UVID 2013

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The second annual UVID conference comes in the wake of the considerable success of the 2012 UVID conference, which saw the participation of more than 1,000 guests from 19 countries, who toured in nearly 40 exhibition booths. The theme of…

Independence Day: UAV creates a buzz in Mangalore

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Jaideep Shenoy, TNN MANGALORE: An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) used for aerial photography andvideography was the cynosure of all eyes at the 67 thdistrict level Independence Day celebration here on Thursday. Brainchild of Bangalore-based A Krishnamohan of Zooom Cam Works, the UAV fitted with a Panasonic GH2 16.2 megapixel camera…

Rockwell Collins M Code navigation for Raven first.

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) – Avionics company Rockwell Collins said its technology was used in the first-ever flight of an unmanned drone using modernized military signals for navigation. Rockwell Collins said its GB-GRAM-M receiver card was used to navigate the RQ-11B…

Northrop passes 5,000 hours with MQ-8B Fire Scout

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Aerospace company Northrop Grumman said its Fire Scout unmanned surveillance vehicles passed the 5,000 flight-hour milestone during service in Afghanistan. The U.S. Navy in 2011 contracted Northrop to support the deployment of the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. The defense contractor…

Unmanned Experts training courses gain George Mason University CEU accreditation.

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The prestigious George Mason University (http://www.gmu.edu/) in Virginia, USA has approved the entire range of Unmanned Experts UAS Groundschool courses (http://www.unmannedexperts.com/what-we-do/training-courses/) for Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Accreditation through their Office of Continuing Professional Education (http://ocpe.gmu.edu/). Successful attendees at any of…

Survey by microplanes

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Smart and quick land surveys by unmanned microplanes are now offered by the German company MAVinci, an alumnus of ESA Business Incubation Centre Darmstadt. Guided completely by satnav and following predefined routes, the company’s automatic micro air-vehicles (UAVs), with their…