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Are Low-Altitude Weather Services Ready for Drones and Air Taxis?

By Brian Garrett-Glaser | April 26, 2020Send Feedbackdrone delivery, low-altitude flight, microweather, urban air mobility The development of low-altitude weather services and regulation may be falling behind the progress of drone delivery services and passenger air taxis. (Credit: Don Berchoff) As the Federal Aviation Administration continues down its “crawl, walk, run” path of incorporating drone delivery, passenger air taxis and…
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Ohio supports UAS operations with USD1.4 million research contract for BVLOS drone operations

By Katherine Jerome•26 Mar, 2020 The Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) has awarded CAL Analytics, a information fusion specialist, a USD1.4 million contract to lead the development of a contingency management platform (CMP) for beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone operations. The Interoperability, Resiliency and Contingency Management for Ohio UAS Operations is one of six projects awarded…
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Micro Weather Analytics Firm Focused On Drones Gains Investors

TruWeather Solutions, Inc., a micro weather data and analytics company successfully raised a Series Seed investment from Kluz Ventures, through its The Flying Object and The Next Impact funds.

UAS-Specific Weather Data Lacking

The current weather tools and weather training for the UAS industry are woefully inadequate. That’s the assessment of Don Berchoff, a former U.S. Air Force meteorologist and the CEO of TruWeather.

N.Y. Test Site Assesses Weather Effects on UAS

Don Berchoff, co-founder of TruWeather, says, “TruWeather envisions a day when weather alerts and predictions are specifically tailored for each drone. A weather simulator to test and certify drones in varying weather conditions can enable development of drone-specific weather analytics to increase drone safety, productivity and revenue generation.”

TruWeather Is Recognized As Contributors For Job Growth In CNY

November 10, 2018 TWS is deeply embedded in Central NY, participating in pilot programs and testing to accelerate and refine decision platforms for the UAS industry. It is a rewarding experience for us to invest in the Central NY Region and bring STEM jobs to the local and regional economy.Read More:http://www.centerstateceo.com/news-events/centerstate-ceo-celebrates-2018%E2%80%99s-economic-champions

Startup Using Weather Data To Improve Drone Flight

May 14, 2018by Lisa Tinnesz From the Albany Business Review: https://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2018/05/04/startup-using-weather-data-toimprove-drone-flight.htmlMay 4, 2018, 2:40pm EDT Updated: May 4, 2018, 3:25pm EDT A weather startup is creating jobs in upstate New York, and partnering with University at Albany to get better forecasts for drone operators.TruWeather Solutions LLC, uses technology to cut costs for weather-sensitive businesses, such…
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And The Winners Are…

April 16, 2018by Lisa Tinnesz TruWeather Solutions won the 3rd place, $400,000 prize, along with the Fan Favorite Award, in the GENIUS NY business competition on Monday, April 9th.  GENIUS NY is the world’s largest business competition for Unmanned Systems, as well as a business accelerator, run by CenterState CEO and The Tech Garden located…
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TruWeather Solutions Helps Weather-Sensitive Businesses Cut Costs

TruWeather Solutions works to help weather-sensitive businesses and government agencies recover lost profits.

TruWeather Solutions was one of the six finalists for Genius NY:

January 03, 2018by Lisa Tinnesz TruWeather wants to thank the Governor, The Empire State Development Corporation, CenterState CEO and The Tech Garden for recognizing our innovative approach to UAV weather risk management. This award will have a positive impact on UAV industry safety and productivity, and contribute to the development of UAV policies and regulations…
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