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18 hours ago

UL developing standards to make drone batteries safer

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Manufacturing & Distribution, Operations, Engineering & Design, Policy & RegulationSafer lithium ion batteries manufactured under UL-certified standards will soon be coming to the UAS industry. The science safety company has been working to finalize standards that will be implemented in the U.S. and Canada and, later, worldwide. READ MORE

18 hours ago

Cyberhawk assisting with major U.S. construction project

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadCyberhawk, a UAS operator based in Scotland, is using its drones and software to provide digital asset management during the construction of a major petrochemical plant in the U.S. Its iHawk software is being used on a large scale for the first time. READ MORE

19 hours ago

DARPA contract for drone swarm technology goes to Dynetics

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Operations, Engineering & Design, PayloadUnder a 21-month, $38.6 million contract with DARPA, Dynetics Inc. will assist in developing and demonstrating Gremlins, a program which uses a swarm of low-cost drones launched and recovered from a military cargo aircraft. READ MORE

20 hours ago

Swiss company Fotokite wins $1 million business competition award

BY Patrick C. MillerFound In:Engineering & DesignChris McCall, CEO of Switzerland-based Fotokite, called winning the $1 million grand prize in New York state's GENIUS competition "a total gamer-changer" for the company. Fotokite developed a tethered drone system capable of flying for 24 hours. READ MORE

April 22, 2018

Exyn, Velodyne partner to showcase indoor drones, 3D Lidar

BY Exyn Technologies Found In:Operations, Engineering & DesignOriginating from the University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Labs, Exyn Technologies has commercialized groundbreaking research to build its proprietary trademarked AI software, exynAI, to help indoor drone flights. READ MORE

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