New state maps, urgent firmware update for Teledyne FLIR SIRAS drone
A couple of important updates for SIRAS drone operators. New US state and regional maps are now available to download for the IP54-rated professional drone. In addition, Teledyne FLIR has released a safety-focused firmware update for the SIRAS to address a potential issue affecting the communication between the drone and its remote controller.
Data security is one of the biggest selling points of the Teledyne FLIR drone, which comes with radar-based front collision avoidance and up to 31 minutes of flight time. SIRAS is a completely offline drone. As such, pilots need to download and install maps to the drone’s onboard memory card before conducting missions.
However, up until now, the only option for users was to download maps by region. So, even if you planned to use the drone in only one state, the regional map would eat up a lot of internal memory space. This problem has now been rectified with the release of individual state maps. And in case…