TP Drones (MSS17) - Subject Guide
ISU Library holdings and suggestions
Start your readings and research with a selection of resources from the ISU Library holdings. These are books, reports and electronic documents which are key documents to use to get an overview of the subject.
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Find peer-reviewed journal articles
Continue your research for more recent and peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings and reports by using bibliographical databases:
In the News
2015. Proceedings of the first workshop on micro aerial vehicles networks, systems, and applications for civilian use: MobiSys'15 the 13th annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services Florence, Italy ? May 19 - 22, 2015, [online] Available online at: <http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2750675&picked=prox> [Accessed 21/10/2016].
Stewart, J., 2016. Airbus wants to replace satellites with high-flying drones, [online] Available at: <https://www.wired.com/2016/06/airbus-new-drones-actually-high-flying-pseudo-satellites/> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
Metz, C., 2016. Facebook's giant internet-beaming drone finally takes flight, [online] Available online at: <https://www.wired.com/2016/07/facebooks-giant-internet-beaming-drone-finally-takes-flight/> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
Moon, M., 2016. Google plans to beam 5G internet from solar drones: project Skybender is experimenting with milimeter-wave radio transmissions, [online] Available at: <https://www.engadget.com/2016/01/30/google-project-skybender/> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
Brandom, R., 2016. This company claims Google stole the balloon wi-fi tech behind the project Loon, [online] Available at: <http://www.theverge.com/2016/6/15/11945318/google-project-loon-space-data-patent-lawsuit-trade-secret> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
David, L., 2015. Tiny NASA helicopter drone could explore Mars one day, [online]
Available olnine at: <http://www.space.com/28360-nasa-mars-helicopter-drone.html> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
Woo, M., 2016. Scientists are designing a submarine to explore the mysterious methane seas of Saturn's moon Titan, [online] Available at: <http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160405-the-space-submarine-hunting-the-solar-system-for-aliens> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
NASA, 2016. Intelligent robotics, Astrobee. [online] Available at: <https://ti.arc.nasa.gov/tech/asr/intelligent-robotics/astrobee/> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
ESA, 2013. Smartphone APP turns home drone into spacecraft. [Online] Available at: <http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Engineering_Technology/Smartphone_app_turns_home_drone_into_spacecraft> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
BBC, 2014. Will drones become the future of farming?. [Online] Available at: <http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140109-drones-from-battlefield-to-farm> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
Simmons, D., 2016. Rwanda begins Zipline commercial drone deliveries. [Online] Available at: <http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37646474> [Accessed 18/10/2016].
Finally, browse through the websites of the following research institutions which are currently working on the subject. Here you can find their publications and reports.
Aerospace Industries Association (U.S.)
Airbus Zephyr project
Amazon Prime Air project
Earth Observation Portal (EO)
European Data Relay System (EDRS)
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) (U.S.)
International Civil Aviation Organization
International Society of Air Safety Investigators
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)
International Telecommunication Union
Joint Authorities for rulemaking on Unmanned Systems (JARUS)
Small UAV Coalition
Solveforx project Wing
UK Civil Aviation Authority
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Kespry, a drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, says Midsouth Aggregates is now using the Kespry platform for inventory management and mine planning. With granite and limestone reserves located throughout Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, Midsouth Aggregates produces a variety of aggregate products, as well as concrete and asphalt sand, general construction sand and gravel. “Kespry’s drones […]
Element 84, a Virginia-based software engineering firm specializing in remote sensing data processing, says it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Safety & Disaster Response Competency status. This designation recognizes that Element 84 helps customers adopt rapid mapping, satellite and drone processing technology at the edge to help first responders leverage the power of […]
UAS flight operator SkySkopes has spun off a new company for UAS-related oil-field operations called SkySkopes Oil & Gas LLC. With a significant amount of UAS flight experience in the Bakken and Permian basins, SkySkopes launches this new division as a single point of contact for all UAS-based oil company needs under one umbrella. UAS […]
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SkyGrid, a Boeing, SparkCognition company, has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a supplier of Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) services. Now a UAS Service Supplier (USS) of LAANC, the Austin-based company will accelerate its commitment to ensuring safe and secure integration of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) into the global […]
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SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, says a new LiDAR workflow is now integrated in its Correlator3D product. The capability allows users to import a point cloud in the software and to perform registration with an image dataset. Using LiDAR as control eliminates the need for traditional ground control points (GCPs) when processing photos. […]
Acecore Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of professional-grade unmanned aircraft vehicles, has partnered with Robotic Skies Inc., a global maintenance network for commercial unmanned aircraft systems, to provide customers with full-service maintenance and field repair support for Acecore's Neo and Zoe platforms. The certified repair stations that comprise the Robotic Skies network employ the quality, […]
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Commercial UAV manufacturer Draganfly Inc. has updated its product line to include the Tango2+ fixed-wing drone. The Tango2+ features an innovative design that allows for lower airspeeds, which translates to lower altitudes and higher-resolution data capture. This high endurance, multi-battery, small RPAS is capable of carrying a wide array of payloads and is ideal for […]
Sony Electronics Inc. has released a version 2.0 software update for its Smart Agriculture Solution, aimed at providing agricultural customers with new AI-based imaging capabilities. These new features, based on industry feedback, provide expanded functionality and are planned for rollout in March 2020. Additionally, Sony Electronics, which currently offers its Smart Agriculture Solution in the […]
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Drone services company Helios Visions has released its complimentary "Guide to Flying Drones in Chicago," which was created to inform drone professionals on the best practices for safely and legally operating drones in Chicagoland. To create the guide, Helios Visions retained the services of Dr. Ryan Gibson, an Adjunct Associate Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University […]
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Ouster Inc., a provider of high-resolution LiDAR sensors, is introducing the OS1-32, a rugged, compact, 32-channel sensor. With a range of 120 meters, the OS1-32 maintains the smallest form factor and lowest weight of any commercially available high-resolution LiDAR sensor on the market, the company says. “Higher resolution sensors at an affordable price are critical […]