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Jun 14, 2018 | Industry News

Percepto On June 6th, Pecepto and Certus Port Automation announced a strategic partnership to create integrated autonomous solutions for maritime ports and terminals. Percepto’s Sparrow drone will be deployed to provide automated security and safety inspections. The use of drones will add flexible aerial observation and tracking to the already automated port management systems CERTUS…

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Jun 07, 2018 | Industry News

Kittyhawk is continuing its rapid rise in the drone industry with a new $5M funding round enlisting Bonfire Ventures, Boeing HorizonX, Freestyle Capital, Kluz Ventures, and The Flying Object. The San Francisco based enterprise drone solutions company focused on commercial clients early on with a vision of a unified platform for a unified airspace. “We were…

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May 10, 2018 | Industry News

In October of 2017, Donald Trump and Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced plans for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program in which 5 state, local, and tribal governments along with industry partners would be selected to expand testing of commercial drone operations within the NAS. As of May 9, 10 state,…

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May 03, 2018 | Industry News

Today, Black Swift Technologies unveiled the S2, a new sUAS platform design for use in atmospheric and earth-observing scientific research missions. Developed along with NASA over the course of two years, the system includes an airframe and a modular payload system that allows for the easy swapping of sensors. “NASA, CU and similar scientific agencies require…

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May 02, 2018 | Industry News

This week at AUVSI Xponential, Intel disclosed details about its Intel Insight Platform, a software solution for digital asset management. First announced and demonstrated at InterDrone 2017, Intel revealed the Intel Insight Platform is now deployed to key enterprise customers across several sectors. The Intel Insight Platform is a cloud-based digital asset management system that…

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May 01, 2018 | Industry News

Kittyhawk, a top enterprise drone operation software provider, announced today it will be collaborating with Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, to provide near-real time digital airspace authorization from the FAA through Kittyhawk’s platform. Just as recent as April 16 of this year, the FAA opened up LAANC, Low Altitude Authorization Notification Capability system, to new suppliers….

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Apr 25, 2018 | Industry News

Air taxi startup Lilium recently hired distinguished supercar designer Frank Stephenson to make its vision of the luxury, automated flying-car a reality. Stephenson is responsible for some of the automobile industry’s most iconic designs, including the Ferrari F430, the McLaren MP4-12C and the Maserati MC12. With well-established aerospace manufacturers like Airbus and Ehang already conducting air…

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Mar 29, 2018 | Industry News

DJI and ShareRing, an Australian-based blockchain startup, have partnered to make sharing and renting drones easier. DJI will utilize ShareRing’s token, a secure digital placeholder for a real-world asset, to loan out their drones to governments, corporations, and trade events, but details on the exact way this will operate are months off. For the moment,…

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