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Wingcopter raises $22M to advance technology leadership in drone delivery, announces serial production
Wingcopter, the German developer, manufacturer and operator of unmanned delivery drones for commercial and humanitarian applications, has secured $22 million in Series A funding.
ENAIRE coordinating unmanned flights for military reconnaissance, surveillance and intelligence system
ENAIRE is coordinating unmanned flights of the PREDATOR military reconnaissance, surveillance and intelligence system with the Air Force. The system is headquartered at the Talavera la Real Air Base in Badajoz.
SkyGrid and SparkCognition Deploy First AI-Powered Cybersecurity System on Drones
SparkCognition, leading industrial artificial intelligence (AI) company, and SkyGrid, a Boeing, SparkCognition company, today announced a new collaboration to deploy AI-powered cybersecurity directly on drones, protecting them from zero-day attacks during flight. Equipped with SparkCognition’s DeepArmor® cybersecurity product, SkyGrid is the first airspace management system to enable drone protection powered by AI.
FABEC incoming board highlight environmental agenda
The new chairman of the CEO Board of Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) of the Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (FABEC) is Alex Bristol, CEO of Skyguide. He sets clear objectives for his term: enhanced environmental focus, a further strengthening of cooperation between FABEC States and between the Functional Airspace Blocks themselves.
Drones still a problem even with little traffic
In 2020, the German air navigation service provider DFS logged fewer reports of interference caused by drones at airports in Germany than in previous years.
ERA provides an extension of its surveillance system for Munich airport
ERA has recently signed contracts to extend its previous MLAT system with seven new ground-based stations (GS) for surface guidance at the Munich International Airport in Germany.
FABEC States endorse long-term commitment to FABEC and Switzerland holds presidency in 2021
The Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (FABEC) States have appointed the Swiss Confederation as FABEC Council presidency, taking over the yearly rotating chairmanship from the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Nokia Shanghai Bell to deploy next-generation network for Airport Authority Hong Kong
Nokia Shanghai Bell today announced that Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) will deploy a new, high-bandwidth, mission-critical Nokia IP/MPLS network to support tower operations at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
ATI Boeing Accelerator Announces the 10 Startups Joining its Second Cohort
The latest startups to join the ATI Boeing Accelerator have been announced today with 10 companies joining the programme. The startups for the second cohort were selected from nearly 200 applications
Verizon, UPS, and Skyward announce connected drone delivery
Skyward, A Verizon company, and UPS Flight Forward announced at CES 2021 collaborative efforts to deliver retail products with drones connected to Verizon 4G LTE, as well as 5G testing and integration for delivery.