Most Read Articles on UST This Week

Here’s our round-up of the five most read articles on this week By Abi Wylie / 23 Feb 2024
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Take a look at our round-up of the five most read articles on UST this week, including new technologies, partnerships, events, and industry successes.

1. AI-driven Automation Software for Full Motion Video Gimbals

Overwatch Imaging has launched Automated Sensor Operator (ASO) software

After nearly a decade of developing software-forward multispectral Smart Sensors, Overwatch Imaging has launched a first-of-its-kind solution dedicated to enhancing full motion video (FMV) gimbals with automated search, detection, and analysis capabilities.

Overwatch Automated Sensor Operator (ASO) software lives at the edge, is rapidly deployable, and delivers tactical, real-time capabilities to otherwise manually-dependent full motion video gimbals.


2. Pyka Delivers Autonomous Electric Cargo Aircraft to AFWERX

Pyka Delivers Autonomous Electric Cargo Aircraft to AFWERX

Pyka has delivered its Pelican large-scale autonomous electric cargo aircraft to AFWERX.

Personnel from Pyka and AFWERX gathered on the tarmac at New Braunfels National Airport to witness the arrival of Pelican Cargo, an aircraft with a 400 pound payload capacity and 200 mile range, built for remote off-airport operations.


3. Volatus Receives FAA Approval for Commercial Agricultural Drone Operations

Volatus Aerospace Receives FAA Approval for Commercial Agricultural Aircraft Operations with Drones

Volatus Aerospace has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the USA for commercial agricultural aircraft operations using drones. 

The Operating Certificate, issued under FAA Part 137, integrated with an exemption received in September 2023, allows the company’s US subsidiary, Volatus Aerospace USA Corp., to operate any drone approved for agricultural operations, including drones weighing 55 pounds (25kg) or greater.


4. GeoCue Unveils New TrueView LiDAR Systems

GeoCue Unveils New TrueView LiDAR Systems

GeoCue, a company in geospatial hardware and software solutions, has introduced three new TrueView LiDAR systems and an innovative FLEX pricing plan. 

According to GeoCue, this strategic move addresses the increasing demand for comprehensive drone mapping hardware.


5. New Battery Extends Puma 3 AE UAS Flight Time

AeroVironment’s Puma 3 AE Now Offers Extended Endurance of Up To 3 Hours

AeroVironment’s PS2500 battery is now approved for use in the Puma™ 3 AE unmanned aircraft system (UAS). 

The optional PS2500 battery allows operators to achieve extended endurance of up to three hours of flight time. The increased endurance provides operators with greater mission flexibility and time on station across land and maritime operations.


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