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Knowledge Base Presented By Access Partnership “Keeping an eye on the sky: What’s next on monitoring drones”

In recent years, the public image of drones has changed from undesired, unexpected, and sometimes alien devices. Technological artifacts threaten our wellbeing and privacy, generating instant panic the moment a buzzing set of propellers disrupted the harmony of nearby airspace. However, unmanned ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Inertial Labs “Providing Actionable LiDAR Point Cloud Deliverables”

What is LiDAR Point Cloud?Components OverviewA LiDAR point cloud is a collection of millions (even billions) of points that is used to accurately map an environment in a way similarly to how a pointillism painting creates a picture. Each of these points have a location in a known coordin...

Knowledge Base Presented By uAvionix “ADS-B INERT and ALERT for UAS Revisited”

Back in 2018 – we published a white paper titled “Inert and Alert: Intelligent ADS-B for UAS NAS Integration: Concept of Operations.”  In it, we described a concept for a way to leverage the undeniable safety benefits of ADS-B for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) without “overwhelming ...

Knowledge Base Presented By GETSAT “How SATCOM Vastly Improves Small UAV Flexibility”

Small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are playing an increasingly important role in today’s modern battlefield. They save lives every day through reconnaissance missions, providing mission-critical imagery and videos without putting personnel at risk. Technological improvements allow small UAVs ...

Unleash the Potential of BVLOS Drone Operations with Obstacle Detection Radar

Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operation is fast becoming a standard requirement in many industrial and mission-critical applications. With drone operations no longer limited by the range constraint within the remote pilot’s line of sight, unlocking BVLOS operations in autonomous drones ...

Knowledge Base Presented By ST Engineering “Obstacle Detection Radar infographic”

As the global autonomous Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone market continues to expand, his team needed to explore improved and reliable obstacle detection sensors to incorporate into their drones. In the complex urban airspace, besides compliance with local laws safety regulations, ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Sagetech “Essential Technical Considerations For Selecting Your Next UAV Transponder”

Every day, UAV manufacturers are sifting through new and emerging technology requirements for transponder surveillance solutions to enable missions in civil and military airspace. What are the Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS)? What FAA, FCC, military AIMS, and other compliances are ...

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 ...