For its Subterranean Challenge, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is providing the SubT Virtual Testbed, an open-source simulation platform meant to mirror underground environments.
Technology for detecting and disabling unmanned systems that threaten U.S. facilities and assets requires more testing, witnesses told a Senate panel.
For years, corrections officials have been fighting to keep drones out of the airspace around prisons. Now they're turning to the technology to help spot trouble.
Artificial evolution can generate simulated robots that are adapted to their environments, perform simple tasks and quickly adapt to damage during a mission.
The number of public safety agencies using drones has increased by approximately 82 percent in the last year, a new report says.
In its drone implementation pilot, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will demonstrate how rural communities can leverage unmanned systems despite the lack of communications infrastructure.
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.
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