A Canadian firm has reached a research collaboration agreement with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The goal, according to a news release, is “to use artificial intelligence in Advanced Air Mobility.”

The company is called Aquarius Innovation, and it works on software solutions for Unmanned Traffic Management. Specifically, a new collaboration will integrate “the NRC’s cutting-edge work in artificial intelligence-based detect and classify systems into Aquarius Innovation’s fully autonomous drone traffic management systems, frequently referred to as RPAS Traffic Management (RTM).”

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Remotely Piloted Aircraft System, or RPAS, is the term used for aerial drones in Canada (and by the International Civil Aviation Organization, ICAO). So don’t let the term “RTM” confuse you; it has the same meaning as Unmanned Traffic Management, or UTM.

Regardless of which acronym you use, the meaning is the same: an automated system that…


Source: dronedj.com