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SAN JOSE, CA Sept. 12, 2016 According to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), more than 1,200 incidents of sighting drones in restricted airspace and near airports were reported in the United States last year. As drone use grows, so do the safety concerns around it.
From unanticipated flight behavior to aerial encounters, the growth of commercial drones might pose threats to aerial safety. "Your imagination can run wild with the problems of hitting hard metal objects at 200 mph," said Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association in a Bloomberg article.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM Sept. 12, 2016 Rapid Imaging Software, Inc. announced today that SmartCam3D View, an augmented reality (AR) app for small drones is available on the Apple App store and is free for a limited time. The app uses augmented reality to blend place markers onto video.
SmartCam3D View is easy to use. Before or during a flight, the pilot adds points of interest to the map view with one touch. During flight, points show as AR overlays in the correct geographic location on the video. The points may be named and shared via email.
BEND, OR Sept. 8, 2016 Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and Precise Flight, Inc. announced today that they have entered into a supply agreement for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System which will be offered as an option on all Airbus Helicopters models marketed in the United States.
LOS ANGELES Sept. 7, 2016 In the backdrop of recent security scares at New York's JFK and Los Angeles International airports, which prompted panic and evacuations, LAX—the nation's second busiest airport—announced a groundbreaking partnership with the Service Employees International Union-United Service Workers West (SEIU-USWW) to train front-line airport service workers to respond effectively in any type of emergency situation.
PHOENIX, AZ PureTech Systems is well known in the development of video analytic capability to meet the needs of the security market. It is also extremely proactive in combining this technology with other high performance sensors within the security market. The most recent integration combines its video analytic expertise with that of the SpotterRF radar family, and specifically the C20B radar. The integration is driven by an installation and system performance test at a major electrical power facility located in the United States.
CUMMING, GA Sept. 1, 2016 In 2013 UAV Ground School launched as the country's first dedicated FAA Part 107 UAV Ground School program (www.uavgroundschool.com/uav-pilot-courses). Official testing for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot certification began this past Monday 08/29 and the FAA reported that over 1,500 individuals took the FAA certification test on the first day. In recent months, UAV Ground School has seen explosive growth from students wanting quality instruction and in August alone saw student registrations passed the 1,000 mark.
OREM, UT Sept. 2, 2016 SpotterRF, the leader in low cost compact surveillance radar (CSR), today announced availability of its new A2000, the first SpotterRF radar specifically designed for drone detection and defeat applications. This innovative radar has also been named a 2016 Security's Best Award recipient to be presented at ASIS Orlando.
NEW YORK Sept. 2, 2016 Drone USA, Inc. (OTC Markets: DRUS) (“Drone USA” or the “Company”), a developer and manufacturer of low altitude Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“UAV”) and related technologies, today announced that Small UAS Rule, a new regulation that was passed by the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) governing the operation of drones, or unmanned aerial systems (“UAS”), in United States airspace, is aligned with Drone USA's business model and growth projections for the commercial drone segment of the Company.
Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based developer of real-time, mission critical, geospatial visualisation software, and the Federal Aviation Administration’s ASSURE UAS Center of Excellence, lead by Mississippi State University, announced today that the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the University of North Dakota Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research, Education and Training will both be adopting and integrating the Kongsberg Geospatial IRIS UAS display application into their f
WASHINGTON Aug. 26, 2016 Securiport LLC, a global leader in Civil Aviation and Immigration Security Services, has announced it has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a Technology Partner. Securiport develops innovative and comprehensive solutions that include expert systems and support services for civil aviation security, immigration processing, passenger biometric recognition, and intelligent information management and reporting.