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Drones for Government Agencies: New GSA Rules

The U.S. government has taken a further step to limit the use of Chinese-manufactured drones for government agencies. GSA limits inclusion of some drones from procurement list for government agencies By DRONELIFE Staff Writer Jim Magill In the latest skirmish in the ongoing war between the federal government and the …

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Communications for Drone Delivery – DRONELIFE

image courtesy UPS For safety and drone traffic management, a robust communication system for drone delivery is a critical component that must be in place before delivery can be implemented at scale. Skyward, Verizon, UPS team up on communications system for drone delivery By DRONELIFE Staff Writer Jim Magill The …

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U.S. Drone Industry Could Benefit from Commerce Policy

As the U.S. drone industry continues to develop, new developments in commerce regulations may make it easier for U.S.-based drone manufacturers to access the global marketplace. Flexibility is the Key to Airpower: More Developments in Drone Export Controls  By DRONELIFE Guest Contributor Dawn M.K. Zoldi* On January 12, 2021, the …

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French Drone Maker Unleashes Autonomous Swarm Concept at CES…

Icarus Swarms drones During CES 2021, French drone manufacturer Icarus Swarms announced a new UAS product line targeting security and emergency first-response industries. A company spokesperson says the new line is “based on a pioneering technology using intelligent pathfinding algorithms and microdrones coordinated in a swarm.” Icarus officials hope the …

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Will the New Administration Leverage the Power of the Drone …

Source: Verge Aero As the U.S. prepares for a new president, industry stakeholders wait to see what will change with the new administration.  Here, industry leader Lisa Elllman discusses how drone technology could be used to address some of the problems the U.S. – and the world – now face. …

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Romeo Durscher Joins Open Source Platform Auterion

Former DJI Executive Romeo Durscher has joined open source platform Auterion as Vice President of Public Safety. Romeo Durscher brings his years of passion for using drones to save lives and improve communities to the Auterion team.  It’s a new start that brings value and satisfaction for both Durscher and …

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Military Drones and Sensors are a Growth Market

By Sgt. Bobby Yarbrough [Public domain] The market in military drones and sensors “will be one of the most dynamic growth sectors of the world aerospace industry this decade,” says the Teal Group‘s recent analysis. “Teal Group’s 2020/2021 market study estimates that UAV production will increase from current worldwide UAV …

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