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Harris offers comprehensive solution for drone safety Posted on 04 May 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Transportation & UAV/UGV categories.

Harris Corporation has introduced a comprehensive solution to increase the safety of drones and other commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying at low altitudes in the U.S. The announcement was made during... Read more»

Insitu and PrecisionHawk form commercial drone alliance Posted on 04 May 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Insitu and PrecisionHawk have formed a strategic alliance to provide UAS solutions that help commercial enterprises achieve safe unmanned flight for extended and beyond-visual-line-of-sight operations. Insitu is a provider of information and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for commercial,... Read more»

Papers sought for IGNSS conference in Sydney Posted on 04 May 2016 in the Events & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The call for papers is now open for IGNSS 2016, set for Dec. 6-8 in Sydney, Australia. Closing date for abstract submission is July 4; and the final date for the... Read more»

FAA establishing advisory committee on UAV integration Posted on 04 May 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Speaking today at Xponential, the AUVSI annual conference in New Orleans, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced the agency is establishing a broad-based advisory committee that will provide advice on key unmanned... Read more»

DJI, PrecisionHawk partner on UAV remote sensing for agriculture Posted on 03 May 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

PrecisionHawk and DJI announced during the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s Xponential show an exclusive partnership for the agriculture market with a complete agricultural analytics solution. The solution links... Read more»

Leica releases ‘self-learning’ GNSS receiver for survey Posted on 03 May 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Survey categories.

Leica Geosystems has announced the Leica Viva GS16 survey receiver, along with updated Leica Captivate and SmartWorx Viva software. The GS16 is a “self-learning GNSS receiver,” the company said, able... Read more»

South Korea to build eLoran system after jamming incident Posted on 03 May 2016 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

South Korea will award a contract this month to secure technology required to build an eLoran system as an alternative to GPS, reports the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC). The announcement... Read more»

SOAR Oregon backs UAS FutureFarm for digital agriculture Posted on 03 May 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

SOAR Oregon, a non-profit organization focused on the development of the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry in Oregon, has given the city of Pendleton a grant for the establishment of... Read more»