Drone Safety

Drone Safety and Insurance Platform SkyWatch Scores $2 Milli…

SkyWatch, a “data analysis, risk-assessment and active risk-reduction platform for the drone industry,” has introduced $2 million in a Seed spherical. The funding comes from F2 Capital, Verizon Ventures and Kaedan Capital with “participation of former senior insurance executives from companies like Axa and Liberty Mutual, and world-class leaders in …

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Study Concludes Small Drones Offer Small Risk

Image: Virginia Tech News. Research associates Abigail Tyson, left, and Bethany Rowson monitor the info feed as a small unmanned plane is flown right into a crash check dummy instrumented with sensors. A Virginia Tech examine concludes that small industrial drones are most unlikely to trigger critical accidents to folks …

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Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team: Working to Improve “Safety Cu…

The Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team (UAST) has introduced it’s most up-to-date exercise: the formation of three risk-reduction working teams. The UAST is “an industry-government partnership committed to ensuring the safe operations of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).”  Announced final summer season by FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, the group is one other …

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Amazon’s Newest Patent: “Virtual Safety Shroud” for Drones

Amazon‘s drone delivery project has resulted in the filing of dozens of patents.  We’ve seen concepts for drones hitching rides on vans, a “welcome mat” fashion touchdown pad, folding wing designs, and even flying warehouses.   A brand new patent utility, filed in February however revealed yesterday, describes a plan for …

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Dial a Drone to Walk You Home: UK Insurance Co Introduces “F…

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