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August 2nd, 2018
Nevada Launches Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety to Mitigate Rogue Drone Airspace Incursions

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) today announced the launch of the Nevada Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety (NDCOE). The mission is to save lives and reduce air hazards from drone incursions by empowering a shared safety vision with the FAA’s integration of drones into the commercial air traffic system.

Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, with facilities donated by Switch, the NDCOE will provide safety incursion research data, drone technology best practices, educational materials, and the new center will conduct public workshops that promote and protect the public’s safety and privacy in an open and ethical manner.  NDCOE staff will inspire audiences to join the NIAS public safety movement.