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December 14th
DURANT, Okla. (December 12, 2017) – The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has submitted a declaration of intent to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to seek an FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program designation as a tribal government. The designation ...
December 14th
In preparation for the 2018 growing season, Sentera is announcing exciting new features and pricing for its most popular NDVI and Red Edge sensor products.  Through the end of the year, the company is also offering additional discounts for 2018 pre-orders...
December 12th
Embry-Riddle’s Eagle Flight Research Center to Help Create Jobs DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A new project at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, funded by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce through its Economic Development Administr...
December 9th
This Saturday at Treasure Island, Epson will be partnering with SF Drone School to deliver a hands-on experience with its Moverio® BT-300 FPV/Drone Edition smart glasses, allowing attendees to try the newly developed drone flight simulator by Epson. Hoste...
December 6th
A very complicated looking transitioning delivery drone from helicopter manufacturer Bell was revealed in Fort Worth on Monday. Speaking to Bill Hanna of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Bell’s director of innovation, Scott Drennan said “Bell can engineer, b...
December 4th
SkyX Systems Corporation, the Canadian leader in long-range unmanned aerial monitoring and data collection, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed an unmanned data collection flight of 100km, one of the longest journeys in its class. Ta...
December 4th
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) issued today a call for participants for its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC). The announcement follows the UASSC’s kick-off meeting held September 28 in Washington, DC....
December 4th
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced on December 4 that it will exhibit a wide-ranging lineup of five models at the CES 2018 tradeshow in Las Vegas, U.S.A., including autonomous-drive 2- and 4-wheelers, a motorcycle-riding robot, and a drone and ...
December 3rd
The XRay UAS has been built from the ground up to deliver extremely high-quality data collection in a wide range of operating environments. The airframe features full composite construction, including Kevlar fiber control hinges for rugged performance. Th...
November 28th
RALEIGH – As drones, also known as Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), become more common, North Carolina’s laws are changing to stay up-to-date with this fast-growing industry.  Two laws that were passed in July will take effect on Friday, Dec. 1. House Bil...
News from UAS VISION
December 14th
Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) has developed a command and control (C2) system which integrates video feeds from the Heron 1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) into an augmented reality display. Acting as the nerve centre of the Comma...
December 14th
Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, CO, and Leptron Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), a subsidiary of Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc. of Denver, CO, announced  a strategic alliance showcasing the individua...
December 13th
The FAA Drone Registry is back on, courtesy of a bill signed into law earlier today by President Trump. The reinstated rules were one small piece of the $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act. In a statement to TechCrunch, an FAA spokesperson uns...
December 13th
Instructors of Divisions of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) of Russian military base in Armenia started training of newly-arrived servicemen. Within the frames of practical exercises at Kakhmud high-altitude training center, UAV operators will learn how to...
December 13th
The US Navy’s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicles will receive a new radar and datalink to set the UAV up as a forward spotter for the Navy’s surface fleet. The Northrop Grumman-built UAV is set to be upgraded with a Leonardo Osprey 30 Active Electr...
December 13th
RUAS division has announced that it has recently partnered with Bangor University to work alongside them on a new project to map artificial and natural substrates at coastal locations across Wales. Bangor University, founded in 1884 with a long tradition ...
December 13th
Aeronautics Ltd. has signed a deal to sell Aerostar UAVs to an African country. The company reported to the TASE that it would supply the customer with UAVs for $13 million, with delivery spread over an 18-month period and payment taking place accordingly...
December 12th
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), in partnership with Starburst Accelerator, a global aerospace and aviation incubator, hosted a selection committee entitled “The Future Is Now” at its headquarters in Poway, California on December 1st. ...
December 12th
In central Montana, drones are dropping peanut butter pellets on prairie dog colonies. It’s part of an effort by biologists to save North America’s most endangered mammal — the black-footed ferret (or as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service call...
December 12th
Aeronyde, the aerial systems company enabling safe autonomous urban flight, announced $4.7 million in seed financing to develop its end-to-end infrastructure for self-flying vehicles. Aeronyde is the first company to integrate artificial intelligence (AI)...