Kentucky scores major partnership with MIT to fuel innovation

Last year, the FAA created the UAS Integration Pilot Program, which allowed local governments to apply for innovation zones where new drone operations would be permitted beyond the current visual line-of-sight limitations. The application submitted by the …

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Near-Instant Nationwide Drone Use Authorization on the Way

For one month beginning April 16, the FAA will accept and consider applications from more entities to provide LAANC services beyond the current four (Rockwell Collins, AirMap, Project Wing and Skyward). The LAANC system relies on data sharing and UAS …

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Registration for 2017 FAA UAS Symposium Goes Live

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta will deliver the keynote address on March 27. Presentations and workshops are planned on issues such as the current and future regulatory environment, progress toward integrating UAS, unmanned aircraft research initiatives …

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Premier LiDAR Conference & Expo to Explore the Newest LiDAR Technologies

Exhibitors include airborne, terrestrial and bathymetric LiDAR, complementary solutions providers, sensor manufacturers, service providers, data processing, GIS, UAV/UAS suppliers and more. The current exhibitor list can be viewed here. For the third …

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The Future of Fashion Journalism Education

“The future is already here. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.” –William Gibson This quote by science fiction guru William Gibson aptly sums up the current state of fashion journalism as well. Digital natives revolutionized the $1.2 trillion global fashion industry by democratizing it via social and mobile media. The rules have changed for retailers, designers and media. Yet, while there …

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Why Washington might be shifting toward sending arms to Ukraine

Now, a new report from some heavy-hitters in Washington’s top think tanks argues that arming Ukraine may be the best way to help bring the crisis to a peaceful end. The push comes amid a growing sense in Washington that the current path in Ukraine is not helping to defuse the situation. Clearly, however, Washington is growing restless with the current arc of the conflict and is wrestling with …

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