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DSI to Showcase Optical Thin Film Coatings for UAVs

2013-08-02
DSI to Showcase Optical Thin Film Coatings for UAVs
Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI®), global manufacturer of highly durable thin film optical coatings, announces plans to showcase specialized optical thin films for unmanned aircraft systems at AUVSI, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D. C. August 13 – 15, 2013 in booth # 3053.

Fire Department Aided by UAV

2013-08-01
Fire Department Aided by UAV
Hovering above the Scottsmen Apartments the dangers become clear. Charred beams and collapsed rooftops provide a maze of obstacles that until now often went unseen.

Sparton Navigation and Exploration Will Launch New MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit at AUVSI 2013

2013-08-01
Sparton Navigation and Exploration Will Launch New MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit at AUVSI 2013
Sparton Navigation and Explorationis introducing an enhanced MEMS based sensingInertial Measurement Unit(IMU-10), at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America symposium August 12-15, 2013 in Washington D.C (Booth #3449).

Phoenix Aerial Systems Develops Worlds Smallest Commercial Unmanned Aerial LiDAR Platform

2013-08-01
Phoenix Aerial Systems Develops Worlds Smallest Commercial Unmanned Aerial LiDAR Platform
Phoenix Aerial Systems, a leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial platforms, announced today that they have successfully developed and demonstrated the world’s smallest and lightest UAV LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) platform available.

Earth Science and Climate Monitoring | NASA Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles To Eye Hurricane Power

2013-07-16
Earth Science and Climate Monitoring | NASA Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles To Eye Hurricane Power
SAN FRANCISCO — In August, NASA plans to begin flying two Global Hawk unmanned aircraft in an intensive campaign to gain insight into the dynamics of hurricane intensity change in the Atlantic Ocean basin.

WLANmall Introduces Industries Smallest Ruggedized Ethernet Switch from Techaya to the US Market

2013-07-16
WLANmall Introduces Industries Smallest Ruggedized Ethernet Switch from Techaya to the US Market
Los Angeles, CA – WLANmall, a leading supplier of IP video, wired and wireless connectivity solutions today announced the availability of the Techaya MILTECH 308 ultra-compact Fast Ethernet switch.

Israel intentionally crashes UAV after detecting malfunction

2013-07-16
Israel intentionally crashes UAV after detecting malfunction
IDF troops preemptively crashed one of their drones Sunday evening after discovering a malfunction in its systems. The Hermes 450 unmanned aircraft was flying near the Egyptian border when its operators noticed the problem,

Welch proposes regulations for private unmanned drones

2013-07-15
Welch proposes regulations for private unmanned drones
BURLINGTON — The aircraft on the minds of most Chittenden County residents is the F-35, a cutting-edge fighter jet that might end up at the Burlington International Airport.

Weather Could Make Indiana Good Candidate For Drone Testing

2013-07-15
Weather Could Make Indiana Good Candidate For Drone Testing
Indiana officials say the state’s climate makes it a particularly strong candidate for a testing site.Unmanned aircraft systems, or drone technology is rapidly expanding but testing for security and safety must take place first.

X-47B aborted third landing attempt

2013-07-15
X-47B aborted third landing attempt
As every good seaman knows, a salty dog is an experienced sailor savvy enough to do the right thing when confronted with a problem.