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FAA looks to expand drone horizons while ensuring safety

The Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) is furthering its commitment to safely implement drones into the national airspace with a number of announcements made today at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems conference in Atlanta. First, the agency announced a new initiative to work with...

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Skyward Raises $4.1 Million in Venture Capital

Skyward Raises $4.1 Million in Venture Capital

Skyward, a software and services provider for commercial drones, announced today that it raised $4.1 million in its current round of funding. Verizon Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Draper Associates will contribute capital to expand Skyward's engineering and...

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Airware unveils operating system for commercial drones

Airware unveils operating system for commercial drones

Airware wants to power commercial drones. The drone company recently released the Aerial Information Platform (AIP), an operating system that combines hardware, software and cloud services to provide a way for users to safely operate drones, comply with regulation...

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DJI SDK provides tools for drone developers

As commercial drones become more and more popular, developers want to tap into this new market"And DJI wants to help them. The drone company recently announced the DJI SDK for developers to start taking advantage of drone app development. "I love this technology,...

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Why the FAA Struggles with Drones

Why the FAA Struggles with Drones

In a recent hearing before the Senate Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee, Federal Aviation Administration representative, Margaret Gilligan, stated the agency had inadequate infrastructure in place for testing commercial drone beyond line-of-sight...

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