Site Scan for ArcGIS Flight App Q4 2020 Update


Nico Bonnafoux Site Scan for ArcGIS is the end-to-end cloud-based drone mapping software designed to revolutionize imagery collection and site management. The Q4 2020 release of the Site Scan Flight app is now available to all Site Scan for ArcGIS and ArcGIS Drone2Map users. Our teams have worked hard through summer to offer exciting new capabilities! […]

European Border and Coast Guard Agency selects Airbus and partner IAI for Maritime Aerial Surveillance with Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)


Contract awarded following several successful trials over the past years for Maritime Aerial Surveillance services with RPAS. Successful partnership between Airbus Defence and Space Airborne Solutions (ADAS) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Contract highlights the huge benefits of unmanned aerial systems in terms of precise and long endurance surveillance. The European Border and Coast Guard […]

Septentrio announces open-source software and hardware for autonomous applications with GNSS


 Septentrio, a leader in high-precision GNSS* positioning solutions, announces today two important open source resources for its GPS/GNSS module receivers. The first, ROSaic, is a ROS (Robot Operating System) driver for the mosaic-X5 module as well as other Septentrio GNSS receivers. The second project, mosaicHAT, is an open source hardware reference design combining mosaic-X5 with a Raspberry Pi single-board computer. Both projects facilitate integration of centimeter-level reliable positioning into robotic and other […]

Commercial Drones proud to bring the M300 RTK to the commercial market


Commercial Drones, a DJI Enterprise dealer, is pleased to announce that the first M300 aircraft are now flying commercially in South Africa. Working with Drone Ops, a SACAA accredited ROC holder, they have successfully licensed the first-in-type DJI Matrice 300 RTK. This means that Drone Ops is the FIRST company in South Africa to operationalise […]

DRONE VOLT Sorrowfully announces the passing of its CEO Olivier Gualdoni


DRONE VOLT, an embedded artificial intelligence expert and professional civil dronemanufacturer, excruciatingly announces the passing of Olivier Gualdoni, CEO of the Group, untimely occurring on Saturday 17th of October 2020. DRONE VOLT’s team share the grief of his spouse, his two children and all his relatives, to whom we send our utmost sympathy. Olivier was […]

Landing in moving vehicles in GNSS denied environments


GNSS positioning (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) plays a key role in today’s transportation industry, including UAV technology (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle). It has enabled precise navigation from point A to point B worldwide, and increased  the safety of flights by avoiding concrete pre-programmed exclusion zones (like airports, military areas, country borders, etc.) as well as allowing real time […]

DroneSec and DroneALERT partner on Threat Intelligence Sharing and Incident Case Management


MELBOURNE, BRISBANE, Australia & TALLINN, Estonia, Oct. 20, 2020 – DroneSec Pty Ltd today announced it has partnered with DroneALERT, the leader in global automated drone incident reporting, to deliver advanced threat intelligence reporting and case management tools to organisations around the world. As part of its strategic partnership, DroneSec is integrating DroneALERT real-time community […]

GA-ASI Kicks Off SeaGuardian Validation Flights in Japan


 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a global leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), kicked off a series of validation flights on Oct. 15 for Japan Coast Guard (JCG) in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. GA-ASI is working with Asia Air Survey (AAS) in Japan to conduct the flights. “We appreciate Asia Air Survey’s support […]

TOPODRONE DJI Mavic 2 Pro PPK Upgrade Kit


Upgrade kit with dual-frequency L1/L2 GNSS RTK/PPK receiver for DJI Mavic drone lineup. Description and benefits Automatic vertical takeoff and landing, automatic shooting High resolution images thanks to modern Sony RX1R, RX1RII, A7R III cameras Dual-frequency L1 / L2 GNSS RTK / PPK receiver on board Accuracy up to 3 cm in x, y, z […]

AZDroneFest & Education Expo


AZDroneFest is a film festival and Education Expo designed to educate, promote, cultivate and celebrate the art of aerial cinematography in Arizona.  The film festival is dedicated to recognizing the best in aerial cinematography in multiple categories.  Attached to the film festival is an Education Expo with industry panel discussions, keynote speakers and workshops for […]