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Hazon Solutions surpasses bridge inspection milestone using UAS

After being charged with the task of conducting the most comprehensive UAS-based inspections in the industry by Norfolk Southern back in early 2016, Virginia Beach-based Hazon Solutions has announced that it has inspected more than 100,000 linear

CDOT showcases autonomous vehicle designed to protect roadway maintenance crews

During a live roadway striping operation in Fort Collins, Colorado, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and its partners unveiled and showcased the Autonomous Impact Protection Vehicle (AIPV), which is designed to help protect roadway

Weekend Roundup

This Week in the Unmanned Systems and Robotics World

Small UAS used during aircraft crash exercises at Edwards Air Force Base

During two aircraft crash exercises on July 31 and August 3, members of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron teamed with the Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force (ETCTF) to “increase their emergency response capabilities” using small UAS.

Persistent Systems introduces Lower C-Band RF module that can be used by UGVs

Persistent Systems, LLC has released a Lower C-Band RF module for its MPU5 radio system. According to Persistent, the Lower C-Band frequency is a “requirement of multiple Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) Programs of Record.”  

Michigan’s Willow Run facility could be ready for autonomous car testing by December

According to the Detroit News, the American Center for Mobility (ACM) expects the Willow Run facility in Michigan to

Canada’s Regina Police Service Traffic Unit receives DJI Phantom 4 UAS

In Regina, Saskatchewan, the Regina Police Service (RPS) Traffic Unit hopes to soon begin using a new DJI Phantom 4 Pro UAS for a variety of tasks, after the RPS received the unmanned system in early August.

3D Robotics’ Site Scan now includes ground control points

3D Robotics (3DR) has announced that ground control points (GCPs) are now available to be processed in its Site Scan UAS data platform for engineering and construction.

Department of the Interior uses UAS to fly over active wildfire

After being granted permission by the FAA, the Department of the Interior recently used a fixed-wing UAS to fly over an active wildfire, according to KOBI5.com.

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