Navy Tests New Unmanned Mine Detection System

Navy Tests New Unmanned Mine Detection System

Navy Tests New Unmanned Mine Detection System There is a new piece of technology that is undergoing testing with the U.S. Navy and it’s a game changer. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) unveiled a new way to detect buried and submerged mines using drones. Dr. Rosemarie Oelrich, a scientist at NSWC Carderock’s Combatant Craft Division, and Dr. Cory Stephanson, president and CEO of BDS, tested the new Mine Warfare […]

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Nvidia demos visual navigation on 3DR Iris+

Nvidia demos visual navigation on 3DR Iris+

From Nvidia : Most drones would be lost without GPS. Not this one. A drone developed by NVIDIA researchers navigates even the most far-flung, unmapped places using only deep learning and computer vision powered by NVIDIA Jetson TX1 embedded AI supercomputers . Although initially designed to follow forest trails to rescue lost hikers or spot fallen trees, the low-flying autonomous drone could work far beyond the forest — in canyons […]

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Support The DUG’s role on The UAS Identification and Tracking ARC

Support The DUG’s role on The UAS Identification and Tracking ARC

The Drone User Group Network is pleased to announce that Kenji Sugahara, Director of Policy for the DUG, has been selected to be a voting member of the part of one of the most important FAA Aviation Rule-making Committees in recent history, The UAS Identification and Tracking ARC. We are fortunate to be joining companies and agencies such as DJI, Intel, Amazon, Google, Airmap, Qualcomm, the Commercial Drone Alliance, NASA, […]

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