month : 01/2017 77 results

The Case for Low Power ADS-B for Drones

Let’s just start with a few numbers and some back of the envelope math: 1.2 million drones were sold in the United States in 2016 1,800 reported pilot drone sightings in the United States in 2016 (up 25% from 2015)0.4 miles – about the maximum distance I can see my DJI ...

Pix4D’s Flight Planning App, Pix4Dcapture, Introduces Support For DJI Mavic And New Features

Today, Pix4D’s mobile flight planning app, Pix4Dcapture, introduces new support and features for iOS. The following devices are now compatible with the app:DJI Mavic Pro drone Parrot SkycontrollerAll DJI drone pilots can now create circular flight missions, which are ideal for 3D ...

Bye Aerospace, SolAero Technologies Collaborate on Medium-Altitude UAV

SolAero Technologies Corp. announced an important product development and manufacturing collaboration with Bye Aerospace to power Bye's StratoAirNet solar-electric unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with SolAero's high-efficiency solar cells and flexible solar modules.The StratoAirNet family of ...

Trig Avionics Launches New UAS Product And Partnership, Setting The Standard For ADS-B

It’s an exciting time for UAS operators as the pace of technological development makes more ambitious operational capabilities a reality. Trig Avionics is leading the way, launching their latest TT26, ETSO certified UAS transponder product. The TT26 is truly groundbreaking, providing four vital ...

Poynter Announces Groundbreaking Training Initiative On Drone Journalism

The innovative program, in partnership with Google News Lab, features workshops with The Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska, the National Press Photographers Association and DJI.The Poynter Institute, Google News Lab, Drone Journalism Lab, National Press Photographers ...

Microdrones® Wins E.U. Drone Award for Best Manufacturer

Microdrones, a global unmanned aerial systems company, was honored to receive the E.U. Drone Award for 'Best Manufacturer' on January 24 at the European Parliament in Brussels.Hosted by the European Young Innovators Forum (EYIF), the E.U. Drone Awards were created to celebrate the innovative ...

uAvionix Demonstrates Dime Sized ADS-B for High Traffic Density Drone Operations

uAvionix Corporation, announced the development and test of its smallest ADS-B transceiver yet.  Weighing less than 1 gram, a dime sized ADS-B prototype module for drones with transmission power between 0.01-0.25 Watts could provide visibility to any aircraft equipped with ADS-B "IN" avionics from ...

Terra Drone Opens New Branch In Australia Supported By Queensland Government

Terra Drone Corporation is pleased to announce an establishment our Australian branch, in Brisbane.We will bring the several cutting-edge technologies of UAVs from Japan, and make an innovation in this country with QLD government. The following press release is issued by Queensland government, ...

Airbus To Fly VSR700 VTOL UAV Before End Of The Year

Airbus Helicopters expects to conduct the maiden flight of its recently revealed VSR700 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) before the end of the year, the company's CEO, Guillaume Faury, said on 27 January.Speaking at a press briefing, Faury said that as the ...

U.S., Canada Utilities Put Aeryon SkyRanger UAV to Work at Niagara Ice Boom

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to inspect an ice boom between Lake Erie and the Niagara River.The test with OPG – using one of its drones taking off from Fort Erie, Ontario – demons...