DroneUp provided a patent-pending technology delivery solution and experiment execution for the operational experiment, which was led by Lieutenant Colonel Michael Atkinson, MBE, British Army. The experiment requirements included identifying and delivering a specified payload to three different recipients; delivering payloads unique to each recipient; drones locating the recipient; drones delivering the payload autonomously (pilotless); and visual confirmation of the correct unique payload. Further, the requirements had to prove where the recipient was either static or mobile.
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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
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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.
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SHOOTERS WORLD AR-PLUS
SWEETER THE SECOND TIME
In three years, Natosha Fleming got married, had a child, and filed for divorce. Now the founder of August June Desserts and ex-husband Ryan are back together and taking their time, in business and in love
NATO RESEARCHERS: SOCIAL MEDIA FAILING TO STOP MANIPULATION
Social media companies are failing to stop manipulated activity, according to a report by NATO-affiliated researchers who said they were easily able to buy tens of thousands of likes, comments and views on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
Will Today's Global Trade Wars Lead To World War III?
The splintering of international economic interdependence is a worrying sign for peace through trade.
Europe Is Right To Worry About The Trump-Putin Summit
The EU and NATO beware! Years before Trump became president, he and Putin were already simpatico.
PERFECT HOMAGE TO REPORTERS
A rugged and quiet camera meant for photojournalists
If you’ve been searching for timepieces suitable for both indoors and outdoors, you’re looking at them.
Worry for India as US warns of curbs over Russian arms
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