Surf Lifesaving UAV wins innovation award

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by Simon Chester Two students from University of Wollongong have won an innovation award for using a quadcopter UAV to quickly deliver a floatation device to a distressed swimmer. The UAV, designed by Nicolas Roach and Leo Stevens, uses magnets to carry a…

Unmanned hurricane plane based on Delmarva

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Molly Murray, The News Journal A mass of clouds – a weather system likely to become a tropical storm or hurricane – swirled just off the Cape Verde Islands near Africa. Thursday afternoon, it was called Invest 91 L but eventually, if…

Orbital delivers First Engine to Insitu subsidiary of Boeing

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Orbital Corporation Limited (Orbital) has delivered the first purpose-built ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) propulsion system to Insitu Inc, a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for in-house testing and development. Designed specifically for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) class UAVs,…

Prioria Robotics Announces Strong Business Growth; Increases Hiring

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GAINESVILLE, Fla; September 16, 2014…Prioria Robotics, developers of dynamic Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems, today announced that new customer engagements will result in projected year-over-year revenue growth of more than 200 percent for 2014. The company also announced immediate availability of seven Gainesville, Florida-based engineering positions. Prioria provides small UAVs for a range of government…

Area-I Hiring

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Area-I, Inc. is a metro-Atlanta-based company dedicated to the development of state-of-the-art aerospace systems. The company specializes in the development of unmanned aircraft systems and flight test related products and services. Some of Area-I’s current customers include the U.S. Air…

China:- CybAero has completed demo flights

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First North-listed CybAero, which develops and markets unmanned helicopters, has performed demo flights on location for its major Chinese customer AVIC, which signed a framework agreement with CybAero this summer with an order value of SEK 700-800 million. The demo…

More drones, more jobs for Northern Nevada

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Yvonne Beasley, RGJ Brush up on your video-game skills. Drone jobs are coming to Reno. “Our society has built a ready-made workforce with video games,” said Don Cunningham, business operations manager for the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems. “It’s the same types…

3D Pocketcopter – the flying camera

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We want to present you our new little Fun Gadget for smartphones. This is a small helicopter in pen form which allows pictures or videos to be taken from a height of up to 10 metres in HD format from…