Avionix Corporation – a provider of communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) solutions for manned and unmanned aircraft – announced that it has closed a $5 million round of funding led by new investor Airbus Ventures and with continuing participation from existing investors Playground Global and Redpoint Ventures. Continue reading
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) from Singapore’s UAV Command have been deployed in the fight against terror in Afghanistan, Second Minister for Defence Mr Ong Ye Kung said on November 24. Continue reading
SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software,has announced Correlator3D version 7.1 with revolutionary technology for true orthos. Users can now automatically generate enhanced true orthomosaics through a technological breakthrough that significantly minimizes artifacts. Continue reading
Studies by a consortium of leading universities, through the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE), have begun to bring better understanding to the physical damage associated with small unmanned aircraft – or drones – colliding midair with commercial and business aircraft.
Drone users in the UK may have to take safety awareness tests under legislation planned by the government. Drones weighing more than 250g could also be banned from flying near airports, or above 400 ft, in a crackdown on unsafe flying. Continue reading