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Public Perception of Drones in the UK 68% Positive

Photo © Lewis Clarke (cc-by-sa/2.0) In the UK, public perception of drones is improving.  A new study shows that more than 2/3 of UK public believe drones will positively impact the future. by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, new research has been released from the “Project XCelerate” Consortium, …

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VC Investment in drone industry continues Altitude Angel

U.K.-based Altitude Angel, leading UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) technology provider, is the latest to receive a new influx of funding as VC investment in the drone industry continues.  Altitude Angel has raised £4m ($5.3m US) from one of Europe’s largest VC investors, Octopus Ventures. “The latest fundraising concludes Altitude Angel’s …

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BT, Altitude Angel Join on UK Drone Corridor

Telecom giant BT and leading UTM solutions provider Altitude Angel will lead a consortium to develop a UK drone corridor. “BT took a significant leap into the commercial drones market today, as the company announced, alongside Altitude Angel, the formation of a new consortium to deliver a series of industry use …

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Altitude Angel and INVOLI Partner to Provide Drone Pilots wi…

UK-based UTM provider Altitude Angel is partnering with Swiss INVOLI. The combination of Altitude Angel’s airspace and ground hazard data with INVOLI’s low-altitude air traffic awareness data will provide “an unrivalled picture of airspace,” says an Altitude Angel press release. The two companies have worked together informally on several projects, …

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Drones for Good: Altitude Angel Releases Instant Tactical UT…

Drones can be a critical tool for responding to natural disasters like wildfires or floods – but if not carefully coordinated they also risk interfering with manned aircraft working at the same scene.  To add to the confusion of a natural disaster, ground-based communications networks are often the first infrastructure …

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