UAV Equipment & Systems – Page 6

FLIR Rolls out New Thermal Imaging Cameras for UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 04, 2017

FLIR Systems Inc. has launched five new thermal imaging cameras, including two dual-sensor cameras specifically for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The FLIR Duo, priced at $999.99, is a multi-sensor drone camera that features FLIR’s Lepton thermal microcamera core, a high-definition [Read More]

New Products, New Collaborations: DJI Announces its Latest

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 04, 2017

So far at CES 2017, DJI has made several drone-related announcements: The company is rolling out a new aerial mapping app and a limited edition Phantom 4 drone and is teaming up with storage solutions provider Seagate Technology. In addition, [Read More]

Federally Approved Ping200S Transponder Ready for UAV Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 03, 2017

uAvionix Corp. says its Ping200S Mode S transponder with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Weighing just 50 grams, the transponder’s power consumption is low enough to be powered by battery pack for [Read More]

Orbital and Boeing Subsidiary Ink UAV Engine Agreement

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 28, 2016

Australia-based Orbital Corp. has signed a long-term agreement with Insitu Inc., a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for the manufacture and supply of new Orbital unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) propulsion systems. Having secured this commitment from Insitu, Orbital says it [Read More]

New Partnership Distributes 3DR’s Site Scan Across Canada

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 22, 2016

Under a new partnership with 3DR, SolidCAD – an Autodesk Platinum software reseller – can now market, sell and support 3DR’s Site Scan bundle across Canada. The aerial analytics package includes an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle, an intuitive mobile app [Read More]

ThermalCapture Fusion Captures Both Visual and Thermal Drone Imagery

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 22, 2016

TeAx Technology has introduced the ThermalCapture Fusion, a lightweight, dual-camera solution to store both thermal and visual drone data. The company says ThermalCapture Fusion is designed to be a stand-alone and flexible drone payload that is compatible with most commercially [Read More]

Austin Company Rolls out Drone Workflow Software Solution

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 20, 2016

Austin, Texas-based Optelos says it is offering a new approach for creating integrated, collaborative and scalable drone programs: a turnkey solution for drone workflow. Optelos has created the Drone Work Advisor cloud software, along with the Drone Sync Field App. [Read More]

DropIn Enables Mobile Access to Live Drone Video for Insurance Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 15, 2016

DropIn Inc.’s insurance customers can now order on-demand, live-streaming drone video of properties, which will be assessed via the DropIn iOS app. Los Angeles-based DropIn provides live video and still image capture via drones and smartphones for the property and [Read More]

New System Provides Instant Authentication of a Drone’s Identity

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 13, 2016

Through a partnership with DigiCert, AirMap has rolled out Drone ID: technology that will enable instant authentication of an unmanned aircraft system’s (UAS) identity via a digital certificate. According to AirMap, the first-of-its-kind system is a major step forward for [Read More]

Velodyne Touts Design for Smaller, Less Expensive LiDAR Sensor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 13, 2016

Velodyne LiDAR Inc. has announced a new design for a solid-state LiDAR sensor that can deliver a subsystem cost of under $50 U.S. when sold at a high-volume manufacturing scale, the company claims. According to Velodyne, the technology could impact [Read More]