A western alliance aims to establish Utah as a hub for commercial use of unmanned aerial systems, while Oregon invests in its UAS test range and a California county lays the foundation for a testing facility for driverless ground vehicles.
Tech company Galois has developed a secure software solution that makes drones invulnerable to buffer overflow attacks, network sniffing, replay attacks and authentication attacks.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Robotics Challenge will test several designs from contestants in simulated disaster areas.
Despite an FAA proposed rule to integrate unmanned aircraft into national airspace for commercial purposes, technology has not allowed for safe long-distance operation,
Sandia National Labs' energy-efficient platforms could help any robots entered in the DARPA Challenge extend their battery life.