First up, we get an update from Dean Levitt on his latest startup, Teacup Analytics. Then we talk to Dr. Kawika Winter and Merlin Edmonds from the National Tropical Botanical Garden to learn how technology like drones can aid in the discovery of remote, rare native plant species.
First up, we cover the local tech calendar. Lindsea Wilbur from the Future Studies program at UH tells us about the next Tech4Good meetup. Then Matthew Romaine from the City & County of Honolulu’s Department of Emergency Management will tell us about an upcoming CERT refresher class. Finally, after the break, we look ahead to the commercial applications of unmanned aerial systems. Joining us is Ted Ralston and Mike Elliot from Drone Service Hawaii, and we’ll cover recent rule changes approved by the FAA allowing commercial use of drones.
First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups will tell us about the next cohort and Marco Morawec will update us on the Firehose project. Finally, we’ll talk about unmanned aerial vehicles. We’ll get the latest updates on drone policy and new amateur uses, Ted Ralston and John Johnson are here to tell us all about it.
- Fred Olsen Bolt Wave Powered Lifesaver
- Major Microgrid Battery System Deployment at Bakken Hale in Hawaii
- One Breath Photo
- FAA – Unmanned Aircraft Systems
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Zulma Aguiar to tell us about the upcoming Rails Bridge Event called Hear me RoR. Finally, we talk to UAV experts, Ted Ralston, Todd Stellanova and Jim Crisafulli, to talk about Hawaii drones and how unmanned aerial vehicles pay a role in Hawaii’s future.
- Pacific New Media – Journalism in the Digital Age
- Instant Eye Drone
- Politico – Drones coming to American Skies
- FAA Advisory Circular – Model Aircraft Operating Standards