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Tech Inspired By Nikola Tesla Charges Drones In Mid-Air

2016-10-31
Tech Inspired By Nikola Tesla Charges Drones In Mid-Air
Everything that flies must eventually land. Unless, say, it’s an all-electric drone that can recharge while in flight. Researchers at Imperial College London have demonstrated a way to transfer electricity wireless to a flying drone. Even better: they did so building on a concept pioneered by Nikola Tesla.

Ultra-Light Russian Reconnaissance UAV

2016-10-31
Ultra-Light Russian Reconnaissance UAV
The Engineering Center of Russia’s Samara region has designed a prototype of an ultra-light reconnaissance UAV that weighs only 600 grams. It will be possible to launch the drone by tossing it in the air.

Pentagon to Publish New UAS Roadmap Early 2017

2016-10-31
Pentagon to Publish New UAS Roadmap Early 2017
The US Department of Defense (DoD) is to soon publish a new unmanned systems roadmap meant to guide industry for future investments and technology development.

Draganfly Tests Miniaturized Hyperspectral Sensors

2016-10-28
Draganfly Tests Miniaturized Hyperspectral Sensors
Draganfly Innovations has announced that they have signed an agreement with Optical Filter Corporation, a subsidiary of Corning Incorporated to integrate their miniaturized advanced hyperspectral camera system into Draganfly’s UAVs.

Centrik Operational Management Systems Now Available for UAS Operators

2016-10-28
Centrik Operational Management Systems Now Available for UAS Operators
UAS operators concerned by growing calls over regulation of the sector can now hold the key to successful self-regulation, thanks to operational management system Centrik. Already used by airlines, operators, airports and regulators worldwide, Centrik is now available for unmanned operators who require robust, high-quality management systems built on a firm aviation foundation.

AIRFENCE, A New Counter-Drone Defense Capability

2016-10-27
AIRFENCE, A New Counter-Drone Defense Capability
Anti-drone company, Sensofusion, is set to protect Denver International airport later this year with its AIRFENCE technology, which the company said “could have big implications for homeland security.”

Draganfly Tests Miniaturized Hyperspectral Sensors

2016-10-27
Draganfly Tests Miniaturized Hyperspectral Sensors
Draganfly Innovations has announced that they have signed an agreement with Optical Filter Corporation, a subsidiary of Corning Incorporated to integrate their miniaturized advanced hyperspectral camera system into Draganfly’s UAVs.

Kinetic Mesh Networks Augment AirMast Tethered Drone System

2016-10-26
Kinetic Mesh Networks Augment AirMast Tethered Drone System
As the demand for drone usage increases across industry sectors, Rajant’s kinetic mesh networks that are equipped to meet the aerial broadband connectivity drones require to maximize business advantage.

Israel Refuses to Sign US Document on Regulation of Drone Exports

2016-10-26
Israel Refuses to Sign US Document on Regulation of Drone Exports
Israel has refused to sign an US document on regulation of drone exports saying the American document could damage Israeli exports. The one-page document covers international legal standards, oversight of exports and transparency in the use and export of armed drones, Haaretz reported Sunday.

Did Sweden Really Ban Camera Drones?

2016-10-25
Did Sweden Really Ban Camera Drones?
Sweden, usually viewed as forward thinking and innovative, has now effectively banned camera drones. A decision by the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court places photos taken by drones in the same category as heavily regulated surveillance cameras.


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