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How collaboration can improve the emergency services and protect us all

How collaboration can improve the emergency services and protect us all

The emergency services can benefit from a more integrated and innovative approach, writes Huawei’s Nadim Abdulrahim.

End-to-end drone solution available for AEC industry

End-to-end drone solution available for AEC industry

Esri UK is partnering with drone specialist Heliguy to offer customers drone hardware, pilot training and flying services along with its existing flight planning, data capture, data processing and GIS software services.

Dubai strikes agreement to explore use of autonomous aerial vehicles

Dubai strikes agreement to explore use of autonomous aerial vehicles

Agreement between Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority and the Dubai Air Navigation Services aims to step up cooperation in examining all aspects of the use of AAVs.

Linz progresses its plans to be an urban air mobility pilot city

Linz progresses its plans to be an urban air mobility pilot city

AAV specialist EHang will work with local partners to realise its plans to conduct passenger flights and goods transportation with autonomous air taxis in urban areas in the Austrian city.

Collaboration aims to create an urban air infrastructure

Collaboration aims to create an urban air infrastructure

Urban-Air Port and Hyundai Air Mobility want to develop an infrastructure to facilitate the creation of urban transportation systems to move people and cargo by air.

Atkins unveils digital twin survey platform

Atkins unveils digital twin survey platform

The Cirrus Insite platform enables users to connect data from external sources, to ensure the digital twin remains a true and connected replica of their asset.

Singapore pilots robot dog to assist safe distancing in parks

Singapore pilots robot dog to assist safe distancing in parks

The four-legged robot called Spot, which is fitted with safety sensors to detect objects and people in its path, is being deployed over a 3km stretch in a section of Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.

UK plans regulatory “shake-up” to make way for transport tech

UK plans regulatory “shake-up” to make way for transport tech

Alongside the review, the government also announced £90 million in funding for technology trials in three new ‘future transport zones’.

Seville to run urban air mobility pilot

Seville to run urban air mobility pilot

EHang will work with the Seville government to develop the programme which will include passenger transportation, air logistics and command-and-control platforms in the city.

Robot deliveries roll out in Milton Keynes’ centre

Robot deliveries roll out in Milton Keynes’ centre

A new report also shows that 20 per cent of parcels globally could be delivered by drones, robots or AVs by 2030. Further, automated delivery technology could play a part in the coronavirus pandemic response.