Sea Technology Magazine

Listening to Ocean Life – Wave Glider featured in Sea Technology

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Listening to Ocean Life, the Wave Glider SV2 autonomous vehicle designed and manufactured by Liquid Robotics, was featured in the May 2019 issue of Sea Technology Magazine. “Remote observations of marine animal behavior have one distinct advantage over direct observations: The observer is not present to disturb the animals.  There are no vessel noises, no […]

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AIS and MXAK: lifesaving technology highlights changes to search and rescues

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An October 12th article in Juneau Empire reported on the public presentation given by the Marine Exchange of Alaska (MXAK) last week about AIS and the lifesaving technologies that have made Search and Rescue operations more precise and efficient. Shine Micro is a proud partner of the MXAK, providing rugged, long-range AIS receivers for their […]

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Weather over AIS: Mark Johnson presents at 2019 RTCM/NMEA Marine Electronics Conference

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Shine Micro President Mark Johnson discussed Weather over AIS during his presentation “Extending the Range of AIS Applications” at the annual RTCM / NMEA Marine Electronics Conference and EXPO last week in Portsmouth, Virginia. Mr. Johnson is respected internationally for his work to increase the range and sensitivity of AIS reception, and to use AIS […]

AUVSI Cascade Chapter

Drones and Droids: Unmanned Systems at Work on the Range – an AUVSI Cascade Event

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Shine Micro owner executives Mark and Judy Johnson will attend the AUVSI Cascade Chapter Event Drones and Droids: Unmanned Systems at work on the Range, in Pendleton, Oregon on October 2nd and 3rd.  Of particular interest is keynote speaker Dr. Rick Spinrad, President BOD of the Marine Technology Society. The Drones and Droids event will […]

Motley Fool reports Boeing Bags Massive U.S. Navy Drone Contract

Massive U.S. Navy Drone Contract Awarded to Boeing

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A massive U.S. Navy drone contract was awarded to Boeing subsidiary Insitu last month, for the supply of 173 small unmanned aerial vehicles to the U.S. and foreign militaries. As reported by The Motley Fool, The future of aerial warfare, meanwhile, is looking more and more likely to be a future dominated by drones — […]

Inside Unmanned Systems: Civil and COmmercial UAS buil on Military UAS Experience

Commercial UAS Success Builds on Military Experience

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Civil and Commercial UAS markets are realizing the value of operational reliability, redundancy and security, learned from Military UAS combat applications including mapping and surveillance, endurance, broadcast and telecommunication networks. Reported by Inside Unmanned Systems, Insitu, a Bingen, Washington-based subsidiary of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, has used its more than one million UAV flight […]

AUVSI Cascade Chapter

MQ-8C Fire Scout Declared Operational by US Navy

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The MQ-8C Fire Scout is a sea-based vertical lift UAS built by Northrop Grumman for reconnaissance, situational awareness, and precision targeting support of forces on the ground, at sea, and in the air. As reported by AUVSI earlier this month, The U.S. Navy has declared initial operational capability of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter, […]

Federal Communications Commission issues enforcement advisory on non-compliant AIS devices

Non-compliant AIS Enforcement Advisory Issued by FCC

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The use of non-compliant AIS devices, such as AIS Fish Net Buoys, is illegal and has the potential to disrupt important maritime communications, according to an advisory released by the Federal Communications Commission on Friday, June 14, 2019. As reported by the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service: Story by Walter Ham U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters […]

AUVSI Cascade Chapter

Camcopter Selected for Search and Rescue Trials

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Shine Micro industry-partner Schiebel announced Monday that the Camcopter S-100 has been selected for Search and Rescue (SAR) trials in Norway. From AUVSI News May 6, 2019: Schiebel has announced that its Camcopter S-100 UAS has been selected by Norway’s Andøya Test Center for extensive search and rescue trials as part of the Arctic 2030 […]

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ORBCOMM and Kordia Extend AIS Contract With Australian Maritime Safety Authority

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Shine Micro industry-partners Orbcomm and Kordia announced that the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has extended their AIS contract for another year. From globenewswire.com: ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., April 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that the Australian Maritime […]