month : 02/2020 46 results

Alphabet’s Loon and SoftBank Corp.’s HAPSMobile Complete Development of Communications Payload

Alphabet’s Loon LLC and SoftBank Corp.’s HAPSMobile Inc. today announced they successfully developed a communications payload for HAPSMobile’s HAWK30, a solar-powered unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that flies in the stratosphere.The initiative to design and develop the communications ...

Volocopter And Grab Conduct Air-taxi Feasibility Study In Southeast Asia

German Urban Air Mobility pioneer Volocopter and Southeast Asia’s largest everyday super app Grab announced that they will conduct a joint feasibility study on urban air mobility as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the prospect of urban air mobility solutions in the ...

Altitude Angel Praised For Outstanding Contribution To The African Drone Forum

 Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) technology provider and the principle ‘umbrella’ UTM platform for the African Drone Forum and Lake Kivu Challenge 2020, has been praised by event organisers for its ‘outstanding contribution to ...

Bell Autonomous Pod Transport 70 Achieves First BVLOS Flight

On Jan. 16, APT 70 flew its first Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flight path 10 miles at Choctaw Nation test site under the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program (UASIPP).The vehicle also completed an 18 mile flight with 60lbs of payload at Bell’s testing site ...

SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting at MBZIRC 2020 Robotics Challenge

 SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, will participate in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC), a biennial international robotics competition, in collaboration with Czech Technical University to bring expertise and innovation in advancing ...

BAE Systems Solar-powered UAS Makes First Flight

BAE Systems has completed the maiden flight of its Persistent High Altitude Solar Aircraft (PHASA-35), paving the way for future persistent surveillance technology.The solar-powered aircraft was developed with the sponsorship of the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and ...

NASA and Collins Aerospace Advance Technology For Safe Operation Of UAS

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is entering the final stages of a nine-year project with NASA to enable unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to operate safely in the National Airspace System (NAS). The project, co-funded by Collins Aerospace and which is ...

Flirtey Granted Patent Enhances Safety in Drone Delivery

Flirtey, the industry-leading drone delivery service, announced today it has been granted a key patent that will enhance its fundamental technology with an additional component to safety in drone flights and deliveries. This granted patent will enhance safety when drone manufacturers implement ...

UAV Navigation Is Compatible With The New Trimble UAS1 GNSS Receiver

UAV Navigation announced today that its flight control solutions for Remotely Piloted Air Systems/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (RPAS/UAVs) are compatible with the Trimble® UAS1, a high-precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver. The core benefits of Trimble’s GNSS solution ...

DGS Announces New Drone Detecting Surveillance Radar

Dynamite Global Strategies, Inc (DGS) announces a new series of drone surveillance radar sensor and information systems in the DroneMaster™ Anti-Drone Counter-UAS System family that can detect Class 1 and Class 2 drones in low-altitude airspace.The new DSR-3X Drone Surveillance Radar ...