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Amazon Wins Patent For Voice-controlled UAV Assistant

Amazon is working on adding an Alexa-like digital brain that can control drones small enough to fit in someone’s pocket and capable of locating lost items, cars and people, among many other things.A patent awarded to Amazon on Tuesday shows the company is thinking about a lot more than ...

US Army Outlines Requirement To Blend Arrow UAS and Persistent Surveillance Systems

The US Army intends to award North Eastern Aeronautical Company Inc. a 49.2 million sole-source contract to modernize merge the capabilities of the company's Arrow unmanned aircraft system (UAS) with the service's lighter-than-air (LTA) Persistent Surveillance System (PSS).The Justification ...

Drone Racing Set For Take Off On Eurosport TV Staring In November

In an effort to offer fans new and innovative sports entertainment, Eurosport today announced its partnership with DR1 Racing, the leading international drone racing series, to exclusively distribute content for broadcast in 70 countries across Europe and Asia-Pacific.The first episode of the ...

Aurora Demonstrates ALIAS Robotic System on Cessna Aircraft

Aurora Flight Sciences demonstrated automated flight capabilities as part of the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. The ALIAS robotic system flew a Cessna Caravan through basic maneuvers under the supervision of a pilot. Aurora’s ALIAS technology has now been successfully ...

$15,000 Drone Competition Announced For UTM Convention 2016

The UTM Convention 2016 and HiddenGenius.com have partnered to launch a technology competition that demonstrates drone sense and avoid technologies (SAA).The enormous growth in the number of small UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) has highlighted the tremendous opportunities in this ...