The biggest trend for the coming times, based on popularity and interest, is unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). I think they are going to end up being game changers in ways we are not anticipating right now since regulations and capability expectations vary between countries. For instance, UAVs may go on to generate so much interest in geospatial information that they create fresh demand for, say, conventional ways of acquiring it, whether it is satellite, aerial or mobile mapping.
The major question is: how can we make our products faster, cheaper, better, and more accurate? As a sensor provider, we will be looking at completely different ways of creating geospatial information.
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