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Applanix Offers Single-Board GNSS-Inertial System for UAV Mapping

Applanix Offers Single-Board GNSS-Inertial System for UAV Mapping
Applanix, a mobile mapping and positioning company, has introduced a new product that enables major improvements in unmanned airborne mapping: the Applanix APX-15 UAV GNSS-Inertial System. The announcement was made at InterGeo, being held this week in Berlin. The APX-15 UAV is designed to…

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RobotShop Continues its Expansion in the UAV Market by Acquiring FlyingEinstein’s Technology

RobotShop Continues its Expansion in the UAV Market by Acquiring FlyingEinstein’s Technology
RobotShop announced today the acquisition of the technology behind Flying Einstein LLC, a manufacturer based in Florida that designs and produces flight controllers for UAVs and drones. RobotShop recently entered the drone market in december 2013 by acquiring DiaLFonZo-Copter, a…

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Wildlife Response to Unmanned Aircraft Systems during Monitoring

Wildlife Response to Unmanned Aircraft Systems during Monitoring
The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society will meet on Wednesday, October 15, 7:00pm at the Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road in Sequim. It will be a joint meeting with the Friends of the Dungeness…

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NASA Aeronautics Research Tests New Tool for Early Wildfire Detection

NASA Aeronautics Research Tests New Tool for Early Wildfire Detection
NASA’s research in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) may soon provide a means for early detection and mitigation of fires in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, a nearly 50,000-square-acre region centered on the Virginia-North Carolina border. NASA’s Langley Research…

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Obama’s drone order could come ‘any day now,’ lobbyist says

Obama’s drone order could come ‘any day now,’ lobbyist says
By Megan R. Wilson President Obama’s executive order on drone privacy could come “any day now,” according to a lobbyist for the industry. Michael Drobac, a senior policy adviser at Akin Gump, last week launched a coalition for unmanned aerial vehicles…

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