month : 08/2020 81 results

Lolas & Veronte Autopilot Integration To Secure Precise Autonomous Landings

The integration of LoLaS (Local Landing System) with the Veronte Autopilot 1X has been a complete success. In order to support precise and safe drone operations, Internest provides LoLaS, a redundant and dissimilar positioning technology based on ultrasound and UWB. Embention, the leading supplier ...

Liteye Systems Inc. Hires David Olszewski for Maritime Solutions

Liteye Systems, Inc, is a world leader in Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (CUAS), radar and surveillance sensor packages, ruggedized thermal cameras, and helmet mounted displays with over $100M in services and products provided to the US Government.  With recent success and growth, Liteye is ...

Ardenna Introduces Rail-Inspector, The Most Advanced Inspection And Track Health Software

Ardenna announced today the general availability of Rail-Inspector, its cloud-based software that accurately processes and analyzes imagery captured during drone surveys. Rail-Inspector identifies and measures railway features, classifying anomalies and determining the health of railway features, ...

Emesent’s Hovermap Pilots The World’s First Underground Drone Flight With The DJI M300 RTK

Drone autonomy technology developed by Australian high-tech company Emesent has allowed DJI’s M300 drone to fly autonomously underground in what’s believed to be a world-first for the platform.The flights took place on 4 August at the Round Oak Mt Colin copper mine in Cloncurry, Queensl...

Aero Systems West And Squishy Robotics Mobile Sensing Robots Drop Test

We recently partnered with Squishy Robotics which is building some BIG robots that are being used by first responders for persistent HazMat monitoring during emergencies. Their larger robots needed a larger vehicle to airdrop them and their payload cargos, then Squishy Robotics approached Aero ...

Avinor ANS Begins Roll Out Of First Nordic UTM System In Norway

Avinor Air Navigation Services (ANS) is working with Frequentis and Altitude Angel to implement an unmanned traffic management (UTM) system at 18 airport towers across Norway. The system, which is being tested in a real-world environment at the first two airport towers, before being rolled out ...

Schiebel Camcopter S-100 & Nordic Unmanned Carry Out World’s First Full-scale Offshore UAV Flight For Equinor

Schiebel, together with partner Nordic Unmanned, successfully demonstrated to Norwegian energy company Equinor the cargo delivery capability of its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) CAMCOPTER® S-100 to offshore platform Troll A. This is a world’s first in terms of full-scale offshore UAV ...

PrecisionHawk, Sued for Breach of Contract and Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices

PrecisionHawk, a leading company in the commercial drone services industry, has been sued for nine breaches of contract and for unfair and deceptive trade practices.The lawsuit was filed earlier this month in Wake County, North Carolina Superior Court by the law firm of Thomas ...

Autel Robotics And Pix4D Announce A Partnership

Today, Autel Robotics and Pix4D are announcing a new partnership specially tailored to meet the needs of the public safety sector: Autel Evo II Rugged Bundles will now includePix4Dreact, Pix4D’s 2D fast-mapping software at no extra charge.Now compatible with all Autel Evo II camera models ...

Tech Startups Develop A Powerful Spraying UAS With 50L Capacity

The use of drones in agriculture has gained size and momentum due to their capability to save time and costs while improving crop profit. However, most multicopters aren’t powerful enough to cover large crop areas or plantations.  In the best of cases, electric multicopters offer flight ...