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Drone Racing League ESPN Reach Broadcasting Agreement

The Drone Racing League (DRL), global leader of elite First Person View (FPV) drone racing, today announced key multi-year, international event and media distribution agreements with three world-renowned sports broadcast and media companies including ESPN (North, South and Central America and the ...

Octopus ISR Unveils Moving Target Indicator for Micro Gimbals

Octopus ISR Systems, a developer of advanced imaging and communications equipment for UAV platforms, has announced details of their latest innovation in micro gimbal technology. The Moving Target Indicator (MTI) provides advanced moving target detection capabilities for multiple targets.An ...

Northrop Grumman Clinches $108M Contract for Fire Scout

The Navy is continuing to invest in unmanned ISR systems, awarding Northrop Grumman a $108.1 million contract for 10 more of its Fire Scout MQ-8C systems, unmanned helicopters that can operate from land or aircraft-capable ships.The Fire Scout is a 34.7-foot long fixed rotor aircraft that ...

SmartCam3D View Augmented Reality App for Small Drones Now Available

Rapid Imaging Software, Inc. announced today that SmartCam3D View, an augmented reality (AR) app for small drones is available on the Apple App store and is free for a limited time. The app uses augmented reality to blend place markers onto video. SmartCam3D View is easy to use. Before or during a ...

Septentrio Launches New GNSS Receiver for Time and Frequency transfer applications

Septentrio, a leading provider of accurate and reliable GNSS solutions, today announces the launch of its most advanced GNSS receiver for dedicated time and frequency transfer applications, the PolaRx5TR. The PolaRx5TR is the newest addition to Septentrio’s renowned PolaRx product line of GNSS ...

IDRA And The Tesla Foundation Launch The UAS STEM Alliance

The International Drone Racing Association (IDRA), the Tesla Foundation, and their partners will launch the UAS STEM Alliance (U-S-A) during a Congressional Briefing on September 21,2016, followed by an IDRA-sponsored Demo Race in the Spring of 2017, an effort to promote STEM (Science, Technology, ...

Cormorant Unmanned VTOL Aircraft Expands Flight Envelope

After its maiden untethered flight last December, the Cormorant (formerly known as the AirMule) unmanned VTOL aircraft from Israel-based Tactical Robotics' has now spent much of the summer in the air as the company tests its performance in different conditions and with various modifications. With ...

“Lifeline Across the Bay” Demonstrates Key Role UAS Can Play In Emergency Situations

The University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site and the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recently conducted the state's first civil unmanned aerial delivery of simulated medical cargo. Engineers from UMD flew a Talon 120LE fixed wing aircraft across the ...

USAF To Expand Reaper Force

The US Air Force has selected candidate bases for a potential new wing of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial systems (UASs), the service announced on 8 September. Key PointsThe USAF plans to add another wing of 24 MQ-9s to its UAS force Two bases will be ...

Quantum Spatial to Provide NOAA with Unmanned Aerial LiDAR and Imagery Acquisition Services

Quantum Spatial, Inc., the nation’s largest independent geospatial data firm, announced today that the company will be acquiring, processing and delivering high-resolution aerial LiDAR data and multispectral imagery data from an unmanned aerial system (UAS) for the National Oceanic and Atmosphe...