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Use Your Drone as a Tool for Collecting Scientific Data

Small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or simply drones) have become an important addition to my science tool kit. Not only are they good for aerial imaging, they are ideal for measuring changes in temperature, relative humidity, dew point, and other parameters at various altitudes. The simplest way …

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Why a robot won't take over your job (probably)

Businesses may be marching towards a more robotic future, but we needn't worry about the machines taking over human jobs just yet.<p>With driverless cars, advanced robotics and machine learning all dramatically improving year by year, it's easy to worry that we're about to enter an age where the …

$1,499 Phantom 4 Pro puts DJI way out in front of the camera drone market ... again

They say competition breeds innovation, but it's hard to say that axiom holds up in the prosumer drone market. Because nobody has been able to touch …

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Drones Fight Back Against Laser Weapons

And they might be winning<p>Back in 2014, a laser gun (the Laser Weapon System, or LaWS), went into service on the warship USS Ponce. Created as a defense system against drones, more laser weapons are making their way to the battlefield. But there’s a problem: Their flying targets have begun to defend …

SimActive Launches Subscription UAV Software - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce a new subscription-based offering for Correlator3D™ UAV. …

Trimble Sells its Unmanned Aircraft System Business to Delair-Tech - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Delair-Tech has acquired its Belgium-based Gatewing Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) engineering and …

Verizon to sell drone data plans - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

This seems like nothing more than a renaming exercise for a data product. Verizon last week told Ryan Knutson of the Wall Street Journal that they …

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senseFly eBee+ RTK/PPK-ready, large coverage mapping drone - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

senseFly, the world’s first choice producer of professional mapping drones, will introduce its next-generation fixed-wing system for survey-grade …

GoPro Can Now Shoot In 3D

Capturing 3D action footage could be about to get a whole lot easier thanks to Vitrima, a new low-cost accessory designed for GoPro cameras.<p>Stereoscopic content is often captured by a pair of cameras placed side by side, but this is an expensive technique which not only requires a second camera, …

Ultimate Pix4D tutorial 3D mapping

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DARPA helps drones avoid mid-air collisions

Some of the latest consumer drones, such as the DJI Phantom 4, come with an obstacle avoidance system. They're designed for stationary and slow-moving objects, however, like trees and cyclists, rather than aircraft ripping through the sky at 550mph. That poses a problem if we ever want manned and …

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The Underwater Drone Manufacturer That Wants To Be China's Next DJI

The future of drones is not only about flying high, but also going deep. Companies that make underwater vehicles, technically called remote operated vehicle (ROV), are breaking into the consumer market.<p>Deepfar, an ROV manufacturer in China, just released their latest series called White Shark, …

DJI will now cover the cost of repairs if you crash your drone

It can be thrilling to fly your drone at top speed low to the ground, but that's also asking for trouble, since accidents can be quite expensive. Owners of DJI drones, the Phantom or the Inspire, can now push the limit without worrying about covering the full cost of repairs. The drone maker is now …

Exclusive 3G Connectivity partnership between Delair-Tech and Telefonica - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Delair-Tech, French leader in the civil drone sector in BtoB, and Telefonica Business Solutions, a leading provider of a wide range of integrated …

ArgenTech Solutions, Inc., receives FAA 333 Exemption for inspection and emergency response. - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

ArgenTech Solutions, Inc. (AgTS) received a Section 333 Exemption Certificate of Authorization (COA) to assist in the evaluation and inspection of …

Esri Co-Founder Shares Vision for Future of Governments and GIS

(TNS) — The world is facing daunting conditions, from climate change, declining biodiversity and dwindling natural environments to social conflicts …

Government Technology

5 brilliant uses of drones you never thought about

These days, drones are most commonly used in aerial photography and 3D mapping. It sure takes things to a whole new level. But do you know that it …

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Here's How Companies Are Actually Using Drones

Mostly photography, says the Center for the Study of the Drone<p>How are companies using drones? There’s a lot of speculation about the future of the drone business in America, with promises that the small, unmanned flying vehicles will transform everything from farming to package delivery, and will …

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office to receive $1M in state funding for drone program

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office could soon be flying unmanned aircraft in search-and-rescue missions, drug-trafficking investigations and …

Home automation with your Pi – Part 1

<b>We regularly talk about how the Raspberry Pi is the perfect little computer to have around the house doing work that requires just enough computing</b> …

Miniature fuel cell to keep drones aloft for over an hour and phones charged for a week

Drones are being utilized in everything from parcel delivery to search and rescue, but their limited flight times are restricting their ability to …

Clean Energy

Collaboration with UK firm brings drone utility infrastructure inspection to the USA - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Colorado based Unmanned Experts (UMEX), a leading consultancy and training company in the United States Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) market has …

How to control anything in your house with your iPhone or Android phone

Some day, everything in your house will be “smart.” Today, most of the things in your house a pretty dumb. Until we arrive at a point in time where …

The Importance of Where: How spatial analysis leads to insight.

<b>Ask questions, derive answers. Chapter 5 of The ArcGIS Book shows you how.</b>After a brief introduction and a few examples, chapter 5 of <i>The ArcGIS Book</i> …

Special Weather Presentation at Esri UC 2015

Weather is a factor that can seriously impact your business, and having accurate information in a timely manner can help you make better decisions. …