Alphabet and Virginia Tech are teaming up to test food delivery at the Blacksburg campus, home of one of the six Federal Aviation Administration designated test sites.
Department 13 has launched a forensics service to help authorities examine drones suspected of illegal activity.
Whether it’s meeting new technology challenges or taking the tedium or danger out of government operations, agencies are using automation to deliver services faster.
A new agreement gives university researchers direct access to NASA's Ames Research Center for the exchange of real-time UAS flight data.
Ohio is joining Minnesota, Connecticut and Delaware in testing how unmanned aerial systems can improve safety, reduce costs and increase efficiency in bridge inspections.
Academic and industry experts convened for a day of conversations on the future of drones, how the technology should evolve and where the regulations could be headed.
A new prototype smartphone app sends alerts to drone pilots if they approach zones where aerial firefighting operations are in progress.
Virginia Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced nearly $1 million in National Science Foundation funding to create a 'workforce pipeline' straight into the drone economy for both vehicle operators and industry researchers.
AT&T’s flying COWs, or cell on wings, would be mounted on drones that fly over areas where cell sites have been knocked out.
Kansas appoints its first Director of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, and Utah proposes legislation to ‘neutralize’ drones over wildfires by jamming their signals or shooting them down.
The Fish and Wildlife Service could soon be using UAS to drop vaccine-coated food pellets to black-footed ferrets in Montana.
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