UAV Equipment & Systems – Page 2

Maine Tools Manufacturer Rolls out Portable UAV Repair Kit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

Xuron Corp., a manufacturer of electronics-grade, ergonomic hand tools, has introduced a portable tool kit designed for making wiring field repairs to small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Packed in a canvas travel pouch, tools in the Xuron Model TK 3300 [Read More]

Sentera Brings TrueNDVI Sensor to DJI Mavic Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

Turning DJI’s Mavic drone into a precision scouting tool, Sentera, a Minneapolis-based provider of remote sensing technologies, has added its trademarked TrueNDVI capabilities to the aircraft. The lightweight Sentera NDVI Single Sensor is now integrated onto the portable Mavic drone, [Read More]

SLANTRANGE, Qualcomm Create Multispectral Sensor Platform for Ag Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

San Diego-headquartered SLANTRANGE Inc., a provider of drone-based remote sensing and analytics systems for agriculture, has released its 3p multispectral sensor system for farming drones. The 3p is built on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight drone platform, providing the 3p with [Read More]

Harris Works to Build Infrastructure Network for BVLOS Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris Corp. has received a two-year Research North Dakota grant to help develop what the company calls a first-of-its-kind solution to enable beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Yesterday, representatives from Harris and North Dakota announced [Read More]

Draganfly Incorporating LED Tech into UAVs for Nighttime Ops

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Under a newly signed agreement between the two companies, Saskatchewan-based Draganfly Innovations is integrating and testing SureFire LLC’s LED technology with its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Draganfly says its goal is to provide a new solution for nighttime drone operations. [Read More]

senseFly Brings AirMap’s Airspace Management Services to its Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

senseFly, a Parrot company, is now delivering AirMap’s airspace management services in its eBee fixed-wing drones and albris quadcopter. AirMap’s airspace platform services will be directly integrated into senseFly’s eMotion flight and data management software. AirMap’s situational awareness data includes [Read More]

PrecisionHawk Drone Platform Incorporates Sierra Wireless LTE Connectivity

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

Sierra Wireless, a provider of device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has been selected by PrecisionHawk to provide technology for the drone company’s low-altitude traffic and airspace safety (LATAS) platform. Specifically, Sierra Wireless will be supplying its AirPrime [Read More]

AirMap Announces Big Funding Round Led By Microsoft

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

Santa Monica, Calif.-based AirMap, which offers an airspace management platform for drones, has announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures. Additional participants included Airbus Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Rakuten, Sony and Yuneec, as well as existing investors [Read More]

Raleigh UAV Company Brings DroneDeploy to Mapping Software Suite

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 21, 2017

Go Unmanned, a Raleigh, N.C.-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company, has added DroneDeploy’s software to its commercial mapping solutions. Go Unmanned focuses on providing across-the-board solutions for UAV customers. It offers specialized hardware and software packages with training, support, repair [Read More]

Verizon Acquires Drone Operations Management Company Skyward

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

Some big M&A action is happening in the commercial unmanned aircraft systems space: Portland, Ore.-based Skyward is now a Verizon company.