UAV Equipment & Systems

Long-Range UAV Maker Releases Upgrade to Video Streaming Device

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2017

Applied Aeronautics, an Austin, Texas-headquartered manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has unveiled an upgraded model of Applied HD, the company’s encrypted, low-latency, HD video streaming device. Applied HD, which previously transmitted HD video via an onboard transceiver, has been [Read More]

Security for Multirobot Systems

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Written by Larry Hardesty on March 20, 2017

Cybersecurity work being conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could have “important implications” for technology such as autonomous cars and unmanned aircraft systems.

Leidos Launches UAS Notification Service; BNSF Railway Puts it to Work

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

Leidos, a Reston, Va.-based science and technology solutions and services provider, recently created an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) service that the company says helps safeguard the airspace by sending automatic notifications of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations to relevant groups. [Read More]

uAvionix, Kongsberg Geospatial Join Forces to Boost UAV Situational Awareness

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

In an effort to increase drone safety, Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa, Ontario-based developer of real-time geospatial visualization software, has partnered with uAvionix, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based company that creates lightweight, automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) transponders for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). [Read More]

Drone World Offers Three-Antenna Upgrade Kit for DJI Mavic Pro

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017

Drone World, a provider of drones and their kits and accessories, has introduced an upgrade to the DJI Mavic Pro drone – the Mavic Pro MaXX Mod Kit. The company says its upgrade includes three antennas, which provide drone users [Read More]

Parrot Introduces 3D Modeling Drone Pack with Pix4D Integration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2017

Parrot has introduced an all-in-one aerial imagery and 3D modeling solution for real estate and building professionals – the Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling pack. The bundle includes a Parrot Bebop 2 drone with the Parrot Skycontroller 2 remote control, a [Read More]

AirMap Forms New Partnership to Accelerate Japan’s Drone Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2017

A new joint venture has been launched between Santa Monica, Calif.-based AirMap, which provides an airspace management platform for drones, and Rakuten Inc., a Tokyo-headquartered Internet services company. The joint venture will provide unmanned traffic management (UTM) solutions to drone [Read More]

Quadcopter Design Challenge Mates 3D Printing, Cloud Software and CAD Modeling

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

Boulder, Colo.-based Frustum, a provider of generative design and topology optimization software, has announced the winners of its “Generate Quadcopter Challenge: A GrabCAD Challenge for Topology Optimization.” Hosted on the GrabCAD Community platform, the challenge invited participants to use Frustum’s [Read More]

uAvionix Brings Global Maintenance Support to ADS-B UAS Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

uAvionix Corp., a provider of automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B) solutions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), has partnered with Robotic Skies for installation and maintenance services. Through its global network of aircraft service centers, Robotic Skies will provide sales, [Read More]

Topcon Brings Bentley’s Reality-Modeling Software to UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

In collaboration with Bentley Systems, Livermore, Calif.-based Topcon Positioning Group has introduced Topcon ContextCapture, a reality-modeling software solution that will be offered with the company’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The system, powered by Bentley, is designed for mapping, construction and [Read More]