TAG: UAV

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

Simulyze joins global group for UAS air traffic standards

May 17, 2016By
Range and bearing reading using Mission Insight.

Simulyze Inc., a provider of operational intelligence technology and applications that empower both federal and commercial organizations, today announced its participation as a founding member of the newly launched Global UTM (Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management) Standardization Group, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The group’s founding members include regulators, air navigation service providers, drone manufacturers, drone operators, infrastructure service providers and... read more

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FAA tests FBI drone detection system at JFK

May 17, 2016By
Terminal 6 at JFK Airport. (Photo: New York Photo Gallery)

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its government partners are expanding research on ways to detect “rogue” drones around airports. Together, they are evaluating drone detection technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York. Over the last two years, the FAA has received numerous reports from pilots and residents about unmanned aircraft systems — UAS, or “drones” — around some... 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

VectorNav focuses on tactical series systems at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

GPS World‘s Tony Murfin sits down with Jakub Maslikowski, director of sales and marketing for VectorNav Technologies, at the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International’s Xponential 2016 show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans. The company highlights its tactical series line of IMU/AHRS systems, GPS/INS systems and GPS compass systems. read more