Written by Ian Hardy

“We are working on this next generation BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) drone technology with some of Canada’s smartest minds,” commented Paul Di Benedetto, CTO of Drone Delivery Canada. “This collaboration will greatly accelerate our development of vision-based navigation technology for our FLYTE software management and auto-pilot systems required for commercialization.”

DDC says this will bring the technology “a significant step closer to commercialization.” The company previously announced with Staples and Napa Auto Parts.

The Government of Canada recently unveiled new rules for recreational drone use in Canada, which Transportation Minister Marc Garneau stated was to “enhance the safety of aviation and the public.

 

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