Four months before Part 107 of the FAA’s UAS Rule was inaugurated, marking the official start of the commercial drone industry in the US, the Chinese government took a similar step. On April 30,...

Mobilicom has announced the release of the SkyHopper PRO UAV Data Link – the first in its SkyHopper family of products. This advanced commercial UAV communication system addresses mining & process industry, infrastructure inspection,...

PHILADELPHIA – May 9, 2017 – Rajant announced today advancements in its Kinetic Mesh® Wireless Network technology that will power in-air mesh networks, enabling drone manufacturers to strengthen drone-to-drone and drone-to-ground communications. Kinetic Mesh...

NETHERLANDS, KATWIJK – MONDAY MAY 8, 2017 – Aerialtronics, a Netherlands-based commercial UAS manufacturer, and RAE Systems BeNeLux, a provider of gas and radiation detection systems, have announced an integrated technology partnership that will...
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SASKATOON, SK & VENICE, CALIFORNIA – MAY 9th, 2017 – Commercial UAV specialists, Draganfly Innovations Inc.- today announced the development of the new additions to their product line. Like Draganfly’s existing offerings, these new products...

Parrot is expanding in the commercial civil drone industry since 2012 via stakes and acquisitions in selected companies such as AIRINOV, MicaSense, Pix4D, senseFly as well as the creation of its specialized UAV service...

Montreal, Canada, May 9th, 2017 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce that Wantman Group, Inc. has completed a 9 square mile UAV project using Correlator3D™.  Initially meant...

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) announced the semi-finalists for its second annual Startup Showdown. The winner will be selected and announced at AUVSI EXPONENTIAL 2017, the largest trade show for the...

  Thermal inspection cameras are a tried-and-tested method for roof inspection.  The ASTM Standard C1153 “Standard Practice for Location of Wet Insulation in Roofing Systems Using Infrared Imaging” dates to 1997.  Thermal cameras provide the...
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Drone technology is relatively new – but the clear success of drone implementation has led to rapid adoption in the energy industry. Leading commercial drone manufacturer MMC has now completed over 300,000KM of power line...

Drones are a touchy subject. The FAA has started regulating larger ones, while people either love them for their utility or hate them because they can be used to breach privacy by spying on...

Drones are cool gadgets known in the technological context as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Essentially a drone is a flying robot. Drones can be remotely controlled or can be...
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A FOUR PART SERIES There is something about the sky that grabs my attention and imagination. As a kid, I loved science fiction movies with flying cars (Back to the Future!). I dreamed that one...

Since the increased demand for complete drive units the requests to 3W-International GmbH for individual services has also increased. In the months following the Xponential Show in New Orleans in 2016, many customers have...

Tiled LoD Mesh for Professional GIS Users The most important subject in GIS (Geographic Information Systems) world is the standard. When geospatial data are generated from different sources, the content and formats may vary from one...

  Commercial drone operations are getting more and more popular nowadays. The benefits are seen greatly in the inspections of buildings and other facilities such as oil and gas refineries, flare stacks, and  pipelines. These...

Berkeley-based drone manufacturer 3DR may be back in the game: the company announced $53 million in Series D funding on Thursday.  This announcement comes less than a year from 3DR’s last influx of $26.7 million...

Over the last weeks, we read a lot about flying cars, air-taxis, and personal drones. Recently a variety of concept studies and prototypes was presented and they all immediately create the wish to own...

Over the past couple of years, drones have taken the world by storm and most people have started to think that the quadcopter design is what is known as a drone. When actually what...

By Emile L'Eplattenier on April 25, 2017 Since the demand for drone photography and video has skyrocketed in the past few years, insurance carriers have been taking note. While there were very few options for...
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