month : 05/2020 64 results

DGS Announces CLEARSKY Drone Threat Management System Selected At Bristol (UK) Airport

In collaboration with deployment partners, Telent and Airpoint International, DGS announces the successful trial of its CLEARSKY™ Drone Threat Management system at Bristol (UK) Airport. As part of a 3-year commitment DGS will provide a market-leading network capable of ...

Nation’s First Emergency Drone Operation For Hospital’s Pandemic Response Launches

 Today, Novant Health, Inc., a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system headquartered in North Carolina, announced the launch of America's first emergency drone logistics operation by a hospital for its pandemic response. The launch was made possible through a partnership with ...

Skyports And Thales Partner On Trial Of Wingcopter UAS For Covid-19 Response

The U.K.-based drone operator and eVTOL infrastructure developer Skyports has partnered with Thales on a drone delivery trial supporting the Covid-19 response in Scotland.The two-week trial is backed by NHS Highland — a health board of the National Health Service Scotland — and the ...

EHang’s 216 eVTOL Cleared For Supply Flights In China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved eVTOL aircraft developer EHang to conduct commercial logistics flights issuing its 216 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle on behalf of a hotel operator at Taizhou in southern China. EHang claims this is the world’s first commercial pilot ...

Near Earth Autonomy Awarded NASA Contract to Develop Contact Inspection Drone Systems for Industrial Infrastructure

NASA has awarded Near Earth Autonomy (Near Earth) an SBIR Phase II Contract to Enable Aerial Close-Proximity and Contact Sensing for Inspection of Industrial Infrastructure.Much of our national infrastructure, private and public, needs inspection and repair. Underserved markets with a well-d...

U.S. Navy Successfully Tests Laser Weapon That Destroyed A UAV

The U.S. navy is closing the gap between real-life laser pointers and fictional death rays, after successfully demonstrating a new energy weapon that can supposedly shoot down an enemy aircraft with a beam of light.The navy released footage of its ship-mounted laser cannon over the ...

AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS Launch Spring 2020 Public Safety UAS Survey

The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting Drones For Good™ and the official home of DRONERESPONDERS, today launched the Spring 2020 Pubic Safety unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) survey. The 2nd edition of the ...

Flirtey’s New Granted Patent is Instrumental for Drone Delivery

Flirtey, the pioneer of the commercial drone delivery industry, announced today it has been granted a critical patent for the safe and precise drone delivery of packages. This key patent describes a combination of hardware and software that enables the delivery of packages by a drone, potentia...

Acecore Technologies Introduces Noa Drone, The Persistent Heavy Lifting Hexacopter

Acecore Technologies, developer and manufacturer of high end European made commercial multirotors, released their third drone platform today. The new Acecore Noa has a 20kg payload capacity that leaves nothing to be desired and the endurance of a full hour. Its six enlarged rotors give Noa the ...

Citadel Defense Launches Deepfake AI to Prevent Drone Attacks on Military and Government Assets

Citadel Defense, a proven innovator in full spectrum counter drone solutions, has released new software incorporating deepfake neural networks to protect against adversarial spoofing tactics. This capability helps U.S. and allied forces combat growing enemy tactics that attempt to confuse ...