NEWS: Global UAV Technologies to purchase NOVAerial Robotics Inc

Global UAV Technologies Ltd. (formerly Alta Vista Ventures Ltd.) (CSE: UAV) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that on May 24th, it signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase a 100% interest in the Canadian-based company, NOVAerial Robotics Inc. (“NOVAerial”) for a total consideration of CAD $700,000 – payable as $300,000 in cash and … Continue reading NEWS: Global UAV Technologies to purchase NOVAerial Robotics Inc

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NEWS: Alta Devices and PowerOasis Partner to Develop Power System Reference Design for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Alta Devices and PowerOasis have announced they are partnering to develop the world’s first reference design for integrated solar and lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery power systems for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). By combining Alta Devices’ breakthrough solar technology with PowerOasis’ proven expertise in hybrid power systems, small UAV developers can focus on leveraging their core … Continue reading NEWS: Alta Devices and PowerOasis Partner to Develop Power System Reference Design for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

NEWS: Will the US Government Be Able to “Track, Hack, and Destroy” Any Drone?

According to draft legislation distributed to several congressional committees, the government wants the power to “track, hack, and destroy” any drone that might pose a threat to security. The document was uncovered by the New York Times, who says that “The Trump administration is asking Congress to give the federal government sweeping powers to track, hack … Continue reading NEWS: Will the US Government Be Able to “Track, Hack, and Destroy” Any Drone?

NEWS: 3 Military Technologies Moving into Enterprise: Where You’ll See Them Next

The drone industry is still in the early stages of growth, but it seems to have progressed past the very first phase of bleeding edge technology and to be moving – rapidly – towards proven solution.  As enterprises ramp up adoption of drone technology, drone manufacturers who started selling in the military space are moving to meet them. … Continue reading NEWS: 3 Military Technologies Moving into Enterprise: Where You’ll See Them Next

NEWS: Ship Agency to use Drones for Ship Deliveries

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is launching a pilot program to study the use of unmanned aircraft systems for delivering supplies to ocean vessels. A much talked about technology, with obvious applications for the shipping industry. Marius Johansen, VP Business Solutions & Marketing, WSS Ships Agency explains, “Whether it is deliveries of critical documents or vital … Continue reading NEWS: Ship Agency to use Drones for Ship Deliveries

NEWS: MQ-9 Testing Begins on Budget JDAM Guided-Bombs

The announcement that testing of GBU-38 JDAM guided-bombs delivered using the American hunter-killer MQ-9 Reaper UAV got underway this month is a reminder that drone warfare is getting much cheaper and far more precise. At US$20,000 each, the GBU-38 costs just a fraction of the $110,000 AGM-114 Hellfire missile which the MQ-9 currently delivers, with … Continue reading NEWS: MQ-9 Testing Begins on Budget JDAM Guided-Bombs

NEWS: 3DR Launches Perimeter Scan, a Brand New Flight Mode for AEC Professionals

 3DR, makers of Site Scan, the leading drone data platform for engineering and construction, today announced Perimeter Scan, a brand new flight mode on the Site Scan Field iOS app. Perimeter scan is the first of its kind in the commercial drone industry: it enables AEC professionals to capture vertical and oblique structures and façades … Continue reading NEWS: 3DR Launches Perimeter Scan, a Brand New Flight Mode for AEC Professionals

NEWS: QuestUAV and BGS Work in Partnership to Develop Innovative Aerial Gas Sensor Platform

Remote sensing of atmospheric gas concentrations is an important activity, especially the monitoring of greenhouse gas levels on a global level. This monitoring is currently carried out via satellite sensing and by laborious ground-based measurements. The ability to measure concentrations over a focussed areas (circa 1km2) and over more immediate timescales, is a pressing need. … Continue reading NEWS: QuestUAV and BGS Work in Partnership to Develop Innovative Aerial Gas Sensor Platform