Articles in the UAV Category

Jul 2020 | No Comment

Wingcopter awarded
UAV startup Wingcopter is named as one of nine winners of Germany’s top global hackathon to kick-start humanitarian drone delivery. It partnered with UNICEF and the African Drone and Data Academy to develop a concept to deploy humanitarian drone delivery services. The goal will be to improve health supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. …

Jun 2020 | No Comment

Funding for safe drone navigation
The European Space Agency (ESA) has funded Ampyx Power, developer of a next-generation wind energy technology, and Omnisense, developer of locating and tracking solutions, to develop a robust fail-safe navigation system. The positioning solution will be used for automated take-off and landing of Ampyx Power’s wind energy aircraft when applied …

May 2020 | No Comment

SUGUS kicks off, a European project for integrating drones into the airspace
GMV has been awarded the SUGUS project (Solution for E-GNSS USpace Service), which aims to speed up the takeup of GNSS and Galileo in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) segment. SUGUS, an 18-month, 485,000- euro, European Union R&D project, is to be carried …

Mar 2020 | No Comment

NAV CANADA signs strategic agreement with Unifly
Canada’s civil air navigation service provider, NAV CANADA, has entered into an agreement with Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation’s portfolio company, Unifly, to help drone pilots plan future missions. As a strategic technology partner to NAV CANADA, Unifly will facilitate the deployment of a national system that would provide …

Feb 2020 | No Comment

KazUAV supports World Bank’s school infrastructure risk assessment initiative
KazUAV, a group company of Japanbased Terra Drone Corporation, has been supporting the World Bank in its initiative to build sustainable school infrastructure in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. As part of the General-Purpose Simulation Program (GPSS) under the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) …

Jan 2020 | No Comment

White Paper promotes European GNSS for safe, reliable UAVs
The European GNSS Agency has published an online White Paper on European Global Navigation Satellite Systems, asserting that use of Galileo and its corrections via the European Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) are essential for the safe and reliable navigation of drones.
The report further states that …

Dec 2019 | No Comment

Department of justice announces update to policy on use of UAS
The Justice Department in the USA has announced the publication of its updated Policy on the Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. In light of advancements in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology, and lessons learned from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s limited use of UAS, …

Nov 2019 | No Comment

New aircraft to carry full range of UAV scanners by LiDARUSA
LiDARUSA a global leader in the design and integration of economical LiDAR sensors announced a partnership with Innoflight Technology, a manufacturer specializing in UAV systems for surveying, mapping, and inspection. As a result of the partnership, LiDARUSA is offering the Galaxy 950 platform to …

Oct 2019 | No Comment

Applanix releases New POSPac LiDAR Quality Control Tools for UAVs
AApplanix has introducedLiDAR Quality Control (LiDAR QC) Tools for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)—a new software module supported by the latest release of Applanix’ industry-leading GNSSaided inertial post-processing software packages, POSPac Mobile Mapping Solution (MMS) and POSPac Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). LiDAR QC Tools for UAVs …

Sep 2019 | No Comment

FlytGCS Enterprise for remote drone fleet operations
FlytGCS, is a cloud-based remote operations solution for drone operators and service providers. As the commercial drone market matures, professional drone operations are maturing to enterprise ones – with corporations across the world building in-house drone fleets and programs, runnings PoCs and pilots for multiple use-cases, and investing in …