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Knowledge Base Presented By Allianz “Drone Use Ready for Take-off”

The rapid growth of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones in our skies, is one of the biggest issues to impact the aviation industry for decades. In 2020, it is estimated that global spending on drones will total $16.3bn alone, according to analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC)1 ...

Knowledge Base Presented By KlauPPK “Phantom 4 Pro or RTK”

Over the past year or more the Phantom 4 RTK has become the popular entry level mapping drone. But now with its older brother, the Phantom 4 Pro, back on the block, it’s worth taking a good look at how these drones go head to head on surveying and mapping.To bring the P4Pro up to speed for ...

Knowledge Base Presented By 34 North Drones “Barriers to the Implementation of Counter UAS Operations”

It is generally agreed that counter drone operations are comprised of two phases. They are: 1. Detection, and; 2. Mitigation or neutralization. Technological and legal barriers exist for both as concerns private, commercial and governmental agencies. Statutory exemptions exist for select federal ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Geosyntec Consultants “The Business Model for UAS”

Leveraging UAS technology across surveying and engineering sectors is demanding. The expectations of accuracy and accountability require the best in expertise, methodology, and equipment. Using the latest UAS photogrammetric hardware and software, surveyors are now capturing 10s of millions of ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Klau Geomatics “The Rise of Manned Aerial Mapping”

UAVs have brought photogrammetry back as a bread and butter tool for surveying. They’ve put mapping back on the map. But often we see large ambitious UAV projects undertaken, to capture long stretches of highway or vast expanses of detailed mapping, taking weeks of UAV survey crew ...

FlytBase White Paper on Warehouse Automation – Inventory Management using Drones

FlytBase, Inc., an enterprise drone automation company, releases a white paper highlighting the role of autonomous drones in the digital transformation of warehouses. Driven by safety, cost and revenue benefits, warehouses across the world are adopting technologies such as Internet-of-Things, ...

Knowledge Base Presented By uAvionix “ADS-B Is Drone Repellent”

Airspaces around the world are becoming safer by the day thanks to Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast technology (ADS-B).  Sorry I had to spell that one out – habit, I guess.  If you’re reading this blog, chances are you know what we’re talking about when we mention ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Allianz “Four Challenges to Drone Taxi Implementation”

One day, commuting in an unmanned electric flying taxi will be possible: fast, economical, traffic-free – and with a virtual zero-carbon footprint. But we aren’t there yet. Infrastructure improvements, regulatory decisions, safety issues – and assignment of insurance liability – must be ...

Knowledge Base: US Army Studying Drone Delivery Of Essential Supplies

Seeking methods to keep their manned aircraft away from adversaries' long-range precision weapons, the US Army is looking at ways to rapidly resupply frontline platoons and squads with weapons, ammunition and other essential supplies using autonomous cargo drones. After studying its logistical ...

USHST Sees Safety Benefits of Integrating UAS and OPA Technology into Helicopter Operations

As part of its commitment to drive down the civil helicopter fatal accident rate, the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) has issued a report identifying how Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Optionally Piloted Aircraft (OPA) technology can reduce fatalities in high-risk operations....