Central NY Launches New 50 Mile Drone Corridor to Assist BVLOS Research

On September 29th New York State officials announced the launch of an initiative aimed at building a corridor for drone testing between Syracuse and Rome, NY. The announcement came as a follow-up to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $500M Central New York Revitalization Program announced in December 1015 and includes $30M to build the corridor. “If you…

MEASURE and the DaaS (Drone as a Service) Business Model

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 (UAV’s) are no different, and old dilemmas also apply to this new industry, although the considerations around choosing which option to utilize as a business model are quickly evolving. Software…

New at Intergeo: Complete Drone Solutions from senseFly

senseFly, the Swiss manufacturer of mapping drones, has launched new 360 industry-specific solutions for professionals, to reduce costs and collect fast, quality results easily and more efficiently. What was especially interesting to hear was that this development was at least partially the result of the reaction from what the company rolled out at Intergeo 2016.…

An Integrated Drone Multi-Spectral Mapping Solution for Agriculture

The Fairfax-based company Icaros Inc. partnered with the supplier of multispectral sensors and analytics software Agrowing to deliver an integrated drone multi spectral mapping solution for agriculture. This new bundled solution integrates Icaros’ OneButton Standard Edition with Agrowing’s agriculture and multispectral sensor solutions. What this means is that Agrowing users can now process imagery into…