First Segment of NY 50-Mile UAS Corridor Receives BVLOS Authority

Governor Cuomo Announces First Segment of New York’s 50-Mile Drone Corridor Receives Authority from FAA to Fly Beyond Visual Line of Sight Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York Unmanned Aircraft System Test Site at Griffiss International Airport in Rome has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly unmanned aircraft beyond visual line of sight within first […]

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Verizon Skyward & Southern Company Conduct BVLOS Testing

Skyward, a Verizon company, recently met with Southern Company and representatives from Hitec at the New York UAS Test Site in Rome, NY to conduct multiple BVLOS drone test flights. The goal: aid Southern Company, a leading energy company, in testing drone aircraft and procedures at an active airport as a precursor to long-range beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flights that can assist in […]

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New York UAS Public Safety Fly-In october 29th in oriskany ny

The Latest News From NUAIR | www.nuair.org/news TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PMSTATE PREPAREDNESS TRAINING CENTER (ORISKANY, NY) On Tuesday, October 29, 2019, we’re inviting public safety personnel from across the state to join us at the State Preparedness Training Center (SPTC) in Oriskany for a full day of learning, networking and drone flying. NUAIR has teamed up with New York […]

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Inaugural Southeast Regional UAS RODEO October 9 and 10

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Jeff Fagerman, Founder of LidarUSA provided the heads up for the inaugural Southeast Regional UAS RODEO which stands for Regional Ongoing (training for) Drone Emergency Operations. The inaugural RODEO is going to take place October 9 and 10 at the Public Service Training Academy in Huntsville, AL. UAS Information Sharing and Analysis Organization and GEOHuntsville are proud to present this […]

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2019 NY UAS Symposium Brings In Over 300 Participants

The second annual New York UAS Symposium, hosted by NUAIR, at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York, Sept. 16-18, 2019 brought in more than 300 participants. The symposium gives the UAS community a chance to network with UAS industry leaders from around the globe, to make new connections, and most importantly, discuss the key issues facing our industry. The symposium […]

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ARE Corporation – Utilizing UAS Based LiDAR Compared to Photogrammetric Techniques

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS or Drone) provide an alternative approach to traditional terrestrial and aerial acquisition mapping and ground-based surveys. Picking up where traditional methods of acquisition are limited, such as safety, time, expense, and project site accessibility, UAS unlock new opportunities for acquiring geospatial information via LiDAR and photogrammetry. LiDAR and photogrammetric techniques provide integral solutions for customers at […]

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AeroVironment Unveils VAPOR All-Electric Helicopter UAS at DSEI

AeroVironment Unveils VAPOR All-Electric Helicopter UAS at DSEI, Adding New and Expanded Mission Capabilities to Its Family of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems VAPOR 35 and VAPOR 55 add vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) and multi-payload capabilities, complementing and expanding AeroVironment’s leading fixed-wing small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) VAPOR all-electric Helicopter UAS product line delivers advanced performance, endurance and payload flexibility, […]

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Applanix and Phase One Industrial – 2019 Workshop on Airborne Mapping and Surveying

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Applanix and Phase One Industrial are pleased to invite you to the upcoming 2019 Workshop on Airborne Mapping and Surveying, a two day educational and networking event. The workshop will be held on November 13 & 14, 2019 at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, just under 30 minutes away from the Denver International Airport. Attendees will learn more about: Direct […]

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GPI Geospatial, Inc. Combines Experience with Industry-Leading 3D Technology

The Firm With 40+ offices located throughout the eastern half of the United States, GPI Geospatial, Inc. (GPI) has been providing 3D remote sensing solutions to a wide range of private and government customers for over 50 years. They are an employee-owned organization with a dual focus on employee and customer satisfaction, while delivering quality products and services. GPI purchased […]

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webinar: how can UAS LiDAR change the way utilities operate?

Join drone scientist Jason San Souci and utility advisor Kevin Faus for a 30-minute webinar answering the question “how can UAS LiDAR change the way utilities operate?” With the visual and thermal inspection of transmission and distribution assets from UAS becoming more commonplace, LiDAR offers a rare and detailed look at this aging infrastructure that is invaluable for increasing reliability, […]

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Bentley Systems – Availability of OpenBuildings Station Designer

Bentley Systems Announces the Availability of OpenBuildings Station Designer Uniquely integrates multidisciplinary design and pedestrian simulationfor rail and transit stations EXTON, Pa. – May 13, 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the general availability of OpenBuildings Station Designer, a new multidisciplinary application for the design, […]

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UAS Support for the Transportation Sector : Pre-Construction to Geohazard

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UAS Support for the Transportation Sector From Pre-Construction Surveys to Geohazard Analysis Join geospatial industry veteran Brian Soliday, Juniper Unmanned’s Chief Revenue Officer on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM MDT for a 30-minute webinar focused on how to seamlessly integrate Juniper Unmanned’s UAS technology and processes into your workflows through their enablement services.   Juniper Unmanned’s mission is to […]

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ARE Corp: Erosion and Gully Alternatives LiDAR Analysis

The Plainfield Recreation Road project required careful planning and implementation of  drone lidar to collect the required 3D map data. INTRODUCTION With the increased need for real-time results in today’s world, on-foot inspection is not always the best approach for collecting site characterization data. This particular project involves a very dense area with lots of aerial cover, making it hard […]

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sentient blue – Governor Cuomo Announces $1 Million Grand Prize Winner of GENIUS NY

Sentient Blue Wins GENIUS NY $1 Million Grand Prize; Four Other Finalists Receive $500,000 Investments as Part of $3 Million Awarded to Innovative Companies that will Now Operate in Syracuse $15 Million Invested Over Three Rounds of Competition GENIUS NY Program Builds on Progress of CNY Rising – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy Governor […]

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unmanned aircraft systems map installation assets, maximize efficiency

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USING UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS TO MAP INSTALLATION ASSETS MAXIMIZES EFFICIENCY VICKSBURG, Miss. (Feb. 26, 2018)–Jenny Laird, Thommy Berry, Kenneth Matheson, Elizabeth Lord and Robby Boyd, all of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Environmental Laboratory, utilized unmanned aircraft systems to conduct an infrastructure inventory and assessment of the ERDC-Vicksburg installation, part of a collaborative effort with ERDC’s Directorate […]

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BVLOS Drone Flights Improve Operational Economics

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The number one issue holding back the drone industry is the inability, in general to fly beyond visual line of sight – BVLOS.  The following is an excerpt from The Economics of BVLOS, a whitepaper—written in partnership with Skylogic Research—that compares traditional inspection methods with VLOS and BVLOS drone operations on the basis of cost, safety, data quality, and time-to-value. […]

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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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Delair Teams With Trimble Business Center on PPK

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TOULOUSE, France – January 16, 2019 – Delair, a leading supplier of commercial drone solutions, today announced interoperability of high-precision data acquired from the Delair UX11 drone with version 5.0 of the Trimble Business Center software. The integration enables geospatial professionals to simply drag and drop Delair UX11 PPK ( post-processed kinematic capabilities) data directly into Trimble Business Center projects. […]

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Energy Drone Coalition Releases Inaugural Survey Results

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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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