Posts tagged as UAS

Cybersecurity for drones

  While the many benefits of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or remotely piloted aerial systems (RPAS) as they are also known are regularly professed, the accompanying complexity that these systems introduce into workflows, especially when it comes to cybersecurity, is often neglected. As unmanned aerial systems are fundamentally digital systems – from their sensors to […]

Evolution of local UAS market examined at drone conference

  South Africa’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry gathered at Emperors Palace in Gauteng in November 2016 for a comprehensive two-day conference to discuss various UAS business considerations, applications, areas of potential growth, and operational aspects of the technology. Organised by United Drone Holdings (UDH), a shared services UAS company, the conference drew approximately 100 […]

Gallery: Drone Conference 2016

  South Africa’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry gathered at Emperors Palace in Gauteng in November 2016 for a comprehensive two-day conference to discuss various UAS business considerations, applications, areas of potential growth, and operational aspects of the technology. Organised by United Drone Holdings (UDH), a shared services UAS company, the conference drew approximately 100 […]

Humanitarian UAS testing corridor planned for Malawi

  The Government of Malawi and UNICEF have announced the establishment of an air corridor to test potential humanitarian use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The corridor will focus on humanitarian and development use, and will run for a maximum distance of 40 km. It is scheduled to become fully operational by April 2017. The […]