The rapid growth of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles OR UAV also known as Drones insisted the world to take step for the research and development of this revolutionary but still in initial stage technology. More number of companies want their involvement for Drone technologies. The governments are feeling need to the research as well as regulations to manufacture and use of the UAV technologies.
For one step ahead, there are many organizations and companies are coming to establish their share in this new market. Below is the list of top government organizations, private companies and non profit organizations involve in UAV Drone technologies.
The Canadian Centre for Unmanned Vehicle Systems (CCUVS)
The Canadian Centre for Unmanned Vehicle Systems (CCUVS) is a federally registered not for profit company (2007), located in Medicine Hat, AB whose purpose is to facilitate sustained, profitable growth in the Canadian civil and commercial unmanned systems sector. CCUVS is governed by a Board of Directors, drawn from across Canada, representing academia, industry and government and working primarily in the air unmanned systems environments. Head office staff members are based in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Transport Canada is opening its airspace. The Canadian Centre for Unmanned Vehicle Systems’ Foremost Centre is a notable exception. The CCUVS training centre, just south of Medicine Hat, Alta., contains 2,400 sq. km of airspace dedicated wholly to drone research. (Transport Canada monitors the airspace to ensure operators have credentials and rules are followed.) Among other services, the non-profit offers training courses for pilots who apply for a special flight operating certificate.