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Los Angeles Content-Creation Studio Now Offers Drone Services

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UAO Staff on Oct 08, 2015

Contend, a company that specializes in creating, producing and distributing data-driven content to deliver measurable business results, has launched a drone cinematography service, Contend Aerial. The new business offers Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-certified pilots, journalists and producers to create one-of-a-kind, [Read More]

Topcon Adds AscTec Falcon 8 UAS for Small-Scale Mapping

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UAO Staff on Oct 06, 2015

Topcon Positioning Group says it has added the Falcon 8 rotary-wing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to its line of data-collection solutions. The Falcon 8 UAS, powered by Ascending Technologies, is designed for inspection and monitoring, as well as survey and [Read More]

U.K. Police Force Adds UAVs, Asks Public to Name Them

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UAO Staff on Sep 03, 2015

Cumbria Constabulary, a police force in the U.K. county of Cumbria, is embracing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology – in fact, it is reaching out to the public to come up with names for the newly acquired aircraft. As part [Read More]

Commercial UAV Expo Adds More Exhibit Space for Oct. Show

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UAO Staff on Aug 21, 2015

Following a sellout of the exhibit floor, more space has now been added to the upcoming 2015 Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas, says event organizer SPAR Point Group. With the addition of a new hall, more than 100 airframe [Read More]

Southern Illinois University Adds UAV Course for Farming Students

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UAO Staff on Jul 29, 2015

Beginning this fall, agriculture students at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale will be offered a course on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and their applications. The course will cover UAV types for agriculture use, maintenance and repair, remote sensing attachments and [Read More]

Delair-Tech Adds 3G Connectivity for BVLOS Drone Operations

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UAO Staff on Jul 16, 2015

France-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company Delair-Tech has signed a partnership with Telefonica Business Solutions, a provider of integrated communication solutions, to connect the DT18 and DT26X drones to a 3G network. With an embedded Telefonica 3D SIM card, Delair-Tech [Read More]

Yuneec International Adds 4K to Typhoon Family of UAVs

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UAO Staff on Jun 30, 2015

Yuneec International Co. Ltd. has launched the Typhoon Q500 4K, the newest member of the company's Typhoon family of drones. According to Yuneec, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which produces 4K video and 12-megapixel photos, offers up to 25 minutes [Read More]

Kansas State University Adds New UAS Degree for the Fall

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UAO Staff on Jun 26, 2015

As the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry continues to grow, Kansas State University Salina (K-State Salina) has added a new bachelor's degree in UAS engineering technology, as well as a UAS minor, to be offered this fall. Complementing the university's [Read More]

easyJet Adds Motion Capture Technology to Drone Inspections

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UAO Staff on Jun 25, 2015

Vicon, a provider of motion capture technology, says its T-Series motion capture cameras are being used as part of easyJet's drone testing program to manage airplane damage. During testing, which took place at Luton Airport in the U.K., easyJet deployed [Read More]

NASA Adds Amazon Prime Air Keynote to UTM Convention

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UAO Staff on Jun 10, 2015

NASA has announced that Gur Kimchi, vice president and co-founder of Amazon Prime Air, will take the stage as a keynote speaker at the upcoming Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Convention: A New Era of Aviation. Held July [Read More]