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Longest Organ Delivery Flight via Unmanned Aircraft Completed in Las Vegas

MissionGO, a provider of unmanned aviation solutions that are transforming logistics, and Nevada Donor Network, an organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the state of Nevada, today announced two successful test flights carrying a human organ and tissue via an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on Sept. 17. The first flight transported

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Everdrone Expands Defibrillator Delivery to Denmark

Everdrone recently announced that its drones are now being used to deliver Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the scene of cardiac arrests in real-world emergencies – a unique first-of-its-kind project. The service, currently reaching 80,000 residents in the Gothenburg area, is part of a collaboration with Sweden’s national emergency call

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INS-DU – Dual Antenna, GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System

Inertial Labs Releases U-Blox Based, Low-Cost GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System, INS-DU with Accurate Positioning and Dual Antenna Heading. The new INS-DU delivers high accuracy RTK position for Air, Land, and Marine Applications. Paeonian Springs, VA: The new INS-DU is a high performance strapdown system that determines position, velocity, and absolute

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Matternet Expands Operations to Asia Through Drone Delivery Partnership with Japan Airlines

Today, Matternet, developer of the world’s leading urban drone logistics platform, announced it is expanding operations to Asia through a new business partnership with Japan Airlines (JAL). The partnership is to deploy the Matternet M2 drone system in Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s new “drone logistics business development project”, and utilize the

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South Korea Tests Drone Food Delivery Service

South Korea has tested an autonomous drone food delivery service amid rising demand for non-contact services during the COVID-19 pandemic, the transport ministry announced. In a test held in the administrative city of Sejong, some 130 kilometers southeast of Seoul, five drones delivered meals and other products to people at

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MissionGO Completes Longest Organ Delivery Flight via Unmanned Aircraft in Las Vegas

MissionGO, a provider of unmanned aviation solutions that are transforming logistics, and Nevada Donor Network, an organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the state of Nevada, today announced two successful test flights carrying a human organ and tissue via an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) on Sept. 17. The first flight transported

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Rooftop Skylight Hatches for Drone Deliveries

“Smart” delivery hatches built into homes are being developed so that parcels can be delivered by drone. The skylight hatches could be both fitted or designed into the roofs of homes so customers can receive packages even when they are out. Start-up Idu Group hopes the innovation can help cut

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Independent Security Audit Confirms Privacy and Security Benefits of Parrot FreeFlight 6 App

Parrot’s mobile app, designed specifically for its ANAFI drone platform, delivers on the company’s legacy and promise of exceptional data protection PARIS Parrot, the leading European drone group, is pleased to announce the results of an independent data-privacy and security audit of its FreeFlight 6 mobile application for the

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Everdrone announces expansion of lifesaving drone service in Denmark

Everdrone, a global leader in autonomous drone technology, recently announced that its drones are now being used to deliver Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the scene of cardiac arrests in real-world emergencies – a unique first-of-its-kind project The service, currently reaching 80,000 residents in the Gothenburg area, is part

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Indiana Department of Correction Selected AeroDefense’s AirWarden Drone Detection System After Test and Evaluation

AirWarden to Help Curb Increase in Drone-borne Contraband Deliveries by Providing Early Warning of Drone and Pilot Location with Low False Alarm Rate. Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) will deploy AeroDefense’s AirWarden™ Drone and Pilot Detect, Locate, and Track System at two sites and four facilities to decrease and ultimately

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What is the “finish line” of deliveries? Once the courier or drone completes their delivery, then what happens? This step of the delivery process is full of unknowns and arguably the most important step of all. Does the consumer receive their package without issue? With solving the “finish line” of

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Volansi Raises $50M to Accelerate Middle-Mile Drone Delivery

Volansi, a provider of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) middle-mile drone delivery services for commercial and defense applications, today announced a $50 Million Series B investment from Silicon Valley’s top venture funds. Led by Icon Ventures, other participants in this financing include existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Y Combinator

