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UTM in the U.K. Catapult Connected Places Project

Halftermeyer / CC BY-SA UTM in the U.K is moving forward.  The project reads like a Who’s Who from the unmanned traffic management (UTM) industry: Wing, GE Technology’s AiRXOS, ANRA Technologies, Altitude Angel, and Raytheon’s Collins Aerospace will work with the U.K.’s Connected Places Catapult (CPC) to develop an open-access UTM framework …

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How Many Drone Pilots are Flying Without a License?

At DRONELIFE, we’ve gathered some anecdotal evidence over the years about how many drone pilots are flying without a license.  Whenever we’ve asked drone operators that we meet in life outside of work if they have a license, we’ve found that none of the operators that we’ve run into have …

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Are Companies Buying Drones This Year? How Much are they Spe…

In this week’s DRONELIFE Minute Survey, we asked drone operators a question that manufacturers, resellers, software suppliers and more want an answer to: are companies buying drones this year?  And if so – how much are they spending? There have been a lot of new hardware releases in 2020.  DJI …

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Matternet and UPS Expand Hospital Delivery Network

Matternet’s M2 Drone System Enabling New U.S. Hospital Delivery Network at Wake Forest Baptist Health Matternet and UPS have expanded their ground-breaking hospital delivery network, adding North Carolina’s Wake Forest Baptist Health medical campus to their operations. Matternet’s M2 drone system is enabling the new hospital delivery network, in collaboration with …

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Skydio’s X2 Drones: CEO Adam Bry Talks Breakthrough Autonomy…

DRONELIFE Exclusive.   Skydio, the Redwood City, CA startup, is flying high.  Skydio’s X2 drones were announced today, along with an $100 million in Series C funding – which follows a $4 million investment that the U.S. Department of Defense announced this weekend. $100 million may be the largest funding …

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Public Safety Drone Programs: Key Questions, Key Answers fro…

In a narrowly focused and carefully crafted survey, almost 300 U.S.-based, law enforcement, fire and emergency services personnel answered some critical questions about how public safety drone programs in the AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS Spring 2020 Public Safety UAS Survey. In a media briefing this morning,  Christopher Todd, Executive Director of …

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Partnerships Pay Off for Parrot’s ANAFI USA: Tailoring Solut…

Parrot‘s ANAFI USA was released last week and so far, reactions from the industry are positive.  The ANAFI USA is a drone designed thoughtfully for public safety and enterprise use – and it showcases Parrot’s robust network of partnerships and subsidiaries. Parrot has invested significant time and money in their …

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