month : 07/2016 54 results

Vuzix and Amimon Announce Joint Sponsorship of International Drone Racing Team

Vuzix® Corporation a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that the Company is partnering with Amimon, developer of the industry's first all-digital ...

Mexico Launches Drones To Protect Endangered Porpoise

Mexico's government has launched drones to back last-ditch efforts to prevent illegal fishing activities that have led to the near extinction of the vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise. The navy and the environment ministry on Thursday unveiled three Arcturus T-20 unmanned aerial ...

Czech UAV To Be Manufactured Under Licence In China

Preparations are underway for one of the world’s largest civilian unmanned planes, developed by Czech Republic based manufacturer Primoco UAV, to be manufactured in China in cooperation with the China VAST concern. A new aircraft production zone is also going to be created with room for a ...

First Drone Takes Flight From Grand Forks Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — A major defense contractor and key player in the nation's first unmanned aircraft business and technology park is up and flying in North Dakota, much to the delight of state officials who have pumped millions of dollars into promoting drones.California...

Terra Drone and Hitachi Announce Partnership to Advance UAV Land-Surveying

Terra Drone, Asia's leading service provider of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and Hitachi Construction Machinery, the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, have announced a partnership to accelerate full-automatic UAV operation at construction sites....

Théa: The first FAA Approved Drone

Enterprise Drone Solutions, based in Tucson, AZ is introducing Théa: the world’s first UAS to meet the high standards for an FAA Airworthiness Certificate. Théa has expanded operational capabilities beyond those of any other commercial unmanned aircraft, to allow legal flight over crowds, ...

Rwanda Readies Deployment of Life-Saving Drone Delivery System

This summer, small autonomous airplanes will begin carrying life-saving blood to 20 hospitals and healthcare centers across Western Rwanda, Africa, in one of the first-of-its-kind drone-based delivery demonstrations.The drone delivery system is part of a program envisioned by the Rwandan ...

Surveying And Mapping: The Right Tools For The Job

As the unmanned sector evolves and more manufacturers enter the market place, buyers have an increasing array of hardware and software options to consider at various price points. For professionals looking for an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to fly surveying and mapping missions, it might seem ...

Lockheed Martin Is Designing a Laser to Defeat Drone Swarms

It starts as a speck on the horizon, just a speck, no bigger than the tip of a pencil point. Then it grows, as the convoy continues to travel along its path. It’s not one speck, but many. Small drones begin to expand into the sky, and suddenly the specks become a swarm that extends above the ...

Raytheon to Develop Networking Technology for Manned-Unmanned Aircraft Communications

Raytheon Company has announced that it is developing new technologies to allow the next generation of manned and unmanned flying vehicles to communicate seamlessly, even in hostile environments. Under two contracts totaling $9 million, Raytheon BBN Technologies will deliver new networking ...