The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR) has awarded SRC, Inc. a contract to provide surveillance equipment and services for phase two of the implementation of the Initial Operating Capability (IOC) of the Unmanned Secure Autonomous Flight Environment (U-SAFE) corridor project. Phase two of the U-SAFE program continues the development and implementation of the New York State’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Corridor as part of the ongoing Upstate Revitalization […]
Altiscope, the Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) group from A³ by Airbus focused on enabling the future of aviation, has released Blueprint for the Sky: The Roadmap for the Safe Integration of Autonomous Aircraft. The Blueprint represents months of careful analysis by Airbus of the future needs for the airspace, the widespread impact of its forthcoming changes, and […]
With a mutual interest in performing routine Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flights in the National Airspace System (NAS), NASA is collaborating with industry through cooperative agreements that are expected to lead to flights in 2020. This Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) allows for multiple cooperative agreements starting with the effective date of award until September 30, 2020. The […]
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The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR Alliance) and Griffiss International Airport announced a new partnership with Unifly, a European company with a unique software application that enables unmanned traffic management (UTM) systems to visualize and manage drone traffic in the airspace. The partnership will provide enhanced unmanned traffic management capabilities for the NY […]
Kongsberg Geospatial Ltd., an Ottawa-based developer of geospatial visualization software, announced today the conclusion of the final trials of a new situational awareness system for emergency airspace management, in a project funded by Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC). The trials were conducted at an abandoned airfield near Pembroke, Ontario, with the participation of different […]
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Terra Drone Corporation has developed a new function of UAS UTM based on Terra UTM, with Tokyo Electronic Ventures (TEPCO Ventures) 2 and Zenrin Co., Ltd. for a technical verification of “Drone Highway Initiative.” In March 2018, in cooperation with the TEPCO group, Terra Drone carried out Automatic drone flight utilizing simulated data assuming acquisition from […]
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A University of Cincinnati project to develop a new management system for unmanned aircrafts secured nearly $1 million in federal grants last week. The Regional Unmanned Traffic Management System (RUTMS) was one of 33 projects submitted to the Ohio Federal Research Network, a state-funded organization that funds research and development initiatives at 11 Ohio colleges and […]
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Boeing announced it is collaborating with artificial intelligence (AI) technology leader, SparkCognition, to deliver unmanned aircraft system traffic management (UTM) solutions. Boeing and SparkCognition will use artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies to track unmanned air vehicles in flight and allocate traffic corridors and routes to ensure safe, secure transportation. Through the collaboration, they will also provide […]
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Florida-based Autonomous Aerial Systems (AAS) company Aeronyde and Belgian Unmanned Traffic Management provider Unifly announced a partnership to bring advanced UAV technology to emergency responders. The companies will integrate Unifly’s Unmanned Traffic Management services, along with Aeronyde’s system for Autonomous flight, to create an efficient self-flying system for police and fire departments.The Aeronyde-Unifly partnership will […]
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AirMap has partnered with Skyguide, the Swiss air navigation service provider, to develop and deploy a national drone traffic management system (UTM—unmanned aircraft systems traffic management) for Switzerland. The announcement followed AirMap’s 2017 U-space demonstration with Skyguide. Switzerland already hosts the world’s first autonomous drone delivery network, in Zurich, and since 2013, drone flight requests […]