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An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) masquerading as a peregrine falcon was the star flyer in a successful three-month trial last year of its effectiveness in bird scaring at the Edmonton International Airport (EIA).
The use of drones for industrial inspections, primarily in oil and gas, energy, infrastructure and transportation, is an opportunity that early mover companies like The Sky Guys have seized upon.
I’ve seen a number of posts in forums from people intent on getting into the UAV business. All too often, their posts are prefaced with question such as “what’s the best drone to use for (insert job here)” or “how much should I charge?”
Radio frequency ID tags were supposed to revolutionize supply chain management. The dirt-cheap, battery-free tags, which receive power wirelessly from scanners and then broadcast identifying numbers, enable warehouse managers to log inventory much more efficiently than they could by reading box numbers and recording them manually.
Outdoor Lumination has introduced drone technology to provide lighting audits for LED lighting retrofits.
Clear Flight Solutions (CFS) and AERIUM Analytics have announced that the two companies will be focusing on safely integrating unmanned aerial system (UAS) technology at Edmonton International Airport (EIA), making it the first ever airport in the world to integrate a full suite of UAS services into their daily operations.
If your Amazon order gets delivered by a drone sometime in the near future, you'll know Canada helped make that happen.
As a leading manufacturer of UAV Thermal Imaging Cameras, FLIR is setting new standards in UAV imaging technology. The Nimbus RPAS with thermal kit from INPROTEC IRT featuring FLIR Ax5-Series thermal camera was put to the test at the Department of Energy – Politecnico di Milano University in Italy. Here’s a peak at the results.
Call it the dawn of the rise of the machines. To their supporters, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) represent the next greatest thing since sliced bread, with the potential to shape our lives to the same extent as the personal computer and smartphone have to previous generations.
Amazon.com Inc has won U.S. federal regulators' approval to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce giant pursues its vision of speeding packages to customers through the air, while facing public concern over safety and privacy.
Passur Aerospace, Inc., an aviation business intelligence, big data, and software solutions company, announced the establishment of an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) – Drone Traffic Management Integration service. The service is designed to help commercial drone operators become more informed, effective, and collaborative members of the National Airspace System (NAS) by integrating them into Passur's aviation intelligence platform, currently used by the main NAS stakeholders (airlines, airports, business aviation, and the FAA).
Vancouver - On July 1, 2014, a small Piper PA-31 aircraft departed the Vancouver International Airport en route to Qualicum Beach. Shortly after takeoff, the plane reported a near-miss with an unmanned aerial vehicle. The Piper’s pilot climbed to avoid the UAV, and estimated that the two aircraft passed each other with less than 100 feet between them.
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