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Kespry, NVIDIA Demonstrate Drone with Deep-Learning Capability

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UAO Staff on November 11, 2015

Menlo Park, Calif.-based Kespry has demonstrated a prototype drone that uses NVIDIA artificial intelligence technology to recognize objects. According to Kespry, the drone uses an NVIDIA Jetson TX1 module, which is credit-card-sized and offers complex algorithms to make autonomous devices [Read More]

Global Aerospace, Dentons Publish ‘Contracting With and Between UAS Operators’

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UAO Staff on October 29, 2015

Numerous businesses today are choosing to outsource their drone operations to professional operators, says a white paper entitled “Contracting With and Between UAS Operators,” published by aviation and aerospace insurance provider Global Aerospace and international law firm Dentons. Increasingly, insurance [Read More]

Sentera Integrates Precision Scouting with DJI Phantom 3 Professional

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UAO Staff on October 26, 2015

Sentera LLC – a sensor, software and drone company – says it is enabling new and existing DJI Phantom 3 Professional drones to capture normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) data. To stay competitive, says Sentera, growers require real-time visibility of [Read More]

AirShip Goes with Robotic Skies’ Global UAS Maintenance Network

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UAO Staff on September 28, 2015

A memorandum of understanding has been formalized between AirShip Technologies Group Inc. and Robotic Skies LLC to form a framework for global support services for AirShip customers worldwide. AirShip Technologies Group Inc., based in Oregon, and Robotic Skies, based in [Read More]

Hang w/ Video Platform to Integrate with TRACE’s Auto-Follow Drones

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UAO Staff on September 25, 2015

Hang w/, a live-streaming social media innovator and subsidiary of MEDL Mobile Holdings, is collaborating with TRACE Live Network to embed Hang w/ live streaming into TRACE’s auto-follow drones. Consumers who purchase TRACE devices will be able to broadcast live [Read More]

Mid-Atlantic Company Goes with senseFly eBee UAS for Mapping

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UAO Staff on September 24, 2015

Caron East Inc., a dealer of surveying equipment in the Mid-Atlantic region, has received a Section 333 exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration to commercially operate the senseFly eBee unmanned aircraft system (UAS). According to the company’s petition for exemption [Read More]

Know Before You Fly Teams with AirMap for Airspace-Data Integration

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UAO Staff on September 08, 2015

The Know Before You Fly unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) safety campaign has now integrated airspace information from AirMap. The Know Before You Fly initiative, first founded late last year by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the Academy of [Read More]

Research Grant Funds Precision Ag Project With Large & Small UAS

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UAO Staff on August 18, 2015

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., has announced a $357,546 research grant through the North Dakota Department of Commerce for an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) precision agriculture project. The partnership between North Dakota State University (NDSU) and Elbit Systems of America [Read More]

Surveying Solution Combines LidarPod with Long-Endurance UAV

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UAO Staff on August 13, 2015

U.K.-based Routescene has collaborated with Germany-based Hanseatic Aviation Solutions to develop an integrated, fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and LidarPod solution. The successful maiden flight of the integrated Hanseatic S360 and Routescene LidarPod took place in July in Bremen, Germany. [Read More]

University of Nevada, Reno Working with NASA on UAS Traffic Management

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UAO Staff on August 10, 2015

Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno are now working with NASA on a low-altitude traffic management system for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The university says it is one of a handful of organizations participating in the first phase of [Read More]