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Protocol for the Flight Data Transmission of Civil Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Based on BeiDou Short Message

This standard specifies the general requirements for the content of flight data and transmission protocol of civil unmanned aerial vehicle systems based on the BeiDou short message protocol.

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COM/AerCom-SC - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Communications Standards Committee
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Working Group Details

IEEE Communications Society
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Sponsor Committee
COM/AerCom-SC - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Communications Standards Committee
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Working Group
IPDD - Standard Interface Requirements and Performance Characteristics for Payload Devices in Drones
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Jennifer Santulli
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Working Group Chair
Haiying Lu

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Standard for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) Remote Sensing Operation

This standard specifies the operational methods and data management for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) remote sensing applications.

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IEEE Draft Standard for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Polarimetric Remote Sensing Method for Earth Observation Applications

Polarimetric remote sensing is a new remote sensing observation method and a supplement to conventional remote sensing. It is effective at the ultraviolet, visible and infrared spectral regions for better monitoring of the earth. Different objects have different polarized characteristics, even different parts of the same objects show different polarized characteristics. As a result, at every band range (ultraviolet, visible and infrared) the UAV polarimetric remote sensing needs different sensors, different band setting, different data pre-processing procedures, even needs different recognition models for different earth object. Multiple parameters and diverse metrics create interoperability and data utilization problems unless standards are established in various aspects of polarimetric remote sensing for Earth observation systems. This standard specifies the basic definitions of terms in the UAV Earth observation polarimetric remote sensing task, and also specifies the basic process and method from three aspects: data acquisition preparation, data acquisition and correction, data processing and application. It also puts forward instructive suggestions in many specific dimensions, such as equipment status, parameter indicators, data calibration, data processing methods, etc. This standard will enable vendors to supply various components for Drone-based polarimetric remote sensing systems and to help ensure interoperability in operations and data utilization of polarimetric remote sensing deployed in earth observation systems.

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IEEE Draft Standard for Functional and Interface Requirements for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Cellularu00a0Communicationu00a0Terminals

Interface and functional requirements of cellular communication terminals installed on unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) are presented. The requirements are described in four categories: the terminals' interface and functional requirements, data transmission requirements, environmental and reliability requirements, and safety requirements. The terminals' functional requirements include the power management, cellular network communication, flight data and payload data collection, procession and transmission, device management, and safety management. The terminals' interface requirements are the requirements of the electrical ninterface and electromechanical interface. The electrical interface refers to the power supply interface, communication interface, human-machine interface, and antenna interface. Data transmission requirements are the flight data and payload data transmission requirements and terminals payload data safety requirements. Finally, the terminals' interface environmental reliability nand electromagnetic compatibility are presented.

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Requirements for External Power and Power Management Interfaces for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

This standard specifies the requirements for external power interfaces of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). It defines wireline and wireless Power Management Interfaces for charging and in-flight operations.

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IEEE Standard Interface Requirements and Performance Characteristics of Payload Devices in Drones

General interface requirements and performance characteristics of payload devices in drones are presented. The drone payload interfaces are described in three categories: mechanical interface, electrical interface, and data interface. Mechanical interface is used to fix the payload to the drone. Electrical interface is an electromechanical device used to join electrical terminations. The electrical interface includes the power supply interface and the two-way communication interface. Data interface refers to the communication protocol. The requirements and performance characteristics of the drone payload interface are detailed from the aspect of protection from temperature extremes, humidity, water, dust, vibration/shock, mold, salt spray, etc. Typical drone payloads, interface requirements, and performance characteristics of specific payloads are illustrated.

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