A trial with the Irish health authority uses drones to bring prescriptions straight to the door. View original article at BBC World News

UAS firm Vigilant Aerospace is helping Oklahoma State University’s medical drone delivery program achieve a new standard in safety for BVLOS flights. During a recent demonstration, the company’s FlightHorizon system provided air-traffic monitoring for OSU’s Unmanned Systems Research Institute View original article at Drone Life

Former NBA SVP of Global Partnerships Rachel Jacobson has been named as the president of the Drone Racing League. Jacobson will be tasked with scaling DRL up, developing new opportunities to engage league partners with more than 250 million global fans View original article at Drone Life

Police in North Dakota are celebrating after search-and-rescue drones helped locate a missing child last week. Working with top-rated drone firm SkySkopes, the Minot police and fire departments found two-year old Kevin Hochsprung in a nearby unoccupied, unlocked house several hours after the boy wandered away from home View original article at Drone Life

In a recent press release, start-up F-drones announced the first commercial beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone delivery in Singapore.  This is the first time that authorized drone delivery to ships has taken place in Singapore View original article at Drone Life

The following is a guest post by tech writer Karlyn McKell.  Infographic republished with permission from The Zebra View original article at Drone Life

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International has announced a weeklong series of UAS webinars. XPONENTIAL Virtual Sessions kicks off May 4 with five webinars across next week on topics ranging from robotics to drone delivery View original article at Drone Life

Chinese drone maker DJI on Tuesday unveiled what the company is calling the best all-around drone it has ever made. View original article at TechSpot

UPS and CVS are flying their drones to Florida, where the country’s largest retirement community will soon receive prescription medicine deliveries via Matternet’s M2 UAV. During this global health crisis, the United Parcel Service’s Flight Forward (UPSFF) subsidiary aims to distribute time- and temperature-sensitive drugs while following social distancing efforts and protecting healthcare workers. Starting next month, residents of The Villages in central Florida can receive same-day delivery from a local CVS pharmacy. “Our new drone delivery service will help CVS provide safe and efficient deliveries of medicines…

Drones mapping of UNESCO Archaeological sites are helping to gather the necessary data to help prepare orthophoto maps and digital elevation models of valuable areas. The drone mapping company SimActive recently announced that it is involved in the mapping of a UNESCO Archaeological site  of Halin in Myanmar View original article at Drone Life