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From cellphone to cell-drone: Verizon, AT&T networks take flight

NEWSBYTE With hurricane season fast approaching in the US, having access to smart- or mobile phone services following a disaster could mean the difference...

City of Robots: How robotics & automation could solve cities’ most...

The future of the world will be urban, with the majority of people living in cities. In Asia and Africa, a burgeoning youth population...

133 lives saved by drones worldwide, says DJI – VIDEOS

Chinese drone giant DJI believes that the lives of 133 people have been saved by drones worldwide, since it began keeping figures about drone...

US government announces 10 drone pilot schemes – omits Amazon, DJI

The US has announced 10 pilot schemes to test unmanned aerial technologies and explore drones' potential to help communities and businesses throughout America. Chris...

Uber partners with NASA, US Army on air taxis

UPDATED Frictionless travel giant Uber has announced partnerships with NASA, the US Army, and OEMs at its Elevate annual conference in LA this week....

Department 13 seals counter-drone deal with South Korean military

Unmanned-aircraft mitigation specialist Department 13 has agreed an exclusive distribution deal to sell its counter-drone technology in South Korea. The Marlyland-based company has partnered with Korea...

Vodafone to trial air traffic control system for drones

Telecoms giant Vodafone has announced trials of an air traffic control system for drones. The company is using its 4G mobile network and Internet...

Matternet to launch medical drone delivery in Switzerland

Back in March, logistics company Matternet was granted permission to launch a drone delivery service over populated areas in Switzerland. Now, with the unveiling...

Risk managers hesitant to give drones clearance for take-off

'Invasion of privacy' is the number one concern for risk managers when it comes to commercial drone deployment, says a Munich Re US survey. Drones...

Flytrex launches drone delivery trial in Iceland

On-demand drone delivery service Flytrex has been granted permission to carry out missions in Reykjavik, Iceland. The flights will be delivering products from local e-commerce platform AHA. Iceland's...

Amazon patents inner-city drone delivery towers

Online retailer turned technology giant Amazon has applied for a patent for a multi-level fulfillment center to support its drone delivery business. The patent, published...

Drone defibrillator ready to take off and save lives

The prospect of any drone delivery network is complicated by privacy concerns and a lack of infrastructure. But when lives are on the line,...
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