Tag Archives: UAV

UAV Usage in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Public Radio had a recent story on UAVs in the state.  As in other places, operators are looking at the agriculture sector to gather imagery.  Law enforcement agencies have used UAVs for aerial pursuit of suspected criminals. Any operations … Continue reading

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Emerging UAV Use in Agriculture Areas

KXNews out of Bismarck, North Dakota had a good recent story on evaluations of UAVs in agriculture by North Dakota State University over a field east of Williston, North Dakota.  It shows an test flight at 200ft grabbing IR imagery … Continue reading

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UAV Industry And Ending of the Current Tech Funding Bubble

Technology growth cycles move quickly and the UAV industry is not immune to it.  The growth over the last year in the United States and across the world is opening up applications to a large, varied usage base with more … Continue reading

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UAV Agriculture Trials in Australia

ABC Rural has a good article about how UAVs in Australia are at the end of a 18 month trial to test the effectiveness.  The UAVs fly in traditional aerial survey patterns, capture imagery down to 1cm pixels, flight levels … Continue reading

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UAV Industry Still In Application Test And Evaluation Stage

Since my last posts on this topic a few months ago on this blog, the Prairie Business magazine put out a good article out about the growth adapting issues in the agriculture remote sensing market.  The story mentions that the … Continue reading

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BNSF Railroad Starting to use UAVs to Survey Rail Assets

BSNF Railroad will be testing UAVs with a FAA Exception to operate Beyond Line of Site.  They have 32,500 miles of railroad track and are testing UAVs even with their limited ranges of around 4miles for some models.  PrecisionHawk USA … Continue reading

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LiDAR Sensors On a Chip To Open Up More Mobile Solutions

The SPAR Point Group has put out a good article about the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, part of the Department of Defense and their assistance in working to product LiDAR sensors on a chip without any mechanical way to … Continue reading

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