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Meeting 2022 FIFA World Cup Construction Goals with Drones - Commercial UAV News

With Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup and its National Vision 2030 plan getting closer, the country is already working on a project of a massive scale: …

Drones

Map Provides High-Resolution Look at Nearly Entire Arctic Region

“The Arctic, before we started, was one of the most poorly mapped places on Earth. It’s not anymore,” said Paul Morin, co–principal investigator of …

Climate Change

Thirteen Innovative Ways Humans Use Drones

Humans are limited. We can’t fly, breathe underwater, or survive in high temperatures. So we’ve left much of our scientific endeavors to instruments …

Climate Change

Drones in Solar, Hydro and Wind: Renewable Energy Power Plants

Commercial drone company FlightWave has discovered another new power source in Nicole Jordan, the new VP of Business …<p>Professional pilot platform …

Renewable Energy

Drone Research Project Could Save Norway's Salmon Population

Commercial drone company FlightWave has discovered another new power source in Nicole Jordan, the new VP of Business …<p>Professional pilot platform …

Drones

Chinese Farmers Yield Ample Harvest with Crop-Dusting Drones

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today hosted the official launch of the UAS Integration Pilot Program that …<p>In a webinar held earlier this …

U.S. Department of Transportation

What is an End-to-End Land Surveying Solution? - Commercial UAV News

The world of land surveying is changing. The introduction of new technologies such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), 3D modeling, and cloud-based …

Big Data

MEASURE and the DaaS (Drone as a Service) Business Model - Commercial UAV News

To own, lease or pay for a service is an old conundrum that haunts every manager in any industry that requires machinery. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles …

Drones

3DR Improves Site Scan’s GCPs Processing - Commercial UAV News

With a focus on providing easy access to data analysis, 3D modeling and mapping through the use of drones, 3DR improved its ground control points …

Drones

New at Intergeo: Complete Drone Solutions from senseFly - Commercial UAV News

senseFly, the Swiss manufacturer of mapping drones, has launched new 360 industry-specific solutions for professionals, to reduce costs and collect …

Drones

Solving the Biggest Drone Adoption Challenge for Survey Companies with AeroPoints - Commercial UAV News

We’ve taken a look at what it means to effectively use a drone as a surveying tool, and in the process of doing so discovered what kind of …

Drones

Can Surveyors Do More with Less by Using Drones? - Commercial UAV News

Being able to “do more with less” is a concept that has always been top of mind for survey professionals, and it’s part of the reason so many are …

Drones

How are Surveying & Mapping Professionals Using Drones in 2017? - Commercial UAV News

What does new drone regulation mean for surveying professionals that are or want to be using drones in 2017? Among countless other implications, Part …

Drones

New Drone Solutions for Professionals from Parrot - Commercial UAV News

Since the launch of Parrot’s Professional Range in early 2017, we’ve seen the company launch better and innovative solutions for different …

Drones

Infrared Maps Give Belgian Homeowners a Bird's-Eye View of Their Houses' Energy Efficiency

It's neat that you can see your house from space, thanks to Google and Bing maps, but cluttered images of rooftops and streets don't give you much besides street directions. A Belgian project aims to change that by adding infrared imagery, allowing Antwerp homeowners to check their homes' …

Maps

If Data is the New Oil, What Role Will Drones Play in Refinement? - Commercial UAV News

News like PrecisionMapper from PrecisionHawk being available for free dominated the headlines at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL event this year, but a quote from …

Big Data

New Research Report on Five Business Lessons about Drone Inspections

Drone services provider AirMap is the next vendor to provide access to instant airspace authorizations through the FAA’s …<p>Drone photography contests …

Drones

Taking flight | The Economist

Civilian drones<p>Most drones today are either cheap toys or expensive weapons. But interesting commercial uses are emerging in the middle, says Tom …

Climate Change Debate Being Shaped with Info Gathered by Drones - Commercial UAV News

Arguments about what is or isn’t happening with climate change continue to rage, and that’s why it’s more important than ever for people on both …

Drones

Old MacDonald Had A Drone

June 19, 2017<p>Unmanned Aerial Systems — UAS or drones, for convenience’s sake — are making their way into farming and leaving in their wake a vast …

Drones

WiFi + Drones = 3D X-Ray Vision

Using only off-the-shelf drones, WiFi transceivers, and Tango-enabled tablets, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have developed a way to perform 3D …

Drone support boosts firefighting efforts

Drones improve the effectiveness of firefighting efforts and reduce the risk to human life.<p>With fires recently causing a spate of disasters both in …

Drones Are Being Used For More Than Just Aerial Photography

The commercial real estate industry has become increasingly dependent on drones, with the construction and infrastructure sectors accounting for more than $45B of drones’ total $127B market value, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers research.<p>This technology is frequently used to assist with tasks …

Drones

BIKI Fish Drone Preview: The Drone That's A Fish

You can’t deny that it looks cute. The BIKI is the “world’s first bionic unmanned underwater drone,” or so says the company making it, Robosea. It’s a neat idea, and looks great, but that’s only a fraction of what makes a decent product. That it’s on Kickstarter is another red flag (of caution, not …

Drones

THE DRONE DELIVERY REPORT: Opportunities and challenges in automating logistics with drones

<i>This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Among the many ways that drones can transform business operations, few have received as much attention as delivering packages to consumers’ …

Logistics

6,000 Roof Inspections by Drone in Two Years - Unmanned Aerial

BetterView, a company that specializes in capturing and analyzing data from drones, says it has reached a new milestone by performing more than 6,000 …

Drones

Six Ways Drones Are Revolutionizing Agriculture - MIT Technology Review

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)—better known as drones—have been used commercially since the early 1980s. Today, however, practical applications for …

Agriculture

AI-Powered Drone Will Follow You Around and Take Pictures - MIT Technology Review

With high-quality drones now available for just a few hundred dollars, many consumers and businesses are taking to the skies. But many are plummeting …

Drones

Northwest Engineering Firm Brings Drones into the Mix - Unmanned Aerial

Portland, Ore.-based PBS Engineering and Environmental has unveiled a new drone division for surveying, engineering and aerial data …

Drones