Malawi launches Africa’s first humanitarian drone testing corridor

The UAV landed successfully in the central hospital … organizations to work with governments as well as private sector partners to explore how UAS, also called drones, can drive progress on issues ranging from environmental conservation to health …

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Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million to Establish World-Leading Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management System in Central New York

represents an unparalleled commitment by New York State to support the advancement of the UAS and UTM industries in the region. This investment, coupled with the region’s private sector expertise; an FAA-designated test site; and broad industry …

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Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech

By David Alexander NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) – The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet. The rapid development of new technologies is forcing the Pentagon to seek partnerships with the private sector rather than developing its technology itself, defense …

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Shawnee students study drone use

Engineering students from Shawnee High School got a high flying look at the practical side of math and science from SelectTech GeoSpatial in Springfield on Wednesday . SelectTech designs and builds unmanned aerial vehicles for government and private sector use. Drones have fascinated many teens as a possible career path, especially with all the recent attention on them, said Rosie Matthies, who …

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