The Aussie pioneering US drone delivery services

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by Nigel Bowen Australian drone entrepreneur Matthew Sweeny is poised to conduct the first Federal Aviation Administration-approved drone deliveries in the US. But when, at the age of 23, he decided to create a commercial drone delivery service, he faced…

Sea Robot and Drone Survey Nassau Sound

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by ~ First of its kind collaboration to collect data in Nassau Sound Aquatic Preservation Area ~ NASSAU SOUND, FL. On Jun 19th, scientists and technology companies partnered with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to passively survey the…

The SU Startup Lab Accelerator

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by Singularity University is calling for startups using tech for social impact for their inaugural Accelerator (apps close 6/30)! The Accelerator is the first catering to startups and nonprofits using exponential technology (mobile tech, 3D printing, robotics, etc.) to solve…

A drone maker flies high

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by JOHN LORINC Rob Gustavsson, a field-test engineer for Aeryon Labs, grabs a suitcase-sized plastic case and wheels it into the company’s parking lot in suburban Waterloo, Ontario. Inside are the components of an un-manned aerial vehicle (UAV): rotors, a…

NASA, Partners Test Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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by NASA, working with government and industry partners, is testing a system that would make it possible for unmanned aircraft to fly routine operations in United States airspace. Through the agency’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System (UAS-NAS) project,…

Aurora first to fly large UAS in FAA-Designated test site

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by Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that from June 12-15, 2015 the company’s Centaur optionally piloted aircraft (OPA) flew multiple unmanned flights from Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York. The successful test flights were conducted in full collaboration and compliance…