In its announcement, the FAA says that this gives Amazon broad privileges to “safely and efficiently deliver packages to customers.” The beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights will deliver packages up to 5 pounds in 30 minutes or less.
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AUTONOMOUS RESUPPLY IN A CONGESTED BATTLESPACE
Can autonomous drones deliver supplies to troops in an active firefight? DroneUp recently partnered with a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Joint Force Development (JFD) exercise to find out.
IMPROVE YOUR DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY
10 must-know Lightroom tips
UAS TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT The Key to the Future of Drones
In 2012, Congress passed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act, which established a deadline for the agency: achieve full integration of drones into the airspace by 2015. As the calendar rolls over into 2021, this begs an obvious question: “Are we there yet?”
FLYING FOR A LIVING
A professional UAS operator on what it takes to be successful
ON THE WING
This bird-like drone is incredibly agile and efficient
LiDAR MAPPING A GOLD MINE
When Consolidated Gold Mine in Dahlonega, Georgia, wanted to open more of its areas to public tours, they asked Inspired Intelligence, a family owned and operated drone business in Buford, Georgia, to help. Inspired Intelligence CEO and founder Nir Pe’er explained, “Besides drone technology, we also used new, amazing cutting-edge technology called LiDAR.
A VIEW FROM ABOVE
Topping out the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge
DRONE TOOLS Safely using autonomous flight modes
In the early days of aviation, as aircraft range and endurance increased, so did the fatigue experienced by pilots. Autopilots were invented in 1912, guiding aircraft to fly straight and level on a compass course and greatly reducing a pilot’s workload. For more than a century, autopilots have improved many aspects of aviation safety, but they have also created new problems.
A Colossal Challenge
Photographing Salem’s Oregon Pioneer
911 DRONE DEPLOYMENT
Archer Unmanned Air Systems (Archer UAS), technology company with a 911-integrated drone deployment system, has announced a partnership with RapidDeploy as part of its Lightning Partner Program.
TIKTOK TIGHTENS PRIVACY FEATURES FOR YOUNGER USERS
A month after federal regulators ordered it to disclose how its practices affect children and teenagers, TikTok is tightening its privacy practices for the under-18 crowd.
Speak Softly and Run a Big Cloud
Amazon’s decision to cut ties with Parler showed the often-overlooked power its cloud computing division has over the internet
6 Fantastic Business Ideas for Moms
Mothers who use their free time efficiently will love these endeavors
AMAZON BUYS 11 JETS FOR 1ST TIME TO SHIP ORDERS FASTER
Amazon said this week that it bought 11 jets from Delta and WestJet airlines to boost its growing delivery network and get orders to shoppers faster.
The Power of Four
Regina King’s film reimagines a meeting of Black icons.
NO cone No shame just use your noodle
Here is a tip that could save you the “cone-charge” from your vet bill. These cones were obviously designed for long-nosed dogs!
CONGRESS TARGETS AMAZON, APPLE, FACEBOOK, AND GOOGLE FOR BEING POPULAR
WITH FRESH FACES in the White House and Congress, many Trump-era political agendas will soon be discarded.
6 apps to delight book lovers
Find more things to read, in more ways, and more people to discuss them with
REINVENT YOURSELF: FINDING NEW WAYS TO MAKE MONEY
Though millions of professionals are relying on technology to adapt to working from home, others do not have that luxury, with their jobs on the line due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
INTERNET OF THINGS: INNOVATIONS HAPPENING IN EVERY SPACE
IoT is changing the way we live. Virtually every aspect of our lives has been digitized; from turning on our lights before we arrive home to prescribing medication without a doctor.