Thales and Vodafone join National Beyond visual line of sight Experimentation Corridor partnership

Thales and Vodafone have joined the National Beyond visual line of sight Experimentation Corridor (NBEC) partnership alongside founding partners Cranfield University and Blue Bear Research Systems. The addition of these two global industry leaders is a significant boost in the capabilities of NBEC, as the corridor continues to be developed. The project is closely aligned to the Aerospace Sector…

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Autonomous Firefighting Drone

Working with mentors from Sikorsky, three University of Connecticut engineering seniors are translating their classroom education to the field. Electrical engineering majors Kerry Jones and Joshua Steil, and computer engineering major Ryan Heilemann, are collaborating to build and program an autonomous firefighting drone to battle blazes without a pilot’s guidance. “In the world today there’s…

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Sentera Announces Major Update to the PHX Fixed-Wing Drone

2019 PHX enhancements include a longer range, faster setup, expanded analytics and payload options Sentera announces the release of the 2019 PHX™ fixed-wing drone, with updates that deliver our customers’ most-requested features. PHX has been equipped with a new, longer-range high-speed datalink, an omnidirectional antenna system, and an upgraded, higher-capacity battery. Imaging and scouting large…

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