Police in North Dakota can now arm unmanned aerial vehicles with non-lethal weapons, and the FAA expanded testing capabilities for drones in the state.
University of Nevada-Reno researchers are working with the Federal Aviation Administration to develop a low-altitude management system to handle fast-moving, smaller aircraft as they cruise through increasingly crowded skies.
As federal and state and local agencies wrestle with laws and regulations governing drones, is a technology solution the best option?
Patients at a rural outdoor health clinic got treatment and a place in history thanks to a program that used drones to deliver medical supplies.
The University of Michigan debuts its Mcity test environment -- 32 acres designed specifically to test the potential of driverless vehicles.
A recent Brookings Institute report highlights the challenges governments can expect from widespread adoption of new technologies such as autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence.
NASA is researching ways to give UAS operators real-time flight information to increase the safety of the national airspace.
The vehicles will be tested on more than 70 miles of roadway in Northern Virginia – some of the most congested corridors in the United States.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will be upgrading its Coyote drones for storm research and climate data collection.
In Seal Beach, Calif., the Marine Safety Department’s new $1,400 drone is working overtime protecting summer beachgoers.
The two are working to create a drone tracking system using cell phone towers that monitor the whereabouts of civilian drones.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will redeploy the unmanned surface vehicles for research in fisheries management.
Governments hoping to protect secure assets from unmanned aerial vehicles can find technology to help identify trespassing drones, but stopping them is another matter.
Researchers have begun testing micro UAVs that can give squads communications and intelligence.