Philip Rowse with uAvionix pingRX, 3DR and Ardupilot at NAB

Philip Rowse discusses the pingRX ADS-B Receiver for UAS/Drones at NAB 2016.  PingRX currently works with the 3DR Solo, Pixhawk Autopilot, Ardupilot or MAVLink enabled UAS/drones.  ADS-B allows drone pilots to view real-time commercial aircraft traffic on a live moving map using Mission Planner or other ground station software.

2017-03-23T21:34:05+00:00 April 27th, 2016|News|

UAS Vision: uAvionix Announces New Micro ADS-B Receiver for Small Drone Collision Avoidance

Visit Original Article Ultra Lightweight Low Cost ADS-B Transponder for UAS Micro-Avionix has developed an ADS-B suitable for UAVs of all sizes to improve flying safety for all.  The ping™ is the world’s first family of ultralight weight, low cost, ADS-B transponders. Weights range from an astounding 1.5 to 30 grams, depending on the [...]

2017-03-23T21:34:05+00:00 April 27th, 2016|News|

uAvionix Announces New Micro ADS-B Receiver for Small Drone Collision Avoidance

Visit Original Article uAvionix, a manufacturer of navigation electronics, has announced the introduction of what it claims is the smallest and lightest ADS-B receiver ever made. The pingRX weighs 1.5 grams and requires 1/100th the power of conventional ADS-B receivers. It implements “Sense and Avoid” capabilities for small drones operating in the National [...]

2017-03-23T21:34:05+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|News|

Drone traffic management in our skies with uAvionix Ping

Visit Original Article A few years ago, our CEO Paul Beard had an idea. As unmanned aerial systems (UAS) were growing in popularity and prevalence, so were close calls between UAS and manned aircraft. While larger manned aircraft have systems on board that help pilots avoid collisions, no such technology existed for [...]

2017-03-23T21:34:05+00:00 April 6th, 2016|News|

ADS-B Receiver

Visit Original Article Overview ADS-B is an air traffic surveillance technology that enables aircraft to be accurately tracked by air traffic controllers and other pilots without the need for conventional radar. This article explains how to attach and configure a MAVLink based ADS-B receiver by uAvionix called PING™. Please visit their website for technical [...]

2017-03-23T21:34:05+00:00 March 18th, 2016|News|

uAvionix partners with Dronecode to advance development of ArduPilot-based drones

Visit Original Article uAvionix Corporation, a firm involved in unmanned ADS-B technology, and Dronecode, a nonprofit organisation developing a shared open source platform for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will collaborate on advanced development in ADS-B sense and avoid functionality in ArduPilot-based drones. Claimed to be the smallest and lightest ADS-B transponder for [...]

2017-03-23T21:34:09+00:00 February 26th, 2016|News|

Andy Rubin unleashed Android on the world. Now watch him do the same with AI

Visit Original Article A couple of years ago, Andy Rubin—the celebrated creator of Android and until recently the head of Google’s mobile Internet efforts—helped his wife, Rie, build a bakery in a decommissioned train station in Los Altos, California. They called it Voyageur du Temps, French for time traveler. As the name suggests, [...]

2017-03-23T21:34:09+00:00 February 26th, 2016|News|

APM support for ADS-B air-traffic control receiver now in beta

Visit Original Article This is very encouraging: ADS-B is an air traffic surveillance technology that enables aircraft to be accurately tracked by air traffic controllers and other pilots without the need for conventional radar. This article explains how to attach and configure a MAVLink based ADS-B receiver by uAvionix called PING™. Please visit their website for technical specs [...]

2017-03-23T21:34:09+00:00 February 26th, 2016|News|

uAvionix and Trace’s Draganfly Innovations Team Up to Improve Drone Safety with Ping ADS-B Sense and Avoid

Silicon Valley, CA & Saskatoon, SK – December 22nd, 2015 – uAvionix Corporation, the leader in aircraft sense and avoid, and Draganfly Innovations Inc., the world renowned longest-running manufacturer of multi-rotors, maker of the first civilian drone to be credited with saving a life, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Trace Intelligent Systems, today announced [...]

2017-03-23T21:34:09+00:00 February 26th, 2016|News|