Facebook to Test Connectivity Drone That Can Deliver Internet at 10 Gigabits a Second (Video)

Facebook has built the first full-scale version of its connectivity drone today, a V-shaped high-altitude device meant to connect people in underserved areas. Its eventual fleet of drones will be part of the company’s plan to bring Internet service to billions of people around the world. Continue reading “Facebook to Test Connectivity Drone That Can Deliver Internet at 10 Gigabits a Second (Video)”

Wireless sensors and flying robots: A way to monitor deteriorating bridges

As a report from the Obama administration warns that one in four bridges in the United States needs significant repair or cannot handle automobile traffic, Tufts University engineers are employing wireless sensors and flying robots that could have the potential to help authorities monitor the condition of bridges in real time. Continue reading “Wireless sensors and flying robots: A way to monitor deteriorating bridges”

Hyperspectral sensor payload for unmanned aerial vehicles and manned aircraft introduced by Headwall Photonics

Headwall Photonics Inc. in Fitchburg, Mass., is introducing the Micro-Hyper spec integrated airborne hyperspectral electro-optical sensor for manned aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Typical uses for hyperspectral sensing from aircraft include precision agriculture, oil and gas exploration, forestry management, and environmental monitoring. Continue reading “Hyperspectral sensor payload for unmanned aerial vehicles and manned aircraft introduced by Headwall Photonics”

UAS Event programm overview

from integration into the European ATM to UAS in agriculture, wildlife and pipeline monitoring.

The following speakers will present:

  • Anders la Cour-Harbo, Associate Professor, Aalborg University
  • Robin Garrity, Air Traffic Management Expert, SESAR JU
  • Thomas Andersen, Partner and director, House of Relations
  • Hans Heerkens, Assistent Professor, Twente University
  • Olle Hagner, SmartPlanes
  • Rasmus Nyholm Jørgensen, Senior Scientist, PhD, Automation Technologies in BioSystems Engineering, Aarhus University, Department of Engineering
  • Jesper Rasmussen, Associate Professor, PhD, University Copenhagen
  • Agustin Arjonilla , Managing Director, Renaissance Consulting
  • Laurens de Groot, co-founder, ShadowView
  • Craig Lippett, Head of RPAS Training, Resource UAS, a division of Resource Group Ltd
  • Birger Johansen, Director Business Development & Sales, Northern Europe, Systematic A/S

For more information about the program, go to www.uasevent.com/seminar/.

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