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  • Europe’s biggest UAV Show returns this November completely free of charge!

    The Commercial UAV Show is back for a brand-new edition and is completelyfree of charge. With thousands of attendees and hundreds of speakers and exhibitors from all over the globe, the Commercial UAV Show is Europe’s biggest show of its kind. Showcasing giants such as Airbus, Google Wing, DJI, Flyability, BP, Shell and NATO, this show aims to be…

  • Terra Drone Indonesia’s LiDAR mapping UAVs are helping Palu recover from 2018 double disaster

    Sulawesi, Indonesia, May 15, 2019 – For the first time ever, Light Detection and Ranging technology (LiDAR) is being used to create maps for post-disaster recovery efforts in Indonesia. Terra Drone Indonesia, in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), is using drone-mounted LiDAR technology and photogrammetry to create high-resolution maps of impacted areas. For…

  • Neat Brands Reveals Exciting Rebrand to Enterprise UAS, Acquires Aerial Media Pros

    LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) MAY 13, 2019 Neat Brands, a leading provider of commercial UAS technology adoption and solutions, has revealed the business’ rebrand to Enterprise UAS. The company’s announcement comes at an exciting time as they add Aerial Media Pros, another DJI Enterprise dealer, to their roster and continue to dominate the Southern California market. The…

  • How to Become a Drone Pilot

    The drone industry has opened the doors to a variety of business opportunities. Whilst most drone lovers gravitate towards the more obvious business models- such as drone videography and photography services, there is a huge demand for specialized pilots. These positions require a good level of piloting skills, industry specific knowledge, and often times a…

  • Terra Drone opens Angola branch due to high demand from oil and gas industry

    Tokyo, Japan – May 10, 2019 – Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation (CEO: Toru Tokushige), one of the world’s largest providers of industrial drone solutions, has extended its commitment to the African region by setting up a new branch, Terra Drone Angola. The decision to establish a permanent presence in Angola came after receiving multiple contracts from major oil…

  • How Drones Are Revolutionizing GIS

    Geographic information systems, or GIS, have many different applications across numerous industries, including resource management, scientific research, development planning, disaster management, marketing research and more. It involves the gathering of data, most of which has a geographic component, into maps so that it can be visualized, analyzed and better understood. The insights that GIS enables…

  • Rene Worms joins Atmos UAV as Head of Global Sales

    Delft, the Netherlands—May 8, 2019—Atmos UAV announced that Rene Worms, former Managing Director of Topcon Positioning Europe, will be joining as Head of Global Sales. The well-known strategist and geospatial expert will work towards the international expansion of the professional vertical take-off landing (VTOL) mapping and surveying (fixed wing) drone Marlyn, which is known for…

  • Picterra leaves BETA with thousands of users and launches paid plans

    In a competitive and data-driven world, where satellite, aerial, and drone imaging is accessible at an increasingly lower cost, deriving geospatial insights from this data is typically done manually, representing a time-consuming and labor-intensive process. On the other hand, developing an in-house Artificial Intelligence program to automate and scale-up geospatial analytics workflows represents a very…

  • Rules & Regulations: What Are the Key Elements of a Good Drone Law?

    Regulating new technologies has always been a cumbersome task for authorities. This is because regulations must encompass technological leaps at the same time as they occur, and innovation is much faster than bureaucracy. Striking the balance between responsible and facilitating regulations is difficult, and various countries have taken very different approaches to drones. Continuous dialogue…

  • Introducing Drone Harmony Cloud

    The Drone Harmony Cloud platform has been released. With it, Drone Harmony’s customers gain two new dimensions to their data capture workflows: cloud storage of mission data and a web-based planning interface. Combined with Drone Harmony’s mobile application, Drone Harmony is now offering a fully integrated data capture platform for drone service providers and enterprises.…