AUS conducts hydrogen fuel cell multi-rotor drone flight
A team of researchers at American University of Sharjah (AUS) successfully conducted a hydrogen fuel cell powered multi-rotor drone flight late last week, in front of the university Main Building. This is the first flight of its kind outside North America.
Source: AUS conducts hydrogen fuel cell multi-rotor drone flight
FLIR Bring the Heat Maker Challenge!
Want to go to CES? Love thermal technology? Show us what you can do with thermal for a chance to win a FLIR Lepton Development Kit, a trip to CES, and more.
Source: FLIR Bring the Heat Maker Challenge!
Aeryon Introduces Flexible UAS Subscription Solution for Law Enforcement
Aeryon now offers its UAS subscription solution for Tactical Response, Search and Rescue, and Traffic Collision Reconstruction for as low as $99/day.
Source: Aeryon Introduces Flexible UAS Subscription Solution for Law Enforcement
Prepping a robot for its journey to Mars
Senior Sarah Hensley aims to improve Earth’s most advanced humanoid robot, in advance of its trip to the Red Planet.
Source: Prepping a robot for its journey to Mars
Malawi tests first unmanned aerial vehicle flights for HIV early infant diagnosis
LILONGWE, Malawi 14 March 2016 – The Government of Malawi and UNICEF have started testing the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) to explore cost effective ways of reducing waiting times for HIV testing of infants. The test, which is using simulated samples, will have the potential to cut waiting times dramatically, and if successful, will be integrated into the health system alongside others mechanisms such as road transport and SMS.
Source: Malawi tests first unmanned aerial vehicle flights for HIV early infant diagnosis
“National Research Council (NRC) of Canada” offers an interactive map as a UAV flying site selection tool. This tool helps UAV operators to find a location, which is away from airports and built-up areas, to fly their UAVs in Canada.
Source: NRC of Canada’s UAV Site Selection Tool
Behind The Crash Of 3D Robotics, North America’s Most Promising Drone Company
3D Robotics had raised nearly $100 million and wanted to build the perfect consumer drone. That effort nearly destroyed the company.
Source: Behind The Crash Of 3D Robotics, North America’s Most Promising Drone Company
HQ-60 SETS NEW STANDARD FOR TIME ALOFT, Latitude Engineering
Source: HQ-60 SETS NEW STANDARD FOR TIME ALOFT, Latitude Engineering