day : 01/10/2019 6 results

US Navy Plans To Host A fly-off Cargo UAV Fly-off Competition In January 2020

The US Navy (USN) plans to host a fly-off competition in Yuma, Arizona in January 2020 to find a tactical cargo resupply unmanned air vehicle (UAV) for the US Marine Corps (USMC).   The competition is called the small Unmanned Logistics Support – Air (ULS-A) effort, says the USN in a media ...

N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation Using Drones for Cleaner, Safer Herbicide Spraying

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation and its Environmental Analysis Unit have teamed up to fight invasive plants with a new tool: drones.The area around Bodie Island Lighthouse was overrun with Phragmites, a type of aggressive, non-native marsh grass that ...

Matternet’s Technology Enabling First FAA-Approved Drone Airline

Today, Matternet, a pioneer in drone delivery for medical applications, announced its drone delivery system is enabling the first FAA-approved drone airline. The full Part 135 Standard certification was granted to UPS allowing the company to operate as a drone airline using Matternet's drone ...

SmartSonic™ Platform Family Of MEMS-based Ultrasonic Time-of-flight Sensor Solutions

TDK Corporation  today announced the immediate availability of the Chirp SmartSonic™ platform family of ultrasonic sensor time-of-flight (ToF) solutions. The SmartSonic platform is currently available with the award-winning Chirp CH-101, an ultra-low power ultrasonic ToF range sensor that ...

AIRT Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant for DRONERESPONDERS Program

The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), a Miami-based 501(c) non-profit organization that provides public safety and disaster response support capabilities with drone technology, today announced that it has received a grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of ...

Diversified Technical Systems Introduces The New SLICE6 AIR Data Acquisition System

Diversified Technical Systems (DTS) introduces the new SLICE6 AIR data acquisition system to measure analog signals for in-flight, aerospace and defense testing. Offering flexibility and powerful new functionality, the ultra-small SLICE6 AIR allows test engineers to embed the data recorder in ...