Monthly Archives: December 2014

UAVs and Used Farm Equipment

The West Central Tribune of Willmar, Minnesota had a good article on used farm equipment values at auction.  It got me thinking into the next decade or two or three into the future as the UAV market matures and how … Continue reading

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UAVs Expanding Aerial Survey Not Competing With It

Some reading this blog may come from the traditional aerial survey world going back to the large format film from cameras from airplanes which started in World War II reconnaissance missions.  The industry globally is going through a transition (United … Continue reading

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United States Congress to Re-Authorize UAVs in 2015

The United States Congress is expected to re-authorize UAVs sometime in early to mid 2015 to continue to put pressure on the FAA to get commercial rules together according to the AP via KHON 2.  The UAV market is expected … Continue reading

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Property Done Consortium Formed to Manage UAV Regulations

The insurance and property construction field has put together a group called Property Drone Consortium to help manage UAV regulations to get UAVs and properly regulate UAVs. Listen to the entire Claims Journal Podcast, it is a 8min interview with … Continue reading

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Improper Use of UAVs Making Commercial Market Difficult

Across the United States there are many, reports of improper and illegal flights of UAVs which is going to hurt the market for commercial UAVs remote sensing (imagery/LiDAR) in the future.  As of now 4 companies have been given green … Continue reading

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NOAA Workshop on Parametrization of Moist Processes for Next Generation Weather Models

NOAA is holding a workshop on the Parametrization of Moist Processes for Next Generation Weather Models on January 27-29, 2015.  The workshop is to review current research on moisture processes in the weather model algorithms from the synoptic scale down … Continue reading

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Big Data On the Farm Redux

ABC Rural in Australia had a story on Big Data on the Farm last week that is worth discussing here.  It relates to many past posts on this blog, it is key to mention that most data still comes in … Continue reading

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