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New IR Lens for Commercial UAVs Hits the Market

The Ophir business unit of MKS Instruments Inc. has released its LightIR continuous-zoom, infrared thermal imaging lens for unmanned aerial vehicles.Designed for use in...
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Drone Research Lab Comes to Life in Cincinnati

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization based out of India, has opened a Drones Research Lab in...
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Microdrones Scores New Deal in Chilean Geospatial Market

Microdrones has announced that GEOCOM, a geospatial technology company based out of Chile, is now offering Microdrones’ unmanned aerial mapping solutions.Also a Trimble drone...
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Canadian University Students Go Head-to-Head in UAS Competition

Thirteen university student teams from across Canada recently competed in the flying phase of the ninth Unmanned Systems Canada UAS Student Competition, hosted by...
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New Collaboration to Expand Solutions for BVLOS Drone Ops

Ligado Networks has formed a collaborative partnership with Harris Corp. to further advance the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) beyond the visual line...
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Alaska DOT Gears Up for Big UAV Deployment

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) is reportedly making a big push toward the use of drones.According to a recent request...
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Silent Falcon’s Solar-Electric UAS Adds Another Gimbal Option

Bozeman, Mont.-based Ascent Vision, a provider of gimbal technology, has partnered with Silent Falcon UAS Technologies’ to supply gimbaled payloads for Silent Falcon’s solar-electric...
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Orbital Insight Inks More Funding to Expand UAV and Satellite Imagery Analysis

Orbital Insight, a geospatial analytics and software company based in Mountain View, Calif., has closed a $50 million investment to further expand its satellite...
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Amazon Prime Air Launches ‘Design a Drone’ Contest for Kids

Amazon, in partnership with the U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), is launching a competition inviting children in primary school across the U.K. to play their...
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New Execs Join Aerial Intelligence Company Kespry

Menlo Park, Calif.-based Kespry, an aerial intelligence platform provider, has expanded its executive team by hiring three technology industry veterans.Jitender Aswani, Jim Allison and...

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