Saturday, October 27, 2018

Kerala govt organises 'Open Drone Summit'

Thiruvananthapuram: The International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS), promoted by the Government of Kerala, is organising a one-day summit on FOSS technologies in drone here on October 28. M Sivasankar, IT Secretary, Government of Kerala, will inaugurate the 'Open Drone Summit' which will also see the release of open drone designs by ICFOSS and the launch of Open Drone Community.
Researchers at ICFOSS will publish their works on Open Drones and allied applications along with demonstration of completed projects and models at the summit.

Creating a community on drone technologies will open up opportunities for its local applications. The community supports capacity building and generation of innovative solutions using the technology.

There will be a presentation on "Regulatory environment for operation of drone in India" by Mr R.S. Santhosh, Joint General Manager, Air Traffic Management, Airport Authority of India.

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) will give a presentation on 'Ideathon', and how students can leverage to do R&D for drone and other technologies.
Besides, individuals and organisations will showcase their works on drone technology at Mar Ivanios Ground.
26/10/18 Web India 123

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