month : 03/2021 77 results

Multiple UAV approach reduces time to survey penguin nests and chicks

One of the largest Adélie penguin colonies in the world was surveyed with multiple-UAVs. Survey time was reduced from 3 days (with a single drone manually piloted) to under 3 hours. The work was led by a team of experts from Stanford University, Point Blue Conservation Science and Conservation ...

Embention and Currawong Engineering announce Integration Partnership of their systems

Currawong Engineering manufactures engine powertrain systems, servos and electronic speed controllers (ESCs) for the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry from its factory based in Australia. Embention is a leading supplier of autopilots and critical components for drones and UAVs.Embention ...

Volansi has Flight Approvals to Operate its Drone Delivery Service in West Africa

Volansi, the leader in autonomous Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) point-to-point drone delivery services, today announced it has Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flight approval in Senegal.Volansi is the only cargo drone operator in Senegal that has BVLOS approval to fly unmanned ...

uAvionix Receives DoD AIMS Certification for Mode 5 Micro IFF Transponder for UAS

uAvionix Corporation announced it has achieved DoD AIMS Mk XIIB certification of its first Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponder, the RT-2087/ZPX-B. With this certification, ZPX-B becomes the world’s smallest, certified micro-IFF transponder, reducing Size, Weight, and Power Consumpt...

Secmation Receives $1M SBIR Phase 2 Award for ONR Cybersecure UAS

Secmation, a leading small business in the fields of Cybersecurity R&D and Product Development, received a $1M Phase 2 SBIR award in January 2021. The SBIR was awarded by the Office of Naval Research for the purpose of developing SecMUAS, a modular cybersecure unmanned aerial ...

GA-ASI Gray Eagle Surpasses 1 Million Flight Hours

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced today that the family of Gray Eagle Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) surpassed 1 million flight hours on March 16, 2021 during U.S. Army flight operations.This historic milestone is the latest accomplishment on a remarkable journey ...

Lifesaving NEC drone technology quickly locates missing natural disaster victims by mobile phone

NEC Laboratories Europe has prototyped new, AI-enabled drone technology that quickly locates natural disaster victims using their mobile phones or smart devices in areas with damaged or no cellular infrastructure.Finding disaster victims is slow and resource intensive. To locate victims, ...

Fortem Technologies and Toshiba Announce Strategic Alliance

Fortem Technologies, Inc., a leader in airspace security and defense for detecting and defeating dangerous drones, announced today that Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions (hereafter Toshiba) has invested $15 million USD in the company and that they have formed a strategic business ...

Daedalean reveals partnership with Reliable Robotics

Daedalean and Reliable Robotics–announced their new partnership to build advanced navigation and situational awareness (SA) systems for commercial aircraft operations. With the new certifiable technology, onboard or remote pilots will benefit from next-generation flight automation systems.&nbs...

Easy Aerial Further Expands its Leadership Team with Appointment of Timothy T. Tenne as Chief Operating Officer

Easy Aerial, a leading provider of autonomous drone-in-a-box based inspection, monitoring, and surveillance solutions, today announced the appointment of former FAA Division Manager and US Air Force leader and pilot Timothy T. Tenne as Chief Operating Officer (COO).Effective immediately, Tenne ...