Quanta UAV, New INS/GNSS to Increase the Productivity

Quanta UAV, New INS/GNSS to Increase the Productivity of UAV-based Surveying Solutions  Carrières-sur-Seine, France, April 15th 2019 – SBG Systems will present for the first time at AUVSI’s Xponential show in Chicago (U.S.), the Quanta UAV Series, a brand new line of Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) dedicated to UAV-based Surveying Integrators.  More Productivity for UAV-based Mapping Systems Because SBG Systems […]

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IN-FLIGHT Data awarded three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™

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Calgary, Canada / Cheseaux, Switzerland, February 18, 2019 — IN-FLIGHT Data, one of Canada’s leading commercial drone operators, has been awarded three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for drone (UAS) flights recently carried out as part of a groundbreaking BVLOS project with help from senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of fixed-wing drone solutions. The pioneering project has seen IN-FLIGHT Data awarded three world records for flights carried out during […]

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Delair launches delair.ai, industry’s most powerful aerial intelligence

Delair launches delair.ai, industry’s most powerful aerial intelligence platform, to unlock the value of drone data collection for enterprises New cloud-based solution introduces new levels of efficiency for UAV workflows and integrates industry-optimized analytics, establishing Delair as the leading enterprise software provider in the drone industry TOULOUSE, France – February 6, 2019  –  Delair, a leading supplier of commercial drone […]

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Hurricane Florence – New waiver for drone operations

Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence – New waiver for drone operations over populated areas to help State Farm® respond to damage in states impacted by Hurricane Florence  Insurer Collaborating with Virginia Tech/MAAP as member of the FAA Integration Pilot Program (IPP) on research to expand safe drone operations To assess damage in communities impacted by Hurricane Florence, State Farm has been granted a waiver for drone […]

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Virtual Surveyor 6.2 Now Processes Larger Drone Survey Projects

VIRTUAL SURVEYOR 6.2 NOW PROCESSES LARGER DRONE SURVEY PROJECTS Saves Time and Money LEUVEN, Belgium, 22 January 2019 – Virtual Surveyor drone surveying and mapping software has added new functionality that enables users to process larger projects without buying more powerful computers or expensive cloud services. The enhancement is among several included in Virtual Surveyor 6.2 released this week in response […]

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NYPA to Integrate Lidar into its Drone Safety Program

The New York Power Authority – NYPA has received a $125,000 grant from the American Public Power Association (APPA) Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Development (DEED) program to research and integrate light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology into its existing in‑house Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) program for vegetation management inspections along NYPA’s transmission lines. UAS, more commonly referred to as […]

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Energy Drone Coalition Releases Inaugural Survey Results

Energy Drone Coalition

Energy Drone Coalition Releases Inaugural “Drones in the Energy Industry” Benchmark Survey Results This first study precisely details how drones in the energy industry are a powerful tool with massive room for growth still ahead.  Houston, Texas, December 17, 2018 – The Energy Drone Coalition, powered by InnovateEnergy, and DRONEII.COM are pleased to announce the release of their joint report, “Drones in the Energy Industry.”  This […]

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senseFly Widens Commercial Strategy and Announces New Leadership

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senseFly widens commercial strategy and announces new leadership structure to build on eBee X’s success The fixed-wing drone leader heads into 2019 with a more independent approach—its two co-leaders looking to build on the eBee X drone’s success by leveraging a wider array of strategic partnerships Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, December 6, 2018—senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of professional fixed-wing drone solutions […]

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AeroVironment Quantix To Aid National Park Recovery Efforts – California Fire

AeroVironment Quantix Drone and Decision Support System To Aid National Park Service Recovery Efforts From Southern California Woolsey Fire   SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 4, 2018 –  AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced it is supporting the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Program to assess the environmental […]

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ASTRALiTe Demonstrates Scanning Topo-Bathy LiDAR System

ASTRALiTe Demonstrates Scanning Topo-Bathy LiDAR System on DJI Matrice 600 Pro Louisville, CO, November 2018—ASTRALiTe, Inc.,successfully demonstrated its 2-in-1 Topo-Bathy LiDAR flying on a DJI Matrice 600 Pro UAV during three separate missions over the course of a month. “It’s a breakthrough to have a bathymetric scanning lidar system capable of working on the widely available DJI Matrice UAV. It […]

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Search and Rescue Drones to Find Lost Forest Hikers

Search and Rescue drones to use autonomous car tech to find lost forest hikers  Drones are already being used by the emergency services to help locate missing people. But in forests the densely packed trees can interfere with the drones’ GPS connection, making their performance unreliable. In a bid to fix this, a group of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute […]

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eBee X Fixed-Wing Drone Launched by SenseFly

Part of the Parrot Business Solutions portfolio, the eBee X durable, multi-purpose solution features groundbreaking new cameras, Steep Landing technology and a unique Endurance Extension feature for flight times of up to 90 minutes and single-flight coverage of up to 500 ha (1,235 ac) at 400 ft (122 m) September 5, 2018, InterDrone (Las Vegas, USA) — senseFly, the industry’s leading […]

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DETAILS FOR SIX PLENARY SESSIONS AND FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED FOR COMMERCIAL UAV EXPO

  Register Before August 3 and Save $200 – Visit www.expouav.com  LAS VEGAS, NV, July 19, 2018 – Commercial UAV Expo, the leading event for professionals integrating or operating UAS in key vertical industries, now has complete detailed information at www.expouav.com/conference-program about the robust education program for the 4th annual event, taking place October 1-3 at the Westgate Hotel in […]

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senseFly + Trimble Optimize Workflow for Geospatial Drone Operators

New collaboration ensures seamless integration between senseFly’s eMotion flight and data management software and Trimble Business Center Aerial Photogrammetry module   Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, April 3, 2018—senseFly, the world’s leading producer of professional drone solutions, today announces a new software integration with Trimble, which optimizes the drone mapping workflow for geospatial professionals.   The new integration between the company’s software ensures […]

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Delair Introduces Industry’s Most Advanced Fixed-Wing UAV For Lidar-Based Aerial Surveying and 3D Mapping

New Delair DT26X LiDAR drone combines LiDAR sensing with RGB camera data to enable highly accurate and high-resolution 3D representation and measurements over large areas with minimal flights and in challenging environments DENVER, Colo. – February 5, 2018 – Delair, a leading supplier of drone solutions for commercial industries, today introduced the next generation of its high-performance Delair DT26X LiDAR […]

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Using Global Mapper for UAV-Collected Imagery

BACKGROUND: DroneMapper is one of the success stories in the fledgling field of UAV data collection and processing. After several decades of experience working in the aerospace industry, CEO Pierre Stoermer was quick to recognize the potential for drones as a viable low-cost alternative to manned aircraft for this purpose. Serving customers in a wide variety of industries and business […]

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Just How Accurate is Your Drone?

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) continue to influence the profession of remote sensing and mapping like few things ever have. Advances in computer technology, global positioning, and miniaturization have conspired to remove considerable barriers to entry. Many new practitioners are buying drones and providing these services and data for the first time. Much (not all) of the science and art of […]

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