Category Archives: UAVs

Small UAS with Lidar

This platform integrates the industry’s only electro-stabilized LIDAR gimbal with thermal and high resolution cameras. Continue reading

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FAA Economic Analysis of UAS

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UAVs and Photon Counting

And on that topic the breakout session on photo counting which included four papers was standing room only. Continue reading

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FAA Announces UAS Rules – Update

Update – Here is a link to the FAA Press Release. The FAA and Department of Transportation will hold a rare Sunday morning news conference to release the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the use of small unmanned aerial … Continue reading

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sUAS Rules to be Published January 30, 2015

Rulemaking Publication Date will be Friday, January 30, 2015, and will have a two-month comment period Continue reading

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Lidar Proximity Sensor

The LIDAR Lite is ideal when used in drone, robot, or unmanned vehicle situations where you need a reliable and powerful proximity sensor but don’t possess a lot of space. Continue reading

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UAS Proliferates in 2015

Called Maps Made Easy, the app immediately found an audience among land surveyors, but it’s aimed at hobbyists too. Continue reading

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Update on FAA UAS Exemption

We believe that these authorizations will be available on a more streamlined basis now that Trimble has received its exemption. Continue reading

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Trimble Obtains FAA Exemption for UAS

Trimble was recently granted an exemption by the FAA that allows them to conduct commercial operation of its Trimble® UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution in the U.S. The exemption was granted pursuant to Section 333 of the FAA Modernization and Reform … Continue reading

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Lightweight UAS Bathy Lidars

And, unlike currently available systems, AEO-ISR technology is designed to gather and transmit data in real time Continue reading

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