News & Events

July 6, 2023

AMA demonstrates Autonomous Surface Vehicle for port security project sponsored by VIPC, VISA and VDEM

The ASV can autonomously patrol a designated area during emergencies, detecting hazards and capturing data to secure the Port of Virginia and Hampton Roads. The integration […]
May 30, 2023

ODU’s VISA Partners on $1.8M Grant to Explore Medical Drone Deliveries on Eastern Shore

By Joe Garvey David Bowles, executive director of Old Dominion University’s Virginia Institute for Spaceflight & Autonomy (VISA), sees enormous potential in a new initiative that would […]
May 1, 2023

VISA, Riverside Health System, DroneUp, Accomack Northampton Planning District Commission and VIPC Announce Partnership for Medical Package Drone Delivery Project

Onancock, VA. (May 1, 2023) – The Virginia Institute for Spaceflight & Autonomy (VISA), Riverside Health System (RHS), DroneUp, and the Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission (A-NPDC) […]
April 24, 2023

Partnership to deliver medications with cargo drones to patients on the Virginia Eastern Shore

Riverside, in partnership with DroneUp, VISA/ODU, the Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission, and the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC), will begin delivering prescription medications to patients on […]