Two China-built UAVs—the Wing Loong I and Wing Loong II—made their Southeast Asian debut at the Singapore Airshow this year. The participation of the UAVs also marks the first time a Chinese military product is being shown at the Singapore Airshow. Continue reading
“Drone-catching drones” will be deployed to cast nets over suspicious drones that radar detects approaching Winter Olympics venues. Continue reading
The second edition of U.T.SEC – Unmanned Technologies & Security Expo & Conference will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, 7-8 March 2018, at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, in parallel with Enforce Tac, the special exhibition for police equipment. The entire focus of this still quite new trade fair is on drones and unmanned systems, how they can be used to improve security, and also how to defend against these technologies in structures that are relevant from a security perspective. Continue reading
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the FAA’s 3rd annual Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium on March 6-8, 2018 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Continue reading
On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, RIEGL became the proud recipient of the 2017 MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Award. This prestigious award was bestowed upon the RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV miniaturised LiDAR sensor for unmanned laser scanning in the Technology Innovation category at the 2018 MAPPS Winter Conference.
Abu Dhabi based Krypto Labs has recently opened the worldwide registration for its Drone Innovation Startup contest. Krypto Labs DISC 2018 is open to both individual innovators and team-based projects or start-up companies with no more than 10 employees, and from anywhere in the world Continue reading
A selection of leading young engineers from the UK and overseas will be challenged to design, build and operate an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) in a humanitarian aid mission as part of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ annual challenge. Continue reading
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the awardees of the Third Cycle of the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science were announced and honoured at an exclusive ceremony held as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2018. Continue reading