Toulouse. Navette autonome, auto et drone connectés : le futur selon NXP

Aux portes de Toulouse, sur le site d’ex Freescale, ingénieurs et techniciens créent le monde connecté de demain : navette autonome, auto, drone et maison connectés. Dans un vaste jardin public de Singapour, en bord de mer, une navette autonome,Read more… #quadcopters #drones

En France, les drones créent peu d’emplois

Selon une étude du site allemand Joblift, les recrutements restent limités mais concernent des profils multiples. Article by , Read more on more #quadcopters #drones

UK prison moves to stop drone deliveries of contraband

London (AFP) May 16, 2017 – A British prison will install anti-drone technology to stop contraband being smuggled through the skies, the jail’s governor told AFP on Tuesday. The Channel Island of Guernsey is installing an “invisible dome” above it…Read more… #quadcopters #drones

Drone to replace Israeli manned maritime patrol aircraft

Washington (UPI) May 17, 2017 – Heron 1 unmanned aerial systems are to replace manned Sea Scan maritime patrol aircraft of the Israeli Air Force. Israel Aerospace Industries, maker of the Heron 1, said the maritime Heron will feature maritime radar …Read more… #quadcopters #drones

UAS Update with NSR Analyst Prateep Basu

McLean VA (SPX) May 29, 2017 – In a recent report, Northern Sky Research (NSR) analyzes how unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are evolving, along with their current and potential applications. As the number of in-service units increases, the demand fo…Read more… #quadcopters #drones

SkyGuardian drone tops 48 hours in air

Washington (UPI) May 26, 2017 – The new MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc has set a flight endurance record — more than 48 hours. GA-ASI said the flight by the certifiable STANAG 4671 version …Read more… #quadcopters #drones

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno

Reno NV (SPX) May 29, 2017 – NASA and its partners are in the midst of testing the next, more complex version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies with live, remotely-operated aircraft, or drones, at six diffe…Read more… #quadcopters #drones

Latvian daredevil in ‘drone-diving’ world first

Taurene, Latvia (AFP) May 12, 2017 – A Latvian tech company is claiming a world first after successfully test-flying a super-powered drone which lifted a daredevil skydiver aloft, from where he parachuted safely back down to earth. Manufacturer Ae…Read more… #quadcopters #drones

General Atomics receives MQ-9 contract

Washington (UPI) May 17, 2017 – General Atomics has received a $400 million contract for production of 36 MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft, the Department of Defense reported on Tuesday. The contract comes from acquisition funds already appropriated so…Read more… #quadcopters #drones

Exploring underground with a colliding drone

Paris (ESA) May 22, 2017 – ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano last weekend helped to explore the caverns under Sicily using a drone that deliberately bumped into its surroundings in order to build a map. ESA has been testing equipment, techniques and w…Read more… #quadcopters #drones