Drones / UAS / UAV
Former Virginia technology secretary's appointment to state board could lead to more drones
Karen Jackson has been appointed to Virginia's emergency management and homeland security advisory panel.
Federal officials say drones present an emergent cybersecurity risk
Government is now dividing the task of managing new threats they expect to arrive from the sky.
'Internet of things' poised for greatest impact, local IT leaders say
IoT, artificial intelligence, blockchain and autonomous systems top the list of most impactful emerging technologies for local government, according to a new infographic from the Public Technology Institute.
A 'major win' for the geospatial community awaits president's signature
Experts say the Geospatial Data Act will address longstanding shortcomings in national standards and policies.
Drones assist in search for missing kangaroo after escape from Florida man's wildlife sanctuary
The Florida Highway Patrol is using two drones to search for the kangaroo, which went missing Monday.
California's wildfire effort includes software originally developed for a drone-racing game
Edgybees was founded to make software for drone hobbyists, but its augmented reality programs adapted well for emergency responders.
Nevada’s new drone center focuses on public safety
The Nevada Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety will develop research and training materials for unmanned aerial systems.
FAA lays down the law on drone regulations
The federal agency has reaffirmed its authority over state and local government in managing the national airspace.