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FAA: Commercial drone use to take flight

June 21, 2016By
A Sensefly eXom UAV inspects a structure.

Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace. These new regulations work to harness new innovations safely, to spur job growth, advance critical scientific research and save lives, the FAA said in a press release. “We are... read more

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Venom shows off drone batteries at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 20, 2016By

Venom Power displays numerous battery options for UAVs at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International‘s Xponential show, held May 2-5 in new Orleans. Venom offers a line of rechargeable batteries specifically made for UAVs. read more

Cobham displays antenna system at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Cobham‘s Sunita Shah discusses the company’s AESA (actively electronically scanned array) antenna system at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s Xponential show, held May 2-5 in new Orleans. read more

Trackimo showcases IoT tracking devices at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Trackimo, a U.S.-based IoT (Internet of Things) solution provider enabling worldwide connectivity for M2M (Machine to Machine) devices, showcases its tracking devices at the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International’s Xponential show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans. Trackimo’s technology integrates GPS, GSM, an accelerometer and sensors that provide smart data. Cellular network signaling manages the devices and dispatches information... read more

Systron Donner talks SDI500 tactical grade MEMS IMU at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

David Hoyh of Systron Donner Inertial talks about the company’s SDI500 tactical grade MEMS IMU at the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International‘s Xpontential 2016 show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans. The company also featured its INS/GPS SDN500 for use in GPS-denied situations. read more

Draganfly highlights new handheld ground control system at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Draganfly Innovations launched its new handheld Ground Control System (GCS) at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International‘s Xponential show, held May 3-5 in New Orleans. Ben Miller, in sales engineering for the company, talks about the system’s mission planning capability for surveying. read more

Velodyne features VLP-16 Puck mobile mapping system at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Velodyne‘s Frank Bertini talks about the company’s new 3D lidar VLP-16 Puck at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International‘s Xpontential show, held May 3-5 in New Orleans. The sensor offers real-time data, 360-degree scanning, 3D distance and calibrated reflectivity measurements for the mapping, automotive, UAV, security and robotics markets. read more

Spirent Federal focuses on robust PNT at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Paul Crampton, senior systems engineer for Spirent Federal Systems, highlights the company’s GSS9000 Constellation Simulator and GSS6425 GNSS Record and Playback Test System at the Association for Unmanned Vehicles International‘s Xponential show, which is being held May 2-5 in New Orleans. read more