The company plans to expand its use of unmanned aircraft to make deliveries to hospitals and other campus settings.
The Chinese manufacturer's Government Edition platform was created specifically for use by government agencies requiring advanced security.
Low-cost drones not only pose a risk to public safety, but they can be instruments of foreign intelligence gathering, experts say.
The Interior Department is testing an autonomous underwater vehicle to help manage oil spills in the Arctic and the Defense Department wants drones to locate and track submarines.
A video walking tour shows the mine where teams honed underground navigation and exploration technologies for unmanned systems.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved key commercial unmanned aircraft projects and expanded drone research and integration programs.
A drone platform allows dispatchers to automatically send a unit to emergency locations to give responding rescue teams real-time situational awareness as they approach an emergency site.
A new survey of state transportation departments highlights the rapid deployment of drone technologies and growing demand for a highly trained workforce required to manage them.
Researchers at Virginia Tech are working to inject machine learning into search and rescue protocols and optimize autonomous, multi-drone teams to make searches more effective.
The Army Research Laboratory is working on incorporating artificial intelligence into drones and thermal recognition tech to give warfighters increased situational awareness.
Mounted on unmanned aerial and land vehicles, the lightweight radar-on-a-chip technology could expand the military's ability to map the shapes, sizes and features of objects in the environment.
Researchers are working on developing technology that mimics the behavior of a human rescuer, looking briefly at wide areas and quickly choosing specific regions to examine more closely.
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