PLEASANT GROVE, UT - April 29, 2019 - Fortem Technologies, Inc., the leader in airspace awareness, safety and security for a drone world, and Unifly, a leading unmanned traffic management (UTM) provider, announced they will collaborate to develop a joint airspace safety and security solution for a drone-enabled society. This new end-to-end solution will allow UTM and U-space architectures to be used by public safety officers, military groups and other government agencies to secure airspace around critical infrastructure, airports, stadiums, public venues and more.
Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) and the New York UAS Test Site at Griffiss International Airport, have successfully deployed and integrated five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) service suppliers into the New York UAS Corridor: AirMap, ANRA, AGI/OneSky, Thales and Unifly.
The Global UTM Association (GUTMA) recently added four new members: Airbus, Avinor ANS, D-Flight S.p.A and Skywings Inc.
As we all know, the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris suffered unfortunate fire damage on Monday. More than €700 million has already been pledged by billionaire donors to rebuild the historic and iconic landmark. French president Macron has pledged to rebuild the cathedral within five years.
Drone enthusiasts who consider themselves (die-hard) Marvel fans will rejoice at the news of the release of a new version of the popular Tello drone, manufactured by RYZE Tech. In collaboration with Marvel and Disney, RYZE Tech announced the Tello Iron Man Edition, which is available for sale in North America and Europe. The drone is an excellent choice if you want to learn how to fly a drone and if you're just starting out (and/or you could try drone simulators, of course.)
Over the coming months, the SESAR Horizon 2020 PODIUM project will perform demonstrations of U-space services and technologies at five locations.
Those locations are the Drones Paris Region cluster (Bretigny, France), the Netherland RPAS Test Centre (Markenesse, The Netherlands), Groningen Airport (Eelde, The Netherlands), Hans Christian Andersen Airport (Odense, Denmark) and Rodez-Aveyron Airport (France). The demonstrations will take place until end June 2019.
Unifly is proud to announce its expansion through the establishment of its subsidiary Unifly ApS, which is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. The firm welcomes two new employees; Peter Byrn and Tobias Lundby. This expansion allows for more intense support of the Scandinavia and Baltics region.
The drone industry is still growing by the day and still has a lot of untapped potential. But on the other hand, some of the most ambitious projects have been a bit slower to get off the ground than expected.
At the World ATM Congress in Madrid Unifly presented an e-Identification and tracking solution for drones. The device works in a completely independent fashion, with its own power source and sensors for position, altitude, temperature, pressure, speed and direction. As soon as the pilot attaches it to a drone, it is ready for use.