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Aria Insights transforms CyPhy Works tech with new AI abilities

BY Aria Insights Found In:Operations, Engineering & DesignFounded by the team at CyPhy Works, Aria Insights is expanding upon CyPhy’s tethered drone legacy by integrating AI and machine learning software into its drones. The company will provide customers with intelligent, autonomous drones to gather data. READ MORE

January 14, 2019

Canada set to launch new drone regulations in June

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Policy & RegulationCanada will implement new drone regulations in June this year for both recreational and commercial UAS pilots. The regulations provide serious penalties for those who break the rules. A small UAS operator said the rules could put him out of business. READ MORE

January 14, 2019

AUVSI joins groups calling for end to government shutdown

BY Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Found In:Operations, Policy & RegulationAUVSI has joined with several aviation-related organizations in calling for an end to the ongoing federal government shutdown. Brian Wynne, AUVSI president and CEO, said the shutdown jeopardizes the safety and security of the U.S. national airspace. READ MORE

January 09, 2019

State Farm gets FAA waiver for drone damage assessments

BY State Farm Found In:Operations, Policy & RegulationThe FAA has issued State Farm the first national waiver to fly drones over people and beyond a pilot's visual line of sight to conduct damage assessments. The insurance company says this will make the claims process more efficient. READ MORE

January 09, 2019

Drone powered by fuel cell sets new UAS industry benchmark

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadThe advantages of hydrogen fuel cells as a UAS power source were recently demonstrated when a 44-pound drone carried an 11-pound payload nonstop for 70 minutes, a new industry benchmark. The project is supported by Innovate UK. READ MORE

January 08, 2019

UAS could improve management of complex forest environments

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadA research paper from the University of New Hampshire Department of Natural Resources says that drones have the potential to provide timely and accurate reference data on forests to help make better make better forest management decisions. READ MORE

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August 27-28, 2019
Alerus Center
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