The Federal Aviation Administration's inability to positively identify small drones flying too close to aircraft or airports impedes its ability to effectively assess the safety of their operations, GAO says.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking for technology that uses drones, sensors and algorithms to spot human behaviors that indicate hostile intent.
As one of the winners of the Federal Aviation Administration's Drone Integration Pilot Program, a Florida county plans to expand its use of drones to control mosquitos.
NASA is asking for risk management and decision-making tools that can help it accurately estimate the deaths and injuries caused by a drone that crashes into a populated area.
The winners and their commercial partners will work with the FAA to develop UAS testing zones and build a regulatory framework for unmanned systems operation.
Based on three years of BVLOS research with the Federal Aviation Administration, PrecisionHawk has incorporated the latest tracking and detect-and-avoid technology into its own products.
The Federal Aviation Administration will soon name the 10 winners of drone Integration Pilot Program that will help expand the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace.
The Pentagon's experimental unit wants ideas on how to use drones to deliver medical supplies to troops in remote locations.
Over 20 federal agencies are experimenting with robotic process automation, a technology that some estimate could save the federal government billions of dollars.
The Bureau of Fiscal Service discovered that managing robotic process automation
is more like managing staff than it thought.
The White House has proposed allowing the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security to detect and disable drones that pose a safety or security threat to specific U.S.-based assets or missions.
The Fort Benning-based center would work with academia and industry on integrating robotics and autonomous systems into combat teams.