO Staff on February 12, 2015

The 15th annual International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF), taking place Feb. 23-25 in Denver, will feature keynote addresses from former astronaut Dr. Ronald M. Sega from Colorado State University and Gretchen West of DroneDeploy. West’s keynote, ‘UAS and the Internet [Read More]

Aerialtronics Joins International Lineup at UAS Trade Show

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UAO Staff on January 26, 2015

Aerialtronics, a Netherlands-based manufacturer of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), says it is joining the upcoming TUSExpo 2015 on Feb. 4-6. Taking place at the World Forum in The Hague, Netherlands, TUSExpo 2015 is the first fully integrated European unmanned systems [Read More]

Intel Talks Unmanned Aerial Systems at International CES

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UAO Staff on January 07, 2015

Intel Corp. has announced a number of technology advancements and initiatives aimed at accelerating computing into the next dimension, including new applications for Intel RealSense cameras for unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Intel CEO Brian Krzanich made the announcements during a [Read More]

Universal Solutions International Launches New UAS Business

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UAO Staff on December 15, 2014

Virginia-based Universal Solutions International Inc. (USI) has announced its new business endeavor, USI – Unmanned Aircraft Services (UAS), which provides consulting and UAS services to the commercial and public sectors. The goal is to introduce, educate, train, develop, implement and [Read More]

UAS to be Featured at International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2015

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UAO Staff on November 19, 2014

The upcoming International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) 2015 Conference in Denver will include a new focus on unmanned aerial systems (UAS), according to SPAR Point Group, the event's organizer. The 15th annual conference, taking place Feb. 23-25, 2015, at the [Read More]

InterDrone: An International Event for the Commercial UAV Market

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UAO Staff on October 23, 2014

BZ Media LLC has announced the launch of InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition to be held in Las Vegas on Oct. 13-15 of next year. Conference host BZ Media, a high-tech media company based in Melville, N.Y., expects [Read More]

Velodyne’s LiDAR Sensors Featured at International GIS Conference

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UAO Staff on October 20, 2014

Conference trade fair InterGEO – in full swing on Oct. 7-9 in Berlin, Germany – featured several unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technologies equipped with Velodyne's LiDAR sensors. Velodyne says its real-time HDL-32E 3D LiDAR sensors were out, as well as [Read More]

UAV Marketplace Coming to Vegas for International CES

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UAO Staff on September 24, 2014

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has announced the debut of the Unmanned Systems Marketplace at the 2015 International CES, to be held Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas. Owned and produced by CEA, the International CES is a gathering place for [Read More]