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Velodyne’s World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology 2019, with AUVSI Silicon Valley as a primary partner • Levi’s® Stadium, Santa Clara CA

REGISTER HERE Velodyne’s World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology 2019, with AUVSI Silicon Valley as a Primary Partner Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 • Levi’s® Stadium, Santa Clara CA • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm lunch provided! Velodyne's World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology 2019 will address safety issues and public concern in the realm [...]

By |2019-08-11T00:09:40+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Events, Featured, UAM, UAV|

SVC Spotlight – Science and Transportation Committee Subcommittee on Security UAS Security Priorities

At a hearing on Tuesday by the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Subcommittee on Security, Brian Wynne, president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), called for accelerated federal rule makings and the development of holistic policy solutions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). In his testimony, Wynne emphasized the [...]

By |2019-06-22T00:25:21+00:00July 1st, 2019|AV, Featured, News, UAV|

AUVSI comments on FAA rulemakings for UAS operations over people

Posted on April 16, 2019; AUVSI Press Release The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) says the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) proposed rules for operating small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people and for safe and secure small UAS operations are too restrictive and do not consider the safety or societal benefits of the [...]

By |2019-04-18T19:15:44+00:00April 16th, 2019|Featured, Governments|

SVC Chapter Spotlight: Velodyne Lidar Announced as Finalist for AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards Velodyne Alpha Puck™ Recognized for Providing Rich Computer Perception Data in Mobile Mapping Applications

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Velodyne Lidar, Inc. has been named as a finalist in the Vision/Camera Systems & Components category of the XCELLENCE Awards by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI). Velodyne was selected from a pool of accomplished applicants as one of several finalists. Winners will be announced during the awards ceremony at [...]

By |2019-04-05T02:53:56+00:00April 5th, 2019|Featured|

DOT UAS Initiatives

DOT UAS Initiatives On January 14, 2019, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced proposed new rules and a pilot project to allow unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or more commonly called drones, to fly overnight and over people without waivers under certain conditions and to further integrate drones safely into the national [...]

By |2019-01-15T01:44:33+00:00January 15th, 2019|Featured|

December Webinar 12-5-18 15:00(EST) “AUVSI Preparing the Industry for 2019” / Call For 2019 Volunteers

Trends and Predictions: Preparing the Industry for 2019   Host: Tom McMahon | Senior VP of Advocacy and Government Relations Over the last year unmanned systems have played a more visible and positive role than ever before. Drones were used to survey hurricane damage and monitor wildfires; automated vehicles [...]

By |2019-01-15T01:45:32+00:00November 30th, 2018|Featured, Webinar|

FAA IPP Announcement

Press Release – U.S.Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program. WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced that USDOT has selected 10 state, local and tribal governments as participants in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program. First announced last October, this White [...]

By |2018-05-09T21:51:36+00:00May 9th, 2018|Featured|

AUVSI Trusted Operator Program (TOP)

 The Trusted Operator Program (TOP) has been recognized as a critical effort for remote pilots and training organizations to demonstrate RELIABILITY, SAFETY, PROFESSIONALISM AND TRUST in the UAS industry. As an independent community based association, AUVSI will give more power and credibility to its members and increase the ability for AUVSI to advocate [...]

By |2018-05-02T00:25:20+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Featured|

Silicon Valley Is Established Global Center of Innovation For Future of UAS Product Development & Urban Air Mobility / Next Event May 24-25, 2018

REVIEW PAPERS VTOL TO eVTOL VTOL to eVTOL Technical Solutions from the VTOL Development Experience All Day May 24/25 As industry designs, manufactures, and tests new VTOL aircraft to meet urban mobility needs, they face a number of familiar challenges such as taking-off and landing in restricted spaces with complex and unpredictable urban wind [...]

By |2018-03-24T04:09:20+00:00March 24th, 2018|Featured, Financial, Happenings, International|
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