US Drone Manufacturer Extends Global Reach and Cements Expertise in Modular Based Systems
Austin, TX – The Applied Aeronautics Albatross, equipped with technology from leading Queensland firms, was on display last week at the signing of a partnership between The Boeing Companyand the Government of Queensland. Under the partnership, Queensland will become home to Boeings’ largest robotics development program outside of the United States. This cooperation isexpected to benefit local small businesses in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and technology sectors. Continue reading
Oregon earthworks company selects Kespry drone-based aerial intelligence platform in partnership with John Deere dealer Papé Machinery
MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kespry, the leading aerial intelligence solution provider, today announced D&T Excavation, an Oregon-based earthworks company serving commercial, residential and government agencies, has selected the Kespry aerial intelligence platform to perform comprehensive inventory management and worksite topographical analysis, and help ensure the safety of its employees. D&T Excavation conducted a comprehensive survey of available industrial drone options and chose Kespry following a recommendation and demonstration from their strategic equipment partner Papé Machinery, a member of the John Deere dealer network. Kespry and John Deere have an exclusive global strategic alliance to provide the Kespry aerial intelligence platform through the John Deere Dealer Network worldwide.
2018 growing season will offer most robust crop scouting options ever
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sentera today announced the availability of a Micro Gimbal upgrade for Sentera Single sensors mounted on the popular DJI Phantom 4 Pro, Advanced, or Standard drone platforms. The micro gimbal compensates for drone pitch and roll so that the Single captures imagery closer to a straight-down (nadir) position. Sentera’s latest offering will help ag professionals collect more uniform normalized difference vegetative index (NDVI) or normalized difference red edge (NDRE) data across a wider range of operating and environmental conditions.
Powered by Fortem TrueView Radar, DroneHunter acts as “eyes in the sky” to alert security personnel of rogue aircraft operating in no-fly zones or unauthorized airspace
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fortem Technologies, Inc., announced today the release of DroneHunter™, the first military-tested unmanned aircraft that provides perimeter intrusion detection and protection by autonomously patrolling an airspace and towing away any rogue drones from the sky. Using AI algorithms, the DroneHunter system provides detection, monitoring and capture of rogue drones over restricted airspace or no-fly zones. Once a rogue drone is detected and captured, DroneHunter can tether and return, or safely discard to a predefined safe zone.
“Drones are accessible to everyone now and are beginning to proliferate to enable many new services,” said CEO of Fortem Technologies, Timothy Bean. “However, to fully embrace these benefits, we must monitor the airspace and secure no-fly zones. Fortem’s safe, low-cost detection and mitigation systems like DroneHunter are game-changing, enabling the benefits of a drone world to be realized.”
AirborneUTM will enable, optimize and operate autonomous flight plans
FAIRFAX, VA., USA – 26 February 2018 – TEOCO, the leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimization solutions to over 300 communicaton service providers (CSPs) and OEMs worldwide, has launched AirborneUTM, a Service Enablement Platform for unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs). Designed to support the next generation of IoT Services delivered via drones, the platform combines Airspace, Radio-Signal-Space (3D radio coverage), environmental data (wind and weather), as well as cost and regulatory information to enable, optimize and operate autonomous flight plans and missions. Continue reading
By Michelle Dina | Feb 15, 2018 12:22:01 PM | Wyvern News
Yardley, PA: Wyvern, the global leader in manned and unmanned safety, quality and risk management for aviation is pleased to announce the launch of its proprietary Safety Leader Training Course™, to be offered on a monthly cadence starting in March, 2018.
The 4-day Safety Leader Training Course™ is the best approach to gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to effectively lead a Safety Management System in any aviation organization. The NBAA-approved course provides the education and training that enables each professional to skillfully lead the pursuit of operational excellence. Students learn progressive techniques applied by top safety professionals around the world and follows the guidance from ICAO, Safety Management International Collaboration Group (SMICG), various national aviation authorities, and respected professional industry organizations.
“We are very pleased to be offering this course under the Wyvern brand, as it is a natural extension of Wyvern’s role as thought leader in safety and quality management,” said Sonnie Bates, CEO of Wyvern. “Our ability to deliver new skills and disciplines to safety leaders, who then share their learnings across their respective organizations, is a true force multiplier when it comes to enhancing safety and quality across the industry.”
Wyvern’s Safety Leader Training Course™ is approved by the NBAA and completion of the course earns the student credits toward the Certified Aviation Manager designation from NBAA. Wyvern’s instructors are certified and accredited by IBAC, NBAA and ICAO and are typically quality and safety leaders across the industry.
Learn More at https://www.wyvernltd.com/safety-leader-training-course
Wyvern is the leader in manned and unmanned aviation risk management, safety, quality and training. Building on its 26-year reputation for delivering excellence and value in risk management to the aviation community through its flagship Wingman Program, Wyvern has expanded its offerings to include the rapidly developing UAS industry. Its EXACT Program is the first comprehensive safety, quality and risk management and professional certification program for end users and operators of drones.