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FLIR Systems Awarded $89 Million Contract from French Armed Forces to Deliver Black Hornet...

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has been awarded a contract from the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) in support of the French Operational Pocket Drone (DrOP) program. The contract has a ceiling value of $89 million to provide...

Quantum-Systems supplies drone technology to inspect Deutsche Bahn’s infrastructure

In order to monitor BVLOS (Bejond visual line of sight) infrastructures, DB relies on drones from Quantum-Systems for the “Urban Air Mobility” project in Ingolstadt. Ingolstadt strives to become one of the competence centers for drones and autonomous...

Picterra launches an interactive tool for users to build their own artificial intelligence model.

At TUS Expo Europe, Picterra introduced the custom detector, a tool that allows users of their online platform to build their own artificial intelligence model to detect objects in aerial and satellite images. Without any previous machine learning experience,...

What the world can learn from Rwanda’s approach to drones

By Amanda Russo and Harrison Wolf Right now, most countries restrict who and how you can fly drones. They can only be flown within the operator’s line of sight, and operators cannot oversee more...
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Federal grant helping Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, law enforcement agencies evaluate remote-sensing technologies...

Federal grant helping Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, law enforcement agencies evaluate remote-sensing technologies to fight crime SALINA — The Applied Aviation Research Center on the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is working with law enforcement partners to evaluate small unmanned aircraft remote...

DJI Concludes TB55 Battery Investigation

January 16, 2019 – DJI has concluded its investigation into the issue concerning some TB50 and TB55 batteries reporting incorrect power levels in late 2018. The current firmware (v01.02.0301), which adds a redundancy algorithm to the battery management system, has successfully addressed the small number of early...

Skeyetrain open new training location

Skeyetrain are pleased to announce the release of our new PfCO course location in Maidstone, Kent! With our first course here on 12th -14th March and a stunning location with 26 acres of beautiful scenery to fly around this course will be fully booked in...

UAV Navigation – High Quality Calibration

The aerospace industry is characterized by extremely demanding levels of Quality Assurance (QA), and this philosophy is applied at all levels for product manufacturers. In the case of UAV Navigation, an ISO qualified company, the QA cycle within the manufacturing process begins with the...

Microdrones Expands into Asia with Acquisition of Aircam UAV Technology

New York, NY- As part of an ongoing global growth initiative, Microdrones has acquired Aircam UAV Technology (“Aircam”), a 64 employee Chinese company with its main location in Foshan, an hour-drive from Guangzhou in Southern China, and a branch in Beijing. Aircam has developed...

Delair announces interoperability of high-precision PPK drone data from Delair UX11 UAS with Trimble...

TOULOUSE, France – January 16, 2019  – Delair, a leading supplier of commercial drone solutions, today announced interoperability of high-precision data acquired from the Delair UX11 drone with version 5.0 of the Trimble Business Center software.  The integration enables geospatial professionals to simply drag...

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