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Steamship Company partners with Flylogix to trial UAV freight delivery service for Isles of Scilly community

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has announced a partnership with unmanned aircraft company Flylogix to trial an enhanced freight delivery service based at Land’s End Airport operating to and from the Isles of Scilly. The two-year collaboration will explore the feasibility of a regular unmanned logistics service for the

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Walmart and Zipline Team on Drone Delivery Service

Walmart has announced that it is teaming up with Zipline to launch a first-of-its-kind drone delivery operation in the U.S. The new service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products with the potential to expand to general merchandise. Trial deliveries will take place near Walmart’s headquarters here

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Tesco to Trial Drone Delivery Service in Ireland

Tesco is to trial home deliveries by drone in a move that could allow small items to be despatched to customers within 30 minutes to an hour of ordering. Britain’s biggest retailer has teamed up with the drone delivery company Manna and will conduct the six-month trial next month delivering

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Chinese Army Tests Drone Swarms for ‘Food Delivery’

On Friday, Chinese Global Times reported “PLA logistics soldiers were seen transporting hot food with ground vehicles. In locations where the road was blocked, however, they packed the food, water and medicine, before putting them into several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that automatically delivered the ‘care packages’ to front-line soldiers.”

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Walmart Piloting Drone Delivery with Flytrex

Years ago, Walmart founder Sam Walton famously said, “I have always been driven to buck the system, to innovate, to take things beyond where they’ve been.” It remains a guiding principle at Walmart to this day. From being an early pioneer of universal bar codes and electronic scanning cash registers

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With Its Newest Acquisition, East West Aeronautical Predicts Drone Market Will Soar

Recently, the FAA gave Amazon approval to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, to deliver packages to its customers. New developments in aviation, sensing, and software technology have powered a revolution in unmanned flight. In the next decade, the burgeoning commercial drone industry is projected to generate more than

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UK retailer Tesco’s to trial drone delivery with Manna

During a webcast hosted by Tesco, Wednesday on disruptive innovation Tesco executives spoke about a delivery trial in Oranmore, starting in October. Tesco Chief executive Dave Lewis said that the Dublin start-up has “already proven the capability” and that he is seeking ways to apply that capability to Tesco. Mr

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Leonardo Delivers C-UAS Technology to Royal Air Force

Leonardo in the UK has delivered the first of four complete baseline counter-drone systems to the Royal Air Force in support of the next stage of its Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) research and development programme. The ORCUS system is now playing a key role in a wide-ranging testing and evaluation

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Regulators Approve Brazil’s First BVLOS Drone Delivery Operation

Latin American drone delivery company, Speedbird Aero, announced it has received regulatory approval from Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency, also known as ANAC, to operate two experimental drone delivery routes in Brazil. Speedbird Aero operates a proprietary delivery drone with an integrated ParaZero parachute recovery system, and is now the

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Japan Airlines Joins Tokyo Drone Delivery Test

Japan’s flagship airline has joined a consortium of transportation and technology specialists to test drone deliveries of medicines and food in Tokyo. Japan Airlines, along with KDDI Corp., East Japan Railway, Weathernews and Terra Drone Corp., announced the project with the Tokyo government. “Due to the lack of delivery personnel

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Drone Delivery Canada flies Condor

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (TSXV: FLT; OTC: TAKOF; Frankfurt: A2AMGZ or ABB.F) (the “Company” or “DDC”) is pleased to provide an update on the Condor drone from successful testing in Foremost, Alberta, Canada. The Company successfully tested numerous critical aspects of the Condor, including: triple-redundant communications system (satellite,

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Leonardo delivers counter-drone technology to the Royal Air Force to support the research and development programme SYNERGIA

The RAF will use the Leonardo Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) equipment as part of its ongoing research programme to develop the ORCUS C-UAS system. This developing system also provides a national standby capability to support emergency services across the UK in crisis situations Due to the serious nature of the

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