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Syniverse and AiRXOS team up on drone management communication project

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Syniverse and AiRXOS, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, are working together to provide a communications infrastructure that manages drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles operating at low altitudes. The collaboration offers network security for drone UTM systems so that critical data, notifications, photos and HD video are transmitted over a secure network with protection from cyberattacks. Mike O’Brien, group vice president at Syniverse, said: “By utilizing our secure, private network, Syniverse Secure Global Access, we can ensure the information is only accessible to the correct parties.” Adding: “The Syniverse network runs completely separate from the public internet thus
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Swiss trader makes drone aerial inspection firm acquisition

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DXT Commodities, a Swiss commodity trader operating internationally and specialized in the management of renewable power, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a significant share of WESII S.r.l. WESII S.r.l. is an Italian start-up, established in 2016 by a team of people with extensive international experience in optical and multispectral analyses. The company carries out aerial inspections using drones equipped with thermal and infrared sensors capable of high-quality analyses that are mainly exploited in the renewable sector. With the acquisition, DXT Commodities says it intends to expand its range of services to meet the increasingly complex requests of
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South Dakota signs public agency drone participating addendum with Avion Unmanned

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Avion Unmanned has signed a participating addendum with the State of South Dakota and its State Agencies, Political Subdivisions and Institutions. The contract opens the door for Avion Unmanned to provide UAS services to state and local government agencies in South Dakota. Commenting on the move, Taylor Abington, senior program manager of Avion Unmanned, said: “Providing a simplified, direct path for government agencies at all levels to request unmanned aircraft operations is finally a reality.” Adding: “With the signing of this Participating Addendum with South Dakota, Avion Unmanned has been selected to provide critical data collection services to organizations who
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