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Drone Airspace ABCs

Drone Airspace ABCs

Situational awareness is key to safe and successful flights On June 30, 1956, the first major midair collision in our nation’s history occurred over Grand Canyon National Park. On a clear day, a TWA Super Constellation and a United Airlines DC-7 collided in uncontrolled airspace, causing 128 fatalities. The deadliest U.S. commercial-airline disaster ever, this […]
AUVSI Free Webinars!

AUVSI Free Webinars!

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host XPONENTIAL Virtual Sessions, a week-long webinar series offering information, insights and insider knowledge covering topics including drone delivery, public safety, connectivity, and other aspects of the unmanned systems and robotics industry. The series will take place online from Monday, May 4 to Friday, May 8, […]

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AUVSI Free Webinar: Security for Autonomous Tech

AUVSI Free Webinar: Security for Autonomous Tech

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar, “Protecting Mobility: Known AV Vulnerability Can Exist In All Vehicles,” on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT. Yonatan Zur, CEO of Regulus, a software leader for smart sensor security, will explore the security requirements for safe satellite-based navigation for driverless technology, […]
Free Webinar: Using Metric Cameras for Precise Mapping

Free Webinar: Using Metric Cameras for Precise Mapping

Metric cameras bring major advantages for mapping applications. This training session from SimActive will discuss how to collect imagery with Phase One Industrial sensors and process the resulting data with Correlator3D photogrammetry software. Specifically, attendees will learn about the following:-Collecting optimal imagery -Performing aerial triangulation -Generating accurate DSMs and DTMs -Creating seamless orthomosaics -Assessing quality […]

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Insurance Coverage 101

Insurance Coverage 101

The recreational and commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones is expected to increase exponentially over the next decade. Operating UAVs is not without its risks. For example, in one published court decision, Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. Co. v. Hollycal Production, Inc., an aerial photographer who was using a camera-mounted UAV to take wedding […]
CSI From Above: Drone Mapping vs. terrestrial laser scanners

CSI From Above: Drone Mapping vs. terrestrial laser scanners

In the drone industry, it is taken nearly as gospel that small uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) will allow people to do their jobs better, safer, and faster than whatever the traditional method happens to be—especially when it comes to public safety. However, if you are making decisions that have financial consequences or lives on the […]

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From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar, “From Novice To Pro – Turning Your Drone Hobby Into a Career,” on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 3 p.m. EDT. With the increasing demand for businesses to integrate drone data and imagery into their operations, many novice drone operators are capitalizing on […]
30 Pro Tips in 30 Minutes

30 Pro Tips in 30 Minutes

If you’re starting a drone program, you’ve probably already discovered that there are so many moving parts — not just propellers! Learn from experts who have been there, and avoid common mistakes. This 30-minute webinar from Skyard will cover everything from practical and basic tips to more technical examples. The Skyward team will be answering questions […]

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Tread Lightly!

Tread Lightly!

Tread Lightly! leads a national initiative to protect and enhance recreation access and opportunities by promoting outdoor ethics to heighten individuals’ sense of good stewardship. Offering a myriad of programs, trainings and educational material, Tread Lightly wants to help educate recreationists across the nation on the importance of (as the name implies), treading lightly including […]
Intro to Multispectral Imaging

Intro to Multispectral Imaging

Originally developed for military target identification and reconnaissance, multispectral imaging uses specific wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum to document environmental features of interest. Early NASA imaging of Earth from space incorporated multispectral imaging technology to map details related to oceans, landforms, and vegetation. More recently, modern weather satellites now produce diagnostic imagery using multispectral sensors. […]
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