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All-Weather Low-Altitude Dual Band ADS-B Receiver from uAvionix

uAvionix Corporation has announced the introduction of PingStation– an all-weather, networkable ADS-B receiver for low and high altitude aircraft surveillance. PingStation is robust enough to be permanently mounted outdoors in harsh environmental conditions and small enough to be used as a mobile asset for roaming operations. Continue reading

Protonex First Fuel Cell System Order for Commercial UAVs

Ballard Power Systems announced that the company’s subsidiary, Protonex, has received an initial order for its fuel cell propulsion system, together with design services, from FlyH2 Aerospace, a South African-based developer of hydrogen fuel cell powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for commercial applications. For competitive reasons, commercial details of this order are confidential. Continue reading

Calgary Research on Vision-Based Navigation for Drones

Dr. Mozhdeh Shahbazi, professor of geomatics engineering at the University of Calgary's Schulich School of Engineering is working on developing autonomous navigation technology for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs.) She anticipates the technology will be used in a next-generation breed of 'intelligent' drones that will aid in everything from search and rescue to aerial evidence collection for law enforcement. Bryan Passifiume/Postmedia Network

Dr. Mozhdeh Shahbazi, professor of geomatics engineering at the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering, is working on developing autonomous navigation technology for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs.) She anticipates the technology will be used in a next-generation breed of ‘intelligent’ drones that will aid in everything from search and rescue to aerial evidence collection for law enforcement.

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