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DJI DEVELOPS SELF-DRIVING CAPABILITIES WITH LIDAR TECHNOLOGY – According to sources and job posts, Chinese drone maker DJI is working on self-driving capabilities with LiVOX LiDAR technology. Job posts and other sources indicate that the company is building an engineering team to achieve this.
UP TO ONE YEAR IN PRISON FOR DRONE PILOT WHO CRASHED UAV INTO LAPD CHOPPER – The 22-year-old drone pilot who flew his unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) into a Los Angeles Police Department chopper faces up to one year in prison for recklessly operating a drone.
XIAOMI ADDED TO MILITARY BLACKLIST BY TRUMP ADMINISTRATION – Consumer electronics company and drone maker Xiaomi has been added to the military blacklist, i.e. a list of companies with suspected ties to the Chinese army, by the Trump administration.
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- Maiden test flight proves successful for new drone
- Verizon, UPS, and Skyward announce connected drone delivery
- San Juan College drone program students have variety of career options
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- Malaysian Researchers Build Drone Parts from Pineapple Leftovers
- Upstate testing drone flights to fly COVID test kits
- Bantec’s Drone USA receives purchase orders to supply Atlantic City’s Fire and Emergency Management Department with drones
- Drones for Government Agencies: GSA Limits Procurement List to Blue sUAS
- French forces get new batch of micro-drones for recon missions
- Quantum internet signals beamed between drones a kilometre apart
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