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Qualcomm, AT&T to trial network requirements for drone operations

September 6, 2016By
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Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and AT&T will test unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) on commercial 4G LTE networks. The trials will analyze how UAS can operate safely and more securely on commercial 4G LTE and networks of the future, including 5G. The research will look at elements that would impact future drone operations. CTIA Super Mobility 2016 attendees can catch a video... read more

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Comtech launches Location Studio at CTIA Super Mobility

September 6, 2016By
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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has launched Location Studio, a versatile service platform for mobile operators, application developers and enterprises to build or enhance cloud-based, embedded and hybrid applications using a modular set of location-based services (LBS) tools. Location Studio incorporates multiple technology suites that provide a broad range of functionality, allowing developers to create location enabled applications with contextual awareness, including: GeoSuite for... read more

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Lockheed, Warsaw U demonstrate UAV fleet command and control

September 6, 2016By
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Lockheed Martin and the Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) successfully demonstrated their UAV optimization technologies using aerial command and control (C2) of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The demonstration marks a successful milestone in the joint WUT-Lockheed Martin advanced applied research program on optimization of diverse fleets of aircraft, and concepts associated with manned-unmanned command and control of airborne platform systems.... read more

Fourth speaker announced for September cybersecurity webinar

September 6, 2016By
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James T. Curran, European Space Agency, will speak on general system perspectives of GNSS security during the September GPS World webinar, “GPS/GNSS and Cybersecurity.” The Microsemi sponsored webinar takes place Thursday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m. EDT / 10 a.m. PDT / 7 p.m. CEST. Registration is free. The webinar will cover two closely related topics: The role of GPS products and services... read more

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AUVSI hosts workshop on drones at CTIA Super Mobility 2016

September 6, 2016By

AUVSI will review new FAA regulations for operating commercial drones Brian Wynne, president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), will lead a workshop on unmanned aircraft systems from 2-3:45 p.m. PDT on Sept. 8 at CTIA Super Mobility 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The workshop, “Drones and the Wireless Industry: Information, Insights and Actionable Tools... read more

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DJI makes smartphone smarter with Osmo Mobile camera system

September 2, 2016By
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Stabilized system turns smartphones into intelligent motion cameras Drone-maker DJI has launched the Osmo Mobile, an extension for smartphones that turns them into intelligent, precision camera systems. Using DJI’s signature three-axis gimbal stabilization and SmoothTrack™ technology, the Osmo Mobile enables smartphone users to shoot effortless, high-quality photos and videos on the go. In combination with the DJI GO App, cinematic... read more

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Rohde & Schwarz showcases 5G test solutions at Super Mobility 2016

September 2, 2016By

Rohde & Schwarz is highlighting its 5G test solutions in booth No. 5128 at CTIA Super Mobility 2016, which is being held Sept. 6-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company’s test and measurement solutions are helping researchers define and characterize 5G before commercialization. Rohde & Schwarz has enhanced its proven test solution platforms to include advanced capabilities that are facilitating... read more

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Red Hen’s modular defense kits capture first-person views

September 1, 2016By
THISR modular kits provide the tools needed to capture the first-person view on the battlefield.
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The Tactical Handheld Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (THISR) by Red Hen Systems is an advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) asset providing a real-time solution to operators and mission teams. The modular kits provide the tools needed to capture the first-person view on the battlefield. The THISR is a custom integration of cameras, a laser rangefinder, GPS unit and software linked through Red... read more