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50 Ways to Love Your LiDAR: How LiDAR is Used in Commercial Drone Applications

50 Ways to Love Your LiDAR: How LiDAR is Used in Commercial Drone Applications

2. Micro-Topography: LIDAR is very accurate and precise technology which uses laser pulse to strike the object. Regular photogrammetry or other survey technology can ...

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DJI Upgrades M200 Series & FlightHub With Night Flights & BVLOS In Mind

DJI Upgrades M200 Series & FlightHub With Night Flights & BVLOS In Mind

Night flights and beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) operations are coming and DJI is preparing the ground. Today the Chinese manufacturer launched an upgrade to their most ...

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DroneLife Exclusive: Drone Delivery is a “Reality that has Impact Today” – an Interview with Rigi Technologies

DroneLife Exclusive: Drone Delivery is a “Reality that has Impact Today” – an Interview with Rigi Technologies

DroneLife recently caught up with David Rovira, Co-Founder and COO of Rigi Technologies, manufacturers of a new delivery drone built around the package.  (Check out the video ...

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Fortem’s DroneHunter Turns DJI’s M600 Against Its Own

Fortem’s DroneHunter Turns DJI’s M600 Against Its Own

Utah-based Fortem Technologies, which launched in 2016 and now counts Boeing’s HorizonX among its investors, last week demonstrated its counter drone technology for ...

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Transurban: Using Drones To Maintain Roads & Bridges Down Under

Transurban: Using Drones To Maintain Roads & Bridges Down Under

Australian transport infrastructure company Transurban has released a video outlining how their drone fleet is supporting construction, maintenance and inspection operations. ...

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Kittyhawk’s Dynamic Airspace™ Announcement – and What it Means for Drone Operators

Kittyhawk’s Dynamic Airspace™ Announcement – and What it Means for Drone Operators

Kittyhawk has just announced a new solution – and while the company has been innovating pretty constantly to improve functionality over the last few years, their latest ...

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Condor: Drone Delivery Canada Launches Largest Delivery UAV

Condor: Drone Delivery Canada Launches Largest Delivery UAV

Today, Drone Delivery Canada unveiled its largest and longest-range drone, the Condor. Under development over the past year, the single-rotor vehicle offers a payload of 400 ...

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China Names Ehang a Pilot Company to Develop Passenger Drone Programs

China Names Ehang a Pilot Company to Develop Passenger Drone Programs

Ehang is back.  The company that wowed at CES back in 2016 with the first prototype of the Ehang184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (AAV) for passengers announced today that they ...

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3 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for Canadian Drone Company

3 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for Canadian Drone Company

Canadian drone company IN-FLIGHT Data has been awarded three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for groundbreaking Beyond Visual-Line-Of-Sight (BVLOS) projects supported by senseFly. The ...

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Astigan: Ordnance Survey To Launch High-Altitude, Solar-Powered Mapping Drone

Astigan: Ordnance Survey To Launch High-Altitude, Solar-Powered Mapping Drone

National mapping agency for Great Britain and leading geospatial data organization Ordnance Survey (OS) has announced plans to launch a solar-powered drone that will fly at ...

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