Draganfly Innovations Adds GLONASS Support to Supplement GPS, Improving UAS Geolocation Accuracy and Reliability

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN AND VENICE, CALIFORNIA -- (Marketwired) -- Apr 26, 2016 -- Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release.

Draganfly Innovations announced today the addition of support for GLONASS satellite navigation, which will provide higher accuracy and function in more locations than GPS alone.

GLONASS (GLObal NAvigation Satellite System) is a Russian space-based navigation system similar to GPS. Both systems consist of orbiting satellites that transmit reference signals that allow portable receivers to determine their own position using trilateration. The satellites orbit around the earth and at any given time only a portion of them are in the receiver's line of sight. The more satellites that a receiver can see, the more accurate the calculated position is. Adding GLONASS support allows additional satellites to be detected, which is very important in situations where fewer satellites are in line of sight because of obstruction by mountains, buildings, trees, and other objects.

The Draganflyer Commander, X4-ES, and X4-P Unmanned Aircraft Systems now use GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receivers, which support both GPS and GLONASS. More accurate positional data allow these UAS' to hold position more precisely and to better geo-locate images, which in turn provide higher quality data. "This is great for our customers, especially those operating in locations where GPS doesn't work well," said Draganfly President, Zenon Dragan.

About Draganfly Innovations Inc.

Draganfly Innovations is a recognized technology and industry leader within the commercial UAV industry. Its devices have helped establish the commercial market and adoption of multi-rotor helicopters for aerial imaging and public safety.

Further information on Draganfly Innovations can be found at www.draganfly.com.

To view the photos associated with this release, visit the following links:

http://www.marketwire.com/library/20160426-GLONASS%20Antenna-Backplane-gr.jpg

http://www.marketwire.com/library/20160426-Draganflyer%20Commander-gr.jpg

Contacts:
For interviews and/or further information please contact:
Josh Stanbury
416-628-7441

josh@businessinstincts.com





Review Article Be the first to review this article
Harris

Featured Video
Jobs
Project Manager for Keystone Aerial Surveys at Philadelphia, PA
GIS Specialist for Fresno Irrigation District at Fresno, CA
Division Engineer for Montana Dept. Of Commerce at Helena, MT
Geospatial Systems Administrator for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at arnold, MO
GIS Analyst for City of Columbia, MO at Columbia, MO
Avionics System Engineer for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Arlington, VA
Upcoming Events
USC Spatial Science Summit at 3540 South Figueroa Los Angeles CA - Feb 23, 2018
2018 Los Angeles Geospatial Summit at USC Radisson Hotel 3540 S Figueroa St. Los Angeles CA - Feb 23, 2018
Webinar: What's New in Global Mapper v19.1 at United States - Feb 27, 2018
2018 Esri Developer Summit at Palm Springs Convention Center Palm Springs CA - Mar 6 - 9, 2018
Teledyne Optech
Teledyne:
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise