month : 11/2018 111 results

NASA’s CERTAIN Program Uses NextNav’s 3D Geolocation Technology (MBS) for Urban Drone Operations

NextNav, the pioneer in 3D geolocation services, today announced that its Metropolitan Beacon System (MBS) service has been accepted for use by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NASA will use NextNav's MBS network as part of its CERTAIN (City Environment for Range Testing of ...

New Center For Unmanned Aircraft Systems Propulsion Launched

A new Center for UAS Propulsion (CUP) has been launched with a website-stated mission to “address propulsion-relevant technologies for current and future unmanned aircraft systems.”  It is headquartered at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and led by Mechanical Science and ...

Ouster Reveals Details of New Lidar Category

Ouster, a manufacturer of high-resolution lidar sensors, unveiled for the first time today details of its underlying technology, revealing a departure from niche and high-cost materials that are commonly used in the lidar industry. Several fundamental breakthroughs covered by recently granted ...

FUSE Tether System Completes Law Enforcement Flight Operations at Multiple Large Public Events

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. , a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats today announced that its FUSE Tether System (FUSE) has been utilized by additional state and local law enforcement to enhance security at a growing number of large public outdoor events and venues for ...

Lockheed Martin Successfully Integrates Advanced Radar System With Unmanned Aerostat

Lockheed Martin completed the successful integration of a Telephonics RDR-1700B radar onto a 74K aerostat for land and sea missions. This latest milestone follows Lockheed Martin’s successful integration of various payloads including radar sensors from Telephonics, Leonardo and Northrop ...

RT LTA Unveils The SkyStar 120 A New Mobile Micro-tactical Aerostat System

The Israeli-based aerostat company RT LTA Systems Ltd. introduces a new member of the SkyStar aerostat family: SkyStar 120. The new micro-tactical aerostat system was recently demonstrated to the Israeli Defence Forces, and is ready for operational use.Based on the platform of the Skystar ...

Skyfire Consulting Tapped by San Diego IPP for FAA Airspace Experience

Skyfire Consulting has been selected by the San Diego Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program (IPP) to join the team of experts working on the project. Skyfire Consulting, an Atlanta-based UAS consultancy, was specifically tapped for their extensive experience with FAA ...

Trig Avionics Netherlands – Official Office Opening – Amersfoort

Trig Avionics has officially opened its new European Office, in Amersfoort in the Netherlands. Trig manufactures certified communication, navigation and surveillance equipment for general aviation. This location will host a European Sales, Support and Manufacturing operation. Trig CEO, ...

NASA Leads Urban Air Mobility ‘Grand Challenge’ Discussion with Industry

NASA officials welcomed more than 400 participants with a stake in the future of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to Seattle last week for a two-day gathering in which the agency presented its plans to host a series of Grand Challenges for the UAM community.Urban Air Mobility is defined as a safe and ...

Introducing Parrot Bluegrass Fields, The End-to-end Drone Solution For Efficient Crop Assessment

Parrot, the leading European drone group, today announcesParrot Bluegrass Fields, an end-to-end agriculture drone solution, which provides farmers, agronomists and researchers with the insights they need to boost the quality of their crops and maximise yields. Part of the Parrot Business ...