New York Stories February 2

Airspace Link has been delivering COVID-19 test kits from hospitals to a lab to speed up testing turnaround times since mid-January. The company has been working with DroneUp and the University of New York (SUNY) to make it happen.

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New York Stories December 30, 2020

Drones are now being used to detect and locate abandoned oil and gas wells that are spilling methane into the environment in New York (NY). The drones are equipped with methane detectors that allow for the wells’ location to be estimated before a team goes in.

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New York Stories October 8, 2020

Israeli drone company Blue White Robotics is planning to open a control center in the US at the Technology Garden accelerator in Syracuse, New York.

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New York Stories September 22, 2020

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Geopipe as the winner of the GENIUS NY program with a grand prize of $1 million to create 3D models using drones. BotsAndUs, Droneseed, Eget Liber, and Skyy Network all received $500,000.

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New York Stories June 30, 2020

The Herkimer police department in New York State has acquired two new drones to assist search and rescue operations, emergency deliveries, and other departments within town. The police department was able to secure $4,200 in funding from the village board to purchase the DJI drones.

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New York Stories June 5, 2020

Looters steal $16k worth of drones from DJI’s Manhattan store

Looters stole around $16,000 worth of drones from DJI‘s Manhattan store last Saturday. Six drones were taken and have not yet been recovered. The incident took place at around 11:25 p.m.

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