UAV Equipment & Systems – Page 10

Drone Start-Up from Colin Guinn, Jeffrey DeCoux Primes for Launch

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 20, 2016

Hangar, a new Austin, Texas-based software company specializing in autonomous data capture using drone technology, has announced a $6.5 million seed financing led by Lux Capital. Hangar was founded by Colin Guinn, former chief revenue officer of 3D Robotics and [Read More]

Draganfly Testing Mini Hyperspectral Camera with its UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 19, 2016

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company Draganfly Innovations has signed an agreement with Optical Filter Corp., a subsidiary of Corning Inc., to integrate miniaturized advanced hyperspectral camera systems into its UAVs. Draganfly says it will assist in preparing Corning’s [Read More]

DroneDeploy Launches Flight Logs Solution with Seven Drone Companies

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

DroneDeploy, a San Francisco-based provider of a cloud-based drone software platform, has unveiled its new flight logs solution, available now with several partners: Airnest, Drone Complier, DroneLogbook, Healthy Drones, Kitty Hawk, NVDrones and Skyward. According to the company, direct access [Read More]

DJI, Shapeways Announce Winners of SAR Drone Design Challenge

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 14, 2016

Drone company DJI and Shapeways – a 3D-printing service and marketplace headquartered in Manhattan, N.Y. – have announced the winners of a design contest to create unique, 3D-printed accessories to help use drones for search-and-rescue (SAR) purposes. The grand-prize winner [Read More]

NASA is Rolling out a Big UAS Demo in Nevada

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 13, 2016

Next Wednesday, NASA will be flying five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of its UAS traffic management (UTM) research platform. During the test, two of the drones will fly beyond the visual line of [Read More]

Aeryon Expands sUAS Imaging Portfolio with Vector, SR-EO/IR Mk II

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Aeryon Labs Inc., a Waterloo, Ontario-based provider of vertical takeoff and landing small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) solutions, has introduced Vector, an integrated onboard computing platform dedicated to real-time video processing. Available on select Aeryon payloads, including the Aeryon HDZoom30 [Read More]

microdrones Rolls out Suite of VTOL UAS Mapping Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Building upon Trimble’s recent announcement that Delair-Tech and microdrones will jointly become official unmanned aircraft system (UAS) suppliers for Trimble’s worldwide distribution network, microdrones is now offering four new mapping vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) UAS solutions, called mdMapper. mdMapper200: [Read More]

Bladeless Drone Propulsion Tech Up for Collegiate Invention Award

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 07, 2016

For his invention of a bladeless drone, John Mohyi, a Michigan State University law student and CEO of Mohyi Labs, has been selected as a 2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC) graduate finalist. CIC, a program of the National Inventors Hall [Read More]

Verizon Has Big Plans for UAVs in Airborne LTE Operations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 06, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) is taking flight at Verizon: The telecommunications giant has announced a new strategy to drive innovation and widespread adoption for in-flight wireless connectivity through its Airborne LTE Operations (ALO) initiative, which will include the use [Read More]

Drone Aviation Wins Patent for Tethered Drone Tech

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 06, 2016

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Drone Aviation Holding Corp. has been awarded a patent (U.S. Patent 9,446,858) by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its electric tethered aerial platform (ETAP) technologies, which are currently used on the company’s WATT and BOLT tethered [Read More]