month : 10/2016 57 results

Australian Navy Tests ScanEagle UAV Operability With ViDAR

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has conducted long-term unmanned aircraft systems operations of the ScanEagle in the Christmas Island, Australia.The operation was carried out by six members from the Navy Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unit, from the island’s aerodrome.The operation was ...

Drone Aviation Granted U.S. Patent for Electric Tethered Aerial Platform and System Technology for Drones

New Patent Covering Core WATT and Bolt Tethered Drone Technology Expands Intellectual Property Portfolio Drone Aviation Holding Corp. a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced that it has been awarded a patent (US Patent 9,446,858) by the U.S. Patent and ...

FreeSkies Announces the Full Release of CoPilot for DJI

FreeSkies, a DJI 3rd party app developer and SDK partner, announces the full release of their first consumer product, CoPilot for DJI. The free iOS app allows users of all experience levels (even a 7-year-old first-time pilot) to capture smooth and dynamic video using a keyframe-based ...

Textron Systems Touts Hybrid ‘Aerosonde HQ’ Small Drone

Textron Systems has at least one potential customer for a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) version of its Aerosonde small unmanned aircraft system. The Aerosonde Hybrid Quadrotor (HQ) adds four rotors to what is otherwise a catapult-launched fixed-wing aircraft.“Our customer has asked us ...

US Coast Guard Tests UAS-Mounted ViDAR For Search Missions

Sentient, a developer of computer vision solutions, has announced the successful completion of its live demonstration of ViDAR with the US Coast Guard. The trial was conducted off Cape Cod, MA, over a week with a team from the USCG Research and Development Centre, Hood Technologies and TacAero. The ...

Aerialtronics Commercial Drones Give IBM Watson Internet of Things a Bird’s Eye View

IBM Watson Powered Drones Enable Cognitive Inspection with IBM Cloud, Improving Insights and Bringing New Efficiencies to Manual Inspections IBM and Aerialtronics, a Netherlands-based designer and producer of unmanned aircraft systems, today announced the first commercial drones featuring ...

US Army Awards AeroVironment $22.8 Million Contract For Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile Systems (LMAMS)

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both military and commercial applications, today announced the United States Army Close Combat Weapons Systems Project Office has awarded the company a contract for Block 10C Switchblade™ Lethal Miniature Aerial ...