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Airborne Resource Center
Why Intel is Betting on Drones
Intel invests in PrecisionHawk, a data delivery company that uses a small drone and cloud-based software to gather data. Here's why. Read more.
The Small UAV Coalition is going to bat in Washington for the fast-growing drone industry. View Amazon, Google Form Small UAV Coalition


Airborne News
3D Robotics Raises $50M in Series C Round led by Qualcomm Ventures
3D Robotics will use the funding for product development, as it will start including technology from Qualcomm Technologies in its drones.

Will Drone Makers Flee U.S. in Wake of FAA Ruling?
Experts fear U.S. will lag behind drone-friendly countries

VC Drone Deals Up from 10 to 29 in One Year
Y/Y 104% funding increase on $108M for 29 deals in 2014

FAA Issues Semi-Drone-Friendly Guidelines
Yes, airborne cameras; no, Amazon Prime; killer rule: VLOS only!

Samsung Electronics Launches New $100M Robotics Lab
Goal: Samsung’s products—robots included—to be Internet-connected and IoT-capable within five years

Ryan Calo: “The Three Big Challenges for Robotics Laws Are…”
Does the recent buzzing of the White House change the debate over drones?

Alibaba’s Delivery Drones Go Airborne Over Beijing
Shanghai and Guangzhou next if three-day trial succeeds

IP Group Takes Minority Stake in Exyn Technologies
Will new CEO Nader Elm, former IMAX exec, take Exyn drone-tech to the movies?

Imperial College London Drone Lab: Inside the Public-Private Partnership
We discuss the challenges of the public-private partnership that led to the Brahmal Vasudevan Aerial Robotics Lab at Imperial College London, including protection of intellectual property, how to measure ROI and more.

Why Intel is Betting on Drones
Intel invests in PrecisionHawk, a data delivery company that uses a small drone and cloud-based software to gather data. Here's why.

Amazon, Google Form Small UAV Coalition
The Small UAV Coalition is going to bat in Washington for the fast-growing drone industry.

3D Robotics’ Wild Week: Richard Branson, Intel, Iris+ Drone
The California startup is now partying with the big boys.

Paramount Group Betting Big on Robotics
Paramount Group founds new division, acquires two smaller firms, promises major R&D effort.

The Trouble with the Triton: Northrop Grumman Taking Heat for Costs and Delays
Some in the federal government say it's taking way too long and costing way too much for the Navy to get its unmanned system from Northrop Grumman.

Flying Robots Meet Game Cubes as 3DR Buys Sifteo
RBR50 FIrm 3D Robotics acquires the consumer electronics company in an apparent bid to further its reach into the general consumer market.



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Why Intel is Betting on Drones