Is a Network Based Remote ID Solution the Right One for the Drone Industry?

Developing a realistic approach to being able to remotely identify small drones in controlled airspace is a top priority for stakeholders throughout the drone industry. Acting FAA Administration Dan Elwell has literally said that we need universal remote identification (Remote ID), and plenty others have mentioned that it is critical for the industry at large to move forward. It’s…

FAA Issues an RFI for a Remote ID System for Drones

On December 20th the FAA quietly announced the release of a Request for Information (RFI) looking for partners to help develop a realistic approach to sharing data that would be required to remotely identify small drones in controlled airspace. The data collected would include a unique identifier for the UAV, tracking information as well as…

2019 Predictions for the Commercial Drone Industry with Randall Warnas

The advantages and opportunities that thermal imagery provides are incredible to consider, especially since that information can be gathered so quickly and easily via a drone. We’ve explored what kind of value can be created with the combination of thermal and multispectral imagery in one drone flight, and that thermal piece is being enabled by…

How to Succeed with and Scale a Drone Program

Talk about starting a drone program is happening at companies of all sizes, but establishing the right foundations to ensure these kinds of programs don’t fail is far less pervasive. At DJI AirWorks 2018, Rachel Mulholland’s presentation, “Bringing Your Drone Program to Scale: Lessons Learned from Going Big” laid out what it means to achieve…

2019 Predictions for the Commercial Drone Industry with Josh Olds

As a professional flight safety organization for operators, enterprises, and organizations focused on integrating and operating UAS safely for civil or commercial purposes, the Unmanned Safety Institute works around the world to delivering award-winning UAS flight safety training and drone certification programs. As part of their efforts to educate the community, USI has previously detailed…

Case Study: Top 5 Companies That Are Using Drones

Drones have become increasingly popular over the last few years, with many people and organizations fully adopting fully and integrating this technology in their way of doing business. Since Amazon made waves with the launch of its Amazon Air drone delivery service a few years ago, the list of businesses using UAVs has been growing…

Is Our Airspace Safe? Why Counter Drone Technology is Necessary

Drone technology is pushing the limits of everything from wildlife photography to home security, giving civilians the ability to explore higher and farther without any license or training. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are here to stay, and that means our airspace is changing too. However, along with brand new possibilities come brand new threats. As…

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