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Airbus Aerial, Aurora, Facebook, NASA, and Uber Elevate to Speak at Drone World Expo

Joining Ford Motor Company, GE Beyond, UPS and X for Sessions on Drone Transportation and the Future of the Industry September 05, 2017 02:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Drone World Expo is excited to announce the addition of Jesse Kallman, President, Airbus Aerial; John Langford, CEO, Aurora Flight Sciences; Martin Gomez, Director of Aeronautical Platforms, Facebook; Eric Mueller, Aerospace Engineer, NASA; Parimal

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Airbus Helicopters Partners SingPost to test Autonomous Air Drone Delivery

Airbus Helicopters Partners SingPost to test Skyways Autonomous Air Drone Delivery

Singapore, Airbus Helicopters is collaborating with Singapore Post (SingPost) as its logistics partner for the innovative Skyways parcel delivery project. The announcement was made two days ago at the inaugural Rotorcraft Asia exhibition taking place in Singapore. Airbus Helicopters’ Skyways parcel delivery is an experimental project to develop a safe and economically viable aerial unmanned parcel delivery system for use

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BestMile’s Autonomous and Shared Mobility Platform Gets Additional Funding

BestMile_s Autonomous and Shared Mobility Platform Gets Additional Funding $2 million from Partech Ventures Airbus Ventures Serena Capital

BestMile today announced an addition of $2 million early-stage seed funding from Partech Venture, Serena Capital and Airbus Venture to its capital to further pursue its vision for autonomous and shared mobility.   The Seed Funders Airbus Venture, an early-stage and Series A investment arm of Airbus Group; established in 2015 is on a mission to invest in promising, disruptive

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Urban Mobility takes shape with Italdesign and Airbus’ Pop.Up [Video]

During the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, Italdesign and Airbus world-premiered Pop.Up, the first modular, fully electric, zero emission autonomous concept vehicle system designed to relieve traffic congestion in crowded megacities. Pop.Up envisages a modular system for multi-modal transportation that makes full use of both ground and airspace. More info: http://www.airbusgroup.com/popup-story  

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Italdesign and Airbus unveils Autonomous Urban Air Mobility Concept Vehicle Pop.Up

World-premiered in Geneva on March 7th 2017 Aerospace and automotive industries unite to draw up a shared vision for seamless, multi-modal, fully electric urban mobility Urban transportation is moving into the third dimension, exploring city skies to contribute to relieving congested roads and reducing emissions The modular concept includes a capsule that connects to either a ground or air module,

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Autonomous Flying Passenger Drones to Taxi Urban Commuters

Airbus appears to be serious about its “Vahana” project, aimed at creating an autonomous passenger drone network and drone delivery service plans to start testing it at a Singapore university by mid-2017. That sounds ambitious, to say the least, but “many of the technologies needed, such as batteries, motors and avionics are most the way there,” according to Airbus engineer Rodin Lyasoff.

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