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Report analyzes UAV payloads and subsystems market Posted on 04 Apr 2016 in the Latest News categories.

A new market report, “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Payloads & Subsystems Market Report 2016-2026,” is being offered by Visiongain. According to the 302-page report, the global UAV payloads and subsystems market is set to grow... Read more»

Drone manufacturers form new lobbying group Posted on 04 Apr 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Global drone manufacturers 3DR, DJI, GoPro and Parrot today are forming the Drone Manufacturers Alliance, a coalition intended to serve as the voice for drone manufacturers and their customers across civilian, governmental,... Read more»

ESNC 2016 opens submissions for Galileo-enabled applications Posted on 04 Apr 2016 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) — the largest international competition for the commercial use of satellite navigation — is once again looking for outstanding ideas and business models. Renowned institutions and regional partners... Read more»

Launchpad: GPS compass, survey rental program Posted on 03 Apr 2016 in the Product Showcase categories.

OEM GPS compass Alternative to magnetic-based sensors for manned or unmanned The VN-360 OEM GPS-Compass module provides an accurate, True North heading solution for systems integrators seeking a reliable alternative... Read more»

Autonomous relative navigation Posted on 01 Apr 2016 in the From the Magazine & Transportation & UAV/UGV categories.

Future UAVs will require relative navigation capability to fulfill a broad range of assisted manned and unmanned missions. A new approach, demonstrated in application to aerial refueling, provides access to accurate... Read more»

Leica offers new reference servers, receiver Posted on 01 Apr 2016 in the Latest News & Product Showcase & Survey categories.

Leica Geosystems released its new generation of reference servers and monitoring receiver, optimized with multi-frequency 555-channel capabilities to connect with current and all anticipated GNSS signals. The new Leica GR30 and GR50... Read more»

System of Systems: OCX to Cost More, Come Later Posted on 01 Apr 2016 in the From the Magazine & GNSS categories.

GPS III program slowed by funds diversion. The White House budget request for the Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) comes to $393.3 million for fiscal year (FY) 2017. Read more»

FAA expands online UAV registration to commercial users Posted on 31 Mar 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Starting March 31, owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) used for commercial, public and other non-model aircraft operations will be able to use the FAA’s new, streamlined, web-based registration... Read more»