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DRONERESPONDERS and Media Photographers Promote UAV Safety

Source: DRONERESPONDERS It’s been a great week for DRONERESPONDERS. The alliance, billed as “the world’s fastest growing non-profit program supporting public safety UAS,” is partnering with the National Press Photographers Association. The collaboration will promote safety guidelines between members of the media and first responders. “We are seeing both news …

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Singapore’s Changi Airport Reports 63 Flights Disrupted by D…

Two drone sightings over the last week, combined with bad weather, have led to 63 flights being effected at Singapore’s Changi Airport – one of the largest civiliant transportation hubs in Asia.  As well as being one of the busiest airports in the world, Changi is also consistently ranked as …

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Singaporean Drone Company Will Take on Asia’s Ring of Fire

Singaporean company Drone Solution Services has announced the launch of “24/7 Unmanned Search & Rescue Services” – a solution to provide emergency services around the Ring of Fire – a 25,000-mile region encompassing the Asian side of the Pacific Ocean where numerous earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. When fully deployed, …

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Don’t Fly Blind: The Business of Air Traffic Awareness for D…

Image from INVOLI UTM, air traffic awareness, remote ID and tracking, and collision avoidance are all hot topics in the drone industry.  As these frameworks and technologies develop, risks will decrease, regulations will ease, and the applications that commercial drones are regularly able to perform will expand dramatically. There is …

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FLIR Acquires Aeryon Drone Company in $200 Million Deal

Oregon-based drone company FLIR Systems has acquired UAS firm Aeryon Labs in a $200 million deal. Based in Canada, Aeryon is a leading designer and manufacturer of drone solutions built around aircraft under 20 pounds. The company mainly works with global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure market with 20 military …

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California: Drones Stitch Helpful Aerial Maps in Wake of Dea…

While California’s Camp Fire has earned the infamous title of costliest world disaster of 2018, the aftermath could have been worse, say fire experts, had it not been for drones. The series of wildfires claimed more than 80 lives and destroyed thousands of buildings across Butte County. However, thanks to …

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Police in Central London Run a Facial Recognition Trial. Are…

The Metropolitan Police of London have announced that they are inviting people to take part in testing technology that would automate the process of facial recognition rather than testing it covertly.  The trials will be held near Soho, Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square on Monday and Tuesday during the busy …

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Preview: Breakthrough – Game of Drones, May 23rd

On Tuesday, May 23rd the subsequent episode of Breakthrough, National Geographic’s in style documentary collection, will premiere at 10pm ET. The title of the subsequent present within the collection is ‘Game of Drones’. The program charts the rise of anti-drone know-how and follows a quantity of groups competing within the Counter …

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