Detailing the Different UAV Payload Solutions from GEM Systems – Commercial UAV Expo 2018

GEM Systems supplies magnetometers, gradiometers and magnetic sensors for Earth Science, Geophysics and other applications. Their three decades in the research and development of equipment for geophysical exploration have provided professionals in these areas with the tools they need to capture incredibly detailed and precise information. We’ve explored how their how their high-quality magnetometer technologies are…

CodigoDelSur and the Art of Developing Applications at Affordable Prices

During the recent Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas, we had the opportunity to see numerous hardware innovations as well as a plethora of new versions of established software solutions. One that caught our attention was CodigoDelSur, an application developer based in Uruguay. Their solutions are currently working behind the scenes for current market leaders…

Sunhillo Works to Make BVLOS Drone Operations a Daily Reality

One of the hottest topics during the recent Commercial UAV Expo was centered on drones operating beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and the inevitable integration of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles through controlled airspace. Earl Lawrence of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) addressed the topic on the first day of the event, and later…

Witnessing the Maturity of Surveying and Mapping at Commercial UAV Expo

The drone industry as a whole has moved beyond the excitement associated with the fact that photographs captured correctly via drones can be turned into various ‘mapping’ based deliverables such as ortho’s and point clouds. UAV-based mapping service providers now have a better understanding of what their clients want to receive from them, and those…

Showcasing the Intelligent Drone Data Management Platform from Optelos

Talk about how drones are going to make tasks faster, cheaper and safer is pervasive throughout the industry, but what will it mean to actually enable these kinds of efficiencies? That’s something the solutions from Optelos are designed to directly address, as their industry-specific AI machine learning algorithms will quickly and accurately analyze, identify and…

FlightSafety Enters the UAV Pilot Training Arena

This year at Commercial UAV Expo Americas, another large manned aviation player entered the fray of the unmanned vehicles industry. Since being founded in 1951, FlightSafety International has greatly contributed to aviation safety around the world, and they’re looking to bring that insight and expertise into the unmanned space with a comprehensive line of Unmanned Systems…

Key Takeaways from the Autonomy Track of the Drone Industry Visionaries Series

On the second day of Commercial UAV Expo 2018, we attended a riveting panel discussion about the current state of autonomous drone technology and the constraints this technology is facing in terms of regulation and customer acceptance. The panelists debated and discussed the future of UAS as well as the opportunities and challenges that are…

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