Articles in the UAV Category

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 …

May 2019 | No Comment

SBG Systems introduces Quanta UAV, a New Line of INS/GNSS Systems
SBG Systems has introduced its newest line of INS/GNSS systems for dronebased surveying integrators. Quanta UAV and Quanta UAV Extra are small, lightweight, low-power inertial navigation systems that offer two different levels of accuracy. They’re developed for compact LiDAR to high-end beyond visual line …

Apr 2019 | No Comment

senseFly eBee X with MicaSense RedEdge-MX,
SenseFly and MicaSense, producer of drone sensors for agriculture, have announced a new dual solution – the senseFly eBee X with MicaSense RedEdge-MX.
The RedEdge-MX is a rugged, built-tolast professional multispectral sensor. Capturing red, green, blue, near-infrared, and red-edge spectral bands, data from this sensor can be used to …

Mar 2019 | No Comment

Terra Drone launch its India operations
Terra Drone Corporation has ventured into the Indian market with the establishment of Terra Drone India. With its headquarters in Japan and presence in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America, Terra Drone is one of the largest industrial UAV companies in the world. Its associate company, Terra …

Feb 2019 | No Comment

Use of civilian drones in Germany
A study by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has now revealed that there is clear approval in Germany for the use of civilian drones in civil protection, rescue missions and research work. However, flights for advertising, leisure and parcel delivery purposes are still viewed …

Jan 2019 | No Comment

Droneshield join hands with Thales
DroneShield has entered into a Teaming Agreement with Thales Programas De Electronica Y Comunicaciones S.A.U. (“Thales”) (a Spanish subsidiary of Thales S.A.), whereby Thales will utilise and promote DroneShield’s products in its defence and security contract bids in Spain involving counterdrone aspects.
Drones help map sea level rise
Drones can be used to …

Dec 2018 | No Comment

Virtual Surveyor 6.1 handles more than drone data
Virtual Surveyor 6.1 now handles on-thefly projections that previously required a separate software package to set the data in the proper coordinate system. It has become popular among surveyors because it bridges the gap between UAV photogrammetric processing applications and engineering CAD packages. The software generates an interactive …