Thales and Unifly Respond to the Drone Industry’s Need for a UTM System

On the heels of an agreement between DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung and Unifly NV to work together to develop and market a DFS drone app comes news of another partnership for Unifly. Thales Group and Unifly have announced they are partnering to create safer flights with the new solution for Unmanned Aerial System Traffic Management (UTM),…

Neurala Provides a Brain for Drones to Enable Autonomy, AI and More

Drones can now be fully automated and controlled by software. That begs the question of what could happen if a drone had a brain and could think for itself? Neurala is a company that may have the answer. In January 2017, the artificial intelligence company Neurala received a series A funding round of $14 million…

How Does Drone Regulation in the United States Compare with Laws in Europe?

The recently published UAV report, “Exploring Commercial Drone Opportunities and Regulation Across Europe in 2017”, describes in great detail the efforts of the different industries to deploy and take advantage of this amazing cost-reducing technology in Europe’s fragmented regulatory environment. Apart from the obvious challenges that every industry worldwide is facing as they deploy UAVs…

Drones in the UK: A Full Understanding of the Regulations

After taking a look at the logistics and challenges that operators across Europe are dealing with, I got in touch with Peter Slater, Aerial Solutions UAV Manager at Costain Group PLC, to discuss his experiences using these tools at one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers, operating in energy, water and transportation. After forming…