month : 04/2020 75 results

NOAA Launches Program To Support And Expand Agency’s Use Of UAS

NOAA is establishing a new Unmanned Systems Operations Program to support the rapidly expanding use of these systems across the agency. The new program will promote the safe, efficient and economical operation of unmanned systems (UxS) NOAA uses to collect high-quality environmental data for the ...

Small, Precise And Affordable Gyroscope For Navigating Without GPS

A small, inexpensive and highly accurate gyroscope, developed at the University of Michigan, could help drones and autonomous cars stay on track without a GPS signal.“Our gyroscope is 10,000 times more accurate but only 10 times more expensive than gyroscopes used in your typical cell ...

Three Teams Make the Final Cut in Inaugural FirePoint C3 Competition

The FirePoint Innovations Center at Wichita State University today announced the final three teams have been selected in the first-ever FirePoint C3 Challenge. With a combined $35,000 in funding to bring their concepts to life, the three teams will now begin ...

FlytBase And DroneLogBook Partner To Simplify Live Remote Drone Operations

FlytBase, Inc. and DroneLogBook are excited to partner together to help drone operators, service providers and system integrators automate and scale their UAV operations.The growth of the global commercial drone industry, led by US-based enterprises, federal agencies and tech startups, is ...

GA-ASI Completes First Production-Representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has completed the first production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). First flight of this aircraft took place on March 30, 2020 at GA-ASI’s Flight Operations Facility in El Mirage, California.“With ...