UAV Equipment & Systems – Page 8

Fruity Chutes Rolls out New Mechanism for UAV Parachute Deployment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 10, 2016

Fruity Chutes has announced the availability of the new Hawk CO2 release valve, used for the company’s parachute deployment system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The valve can be integrated with the company’s Peregrine UAV Ballistic Parachute Launcher. “We have [Read More]

Echodyne’s UAV Detect-and-Avoid Radar Test Goes off Without a Hitch

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 10, 2016

Echodyne Corp. has completed what it says is the first-ever successful test of airborne detect-and-avoid (DAA) radar on a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Over a period of several days, the drone, equipped with Echodyne’s radar, flew multiple missions below [Read More]

AirMap, Kongsberg Provide Real-Time Airspace Awareness for UAS Pilots

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 10, 2016

Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa, Ontario-based developer of real-time, mission-critical, geospatial visualisation software, and AirMap, an airspace management platform for drones, recently announced a new collaboration: AirMap’s real-time airspace services will be delivered to users of the Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS unmanned [Read More]

3DR Brings New Drone Capabilities to Construction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 10, 2016

3D Robotics (3DR) has launched building information modeling (BIM) capabilities within its Site Scan software, a full-stack commercial drone platform suited for the construction industry. Site Scan, an end-to-end application offering fully autonomous drone image capture and cloud integration with [Read More]

Trimble Brings UAS Function to New Cloud Processing Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 07, 2016

Trimble has announced the first service available on its new Trimble Connect cloud-processing platform: Trimble Connect AutoUAS. Trimble Connect is a collaboration ecosystem for architecture, engineering, construction and geospatial users. According to the company, the new AutoUAS service dramatically reduces [Read More]

First-of-Its-Kind App Store for Commercial Drone Users is Here

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 04, 2016

The DroneDeploy App Market, launched with more than 15 inaugural apps, creates a one-stop shop for all aspects of cloud-based drone data analysis.

Skytango Debuts Marketplace for Buying/Selling Drone Services and Video

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 03, 2016

Skytango, a Dublin, Ireland-based start-up, has launched a global drone marketplace where customers can either buy drone services, or operators can offer their services. Launched today at the Drones Data X Conference, the marketplace serves as a place for commercial [Read More]

Wyvern, Ascend Form Partnership for Pay-as-You-Fly UAS Insurance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 03, 2016

Wyvern and Ascend have linked up to offer pay-as-you-fly insurance coverage for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators. Building on its 25 years of experience in delivering risk management to the aviation community through its flagship Wingman Program, Pennsylvania-based Wyvern has [Read More]

Aerotenna Releases Mini Collision-Avoidance Radar, Flight Controller for UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 03, 2016

Kansas-based Aerotenna has launched two new products for the commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) space: the µSharp Patch, a small, collision-avoidance radar, and OcPoC mini, a system-on-a-chip (SoC), field-programmable gate array (FPGA) flight controller. According to a news update from [Read More]

TeAx Enhances Thermal Mapping with ThermalCapture 2.0

Posted by Amanda Fava on October 31, 2016

Hardware and software application solutions provider TeAx Technology says it has developed an enhanced method for stitching thermal images. Stefan Thamke, CEO of TeAx Technology, explains that operators often use the flat-field-correction process, a process to “recalibrate a thermal core [Read More]