UF/IFAS Scientists Offer Safety Tips for Potential Dangers of Drone Use

Some people seem to view drones as toys, but they can be dangerous. In fact, about 1,000 people per year are injured from using drones incorrectly. To address the potential peril, two University of Florida scientists are offering ways to keep people from getting hurt while using drones.

FLIR Systems Acquires UF Startup Altavian, Inc.

FLIR Systems, Inc., a company specializing in the design and production of thermal imaging cameras, components and imaging sensors, announced that it has acquired UF startup Altavian, Inc., a privately-held manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) for defense and public safety customers.