5 Things I Discovered at Commercial UAV Expo Europe – Part II

Commercial UAV Expo Europe took place in Amsterdam this year, and it was an event that saw everything from insights about surveying & mapping challenges across the continent to innovative solutions like the hydrogen fuel cells for UAVs that BMPower is building. Before I went to the event, I published a blog that laid out…

Solving the Challenge of Multiple Drones and Hundreds of Batteries

We’ve discussed the difficulties related to the amount of time that a UAV can stay in the air, but these limitations are not stopping organizations of all sizes and types from utilizing drones to perform tasks in faster, cheaper and safer ways, or from quantifying what their ROI in the technology looks like. Doing so…

How Do You Digitize the World?

We’ve talked about what it can mean to utilize drone technology to perform a given task in a faster, cheaper or safer way, but doing so is almost always in the context of a digitization process that will ultimately enable better decision making. Many people have utilized drones to gather information that forms a critical…

5 Things I Discovered at Commercial UAV Expo Europe – Part I

It’s been a few weeks now since Commercial UAV Expo Europe took place in Amsterdam, and we’ve seen session and video highlights that showcase some of what happened. Before I went to the event, I published a blog that laid out five things I was watching out for at the Expo. It’s time to take…

What Every Manned or Unmanned Pilot Should Know

Our airspace is now shared by pilots of both manned and unmanned aircraft. Often, we don’t understand enough about this new mix of aircraft operations. That’s why it is imperative for everyone to share a common understanding of how and why this blend works, and how to maintain and improve the impeccable safety record that general…