3 Key Insights from Commercial UAV Expo Europe

Last Thursday saw the successful delivery of the first edition of Commercial UAV Expo Europe in Brussels, Belgium. Following the keynotes, I wrote about how the Expo was clearly designed to highlight industrial applications where UAVs are being thought of and positioned as just another tool. That focus on the operational requirements for commercial users…

Planning for and Enabling a Global UTM System

At Commercial UAV Expo Europe, a number of important topics like the Lessons Learned from Inspecting More than 1000 Bridges as well as What’s Ahead for Surveying & Mapping were explored in detail, but it was the session focused on the Global UTM and U-Space that particularly caught our eye. While the logistics around how…

What Does “Actionable Information” Really Mean?

Within any new industry, there can be tendency to use buzz words to give validity to a new approach. As an analyst, you get used to ingesting large amounts of industry communications. Admittedly, you also begin to overlook terms that are used time and time again. To let you in on a small secret, within…

The PENSAR from Aerialtronics is Released at Commercial UAV Expo Europe

At Commercial UAV Expo Europe, Aerialtronics released a fully integrated computer vision platform with deep learning capabilities. PENSAR is a stand-alone twin sensor platform that utilizes the GPU-accelerated computing power to enable real-time video processing and immediate augmented insights. The product is the first to integrate the new and powerful FLIR Boson thermal IR camera…