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Archive: March, 2017


Drone Safety App Downloaded Over 200,000 Times

March 31, 2017

B4UFLY is an easy-to-use smartphone app that helps unmanned aircraft operators determine whether there are any restrictions or requirements in effect at the location where they want to fly.


Drone Use in Agriculture Expected to Grow Quickly

March 31, 2017

NUAIR Alliance partner Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers are evaluating the diverse use of drone technology in agriculture.

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Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

March 30, 2017

The FAA and industry are working together to prevent Loss of Control (LOC) accidents and save lives. You can help make a difference by joining our #FlySafe campaign


General Lauds Lab, Small Biz Impact

March 29, 2017

General Ellen M. Pawlikowski outlines benefits of linking small business and military innovations.


Drone Company AutoModality Hiring in the Central New York Area

March 28, 2017

AutoModality is dedicated to creating autonomous mobile systems that sense, explore, and analyze the world around us.


Watch "Syracuse University Students Test Drone Safety"

March 25, 2017

Syracuse University and Calspan Corporation used a sophisticated dummy with 13 high-tech sensors to measure the impact of a drone falling from the sky and landing on someone.

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SU Students Test Out Drone Safety

March 24, 2017

SU grad students came together to test the hits on dummies and pork ribs. Dropping the drones from 25 ft in the air from different angles let the students see various...

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SU Project Tests Impact of Drones Falling on People

March 24, 2017
by Eric Miller

A Syracuse University led project is looking at the impact of a small drone failure falling from the sky and landing on someone using a sophisticated dummy with 13 sensors.

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Amazon Prime Air U.S. Debut & AutoModality Wins $1 Million Grand Prize in Genius NY

March 24, 2017

A seven-judge panel has awarded the $1 million grand prize in the Genius NY business competition to AutoModality.

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SyracuseCoE is New York State’s Center of Excellence for Environmental and Energy Systems

March 24, 2017

From Lab to Market: SyracuseCoE catalyzes research, development and demonstrations to accelerate innovations for clean energy, healthy buildings and resilient communities.


Drones Have Genius NY Program Buzzing About Potential Impact

March 21, 2017

Unmanned aircraft, commonly referred to as drones, and related systems were a focus of a high-tech contest that awarded $2.75 million in state money to six tech startup companies.

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High Tech Small Business Symposium & Women In Leadership Roundtable

March 21, 2017

Small businesses are a vital resource in supporting national interests and for enhancing America’s Industrial base. 

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NUAIR Partner MIT Just Made Drone Swarms Way Harder to Hack

March 20, 2017

A world of wifi controlled robots sounds like a dream until someone hacks the drone that’s picking up lunch and your Taco Bell goes to feed a hacker. 


Syracuse Tech Garden company wins $1 million prize

March 17, 2017

In January, six start up companies from Syracuse and around the country were picked to set up in the Tech Garden downtown, each one vying for the million dollar grand prize.

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Drone company wins $1M grand prize in Genius NY business competition in Syracuse

March 16, 2017

AutoModality, whose technology allows drones to automatically conduct close-up inspections of bridges, buildings, power lines and other structures, has won the $1 million grand prize in the Genius NY business...


Registration Live for Second Annual FAA UAS Symposium on March 27-29

March 13, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) announced today that registration is underway for the 2017 UAS Symposium scheduled to take place at...

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Join the NUAIR Alliance at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017

March 7, 2017

Join the NUAIR Alliance at AUVSI Xponential 2017 MAY 8-11 Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas in Dallas, Texas as the largest global community of leaders in drones, intelligent robotics and unmanned systems will come together to shape...


Oneida County Executive Sees Griffiss as ‘Cornerstone of Development’

March 4, 2017

“We will create the Griffiss UAS (unmanned aerial system) Innovation Center,” said Picente. “This project includes the renovation of Building 100 to create a space for research, development, testing and...

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Central New York Leads Development Of Unmanned Aircraft Industry

March 1, 2017

NUAIR continues to play a critical role in supporting opportunities to position Central New York as a national leader in the future of unmanned systems and commercial aviation.