Italy power plant deploys automated drone full-time

In Italy, a multinational power company had deployed a drone full-time. Enel, an integrated power company in the global, power, gas and renewables markets has acquired a multi rotor unmanned aircraft system to support operations and maintenance.
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DOI unveils first ever $17M contract option for UAS providers

The contract consists of one base year with four option years. The total potential contract value is $17 million. Aircraft selected under the contract will be able to operate day or night, without a runway in sustained winds up to 25 knots.
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New project to create drone software to understand human movement

University of Nebraska–Lincoln computer scientist Brittany Duncan wants to ease people's discomfort by enabling drones to communicate with the humans around them. Communication could also make drones valuable coworkers in numerous settings.
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Department of Homeland Security beefs up counter-UAS efforts

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is collecting data on counter-UAS technologies in urban environments to deal with the potential threat of unwanted or malicious drones. The agency has developed a program to collect drone mitigation data.
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University of Washington creates first insect drones

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed wireless robotic drones the size of insects that can easily access areas in which even a small UAS could not fit. A swarm of insect drones might one day detect methane leaks.
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U.S. DOT selects 10 projects for UAS integration program

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao not only announced the 10 projects selected for the UAS Pilot Integration Program, but also said new drone rulemaking and potentially dozens of other projects to assist with UAS integration are in the works.
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