SimActive Automates Direct Georeferencing

SimActive Automates Direct Georeferencing

SimActive Automates Direct Georeferencing SimActive Inc. , a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce an automated solution for direct georeferencing from real-time kinematic (RTK) positioning. Within the new workflow feature, users can easily get high accuracy in projects without the use of ground control points (GCP), saving considerable time in collecting and processing data. Martin Instrument , premier authorized dealer for survey and construction equipment in Texas […]

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DJI Launches DJI Knowledge Quiz

DJI Launches DJI Knowledge Quiz

DJI Launches DJI Knowledge Quiz Knowledge Quiz For New Remote Pilots DJI , the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, stated on October 25th, 2017 that it will launch a new Remote Pilot Knowledge Test to promote drone education and safety . The DJI Knowledge Quiz will be built into the DJI Go4 app that will require pilots to pass prior to first flights. This announcement comes […]

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Donan Launches Drone Forensics to take on Drone-Related Claims

Donan Launches Drone Forensics to take on Drone-Related Claims

drone forensics “We’re offering Drone Forensics in response to the growing number of accidents and losses involving drones. As one of the first forensic investigation firms to provide commercial drone inspections, expanding our capabilities to include investigations on claims related to drones was a natural progression for Donan,” said Matt Kenney, Technical Program Manager. “In the last several years we’ve invested heavily in research and partnerships in the drone industry. […]

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Property Drone Consortium Encouraged by White House Drone Initiative

Property Drone Consortium Encouraged by White House Drone Initiative

The Property Drone Consortium (PDC) is encouraged by the White House’s announcement of the UAS Integration Pilot Program Initiative. The Initiative, in which local and state authorities will collaborate with commercial entities to address needs for different types of commercial drone operations, has the potential to speed up the development of one consistent and transparent legal and regulatory framework across the U.S. that will be necessary to realize the full […]

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Automated Access to Controlled Airspace

Automated Access to Controlled Airspace

With New AirMap-FAA Integration, Drone Operators Receive Automated Access to Controlled Airspace For the first time ever commercial drone operators can request automated authorization to fly in controlled airspace near select U.S. airports using the same AirMap iOS and Android applications they use today for flight planning and real-time situational awareness. Automated authorizations with AirMap are the result of collaboration with the FAA’s Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) […]

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UAS Integration Pilot Program

UAS Integration Pilot Program

Trump and Chao Announce UAS Integration Pilot Program Use Code UAVEN25 To Save $25 According to recent reports , President Donald J. Trump is pushing U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to launch an initiative that safely tests and validate advanced operations for drones in partnership with state and local governments in select jurisdictions. The UAS Integration Pilot Program implements a directive, signed by President Trump on October 25th, […]

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YellowScan to leverage Velodyne’s lightweight VLP-16 Puck LiDAR sensors for its advanced aerial Surveyor LiDAR system

YellowScan to leverage Velodyne’s lightweight VLP-16 Puck LiDAR sensors for its advanced aerial Surveyor LiDAR system

yellowscan matrice Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D vision systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced that it is partnering with YellowScan to integrate its VLP-16 Puck and VLP-16 Puck LITE LiDAR sensors into YellowScan’s Surveyor for a turn-key and reliable LiDAR system for demanding UAV applications. Real-time LiDAR systems for UAVs are leveraged around the world for industrial and scientific applications, including surveying, civil engineering, archeology, and environmental […]

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2018 Allianz World Championship Heads To Saudi Arabia

2018 Allianz World Championship Heads To Saudi Arabia

DRL Announces 2018 Allianz World Championship The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier drone racing circuit, and The General Sport Authority (GSA) of Saudi Arabia announced the details of the 2018 DRL Allianz World Championship . The Championship race is set to take place September 2018 in Saudi Arabia and will be the first professional drone race staged in the kingdom. Marking the 7 th and final event of […]

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The first drone’s operations and applications diploma in Europe starts in January 2018

The first drone’s operations and applications diploma in Europe starts in January 2018

In January 2018, ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile, the French Aviation University) will open the first European diploma dedicated to operation and applications of drones, the “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Services and Management”. Advanced Masters Registration is open on www.enac.fr Shape the future of the drone industry Drones, aka UAS, UAV and RPAS, are revolutionising the aviation industry. They have been adapted for commercial use on a global scale, creating […]

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Parrot Releases New Thermal Drone

Parrot Releases New Thermal Drone

Parrot Releases New Thermal Drone Parrot has really stepped up its game in recent months. This year alone the company has formed new collaborations, launched the Parrot Professional Solutions , and taken Parrot Education worldwide. Now the company has announced the release of an all-in-one quadcopter thermal imaging solution, meet the Parrot Bebop-Pro Thermal Drone . Based on the Parrot Bebop 2 Power quadcopter, the Bebop-Pro has been modified for […]

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