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Three Reasons Golf Courses Are The Next Drone Mapping Territory

 The emerald golfing greens have seen better days. According to the US National Golf Foundation, the number of players has almost steadily declined from over 30 million in 2005 (pre-recession), to 24.7 million today. 680 US and 158 Canadian courses have closed. “Golf course owners are ...

3 Examples Of Why Modular UAS Payloads Are The Future

What does having a modular drone payload mean? Customization. You can build any kind of custom payload you need, plug it into Altavian drones, and fly it. There is no uncertainty whether you have the right drone for the job. The question is if you can build/buy/acquire the right payload. To ...

Rwanda Forges Forward With Drone Mapping And Delivery Use

After Rwanda made waves in the news early last year for allegedly being the first country to approve drone delivery, people payed attention. The country, with its rolling hills and one of the fastest growing economies in Central Africa, has already established regulations regarding drones and ...

Cloud Security Alliance and Securing Smart Cities Release Municipal Drone Best Practices

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world's leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, together with Securing Smart Cities, a not-for-profit global initiative that aims to solve the existing ...

The Case for Low Power ADS-B for Drones

Let’s just start with a few numbers and some back of the envelope math: 1.2 million drones were sold in the United States in 2016 1,800 reported pilot drone sightings in the United States in 2016 (up 25% from 2015)0.4 miles – about the maximum distance I can see my DJI ...

Tynker And Parrot Create Online Drone Curriculum For Kids

Creative-computing company Tynker is rolling out a new U.K. school curriculum that includes a course on drone programming, which will be executed in partnership with Parrot.Besides the new drone course, the new curriculum – to be offered for the 2017-2018 school year – adds JavaScript and ...

The Commercial Opportunity for Drones in 2017 and Beyond

Over the next three years, Goldman Sachs Research forecasts the drone industry market opportunity will reach $100 billion, with industries such as construction, oil and gas, and agriculture expected to see significant growth. The passing of the FAA’s Part 107 rule in mid-2016 led to booming ...

Texas Instruments Technology Extends Flight Time And Battery Life Of UAS

Texas Instruments today introduced two circuit-based subsystem reference designs that will help manufacturers add flight time and extend battery life to quadcopters and other non-military consumer and industrial drones used to deliver packages, provide surveillance or communicate and assist at ...

Safety Precautions for UAS Aerial Mapping in Urban Environments

QuestUAV Addressing Safety Standards in Urban EnvironmentsDrone mapping is growing at a rapid rate in almost every country in the world. Unfortunately, incidents with drones are also growing at the same time. Just like any other aircraft, drones not only need to be flown ...

DroneView Technologies – 2017 Calendar of Drone Industry Conferences and Events

The crew over at DroneView Technologies has put together a comprehensive listing of  UAS conferences, and events for 2017  stay update and take a look at the Calendar of Drone Industry Conferences and Events.