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Weekend Roundup

By Priya Potapragada
25 July 2014

A roundup of noteworthy news in the unmanned systems and robotics world this week, including…...

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FLIR Develops First Thermal Imaging System for Smartphones

By Priya Potapragada
25 July 2014

Oregon sensor system provider FLIR Systems, has developed a thermal imaging accessory, FLIR One, for smartphones, the first of its kind. ...


  

 


 

CCUVS Manages First Canadian UAS Airspace

By Priya Potapragada
25 July 2014

The Canadian Centre for Unmanned Vehicle Systems has received permission to manage restricted airspace in Southeast Alberta that is being developed for flying unmanned aircraft....


  

 


 


Unmanned K-Max Helos Return from Afghanistan

By Brett Davis
24 July 2014

Two Lockheed Martin-Kaman K-Max helicopters are back at Lockheed’s Owego, New York, facility after a planned six-month demonstration in Afghanistan turned into a nearly three-year deployment. ...

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Spanish Firm Develops First Nano Hyperspectral Camera

By Priya Potapragada
24 July 2014

Álava Ingenieros, a Spanish technology solutions provider, has supplied the first nano-hyperspectral camera to the Centre for Industrial Technological Development research and development project, Int...


  

 


 


Insitu UAV Accomplishes 24 Hours of Flight

By Priya Potapragada
23 July 2014

Insitu’s Integrator unmanned aircraft recently stretched its endurance by successfully completing 24 hours of flight. ...

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Liquid Robotics ASV Collects Data From Eye of Typhoon

By Priya Potapragada
23 July 2014

Liquid Robotics’s Wave Glider autonomous surface vessel successfully gathered weather data through the eye of one of Asia’s biggest typhoons in 40 years, the Category 5 Typhoon Rammasun, in the South ...

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SeaBotix AUV Completes Underwater Exercise

By Priya Potapragada
21 July 2014

The SeaBotix vLBV300 ROV participated in a MCM test exercise with two small combat rubber raiding craft (CRRC) comprising of the vLBV and an AUV, were launched from a C-130 Aircraft using a parachute ...

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