Unmanned aerial vehicle

Shield AI Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Martin UAV

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 7:27pm

PLANO, Texas, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield AI , a fast-growing technology company that developsartificial intelligence andself-driving car technologiesfor the defense industry, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Martin UAV , an aerospace company best known for itsindustry-leadingvertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft, V-BAT .

Key Points: 
  • PLANO, Texas, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield AI , a fast-growing technology company that developsartificial intelligence andself-driving car technologiesfor the defense industry, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Martin UAV , an aerospace company best known for itsindustry-leadingvertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft, V-BAT .
  • Shield AI will integrate its combat-proven autonomy software, Hivemind , into the V-BAT, reinforcing Shield AI's leadership position in defense-focused edge autonomy.
  • The acquisition of Martin UAV complementsa deliberate strategy to integrate Hivemindontounmanned systemsfordefense and commercial applications.Shield AI is building a portfolio of systemsviavertical integration andstrategicpartnershipscenteredaround itsHivemind AI and autonomy stack.
  • Shield AI is a venture-backed company built around a team of proven executives, warfighters with relevant national security experience, and world-class AI engineers.

Shield AI Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Martin UAV

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 6:17pm

Shield AI will integrate its combat proven autonomy software, Hivemind , into the V-BAT, reinforcing Shield AI's leadership position in defense-focused edge autonomy.

Key Points: 
  • Shield AI will integrate its combat proven autonomy software, Hivemind , into the V-BAT, reinforcing Shield AI's leadership position in defense-focused edge autonomy.
  • The combination of Shield AI and Martin UAV and the integration of Hivemind into the V-BAT represents the future of unmanned aircraft.," said Brandon Tseng , Shield AI cofounder and former Navy SEAL.
  • Shield AI is building a portfolio of systems via vertical integration and strategic partnerships centered around its Hivemind AI and autonomy stack.
  • Shield AI is a venture-backed company built around a team of proven executives, warfighters with relevant national security experience, and world-class AI engineers.

Aerospace Valves Market worth $14.0 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 12:30pm

Based on the aircraft type, the fixed wing aircraft segment is projected to have the highest revenue in the aerospace valves market during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • Based on the aircraft type, the fixed wing aircraft segment is projected to have the highest revenue in the aerospace valves market during the forecast period.
  • However, the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles segment is projected to have the highest CAGR in the aerospace valves market.
  • North America is projected to be the largest regional share of the aerospace valves market during the forecast period.
  • The key factor responsible for North America, leading the aerospace valves market owing to the presence of a large number of aerospace valves manufacturers in the region.

Aerospace Valves Market worth $14.0 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 12:30pm

Based on the aircraft type, the fixed wing aircraft segment is projected to have the highest revenue in the aerospace valves market during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • Based on the aircraft type, the fixed wing aircraft segment is projected to have the highest revenue in the aerospace valves market during the forecast period.
  • However, the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles segment is projected to have the highest CAGR in the aerospace valves market.
  • North America is projected to be the largest regional share of the aerospace valves market during the forecast period.
  • The key factor responsible for North America, leading the aerospace valves market owing to the presence of a large number of aerospace valves manufacturers in the region.

AFuzion's Certification Templates Achieve 15 Successful Certifications for uAvionix

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 8:00am

NEW YORK, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --uAvionix, the leading navigation/guidance avionics supplier for unmanned and small aircraft, has successfully deployed AFuzion's DO-178C Templates on over 15 successful FAA certifications.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --uAvionix, the leading navigation/guidance avionics supplier for unmanned and small aircraft, has successfully deployed AFuzion's DO-178C Templates on over 15 successful FAA certifications.
  • Says uAvionix CEO and Founder Mr. Paul Beard: "AFuzion's UAS cert protege (uAvionix) has over 15 and counting TSOAs.
  • Adds AFuzion's CTO Vance Hilderman "We're pleased uAvionix standardized on AFuzion's certification frameworks and consulting services five years ago.
  • Beard succinctly states, uAvionix fifteen successful certifications based upon AFuzion's DO-178C templates are a testament to that success.

AeroDefense Participates in NYC Dense Urban Environment Drone Detection Experiment

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 3:07pm

Dense Urban Environments (DUEs) challenge drone detection systems due to heavy Radio Frequency (RF) traffic and large obstructions.

