Faro and Stormbee introduce airborne lidar scanning system

The Faro Focus scanner attached to a Stormbee UAV. (Photo: Stormbee) 3D measurement and imaging company Faro has joined with UAV provider Stormbee to offer an integrated, cost-effective airborne 3D scanning solution designed to quickly gather large area data for crash scene documentation, security pre-planning and military applications. The integrated solution includes the Faro Focus laser scanner, the Stormbee S series UAV and the Beeflex software suite. The airborne solution enables...
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TDK offers Coursa Drive positioning software for autonomous vehicles

TDK’s booth at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in South Hall 3, Booth #30306, and offers a look at sensors, passive components and more from TDK and its group companies. (Photo: TDK) TDK Corporation today announced the launch of InvenSense Coursa Drive software, an inertial-aided positioning solution for autonomous vehicle platform developers. A high-performance extension of the InvenSense Positioning Library (IPL) that has provided sensor-aided positioning to more than 50 million...
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Government shutdown causes ION to reschedule autonomous conference

Due to the extended impasse between U.S. Congressional leaders and the White House that has created a partial U.S. government shutdown, the Institute of Navigation (ION) has decided to postpone the Cognizant Autonomous Systems for Safety Critical Applications (CASSCA) Conference scheduled to take place Jan. 28-29 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Virginia. The government shutdown has impacted CASSCA speakers and attendees and brought uncertainty about the number of government officials...
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Allystar offers GNSS antenna for high-precision positioning

The AGR6302/6303 antenna. (Photo : Allystar) Allystar Technology Co. Ltd., headquartered in Shenzhen, China, is offering new low-cost patch antennas AGR6302 and AGR6303. Both GNSS antenna models are designed for precision dual-frequency positioning. AGR6302 is capable of receiving L1/L2 bands, and AGR6303 is capable of receiving L1/L5 bands. It is designed for UAVs, precision agriculture, autonomous vehicles and other applications where precision matters. The AGR6302/AGR6303 active antenna is...
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Autonomous car hits autonomous robot in bizarre collision

In a unique car accident, a self-driving Tesla Model S hit and destroyed an autonomous Promobot, the robot model v4, in Las Vegas on Sunday. The incident took place at 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas. At 7 p.m. the Promobot’s engineers transported robots to the Vegas’s Congress Hall to prepare their booth at the Consumer Electronics Show, being held Jan. 8-11. All the robots were moving in a line. But one of them missed its way and drove to the roadway of the street parking lot. At that moment,...
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NovAtel contracted to supply signal generators for FAA’s WAAS program

NovAtel has been awarded a contract from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to design, produce and deliver 40 next-generation Ground Uplink Station (GUS) Signal Generators to support the FAA’s safety-of-life WAAS navigation service. The service provides safety-critical infrastructure for the North American aviation navigation network. GUS signal generator. (Photo: NovAtel) The contract also includes ongoing engineering support services for NovAtel’s complete portfolio of...
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Launchpad: Arctic UAV, position sensor, global mapper

A roundup of recent products in the GNSS and inertial positioning industry from the January 2019 issue of GPS World magazine. OEM RF front-end Application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) FOR GNSS NT1066 is a four-channel RF front-end ASIC (three wideband IQ and one narrowband IQ) that covers all GNSS (GLONASS, GPS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC) signals at all frequency bands, so users benefit from all the advantages of acquiring multiple system simultaneously. Channels A, B and C are...
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Bell Helicopter unveils full-scale air taxi at CES 2019

Bell Helicopter unveiled a full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi vehicle during CES 2019, held in Las Vegas. Artist’s concept of the Bell Nexus taxi in the air. (Image: Bell) The air taxi, named Bell Nexus, is powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system and features Bell’s signature powered lift concept incorporating six tilting ducted fans designed to safely and efficiently carry passengers. Bell Nexus means the nexus of transport and technology and of comfort and...
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