Lockheed Martin software has been simultaneously flying, on average, at least six unmanned aircraft during every hour of the last 25 years, completing missions as diverse as reconnaissance, inspection, mapping and targeting. Continue reading
SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, is proud to announce that the National Gendarmerie of France has been using Correlator3D to support Saint Martin following Hurricane Irma. The software has facilitated rapid mapping from UAV images for damage assessment, aiding reconstruction efforts. Continue reading
Developers can now integrate AirMap‘s low-altitude authorization and notification capability (LAANC) directly into their unmanned aerial systems (UAS) apps, providing Part 107 commercial drone operators with a seamless, automated way to request and receive waivers for flights in controlled airspace. Continue reading
SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, has announced that the Republic of Korea Agency for Defense Development (ADD) has selected Correlator3D. Their use of the software will include processing UAV and satellite imagery. The transaction was facilitated through a SimActive partner in the region, GeoFocus Inc. Continue reading
Kittyhawk, a supplier of commercial drone operations software, has announced new features to its best-in-class platform. Kittyhawk is adding an automated flight system to their Flight Deck feature set to work in conjunction with its recently released secure live streaming feature.
The new automation features allow operators to plan missions in the Kittyhawk mobile application and then execute the entire flight from takeoff to landing with unlimited waypoints. Like all Kittyhawk features, great care has been taken to create a safe and useful user experience. The app has incorporated safety features to ensure that operators are not able to initiate an automated flight to a place beyond the range of the radio and drone; like trying to launch a mission in California when you’re currently in New York. The Kittyhawk software uses the geolocation of the operator to show only flights that are possible to complete — avoiding potentially expensive and dangerous mistakes. Continue reading