Drone Workshop Co-Hosted by AUVSI Foundation, White House’s OSTP. The AUVSI Foundation presents the proceedings of the August 2, 2016 “Workshop on Drones and the Future of Aviation,” an event co-hosted with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). The day-long workshop focused on the continued issues facing the integration of unmanned… [read more]
Amazon has lifted the lid on its top secret laboratory in Cambridge – which has been developing drones to deliver packages to people’s homes. In a world exclusive, the News was given a tour of their workshop today in Castle Park, just off Castle Street, along with eight children from the Year 5 class at… [read more]
Rwanda Launches National Drone Delivery Service Powered By Zipline. Today, Rwandan President Paul Kagame launched the world’s first national drone delivery service during a ceremony in the country’s centrally located Muhanga District. Starting today, the Rwandan government will begin using drones to make up to 150 on-demand, emergency deliveries per day of life-saving blood to… [read more]
First drone for medical supply delivery launched in Rwanda today. The pioneer project, in Muhanga District in southern Rwanda, will see drones used in delivery of much needed supplies to ensure efficiency and timeliness.
UPS announced that it has begun testing the use of drones to make commercial deliveries of packages to remote or difficult-to-access locations, working together with drone-maker CyPhy Works. Testing began on Thursday when the companies staged a mock delivery of urgently needed medicine from Beverly, Mass. to Children’s Island, which is about three miles off… [read more]
UK ‘should be leading’ on integrating new drone technologies. The issues of UAVs and airspace management were debated at Cranfield University’s Technology Conference Visions of an Autonomous Future on 16 September 2016 part of its celebrations of 70 years since the foundation of the College of Aeronautics. Our air traffic control systems run on the… [read more]