FAA Evaluates Drone Detection Systems Around Denver

FAA Evaluates Drone Detection Systems Around Denver

FAA Next Gen Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) that enter the protected airspace around airports can pose serious threats to safety. The FAA is coordinating with our government and industry partners to evaluate technologies that can be used safely to detect drones near airports. This week, the the FAA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are conducting drone-detection research in the vicinity of Denver International Airport. This work is part […]

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The ‘Interceptor’ by Airspace Systems

The ‘Interceptor’ by Airspace Systems

San Leandro-based Airspace Systems is making a business out of solving the toughest problems facing the emerging drone industry. The company designed a drone of its own, jam-packed with sensors and machine intelligence, to autonomously intercept threatening drones at high speeds and carry them away from large crowds. If you think this sounds difficult, you would be right. The company employs myriad technologies for its unmanned flying dogfighters that include […]

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Mouser Electronics Announces Project First Responders

Mouser Electronics Announces Project First Responders

Mouser Electronics Inc. is partnering with Easy Aerial Inc. for their final project of 2016. Project First Responders , the newest series in Mouser’s Empowering Innovation Together program, features a cloud-based drone platform called GlobalARC , used for autonomous search and rescue. Or, in the words of celebrity engineer Grant Imahara, bring on the drone revolution! Mouser is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid […]

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Drones take to the skies over Napa Valley

Drones take to the skies over Napa Valley

VineView Scientific Aerial Imaging of St. Helena announced it has partnered with Hawk Aerial and SkySquirrel Technologies to bring drone technology to the vineyard management industry. SkySquirrel Technologies manufactures the Aqweo drone and Quanta camera system designed specifically to acquire multispectral data from wine-grape growing operations, said a news release. All images are processed by VineView Imaging, a provider of aerial imaging in the Napa Valley. After processing the data, […]

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UAV Manufacturer Robota Selects the LeddarOne Altimeter For Its New Generation of Drone

UAV Manufacturer Robota Selects the LeddarOne Altimeter For Its New Generation of Drone

Drone and UAV Rangefinder and Obstacle Detection Sensors QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — LeddarTech, the leader in solid-state LiDAR solutions, today announced that its LeddarOne optical sensor has been selected by Robota as the altimeter for the Eclipse, its new generation of fixed-wing UAV for professional surveying applications. LeddarOne proved to be the best technology available to provide the drone’s autopilot with the precise, real-time height-above-ground-level measurements […]

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NIMBUS – new carbon fiber monocoque racing drone.

NIMBUS - new carbon fiber monocoque racing drone.

Building a racing drone is always a compromise between low weight and high strength. Today’s typical racing drone design is based on lightweight and strong material – carbon fiber. Usually, it is an open frame made of a number of flat carbon fiber details, connected with bolts and nuts. Obviously, open electronic components are affected by the environment – sand, dirt, water drops. Such a set-up can be quite easily […]

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