Surveying and Mapping

NASA tests drone collision-avoidance technology

NASA, along with its government and industry partners, has begun testing how drones will be incorporated into the national airspace. This is the third series of tests, which will include testing all the previous and new technology together for the first time. "This is...

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DroneDeploy Raises $9 Million, Partners with DJI and 3DR

DroneDeploy raised $9 million in funding from Emergence capital for their new drone operation and data platform. Investors expect a high adoption rate as DroneDeploy integrates with drones from popular UAV companies DJI and 3D Robotics. The ability to control a drone...

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Exelis Takes First Steps Toward Highway for Drones

Exelis Takes First Steps Toward Highway for Drones

Aerospace company Exelis provided a preview of its a low-altitude surveillance system to Reuters yesterday. The system will be fully integrated with the data on manned aircraft that Exelis currently supplies to FAA eliminating the concern for collision with commuter...

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