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WiBotic PowerPad – Wireless Drone Charging Pad

WiBotic, a provider of wireless power and battery intelligence solutions for the robotics industry, has announced WiBotic PowerPad, a completely integrated wireless charging pad for drones. Designed for the many drone operators who don’t want to develop their own wireless charging pad, WiBotic PowerPad contains the WiBotic transmitter circuit, transmitter

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Small Antennas Could Bring Big Benefits to US Air Force

When it comes to military and consumer electronics, smaller is often better, and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s revolutionary new antenna design is promising to make military electronics much better. Researchers at the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, in partnership with Northeastern University, recently developed an ultra-compact antenna that uses

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TerraLogic Sustainable Solutions and Wohnrade Civil Engineers, Inc. Win Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Award

Boulder, CO – (October 18, 2017) – TerraLogic Sustainable Solutions, an environmental consulting firm specializing in infrastructure and transportation, and Wohnrade Civil Engineers, Inc., a full-service engineering firm leading the way in both the development of precision aerial mapping, and incorporating Unmanned Aerial System data into civil engineering design, announced

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Otronicon! with Drones!

Home Since 2006, Otronicon has explored the science, art, technology, careers and fun behind simulation, robotics, videogames, virtual reality and digital media. Each year, multiple industry partners join Orlando Science Center...

Leonardo DRS Gets $42M US Army C-UAS Contract

Leonardo DRS has been awarded a production contract from the U.S. Army, under an urgent operational need, to develop a comprehensive counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capability to protect soldiers from enemy drones. This contract follows an earlier award for similar prototype capabilities, and is worth up to $42 million. Leonardo

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DJI Reveals Zenmuse X7, The World’s First Super 35 Digital Film Camera Optimized for Professional Aerial Cinematography

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today introduced the Zenmuse X7, the world’s first Super 35 digital film camera optimized for professional aerial cinematography. Designed to work seamlessly with the DJI Inspire 2 drone, the Zenmuse X7 delivers superior image quality, interchangeable lenses, and a

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General Atomics Reveals MQ-25 Drone Tanker Design

The four companies competing to build the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray aircraft carrier-based drone tanker gotten the final request for proposals from the service, though the exact specifics have yet to become public. At the same time, General Atomics has become the first of the firms to show both concept

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ESAero announces new production facility

Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc. (ESAero) announced today the opening of a new manufacturing facility in San Luis Obispo, CA to design, produce test, and certify electric and hybrid aircraft. The facility will significantly increase ESAero’s manufacturing capacity and allow for production and integration of UAS and larger format air vehicle

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RT LTA Announces New Capabilities for the Skystar 100 Aerostat

RT LTA Systems Ltd. – a world-class designer, developer, and manufacturer of aerostats for use in intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and communications applications – will present the new capabilities of the Skystar 100 aerostat for the first time, at AUSA Annual Meeting 2017. The system now offers highly precise movement detection

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Aerial Manipulator for Industrial Contact Inspections

The Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC), located in Seville (Spain), has developed a new worldwide pioneering technology that allows the use of airborne robots and small unmanned aircraft, popularly known as drones, for industrial contact inspections. Specifically, CATEC has designed a new drone that is able of performing inspections

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Prowler Marine and Six Maritime, develop Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) for port security

Prowler Marine and Six Maritime, working in concert, have developed the first affordable Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) program designed to enhance port security. John Watts, COO/Founder of Prowler Marine, has been working with private and military executives to develop problem-solving strategies over the last decade. Mr. Watts and

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Cambridge Consultants The future of drone delivery

Cambridge Consultants is shaping the future of deliveries with precision location and identification technology Reimagining the future of on-demand deliveries, product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has developed DelivAir, a drone delivery concept that can deliver a package straight to the hands of its recipient, no matter their location.

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Storm TPV Trucks – Be part of the race

http://www.helipal.com/storm-tpv-trucks-gtr24tr.html Live your childhood dream again, be a race car driver in real-life FPV racing is the new big thing in RC hobby, people start playing with micro camera and video...

GoPro unveils the HERO 6 Black

GoPro, Inc. has unveiled HERO6 Black, the most powerful and convenient GoPro, yet. Powered by GoPro’s custom-designed GP1 processor, HERO6 achieves an entirely new level of performance including stunning 4K60 and 1080p240 video and the most advanced video stabilization ever achieved in a GoPro. GoPro also launched Fusion, its bar-setting

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The CHICOMMS Syndrone

I must preface this entry with the disclaimer that most of it is postulating on my part. It is meant as food for thought on possible motives for why a company would voluntarily launch a haphazardly designed and untested system that ultimately serves to limit their product viability. Another notable

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Embry-Riddle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Seminar — Daytona Beach

A three-day course — taught by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University designed for UAS program managers, engineers, UAS pilots & operators, and individuals seeking to obtain further knowledge of UAS operations. This three-day Embry-Riddle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) course is designed to identify the key concepts, attributes, and challenges of UAS operations.

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Mobilicom Integrates SkyHopper Drone Data Link with Aero Sentinel rescue platforms

Mobilicom Ltd. developer of 4G Mobile MESH private networking technology has secured an additional design win for SkyHopper PRO with international manufacturer of tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) Aero Sentinel. Tel Aviv-based Aero Sentinel is a manufacturer of civil and homeland security drones that cater to a broad range of

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Extent of Russian UAV Use Over Syria Revealed

Dozens of Russian UAVs were on display at the ARMY 2017 International Military-Technical Forum held last month at Kubinka west of Moscow. In addition to numerous designs the industry brought to the show, the Russian armed forces exhibited a few in-service examples and briefed forum participants on their use against

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Upgraded Lockheed Martin Anti-UAV Laser Tests Succes

A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats. In tests conducted with the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command in August, the 30-kilowatt class ATHENA (Advanced Test High Energy Asset)

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Concentrated Laser Beam Takes Down Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats. In tests conducted with the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command in August, the 30-kilowatt class ATHENA (Advanced Test High

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Phase One Industrial Introduces 190MP Aerial System

Phase One Industrial today announced a breakthrough in aerial imaging – the 190MP Aerial System – built on the new, dual CMOS sensor, dual lens iXU-RS1900 camera, which is capable of capturing images at 190 megapixels. This system was designed with input from engineers and leading experts in the photogrammetric

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Infinium rolls out World’s first autonomous indoor stock-taking drone system

Infinium Robotics, an award-winning robotics start-up that develops autonomous solutions in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), is developing Infinium Scan to help companies make a leap in operations productivity, improve customer experience and reduce cost. Specifically designed to solve slow stock checking turnover in a warehouse environment, Infinium Scan’s fully autonomous

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Belarusian Drones in Zapad 2017 Army Exercise

The unmanned helicopter Indela I.N.SKY of Belarusian make will take part in the Belarusian-Russian strategic army exercise Zapad 2017, the press service of the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus told BelTA. The Belarusian company KB Indela unveiled its unmanned helicopter designed for combat and reconnaissance missions during the defense

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Parrot Bebop 2 Power – Official Launch Video

Introducing Parrot Bebop 2 Power, the latest of the Bebop generation and the most advanced of Parrot’s consumer quadricopters. With greater battery life and a new flight assistance system, it offers...