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Region’s first autonomous port truck system at CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal

CSP Abu Dhabi container terminal, the first greenfield project of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) operating within Khalifa Port, has announced its terminal will be the first in the Middle East to implement an autonomous port truck system. Following a two-month trial period, a total of six electric Q-Trucks will be commissioned by CSP Abu [...]

By |2021-07-24T22:54:54+00:00July 24th, 2021|AV, News|

Thales Australia, Flinders University to automate launch and recovery process for AUVs

Thales Australia and Flinders University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to study the development of an automation system for the launch and recovery process of the General Dynamics Mission Systems Bluefin 9 UUV, procured by the Royal Australian Navy under its Deployable Mine Counter Measures project. The current launch and recovery processes for AUVs requires [...]

By |2021-05-25T20:50:05+00:00June 25th, 2021|News|

Effective immediately: You need a drone license before you fly in the US

The FAA has announced the new TRUST certification. The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST) is a new aeronautical knowledge and safety test that all drone pilots must pass before they fly a drone in the United States. TRUST is free, takes about an hour to get through, and is required immediately. Related: [...]

By |2021-06-25T04:44:49+00:00June 25th, 2021|News|

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|

NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Flies on Mars

On Monday, NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet. The Ingenuity team at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California confirmed the flight succeeded after receiving data from the helicopter via NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover at 6:46 a.m. EDT (3:46 a.m. [...]

By |2021-04-21T02:47:34+00:00April 21st, 2021|News|

Remote GeoSystems Awarded Patent for Essential Geospatial Full Motion “Video Geo-editing” Technology 10 March 2021

FORT COLLINS, Colorado, USA, – Remote GeoSystems, Inc., a global provider of immersive geospatial full motion video and survey data mapping software and recorder solutions, is pleased to announce the award of US Patent Number 10,893,287 on January 12, 2021 for essential elements of “video geo-editing” technology capabilities. The patent covers map-based GPS data and [...]

By |2021-03-11T01:57:24+00:00March 11th, 2021|News, UAV|

Executive Order on Protecting The United States From Certain Unmanned Aircraft Systems

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America,I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, find that additional actions are necessary to ensure the security of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) owned, operated, and controlled by the Federal Government; to secure [...]

By |2021-01-20T07:12:29+00:00January 20th, 2021|News|

The Post Covid Baloney Detection Kit

Carl Sagan’s rules for critical thinking offer cognitive fortification against propaganda, pseudoscience, and general falsehood. Carl Sagan (November 9, 1934–December 20, 1996) was many things — a cosmic sage, voracious reader, hopeless romantic, and brilliant philosopher. But above all, he endures as our era’s greatest patron saint of reason and critical thinking, a [...]

By |2020-12-24T03:04:29+00:00December 24th, 2020|News|

The first 9 attempts to retrieve swarming Gremlins drones failed. Here’s what’s next.

WASHINGTON — The idea behind DARPA’s Gremlins program is simple: Turn cargo aircraft like the tried-and-true C-130 into motherships capable of launching and retrieving swarms of small drones. But a recent test proves execution of that goal may be easier said than done. During a series of flight tests that started Oct. 28, the [...]

By |2020-12-13T21:33:59+00:00December 13th, 2020|News|
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