month : 12/2017 23 results

NTU Singapore and M1 Embark On Comprehensive Research Of 4.5G HetNet For UAS Operations

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and M1 Limited (M1) have conducted successful trials using M1’s 4.5G Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) to provide command, control and communication capabilities required for safe and efficient drone operations.This milestone was ...

Tersus Introduces High-end GNSS Kits with Centimeter-accurate GNSS OEM RTK Boards

Tersus GNSS Inc. (“Tersus”), a leading GNSS positioning solution provider, introduces three new GNSS kits, BX305/306/316 HRS Kits which are featured with high-precision BX305/306/316 GNSS RTK boards. These HRS Kits consist of RTK receivers, GNSS antennas, RS05R radio station modems, radio ...

Pix4D Is Expanding Globally Adding Two Senior Executives

Pix4D is adding two senior executives to our leadership team to strengthen our global presence in Europe and North America. Pix4D welcomes Henrik Battke and Thomas Odenwald, joining the company as managing directors of Pix4D GmbH in Berlin and Pix4D, Inc. in San Francisco.Henrik has worked ...

University of Maryland UAS Test Site Adds TigerShark UAS To Fleet

The University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Test Site today announced the acquisition of 11 TigerShark vehicles to enhance and expand the site’s long-range testing efforts.The new vehicles, which add to the UAS Test Site’s fleet of more than 40 rotary-wing, fixed-wing, and ...

Virginia Tech Engineers Team With Malawi University To Set Drone Records

Drone delivery moved one step closer to reality in sub-Saharan Africa after Virginia Tech and Malawian teams conducted tests at the UNICEF drone testing corridor in Kasungu, Malawi.The flights by a fully autonomous aircraft designed in mechanical engineering’s Unmanned Systems Lab set ...

American Robotics Unveils Fully Autonomous Drone System for Precision Farming

American Robotics, an industrial drone developer specializing in agricultural automation, today unveiled its flagship product ScoutTM. It is a self-charging, self-managing drone system capable of autonomously carrying out daily scouting missions. By 2050, the world population is ...

Embry-Riddle To Offer Free, Open-to-Public Online Drone Operation Course

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus will once again offer a free, two-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on drone operation called Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Key Concepts for New Users.Scheduled to run from Jan. 22 to Feb. 4, the open-to-all course covers ...

SkyPixel’s Top Picks Of 2017 SkyPixel Photo Storytelling Contest

SkyPixel, the world's most popular aerial photography community run in cooperation with DJI, has selected some of the best aerial stories submitted to the 2017 SkyPixel Photo Storytelling Contest. From a crystal selfie in the middle of Lake Baikal to witnessing a polar bear hunt ...

Northrop Grumman Reveals The Dash X Canister-Deployed UAV Concept

A new unmanned aerial system co-developed by Northrop Grumman could provide the Navy with enhanced situational awareness, company officials said Dec. 5.The Dash X unmanned aerial vehicle is intended to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, said John "JJ" Thompson, ...

Pentagon Performance Inc. Receives UAS Notification Of Award

Pentagon Performance Inc. (PPI), a South Jersey based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) manufacturing company, has received Notice of Consideration for Award of a $50 million contract to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services to the United Nations MONUSCO mission located in ...