An Emphasis on Innovation and Regulation at Commercial UAV Expo Europe

On June 20 the first Commercial UAV Expo Europe will open its doors to its attendees in Brussels, Belgium. The complete program was announced last week and I must admit that the list of presenters and exhibitors promises a very exciting event. Of particular interest are the presentations related to BVLOS and the regulatory framework…

What Does the European UAV Market Need?

Few would argue that the regulatory environment around flying a drone for commercial purposes in Europe is fractured, but many have said the same thing about the drone market itself in this part of the world. Regional concerns are of top priority for many operators, but there are numerous issues that need to be dealt…

Astral Aerial Solutions Developing a UTM System for Africa

UAS Traffic Management systems (UTM) are critically important for the drone industry as a whole. These systems help keeping control over flying drones, and between unmanned and manned traffic. In the past few months, there’s been a noticeable huge growth of UTM systems, developed by many different companies all over the world. Recently, we had…

Transforming Drone Data into Oblique Imagery with Oblimapper

The value that drone operators can find at the software layer is becoming a bigger and bigger topic as UAV technology continues to mature. Drone hardware is on its’ way to becoming commoditized, and while that process won’t be a simple one, it will and already has highlighted why utilizing software that will easily enable…