Teledyne Optech’s CL-360 serves as building block for next gen, best-in-class UAVs

Teledyne Optech’s CL-360 is a survey grade 360-degree laser scanner that enables OEM hardware manufacturers and integrators to develop the next generation of best-in-class UAV, mobile, and terrestrial scanning solutions for various surveying applications. Being a survey grade lidar scanner means that the resulting 3D points derived from the CL-360 are suitable for applications such [...]

By |2021-05-25T20:44:54+00:00June 1st, 2021|AUV, AV|

Zoox gains approval to test autonomous vehicles without safety drivers in California

Amazon-owned Zoox today announced that it received a driverless testing permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). With it, Zoox becomes the fourth company to hit that milestone after Waymo, Nuro, and AutoX. The new permit will enable Zoox to test “at least two” autonomous vehicles on streets without a driver behind the [...]

By |2021-05-25T20:53:41+00:00May 25th, 2021|AV, News|

The next frontier in drone warfare? A Soviet-era crop duster

In September 2020, on the second day of the six-week war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, the  Armenian defense forces published a video of one of their units deploying a surface-to-air missile system to target a low-flying, slow-moving object—a drone. But what the soldiers shot down was no cutting-edge autonomous [...]

By |2021-02-16T15:07:02+00:00February 16th, 2021|AUV, AV|

China Unveils Wing Loong-10 at Nanchang Airshow

China has unveiled its new Wing Loong-10 attack drone at the Nanchang Airshow 2020, which started on Saturday. The aircraft is a ground-attack version of Wing Loong. It uses a ZF850 engine that costs about $ 57,000, according to Chinese media reports Developed by the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group, the Wing Loong or Pterodactyl-I is [...]

By |2020-11-04T18:51:22+00:00November 4th, 2020|AV|
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