FAA: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration & Rules

16. December 2015

If you own a drone (UAV / UAS), you must register it with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) registry. Official UAS / drone rules announced by the FAA The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) announced official rules for registering drones in the United States of America. Registration applies to a range of UAS sizes, between 250 gram and [...]

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DroneService – UAS Indoor Surveillance

15. December 2015

In the DroneService project, Avansig and Prosegur have developed an indoor surveillance system based on a programmable unmanned aircraft system. This system, built over the AscTec Firefly UAS platform, is able to perform indoor surveillance rounds in a completely autonomous mode. DroneService – indoor surveillance per drone DroneService proposes a new surveillance model. It is an evolution of the classical [...]

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e-volo wins “Climate Champion COP21” in Paris

11. December 2015

The people of Karlsruhe provide climate-friendly vision of mobility for the future. Within the scope of the “SolutionsCOP21 – Celebrate the Champions Night” at the Grand Palais on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, the Karlsruhe company e-volo GmbH received the award “Climate Champion COP 21” for their Volocopter, a helicopter operated by electricity. Environment-friendly mobility concept Frans Nauta, head of Climate-KIC [...]

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RUAS: ‘Best Training Company’ @ UK Drone Show

10. December 2015

RUAS is proud to announce that their Unmanned Aviation Services division has been awarded the UK Drone Show’s ‘Best Training Company’ award. Advanced UAS flight training for ambitious pilots “Over the past 12 months we have developed and adapted our already very successful training offering by introducing new courses, such as Introductory Flight Training and an Aerial Imagery course. Since [...]

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Heavy-duty Drones – Visions & Potentials

8. December 2015

Volocopter VC200 making history in helicopter – and maybe unmanned – aviation. VTOL technology at an affordable price will become easier and more safe. Flight safety by redundancy The Volocopter is all about pure fun flying and maximum safety. The inclusive redundancy concept provides safety. For instance an engine failure would be and a pilot error could be compensated immediately. [...]

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Agisoft PhotoScan: Benefit from latest version 1.2.0

4. December 2015

New Agisoft PhotoScan version 1.2.0 out now. For all customers with a valid licence key can upgrade for free. Ascending Technologies recommends to update soon to profit from diverse improvements. Besides Topcon and Agisoft sign a partnership agreement for UAS photogrammetric software to improve the processing of Topcon Falcon 8 and Sirius Pro generated data and to further expand the [...]

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Future Aerial: World’s first Drone Operation Network DON™

2. December 2015

Future Aerial launches world’s first Drone Operations Network DON™. Future Aerial Innovations today announces the launch of its DON™ model, the world’s first Drone Operations Network. The operations model coupled with Future Drone Cloud™, its cloud based technology, enables any commercial business in any sector to commission multiple fleets of drones at any one time. The Drone Operation Network With [...]

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Ascending Technologies Becomes Shareholder of e-volo

28. November 2015

UAS experts pushing forward the “green” helicopter Volocopter VC200. Ascending Technologies has been part of the development network and key technology partner from e-volo since 2013, when they significantly contributed to the maiden flight of the Volocopter VC200. Now Ascending Technologies officially becomes shareholder of e-volo to sustainably lead the development of the world’s first purely electric, rotary-wing manned aircraft system to [...]

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Cyberhawk shortlisted for UK Rail Industry Awards

12. November 2015

Cyberhawk Innovations has been named as a finalist in the ‘Service Innovation’ category at this year’s UK Rail Industry Awards. UAV inspection & survey in the rail industry The world leader in Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicles (ROAV), otherwise known as UAVs or drones, is not only a pioneer in the use of ROAVs for inspection and survey in the rail [...]

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Topcon Precision Agriculture @ Agritechnica

10. November 2015

The advantages of precision agriculture are evident: The precision positioning technology helps farmers and agricultural businesses to increase productivity, reduce inputs and maximize yield potential. Topcon Precision Agriculture provides complete crop management and control – from crop to vehicle. Precision for efficient farming Some will say precision agriculture is way of life. And indeed it is. The benefits of efficient [...]

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