Articles in the UAV Category

Mar 2020 | No Comment

NAV CANADA signs strategic agreement with Unifly
Canada’s civil air navigation service provider, NAV CANADA, has entered into an agreement with Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation’s portfolio company, Unifly, to help drone pilots plan future missions. As a strategic technology partner to NAV CANADA, Unifly will facilitate the deployment of a national system that would provide …

Feb 2020 | No Comment

KazUAV supports World Bank’s school infrastructure risk assessment initiative
KazUAV, a group company of Japanbased Terra Drone Corporation, has been supporting the World Bank in its initiative to build sustainable school infrastructure in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. As part of the General-Purpose Simulation Program (GPSS) under the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) …

Jan 2020 | No Comment

White Paper promotes European GNSS for safe, reliable UAVs
The European GNSS Agency has published an online White Paper on European Global Navigation Satellite Systems, asserting that use of Galileo and its corrections via the European Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) are essential for the safe and reliable navigation of drones.
The report further states that …

Dec 2019 | No Comment

Department of justice announces update to policy on use of UAS
The Justice Department in the USA has announced the publication of its updated Policy on the Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. In light of advancements in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology, and lessons learned from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s limited use of UAS, …

Nov 2019 | No Comment

New aircraft to carry full range of UAV scanners by LiDARUSA
LiDARUSA a global leader in the design and integration of economical LiDAR sensors announced a partnership with Innoflight Technology, a manufacturer specializing in UAV systems for surveying, mapping, and inspection. As a result of the partnership, LiDARUSA is offering the Galaxy 950 platform to …

Oct 2019 | No Comment

Applanix releases New POSPac LiDAR Quality Control Tools for UAVs
AApplanix has introducedLiDAR Quality Control (LiDAR QC) Tools for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)—a new software module supported by the latest release of Applanix’ industry-leading GNSSaided inertial post-processing software packages, POSPac Mobile Mapping Solution (MMS) and POSPac Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). LiDAR QC Tools for UAVs …

Sep 2019 | No Comment

FlytGCS Enterprise for remote drone fleet operations
FlytGCS, is a cloud-based remote operations solution for drone operators and service providers. As the commercial drone market matures, professional drone operations are maturing to enterprise ones – with corporations across the world building in-house drone fleets and programs, runnings PoCs and pilots for multiple use-cases, and investing in …

Aug 2019 | No Comment

Drone Companies snag $7.5 Million Air Force contract to develop UTM
Two New York drone companies have flown into a cloud of sweet, sweet government dollars after receiving a $7.75 million grant from the Air Force Research Lab.
UAS provider AX Enterprize of Yorkville, N.Y. and drone UTM company Thales USA will use the money to investigate …

Jul 2019 | No Comment

New drone laws for European Union
Common European rules on drones, Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/945 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947, have been published to ensure drone operations across Europe are safe and secure. The rules will amongst others help to protect the safety and the privacy of EU citizens while enabling the free …

Jun 2019 | No Comment

Construction companies benefits of aerial LiDAR surveys
Terra Drone Indonesia has successfully completed two pilot projects that demonstrate how construction companies can benefit from drone surveying and mapping services. Using drones equipped with LiDAR technology, it has carried out survey-grade topographic mapping for two different dam construction projects in West and Central Java.
Topcon announces …