January Chapter Meeting Followup – Facebook Aquila

A solar-powered drone backed by Facebook that could one day provide worldwide internet access has quietly completed a test flight in Arizona after an earlier attempt ended with a crash landing. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's long-term plan for the drone, called Aquila, is to have it and others provide internet access to [...]

By | 2017-07-15T06:09:56+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on January Chapter Meeting Followup – Facebook Aquila

July 11-13 San Francisco – Automated Vehicles Symposium Convenes Industry, Government, and Academia To Silicon Valley

The Automated Vehicles Symposium convenes industry, government, and academia from around the world to address complex technology, operations, and policy issues. Our mission is to inform and engage, to support progress towards safe, automated mobility. Topics include law, infrastructure, operations, human factors, shared mobility, cybersecurity, ethics, aftermarket products, enabling technologies, road-worthiness certification, cities, public [...]

By | 2017-07-15T06:07:29+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Featured, Happenings|Comments Off on July 11-13 San Francisco – Automated Vehicles Symposium Convenes Industry, Government, and Academia To Silicon Valley

May Chapter Meeting Hosted by DJI :: Recent Research in Drone Safety with the ASSURE Program @ Accel Partners SF

Recent Research in Drone Safety Speaker: DJI's Dr. Walter Stockwell Join the Silicon Valley Chapter of AUVSI and DJI on May 30, 6:30-8:00 pm. DJI will present and discuss their recent participation in the FAA's ASSURE study (http://www.assureuas.org/). When Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 6:30 PM [...]

By | 2017-07-15T06:05:39+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Featured, Happenings, UTM 2015|Comments Off on May Chapter Meeting Hosted by DJI :: Recent Research in Drone Safety with the ASSURE Program @ Accel Partners SF

March Meeting – “Self Driving Car Technology Stack”

The Self Driving Car Technology Stack Want to learn more about the technologies and infrastructure needed to develop self driving cars? Civil Maps cofounder Scott Harvey and marketing lead Alexa Lee will be giving an overview of their company's key technologies involving advanced localization, crowdsourcing, and augmented reality maps for autonomous vehicles. They'll support the [...]

By | 2017-07-15T06:07:15+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Featured, Happenings|Comments Off on March Meeting – “Self Driving Car Technology Stack”

February Chapter Meeting – “Going Solar” with ALTA DEVICES

CHAPTER MEETING Time : 6-8pm LOCATION: 545 Oakmead Pkwy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 GOOGLE MAPS: NAVIGATION LINK Join the next meeting at Alta Devices.  We are welcoming speaker Bob Parks, currently with Aurora Flight Sciences, who will come out and talk about his vast experience in aviation and unmanned systems. Meeting Details for February 28, 2017 [...]

By | 2017-07-15T06:10:28+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Featured, Happenings|Comments Off on February Chapter Meeting – “Going Solar” with ALTA DEVICES

January 2017 Chapter Meeting – An Evening with facebook Aquila

Spend the evening with your friends and hear from fellow Silicon Valley AUVSI member facebook about Aquila! Today 1.6 billion people live in regions that don't have access to a mobile broadband network. Connecting these remote parts of the world with existing technologies such as buried optical fiber or microwave links on towers is often [...]

By | 2017-07-15T06:09:16+00:00 January 15th, 2017|Featured, Happenings|Comments Off on January 2017 Chapter Meeting – An Evening with facebook Aquila

AUVSI Welcomes Release of Small UAS Rule by FAA…

“Today’s release of the final small UAS rule by the FAA is a critical milestone in the integration process, and a long-awaited victory for American businesses and innovators. It establishes a clear regulatory framework and helps to reduce many barriers to civil and commercial operations, allowing anyone who follows the rules to fly in the [...]

By | 2017-07-15T06:08:25+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Featured, Governments, UAV|Comments Off on AUVSI Welcomes Release of Small UAS Rule by FAA…

AUVSI’s Silicon Valley Chapter Award

Silicon Valley Leadership AUVSI’s Silicon Valley Chapter has been one of the most active chapters in the last year. The chapter supported advocacy efforts at the local level and at the California legislature. It hosted a Capitol Day in Sacramento for members to discuss with state lawmakers the benefits of unmanned systems technology. [...]

By | 2017-04-29T00:11:37+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Featured, Governments, UAV|Comments Off on AUVSI’s Silicon Valley Chapter Award