In December 2020, Latvia welcomed its first-ever gift delivery completed by a drone. A parcel consisting of tablets was ‘shipped’ in a joint effort by Latvian Mobile Telephone (LMT), SPH Engineering and DPD Latvija. The drone’s beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight was conducted entirely on the mobile network, and the drone used a remote ID device prototype made by LMT, as well as UgCS drone mission and route planning software by SPH Engineering.
With a decade of experience in trade publishing, Hazel first joined UKi Media & Events in 2011 as assistant editor before progressing to editor of Business Airport International. After taking 18 months off to bring up her daughter and try her hand at marketing copywriting, she returned to UKi Media & Events in January 2018 to do what she loves best – magazine editing!