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Avyon Offers Precision Mapping for Microdrones md4 Fleet from Applanix Posted on 05 May 2015 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Avyon, a sUAS (Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems) integrator and distributor, is using the Applanix APX UAV for its md4 fleet, to provide users with cost-effective direct georeferencing technology. The integration of the... Read more»

Kairos Unveils UGV Tech for Heavy Equipment at AUVSI 2015 Posted on 05 May 2015 in the Defense & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Kairos Autonomi is displaying its latest autonomous technology designed for use with heavy equipment and machinery. Kairos’ robotic applique kits are add-on vehicle autonomy systems that provide unmanned capabilities to current manned vehicles, rendering them optionally... Read more»

SenseFly Launches Intelligent Mapping and Inspection Drone Posted on 05 May 2015 in the Latest News & Product Showcase & UAV/UGV categories.

Swiss professional drone maker senseFly has launched the eXom, its new quadcopter UAS for mapping and inspection. The eXom is available to pre-order immediately and ships this summer. SenseFly made the announcement at... Read more»

Exelis and FAA Test Sites to Research UAS in National Airspace Posted on 05 May 2015 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Exelis has signed agreements with four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-designated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites for airspace situational awareness and research. The research will focus on using the Exelis... Read more»

New Version of gfzrnx RINEX 2/3 Tool Ready for Testing Posted on 05 May 2015 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The next version (0.93) of the “gfzrnx” RINEX-2/3 Tool is now available. Because of user feedback, the developers have fixed bugs and have added these new features: strict epoch interval handling... Read more»

CEA Research: UAS Could Reach 1M U.S. Flights a Day in 20 Years Posted on 05 May 2015 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

The United States will reach one million unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flights per day within the next 20 years, given the right regulatory environment, according to new economic research from... Read more»

Why Doesn’t My Centimeter Match Your Centimeter? Posted on 05 May 2015 in the Opinions & Survey categories.

The world of sharing positional information is filled with scenarios like “I got a cm and you got a cm, but our centimeters differ by a meter.” If our modern positioning systems are so capable, then virtually all positional data integration should be a snap. Unfortunately, that is often just not so. The failure in many cases is a lack of knowledge on the part of many GNSS users of basic principles of geodesy and geodetic surveying guidelines and providing complete metadata. Read more»

Live from AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2015 Posted on 05 May 2015 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

The GPS World staff is reporting live from Unmanned Systems 2015, held May 4-7 in Atlanta. The event convenes the global community of commercial and defense leaders in intelligent robotics, drones... Read more»