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SkyWatch.AI launches a revamped drone insurance platform with the help of Google for Startups

SkyWatch.AI, the leading telematics-based drone insurance company released today their new online policy management platform. The revamped platform offers an advanced streamlined user experience with a modern design and improved functionality when purchasing and managing drone insurance policies. The system was created to help drone pilots, fleet managers, brokers and

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Safer Unmanned Aircraft with the SAMA – SHM Project

Politecnico di Milano, the leading institution of the European project SAMAS – SHM (Application to Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems– Structural Health Monitoring), has designed, implemented and tested a real-time structural monitoring system that allows to estimate aerodynamic loads and real-time identification of impact on the aircraft in order to instantly

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Solita and Unifly join forces to secure and advance international drone airspace

Antwerp/Helsinki July 2020 – Solita, the North European leader in data-driven digital transformation and business design and Unifly, the global leader in Unmanned Traffic Management, have announced their partnership. By joining forces, the partners are able to create impact combining data for operational use and UTM technologies, to further streamline

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Landscape Architects Use Drones to Collect Geospatial Data in the Galápagos

Accurate geospatial data is needed to plan and design coastal resilience efforts. Landscape architects use elevation representations to understand flooding, storm surges, and sea level rise. But what happens when there is no unified elevation data? Karen M’Closkey, ASLA, an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania, discovered this was

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Tupolev to Make First Drone in Decades

Russia’s Tupolev is best known for building a strategic bomber powered by turboprop engines. The Tu-95 Bear, a still-flying relic of the Cold War that first took to the skies in 1952, is an artifact from an older era of design, with durability that can last the better part of

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Parrot launches ANAFI USA: A drone designed for first responders and enterprise professionals

Parrot’s next-generation drone offers 32x zoom, thermal imaging, a ruggedized airframe, and advanced data security Paris – June 30, 2020: Parrot, a leading European drone group, is pleased to announce ANAFI USA: a unique drone that combines enterprise-class data security with the easy-to-use features that have driven consumer drone

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Kratos Gets $46M US Army Directed Energy Award

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that the Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services (KDRSS) Division has been awarded a $46 million Other Transaction for Prototype Agreement (pOTA) to support the U.S. Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO). The new award has a three year period

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New Drone Defense System from Israel

NSO Group, an Israeli technology developer that licenses software solutions to governments and law enforcement agencies to investigate and prevent terror acts, fight crime and increase public safety, has launched Eclipse, an innovative drone defense system. Eclipse is a cyber counter-drone platform designed to automatically detect, take over and safely

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FAA selects MSU’s Raspet Flight Research Lab to lead UAS safety efforts

Chris Bryant STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University once again is leading a major federal unmanned aircraft systems research, testing and development initiative. MSU’s Raspet Flight Research Laboratory was recently designated as the Federal Aviation Administration’s UAS Safety Research Facility, placing the research center as the helm of studying and developing safety

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Involi – Software Developer

We are looking for a software engineer with focus back-end to help us to design, develop and deliver the platform, participating in the scalable development of the solution. Requirements EPF or HES Engineer in Software Engineering (or equivalent level)Web development (HTML5, Javascript)Knowledge of database systems (MongoDB plus)Experience in Linux operating

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Qualcomm Launches World’s First 5G and AI-Enabled Robotics Platform

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has announced the Qualcomm Robotics RB5 platform – the Company’s most advanced, integrated, comprehensive offering designed specifically for robotics. Building on the successful Qualcomm Robotics RB3 platform and its broad adoption in a wide array of robotics and drone products available today, the Qualcomm Robotics RB5 platform

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Honeywell Launches World’s Smallest Satellite Communications Technology for UAVs

Honeywell has launched its smallest, lightest satellite communications system yet, specifically designed for unmanned aerial vehicles. Weighing in at only one kilogram (2.2 pounds), the new system is 90% lighter than Honeywell’s smallest connectivity system and will bring some of the same connectivity capabilities enjoyed by larger aircraft to smaller

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NSO group launches anti drone defense system

Tel Aviv, Israel (SPX) Jun 15, 2020 –

NSO Group, a leading technology developer that licenses software solutions to
governments and law enforcement agencies to investigate and prevent terror acts, fight crime and increase public safety, has launched Eclipse, an innovative drone defense system.

Eclipse is the premier cyber counter-drone platform designed to

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HAPSMobile will develop High Altitude Platform in New Mexico

SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. – HAPSMobile Inc., a subsidiary of Japan’s telecommunications operator SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) has chosen New Mexico’s Spaceport America for test operations and development of a specialized communications platform designed to provide internet connectivity to hard-to-reach places around the globe, Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes

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NSO Group Launches Drone Defense System, Eclipse

Tel Aviv, June 2020: NSO Group, a leading technology developer that licenses software solutions to governments and law enforcement agencies to investigate and prevent terror acts, fight crime and increase public safety, has launched Eclipse, an innovative drone defense system. Eclipse is the premier cyber counter-drone platform designed to automatically

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Urban Aeronautics signs agreement with HyPoint

Urban Aeronautics, Ltd., a leader in VTOL aircraft, has signed an agreement with HyPoint, Inc. to advance the incorporation of hydrogen fuel cell power in its CityHawk eVTOL design, company executives announced. Urban Aeronautics, which is pioneering the next generation of eVTOL aircraft for commercial air taxi and air rescue

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How SpaceX Lands Rockets with Astonishing Accuracy

Falcon 9 is a reusable, two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of people and payloads into Earth orbit and beyond. Falcon 9 is the world’s first orbital class reusable rocket. Reusability allows SpaceX to refly the most expensive parts of the rocket, which

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GMV supplies the Spanish MoD with systems of the RPAS Seeker

Seeker is an autonomous system designed for low-level intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions The systems will be integrated into the intelligence units of the Paratrooper Brigade and the Marine Infantry Protection Force This represents a qualitative leap forward for Spain’s armed forces, ensuring better operational capability and tactical superiority of

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US Air Force to Test Fighter Drone Against Human Pilot

Air Force researchers are designing an autonomous aircraft that can take down a manned plane in air-to-air combat, with the goal of pitting the two against each other in July 2021. Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, head of the Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, said the Air Force Research Laboratory team

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How To Use Reelsteady GO?

How To Use Reelsteady GO?

Reelsteady GO is a standalone application that is designed for stabilizing footage from a GoPro. It’s very popular in the FPV community for creating so called cinematic footage from either freestyle or cinewhoop FPV drones. See comparison between GoPro Hypersmooth and Reelsteady. You can

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Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet

The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet was a German rocket-powered interceptor aircraft. Designed by Alexander Lippisch, it is the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft ever to have been operational and the first piloted aircraft of any type to exceed 1000 km/h (621 mph) in level flight. Its performance and aspects of its

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DroneUp Releases Operation Last-Mile: Critical Drone Delivery Report

DroneUp recently partnered with Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) in tests designed to determine how unmanned aerial systems can assist with critical delivery during times of crisis under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Part 107 regulations. The test participants conducted exercises from April 6 through April 9, 2020, on

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