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The Coastal Plain Chapter welcomes you. We are dedicated to agricultural, forestry and aquacultural applications of unmanned systems. We are sponsored by THe University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Envitronmmental Sciences, Hill Booth Smith Attorneys at Law, Fort Valley State University, and Abraham Baldwin Agricltural College. Please contaxt us for firther infromation. Al are welcome to our bi-monthly business meetings. Liocations and agenda for each meeting wil be listed on this website 

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2 May 2016
New Orleans Convention Center

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Unmanned News

Tweet On June 18, the first combination aerial and underwater bridge inspection was successfully conducted on the Delaware Memorial Bridge Twin Spans, using a hybrid unmanned vehicle called the Naviator, which can fly and swim. The inspection was a result of a collaborative effort that included the Delaware River Bay Authority (DRBA), Rutgers University-New Brunswick (RU-NB) and SubUAS LLC. All parties involved with the inspection have high praises for the Naviator unmanned ...
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Tweet by AUVSI News   On July 10, Fortress UAV, a newly formed subsidiary of Fortress Solutions, officially announced a new North American repair service for commercial and consumer UAS . With three facilities in the United States, and over 220 employees in repair services, Fortress UAV is in position to be the largest and most comprehensive facility for UAS repair in North America, especially since thus far, UAS repair facilities have mainly been housed at hobby ...
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Tweet Shared rides — such as are offered by Lyft’s Lyft Line and Uber’s Uber Pool — are likely the first step to getting riders to accept future automated vehicles, representatives of those on-demand services said at the second day of the Automated Vehicles Symposium in San Francisco. Joseph Okpaku, vice president of government operations for Lyft, said Lyft Line is available in 60 cities worldwide. In those cities, 20 percent of Lyft rides are shared rides, and some places, ...
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Tweet Have some good ideas for advanced technology? The Toyota Research Institute would like to hear about them, and may be willing to fund them and become a customer. Gill Pratt, the former DARPA roboticist who is now COE of the TRI, announced a new venture fund named the Toyota AI Ventures at the Automated Vehicles Symposium on Tuesday, July 11, held by AUVSI and TRB in San Francisco. The idea is to invite innovative companies “to join us in trying to move this field ...
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Tweet by AUVSI News   Deveron UAS Corp., which provides enterprise drone data services for agriculture, and is a nationally compliant, Transport Canada-licensed UAS operator, has announced a collaboration with FS PARTNERS (FSP), which is a leading agronomy service provider in Ontario, Canada that has six hubs that span across the province. As a result of the partnership, FSP will offer its customers Deveron’s on-demand UAS data service, and Deveron will fly more farm ...
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