News content tagged "White House"

Insurance Journal  / 

U.S. to Expand Testing of Drones

President Donald Trump launched a program on Wednesday to expand testing of drones to include flights over people, nighttime operations and flights out of sight of the operator, the White House said.

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SF Chronicle  / 

Trump executive order eases path for deliveries by drone

President Trump hosted a White House meeting with a group of industry leaders, including George Mathew, CEO of Menlo Park commercial drone company Kespry. 

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Dronelife  / 

Drone Execs Feeling Positive After White House Session

Drone CEOs left the White House feeling bullish after meeting with POTUS and senior administration officials where, in the words of one of those present, “[we got] a voice with the new administration to discuss commercial drone regulations, where we saw needs, and where progress could be made."

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MarketWatch  / 

Trump pledges to ease drone regulation, but some companies actually want more

Thursday’s meeting, organized by Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios, also touched on the state of commercial drone technology and a road map for the future of commercial drones.

Tags: Commercial Drone Industry, George Mathew, President Trump, White House

Dronelife  / 

What Happened When Drone Execs Met Trump Today?

Kespry CEO George Mathew presented President Trump with a Kespry drone, the first drone inside the White House, pointing out the safety features and explaining some of the drone’s uses.

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Reuters  / 

Trump meets wireless, drone executives on new technologies

Drone makers argued that the administration should move faster to approve broader commercial use of drones.

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Bloomberg  / 

Trump Meets with Drone Executives in Tech Push (Audio)

Gabriel Dobbs, vice president of business development at Kespry drones, discusses President Trump’s meeting with drone executives at the White House on Thursday. He speaks with Amy Morris and Ros Krasny on Bloomberg Radio’s "Politics, Policy and Power."

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Axios  / 

Trump will discuss drones, wireless tech with investors, execs

The White House will host executives and investors on Thursday for sessions on emerging technology like drones, 5G wireless and the Internet of Things.

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FOX Business  / 

Trump talks drones, 5G and job creation with tech entrepreneurs

One of the sessions will feature a demonstration of Kespry’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and how it is used for industrial applications.

Tags: Commercial Drone Industry, White House

BuzzFeed  / 

Trump Plays With A Drone And Meets With Emerging Tech Leaders

In the final event of the White House’s “tech week,” the president cradled a four-propeller flying robot, engaged in a demonstration on 5G internet, and discussed how the government can better regulate and encourage investments in companies building drones, connected devices and web infrastructure.

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