TAG: unmanned aerial vehicle

Riegl Launches RiCopter UAV at InterGeo

October 20, 2014By

At InterGeo 2014, James Van Rens, chief executive officer of Riegl, explains the launch of the RiCopter UAV with LiDAR integration, and its designer gives a live demonstration of the UAV in flight. The show was held October 7-9 in Berlin. The unmanned aerial vehicle is a survey-grade unmanned scanning platform for a variety of demanding applications, such as corridor, power line, or railway mapping.... read more

GPS World at the 2014 Esri International User Conference

September 5, 2014By

This is the mecca of geographic information systems, or GIS, at least in the United States: the 2014 Esri International User Conference (UC) in San Diego, California, held every July. GPS World and Geospatial Solutions were there in force. A newly dominant technology that got plenty of discussion was unmanned aerial systems (UAS or UAV). Eric Gakstatter, GPS World’s survey... read more

Unmanned Aircraft Navigation

February 24, 2014By

Unmanned Aircraft Navigation Sponsored by: Hemisphere GNSS Original Broadcast Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013 Moderator: Tony Murfin, Editor, Professional OEM newsletter Speakers: Olivier Casabianca, Business Area Manager, Trimble GNSS OEM; Hal Adams, Co-founder/Chief Operating Officer, Accord Technology; Neil Gerein, Defense Product Manager, NovAtel; Eric Brewer, Senior Systems Engineer, Rockwell Collins; and Howard William Loewen, President, MicroPilot Inc. Summary: In recent... read more

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Drone Hack: Spoofing Attack Demonstration on a Civilian Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

August 1, 2012By
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By Daniel Shepard, Jahshan A. Bhatti, and Todd E. Humphreys  Unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) used in the spoofing tests; owned by the University of Texas.  A radio signal sent from a half-mile away deceived the GPS receiver of a UAV into thinking that it was rising straight up. In this way, the UAV’s dependence on civil GPS allowed the... read more

The System: Fly the Pilotless Skies: UAS and UAV

August 1, 2012By
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   Unmanned aerial vehicles and civil aircraft may co-habit the airspace after September 2015.  As the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) moves ahead with plans for unmanned aerial systems/vehicles (UAS/UAV) to have regular access to U.S. airspace by 2015, it has encountered several barriers. For UAVs to be treated like manned aircraft, their systems likley need to be qualified... read more

NovAtel SAASM to See First Action in Aerial Drones

June 16, 2012By

The new OEM625S Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module (SAASM) GNSS receiver from NovAtel, launched in a cooperative effort with SAASM expert L-3 Interstate Electronics Corporation (IEC), will get its first applications in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) sector. NovAtel has brought forth the new product in part to meet requirements of UAV manufacturers who are now mandated to have SAASM onboard as well, for in-theater operations in areas of military activity. read more