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AgEagle Rolls Out UAS Operations Management System for Farming
on October 20, 2014 by print the content item
AgEagle LLC, a Kansas-based manufacturer of fixed-wing unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for the precision agriculture industry, has introduced a new UAV operations management system, the AgEagle RAPID. Specifically developed for agronomists and crop consultants, the RAPID - through a tablet or smartphone - allows the AgEagle flying wing to automatically launch and tabulate scan patterns, adjust its flight path for More
PrecisionHawk's Data Mapper Expanding to More UAVs
on October 15, 2014 by print the content item
Raleigh, N.C.-based aerial data management company Data Mapper says it is expanding its cloud-based platform to ingest data collected by a wider network of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) providers. According to Data Mapper, the application is designed to process raw data and interpret it into usable information in the form of actionable ortho-rectified, georeferenced mosaics in 3D and GIS-ready formats. More
SkyWard Secures $1.5M for First Commercial UAS Management Platform
on July 15, 2014 by print the content item
SkyWard, a provider of Drones as a Service software solutions, has raised $1.5 million in seed-round financing to build what it says is the first operations management platform for commercial robotic aircraft. Voyager Capital led the round, with participation from Draper Associates and Toivo Annus, founder and former head of engineering at Skype. Because aviation management has historically been highly More
VirtualAgility Launches UAS Data-Management System
on July 02, 2014 by print the content item
VirtualAgility, a provider of service-oriented architecture solutions, has introduced the VirtualAirBoss, an information-sharing solution for owners, operators, manufacturers and pilots of manned and unmanned aerial systems (UAS).  The system is a complete, flexible and expandable online tool to collect, store and manage all aspects of UAS operations data - from equipment, crew, flights, payload, analytics and billing customers, VirtualAgility explains.The More
National Institute of Justice Seeks Proposals for UAS Database
on April 24, 2014 by print the content item
The U.S. Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has issued a request for proposals to develop, host and maintain an online flight and incident reporting system for public safety use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Specifically, the NIJ wants to collect flight-operations data from law enforcement and other public safety agencies about their employment of UAS that More
Ohio College Adds Precision Agriculture Program Based on UAS Data
on February 03, 2014 by print the content item
Springfield, Ohio-based Clark State Community College is adding a precision agriculture degree program this fall that will make use of data acquired by unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The program will be a mix of traditional agriculture classes and courses related to data analytics, according to an article by the Dayton Daily News. The article notes that the "program will focus More
MtronPTI Shrinks Filter for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Communication Links
on November 11, 2013 by print the content item
MtronPTI, a provider of precision frequency control and custom RF/microwave filters, has unveiled the LF9422 Series L/S Band Filter Diplexer to help reduce size, weight and power for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) communications. "UAVs must operate with a minimum of weight and power yet maintain network-centric communication - command, data and often real-time video - with their ground operators," says More
AeroVironment Pocket DDL Offers Easy Access to UAS Data, Video
on October 23, 2013 by print the content item
AeroVironment Inc. has debuted its new Pocket DDL secure digital video and data receiver - a four-ounce device that enables remote viewing of video and data from AeroVironment's small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) equipped with the company's Digital Data Link. Each AeroVironment small unmanned air vehicle wirelessly transmits video and data to its operator via the company's standard hand-held ground More
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Are you comfortable with the use of the term "drone" to describe commercial/civil UAS?

Yes; a UAS is a drone.
No; it gives the technology a negative connotation.
No opinion; it's not important what they are called.

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