The first long-distance drone deliveries in the U.S. are bringing PPE to healthcare workers
Contactless delivery, from the sky.
If a hospital in Huntersville, North Carolina needs to quickly replenish its supply of surgical masks and gowns as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it will now be able to summon a drone to make a delivery. Novant Health, the nonprofit that runs the hospital and hundreds of other facilities in the Southeast, just became the first hospital system to be granted a drone operator permit from the FAA. The system will begin the first long-range, ongoing drone deliveries in the U.S
Counter-drone Provider Adds Deepfake Tech to Platform
Counter-drone provider Citadel Defense is mounting a novel defense against spoofing tactics. The company today announced the release of new software incorporating deepfake neural networks to defend against adversarial spoofing tactics
EU Drone Regulation: Overprotective, or a Level Playing Field?
New EU drone regulations will necessitate changes for much of the European drone industry, as companies work to comply with regulations that will be enforced throughout the European Union. In this piece by EU Law Regulatory Consultant of Porat Group, Ella Rosenberg points out that EU drone regulations impact not just companies in member states, […] The post EU Drone Regulation: Overprotective, or a Level Playing Field? appeared first on DRONELIFE
On The Lighter Side: The Office Drone (Video)
ICYMI: this is the best drone ad that we have seen in a while. The drone space is not devoid of humor
NHS Scotland Drone Delivery Trial Supports Covid-19 Response
An NHS Scotland drone delivery trial will support the U.K
Drone to deliver masks to Scottish island
During a two-week trial, the unmanned aircraft will deliver supplies to the Isle of Mull.
DRONELIFE Minute Survey: Pricing Drone Services
Ever wonder how drone services are priced? In this DRONELIFE minute survey, we report what some DRONELIFE followers had to say about how much and how drone services are priced. There are a lot of very significant drone business surveys, and a lot of very official forecasts for the drone industry
This Is How The US Navy Shoots Down a Drone (Video)
Here is a short video that shows the USS Portland downing a drone using a on-board laser. This illustrates one of the ways that the US Navy can shoot down a drone (or other things)
On the Lighter Side: This Drone Video Has the Makings of a Great Zombie / Headless Horseman Movie Scene
It is a little early for Halloween, but this gif file with a drone in flight just screams out for a remake of the headless horseman or at least a scene in a zombie movie. See below
Wingcopter Lands Award for Humanitarian Drone Delivery
UAV startup Wingcopter is flying high this week after being named one of nine winners of Germany’s top global hackathon to kick-start humanitarian drone delivery. The autonomous delivery drone manufacturer partnered with UNICEF and the African Drone and Data Academy to develop a concept to deploy humanitarian drone delivery services