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Deutsche Telekom launches drone traffic control project

Thursday 17 November 2016 | 10:19 CET | News
Deutsche Telekom has partnered with Deutsche Post DHL Group and RWTH Aachen University to conduct a research project into unmanned aircraft. The project aims to develop a prototype drone traffic management system via Deutsche Telekom's mobile networks to safely integrate drones into existing air traffic. During the project, drones will be equipped with a mobile communications module connected to the Deutsche Telekom network that will transmit data such as GPS coordinates or system status. This position data could be used as part of a traffic management system, to allow the aircraft to be

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Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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