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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]