Urban Drone Testbed has been the name of our project related to the construction of what we previously called a “drone testbed”. In order to clarify the project’s mission and purpose, we have decided to change the name.
Based on a recent survey we can conclude that public opinion on the use of drones in Järva is mostly positive, with high openness and curiosity. This is a fantastic result for us – it means that the public is on board with our future plans!
An interesting visit to Brussels resulted in new insights into Urban Air Mobility. The term refers to vehicles in the city airspace – which can be large or small flying vehicles that are or aren’t manned. It can be velocopters, drones, helicopters or whatever airborne vehicle you can think of.
The challenges of constructing a drone testbed in an urban environment are becoming clear – but setting up a testbed in “the most dreaded place for drones” is half the fun!
The pre-study aims to assemble the necessary actors and conditions in order to develop and test drone relevant hardware, software and regulations and by that design the socio-technical system for safe and large-scale, regular drone usage in an urban environment.
On Tuesday, representatives from several startups working with different services and applications using drones gathered for a workshop in the Urban ICT Arena. The reason for bringing the startups together in Kista was to discuss how an urban drone test bed could facilitate their business and what actors they like to see as part of […]
Developing drones for the distribution of products and services in an urban environment presents a complex challenge that demands new airspace infrastructure. How will they be allowed to move, and how can they be integrated into the social structure? What are the possibilities and limitations for creating new, large-scale and secure infrastructure? To explore how […]