International convention on drone research

International convention on drone research

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NASA will take part in an international convention in the Syracuse area this fall that will attract up to 600 of the world’s top drone researchers from business, government and academia. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul is expected to announce the plans Thursday afternoon in Cicero at a press conference with Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney and local business leaders. State officials declined to confirm the agreement Wednesday. […]

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Historic Agreement Signed

Historic Agreement Signed

Article and Photo Source: Ehang LAS VEGAS, N.V. May 26, 2016 – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have executed a historic teaming agreement with EHang, Inc., a technological innovation company specializing in Research & Development, manufacturing, and sales of intelligent aerial vehicles. The agreement will provide the foundation for collaboration between NIAS and EHang in the areas of flight testing, […]

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Will a hacked DJI save lives at sea?

Will a hacked DJI save lives at sea?

A contest from a 3D print-on-demand service aims to find out. My wife and I are planning a weekend trip aboard my best friend’s sailboat (he actually owns one-quarter of the sailboat), so this one seems especially relevant. Shapeways , the 3D printing-on-demand service, is teaming up with DJI to turn the crazy popular Phantom 4 drone into a disaster response vehicle. If any first responders are reading, and if […]

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