June 26, 2022

Aviation – Social Gov

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28 May 2022 || 3 min read In an effort to attract talent and technology from independent innovators and startups, Embraer has launched the Energia Initiative. Energia is a family of all-electric, hybrid, and hydrogen fuel-cell aircraft which Embraer will develop in collaboration with outside organizations and innovators. This week, Embraer announced it has completed...
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In Berlin, the DroneMasters Junior Academy has used drones to teach 2000+ kids about flight, science, and robotics. (Photo copyright DroneMasters Academy) Two years after they launched DroneMasters, a business-to-business networking platform aimed at fostering a global community of drone users, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs, the Berlin-based founders realized that they had overlooked a group sure...
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As the drone industry gains the due prominence and push that it, very well – deserved, more and moreinvestors are grasping this opportunity to become a part of the early wave. This has benefitted severaldrone companies that have been seeking High Net Worth Individuals and industry leaders to become apart of their organisation. One such...
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Revector, a leading developer of cell site simulators and mobile phone surveillance solutions for security, intelligence and public safety applications, has partnered with Unmanned Systems Technology (“UST”) to demonstrate their expertise in this field. The ‘Silver’ profile highlights how the company’s field-proven IMSI number and Wi-Fi tracking technology, integrated into lightweight payloads for UAVs (unmanned...
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Taiwan’s military has approved a project to install indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) defense systems at 45 bases across the country, to neutralize hostile drone incursions, if necessary, according to a military source. Under the five-year project that runs until 2026, the defense ministry will spend NT$4.3 billion (US$146 million) to purchase the UAV defense...
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The UK’s National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) is launching trials of a system that seeks to fully automate the capture and processing of corrosion-related condition assessment data. Formed through a collaboration with deep tech start-ups Keen AI and sees.ai, the system uses highly automated drones flown ‘Beyond Visual Line of Sight’ to gather detailed close-quarter...
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Joel Roberson is a public policy and regulatory partner at international law firm Holland & Knight. He focuses on public policy advocacy, legislative drafting and regulatory compliance, with a specialty in vehicle technology law, including unmanned aircraft systems and autonomous vehicles. “The FAA,” Roberson said, “needs to adapt its thinking and the law needs to change...