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AUVSI XPONENTIAL’s Inaugural Humanitarian Awards, Sponsored by DJI

AUVSI XPONENTIAL’s Inaugural Humanitarian Awards, Sponsored by DJI

AUVSI XPONENTIAL, the drone trade show taking place in Colorado at the end of April, has announced that it will be holding the first ever AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian Awards. ...

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Drone Safety and Insurance Platform SkyWatch Scores $2 Million in Seed Funding

Drone Safety and Insurance Platform SkyWatch Scores $2 Million in Seed Funding

SkyWatch, a “data analysis, risk-assessment and active risk-reduction platform for the drone industry,” has announced $2 million in a Seed round. The funding comes from F2 ...

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San Diego State University Opens Drone Lab to Drive Innovation

San Diego State University Opens Drone Lab to Drive Innovation

By Wikipedia User:Geographer (Self-photographed) San Diego State University is driving innovation in the drone industry with their new Center for Unmanned Systems ...

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SkyPixel Unveils The Best Aerial Photos Of 2017

SkyPixel Unveils The Best Aerial Photos Of 2017

SkyPixel, DJI’s aerial community platform, has announced the winning entries from its 2017 Photo Story Contest. The contest ran from October to December 2017 and there were ...

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Anywhere, Anytime: Wingtra Drones Map the Alps

Anywhere, Anytime: Wingtra Drones Map the Alps

The WingtraOne is an unusual drone, both in looks and functionality.  A VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) design allows the WingtraOne to work in a wide variety of ...

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Anti-drone Firm Again Protects Davos Forum

Anti-drone Firm Again Protects Davos Forum

A California-based anti-drone firm protected the world’s most prominent economic forum for the second year in the row, partnering with local police to mitigate possible rogue ...

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Drone Interrupts FA Cup Fixture

Drone Interrupts FA Cup Fixture

The FA Cup, one of soccer’s oldest club competitions, was briefly interrupted over the weekend when a drone pilot flew too close to the action. Just as in the US, UK pilots ...

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Police Drones Hunt Suspects and Save the Planet

Police Drones Hunt Suspects and Save the Planet

Police departments around the world are finding creative ways to launch drone missions – from finding bad guys to helping save the planet: Kansas In Manhattan, Kan., the Riley ...

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Ohio’s Attorney General Publishes UAS Issues Report: Will Train Law Enforcement on UAS

Ohio’s Attorney General Publishes UAS Issues Report: Will Train Law Enforcement on UAS

Photo by Tysto: Public Domain “Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that his Advisory Group on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) has issued its final report, which ...

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UPS Drivers Say No to Drones

UPS Drivers Say No to Drones

 Package delivery giant UPS has put major resources behind the development of new technologies like drone delivery and driverless vehicles.  But UPS drivers may not be as ...

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