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Up, Up and Autonomous: The Future of Flight

  Last week, the industry’s top brands and innovators came to North Texas for the Indy Autonomous Challenge, a competition that pits teams against each other in an autonomous Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Up, Up and Autonomous: The Future of Flight
November 18, 2022

Last week, the industry’s top brands and innovators came to North Texas for the Indy Autonomous Challenge, a competition that pits teams against each other in an autonomous car race. However, automation is no longer limited to the track. The next frontier of aviation is autonomous flight. Mike Goodwin of Bell Flight, explained what […]

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Examining the Impact of DroneUp Preparing For One Million Package Deliveries Per Year
June 2, 2022

The small aircraft often used today to capture video or perform surveillance is now a source of delivery in recent years. And the big box retailer Walmart, is the latest corporation to tap into the drone delivery market. As discussed on the latest episode of the podcast show “Drones in America,” host Grant Guillot talked […]

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Last-Mile Drone Delivery Takes Flight in 2022
February 7, 2022

Drone delivery has been captivating audiences for years. Consumers are eager to see it come to fruition across the globe, and operators are working to accelerate its capabilities, while retailers are preparing for a multitude of use cases. In 2022, the widespread adoption and usability of drone delivery will find its wings. So, what can […]

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How Are Drones Feeding Real-Time Data from the Rugged Edge
July 15, 2021

Drones are here to stay, and they’re making their presence felt in a wider variety of industries than ever before. From mining to film, construction and much more, unmanned vehicles are collecting unprecedented amounts of data in real time and making it available for use. However, therein lies one of the blooming industry’s biggest challenges. […]

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Is Autonomy the Key to Unlocking the Potential of Drones?
May 12, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   What’s one of the biggest hurdles to scaling drones for delivery and other applications? Managing […]

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Creating Autonomous Drones to Protect Assets and Infrastructure
April 21, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   The UAS industry requires cooperation and collaboration with lots of stakeholders. The FAA, however, isn’t […]

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Education, Not Money, Will Build the Future of America’s Infrastructure
April 8, 2021

Timothy Tenne is COO of Easy Aerial, a large commercial drone corporation. Prior to this role, he was a senior director at Amtrak, a Deputy COO of a large transit agency in our country, and a Deputy Chief of Safety at another large agency. He shared his thoughts on the state of infrastructure in […]

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Can Drone Delivery Get off the Ground without Edge Computing?
April 6, 2021

Ryan Walsh, CEO and Co-founder of Valqari, shares why his team is excited about the announcement yesterday from AWS and Verizon regarding 5G computing. “We believe 5G is going to be critical for low-latency solutions,” Walsh said. “Edge computing is going to create a much easier process via decentralization when it comes to the communication […]

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Drone Ethics and Professionalism within the Drone Industry
March 31, 2021

One industry trend that seems to be popping up more and more these days is ethics and professionalism within the drone industry. There seem to be a bunch of people who may have gone to Best Buy and bought a drone, and, now, they’ve sort of shown up trying to do pretty much any […]

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