US Drone Programme Faucets Apple, Passes More than Amazon, China's DJI
US Drone Programme Faucets Apple, Passes More than Amazon, China's DJI
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10 May, 2018, 14:35
Winners include projects focused on package delivery, environmental monitoring, precision agriculture, pipeline oversight and integratingdrones near airports, the USA official said.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Wednesday announced that Kansas has been selected as one of 10 participants in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program, an initiative aimed at shaping the future of drones in America. Amazon's angle clearly relates to package deliveries, with a 2016 United Kingdom experiment resulting in a delivery time of just 13 minutes between hitting the one-click order button and the package being dropped off.
Chao, who called the rapidly developing drone industry the biggest development since the jet age, said about 150 applications were received. Asked about Amazon's absence, Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeff Rosen cited a rigorous process and said there were "no losers".
Flirtey pioneered the first FAA-approved fully autonomous drone delivery in an urban environment on March 25, 2015 in Hawthorne.
Nevada also submitted a statewide application that included dozens of partners from Nevada-grown companies and Fortune 50 corporations.
The contest drew 149 bids from locales looking to host flights at night, flights over people and other drone operations that United States rules prohibit.
Lawrence provided committee members with information about FAA efforts to enhance UAS airspace authorization and traffic management through the nationwide beta test of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC), which allows drone operators to request and receive real-time authorization from the agency. To this Apple says that it will use drone tests in North Carolina to improve Apple Maps with aerial images. Another partner is General Electric Co, he said.
One of the new rules would allow drones to fly over people while the other would allow for remote identification and tracking of unmanned aircraft in flight. After both are formally proposed, it would take months or possibly more than a year before they are finalized.
"Kansas is once again leading the way on the national and global stage", he said. The wide interest in the US initiative, launched by President Donald Trump a year ago, underscores the desire of a broad range of companies to have a say in how the fledgling industry is regulated and ultimately win authority to operate drones for purposes ranging from package delivery to crop inspection.
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