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Hurricane Relief and Recovery Efforts Enlist UAS Tech

The imagery and reconnaissance coming in from tracking the impact of Hurricane Harvey (and now Hurricanes Irma and Jose) has been jaw dropping.  In fact, these reports have helped instigate a lot of the recovery efforts underway. Various technologies are a critical factor for these efforts and numerous systems are being deployed to serve those […]

OEM

Rugged Wireless Radios for International OEM Applications

For original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and military applications around the world, operational success requires reliable data delivery. This 100 percent achievable with rugged wireless radio solutions. As Industrial IoT pushes for more connectivity, coupled with the surge in commercial use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), the pressure for around the clock command and control (C2) […]

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Happy Independence Day!

As we prepare for fireworks, barbeques and all of the excitement that comes along with tomorrow’s holiday, we’d also like to recognize what Independence Day means to the U.S. By definition it’s the celebration of the Declaration of Independence and the birth of our incredible country as an independent nation. On this holiday, we’re also […]

Intelligent Decision Making in Precision Agriculture

Modern businesses are making intelligent business decisions thanks to the Industrial IoT and its push towards increased connectivity. In precision agriculture, new technology has the potential to be a game changer for crop management, enabling more visibility over crops and intelligent decision making that directly impacts food output. However, according to a recent article from […]

AUVSI Xponential Show Recap

We had the absolute pleasure of attending AUVSI Xponential last week in Houston. It was incredible to see all of the new unmanned systems and robotics applications, while learning the latest in FAA safety and regulations. Here are our top takeaways from the event: Latest from the FAA Ever since the FAA released the rules for non-hobbyist small […]

Smart Border Protection

Plans for “The Wall” at the U.S./Mexico border appear to be driving forward. Recent reports indicate that building the border protection wall could cost upwards of $22 Billion. However, news coverage suggests that there is a more cost-effective solution in using drones to create a ‘virtual wall.’ Time will tell whether the current administration will […]

FreeWave at AUVSI Xponential – Booth #3142

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017 is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited! Unmanned systems from some of the industry’s leading technology providers will be on display, and we’re looking forward to putting our embedded systems solutions out there as well (booth #3142). We are FOUR days away from #auvsiXPO in beautiful Dallas, TX! […]

A ‘Heads Up’ on Drone Safety

We all know that what goes up must come down. In the case of drones falling out of the sky, hopefully your head isn’t in the collision path. Drones are becoming increasingly popular for commercial and recreational purposes. According to a recent FAA report, this has sparked an “increase in accidents resulting in blunt impact […]

Precision Ag

Precision Agriculture Benefits from Rise of Next-Gen OEM Technology

Precision agriculture has long been one of the leading industries for deploying cutting-edge OEM technology. Autonomous vehicles, sensor systems and data-driven analytics are all examples of technology that the precision ag industry embraced well ahead of widespread adoption. Today, precision agriculture is responsible for a sizable portion of our national economy, and the accompanying technology […]

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Drones and Emergency Response Teams – Friend or Foe?

The drone business has been flying high for the last few years, especially as they became popular consumer devices as regulatory and technological frameworks continue to take shape for greater implementation into the National Airspace (NAS).  Much has also been written though about the possibilities of drones igniting the next wave of innovation for enterprise specific applications […]