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Monday, March 7th, 2016

3DR Announces Site Scan Aerial Analytics Platform for Data Collection and Cloud Analysis

Berkeley, Calif., March 7, 2016—3DR today announces the release of Site Scan, an aerial analytics platform that enables customers to safely, quickly and easily inspect, survey and scan work sites with the Solo smart drone and seamlessly deliver that data to the cloud for processing and analytics. Designed for the field professional, Site Scan is an intuitive, open and

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

RCMP Use Drone to Find Lost Family

RCMP say a drone was used to help locate a family that got lost in the woods. On Saturday at 4:30 p.m., two adults and their 17-month-old child entered the woods off the Highway 107 extension. The Dartmouth family got lost and called police around 8:30 p.m. A drone was deployed, and the family was found

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

The Austrian Aviation Authority Grants MULTI ROTOR an Operating License for All Classes

The Austrian aviation authority Austro Control has granted MULTI ROTOR an operating license for all classes (A, B, C, and D).

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Korean Geospatial Industry Welcomes TopoDrone-100 Photogrammetric Mapping System

DroneMetrex demonstrated its innovative UAV photogrammetric mapping system TopoDrone-100 to international visitors in the framework of the Smart Geospatial Expo, an international conference, forum and exhibition featuring the newest and the most advanced global trends in the spatial information industry. The event was held at COEX, Seoul, on 25-27 August 2014, and was hosted by

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Tree-mapping Drone Start-up Has Sky-high Ambitions

Mapping the trees in Finland’s forests sounds like a Herculean task – there are 30 billion of them, making it Europe’s most densely wooded nation. But for one start-up that’s just the warm-up act to its plan to use laser-equipped drones to shake up industry at large. From package deliveries to nuclear power plant examinations,

Monday, February 4th, 2013

DroneMapper Signs Multi-year Contract with State of Utah

DroneMapper announced that the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) has contracted with them to provide imagery processing services for the next 5 years.  UDAF collects high resolution imagery for use in conservation planning and management of natural resources. As an example, DroneMapper recently processed an imagery set as part of Utah’s effort to

Monday, February 4th, 2013

British Military Outfitted with Micro Drones

Britain’s military says its soldiers in Afghanistan have been issued with surveillance drones so small they can fit in the palm of your hand. The Scandinavian-designed Black Hornet Nano weighs as little as 16 grams (0.56 ounces) — the same as a finch. The four-inch-long (10-centimeter-long) helicopter is fitted with a tiny camera which relays

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

ARGUS Drone Spots You from 20,000 Feet

The latest scary spy apparatus lives 20,000 feet up, turning 30 or more square miles into live video sharp enough to spot individual people walking around. The system is called ARGUS, after the 100-eyed god of Greek myth, and fittingly, it works by hooking together hundreds of inexpensive image sensors like those found in mobile phones. The non-classified

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Leading Civil Drone Pioneers Join Forces

senseFly joins the Parrot Group to strengthen its position as a leading provider of ultralight flying drone (also called UAV ) for mapping and GIS professionals. Two pioneers of ultralight drones for civil use, senseFly and Parrot, have joined forces to further develop their respective markets. Parrot has sold over 300,000 of its AR.drone

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Navy Drone Crashes in Maryland

A U.S. Navy drone crashed Monday in a marsh near Salisbury, Maryland. The RQ-4A Global Hawk drone crashed during a routine training flight from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, according to Jamie Cosgrove, a spokeswoman for the Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons Program at the base. Read More

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