Key Points: 
  • Dense Urban Environments (DUEs) challenge drone detection systems due to heavy Radio Frequency (RF) traffic and large obstructions.
  • AeroDefense tested its RF-based AirWarden system temporary/portable and vehicle-based sensors that operate while in motion.
  • About AeroDefense: AeroDefense offers fixed and mobile drone detection solutions for stadiums, airports, correctional facilities, military forces, and other critical infrastructure.
  • AeroDefenses patented Radio Frequency (RF) based drone detection system, AirWarden, detects, classifies, locates, and tracks both drone and pilot simultaneously, providing actionable intelligence to respond effectively (and safely) to drone threats.

Exhibit Floor Nearly Sold Out for Commercial UAV Expo Americas in September

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

Commercial UAV Expo Americas also has a robust conference program with carefully curated topics that address the pressing issues facing commercial drone professionals today, including regulations, ROI, scaling, security, UTM, and much more.

Key Points: 
  • Commercial UAV Expo Americas also has a robust conference program with carefully curated topics that address the pressing issues facing commercial drone professionals today, including regulations, ROI, scaling, security, UTM, and much more.
  • Commercial UAV Expo Americas, presented by Commercial UAV News, is an international conference and expo exclusively focused on commercial UAS integration and operation covering industries including Construction; Energy & Utilities; Forestry & Agriculture; Infrastructure & Transportation; Mining & Aggregates; Public Safety & Emergency Services; Security; and Surveying & Mapping.
  • Commercial UAV Expo Americas is produced by Diversified Communications' technology portfolio which also includes Commercial UAV Expo Europe; Commercial UAV News; Geo Week comprised of the International Lidar Mapping Forum, SPAR 3D Expo & Conference, AEC Next Technology Expo & Conference; Geo Week ENewsletter, SPAR 3D ENewsletter, AEC Next ENewsletter.
  • For more information about exhibiting at Commercial UAV Expo, visit Exhibiting Information or contact Katherine Dow, Sales Manager, at kdow@divcom.com or +1.207-842-5497.

Sagetech Avionics Demonstrates True Detect and Avoid on UAV Factory's Penguin C Aircraft

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

Sagetech and UND Aerospace Foundation (UNDAF) chose the Penguin C aircraft built by UAV Factory to flight test this solution due to its flexible payload configuration and cost-effective operations.

Key Points: 
  • Sagetech and UND Aerospace Foundation (UNDAF) chose the Penguin C aircraft built by UAV Factory to flight test this solution due to its flexible payload configuration and cost-effective operations.
  • "The Penguin C aircraft provides simple customized payload integration and has an endurance of up to 20 hours," according to Josh Brungardt, UAV Factory's Executive Vice President.
  • The Sagetech DAA computer will complement the MX transponder and provide small UAVs with the first certifiable, true Detect and Avoid solution.
  • Today, Sagetech is expanding its technology platform to create comprehensive, certifiable systems such as detect and avoid solutions.

Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Markets, Forecast & Opportunities, 2021-2026 - Focus on Defense & Security, Agriculture, Retail, Media & Entertainment, Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:49pm

The Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market is expected to grow at a formidable rate of around 18% during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market is expected to grow at a formidable rate of around 18% during the forecast period.
  • The Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market is driven by the increasing use of unmanned aerial vehicles across various end-user industries such as defense & security, agriculture, retail, media & entertainment, among others.
  • Additionally, increasing defense spending by the various governments across the globe and growing terrorist activities is further expected to positively influence the market growth during the forecast period.
  • The Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market is segmented based on class, type, energy source, mode of operation, range, MTOW, end-user industry, company and region.

Commercial Drone Market 2021-2027, Top 3 Trends Enhancing the Industry Expansion; Global Market Insights Inc.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

The rising integration of drone technology across industry verticals including construction, mining, and agriculture worldwide is likely to drive industry growth.

Key Points: 
  • The rising integration of drone technology across industry verticals including construction, mining, and agriculture worldwide is likely to drive industry growth.
  • Following are 3 key trends augmenting commercial drone industry share:
    Based on mode of operation, the semi-autonomous segment is poised to depict a CAGR of around 10% through 2027.
  • On the regional front, the Europe commercial drone market is expected to account for more than 10% of the global market share by 2027.
  • Prominent companies operating in the commercial drone industry include DroneDeploy, DJI, Delair, Cyberhawk, BAE Systems, and Airobotics Ltd., among others.