GeoWrap: Small trucks LiDAR market to reach USD 9.9bn; DARPA’s FLA program...

GeoWrap: Small trucks LiDAR market to reach USD 9.9bn; DARPA’s FLA program and more

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US Army can now shoot down drones flying close to military bases

US: US military headquarters, Pentagon, has issued new guidelines under which it has authorized to the military to shoot down drones that are flying near or over selected US military bases. The guidance was issued to domestic military installations on Friday...(Read more)

DARPA’s FLA program to help UAVs navigate in GPS-denied environments

US: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Draper and MIT have created an advanced vision-aided UAV that can autonomously sense and maneuver through unknown environments without external communications or GPS under the Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program…(Read more)

India’s NIC gets SAG award at Esri UC for innovative technology application

US: At the annual Esri User Conference, the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Ministry of Electronics & IT was presented with Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award by Esri. The NIC received the award for its innovative application of technology, data collection…(Read more)

US Army banishes DJI drones and products due to cyber vulnerabilities

US: The U.S. Army Research Lab and U.S. Navy have concluded that there are operational risks associated with DJI equipment, a U.S. Army memo stated that was obtained by sUAS News. Hence, the organizations have announced to discontinue using all DJI camera drones and products…(Read more)

DroneMapper chooses Global Mapper for bulk data processing workflows

US: Blue Marble Geographics has announced that Colorado-based DroneMapper has selected its low cost GIS software Global Mapper to perform the bulk of its data processing workflows. The company employs Global Mapper’s intuitive 2D and 3D visualization tools…(Read more)

LiDAR for autonomous small trucks market to reach USD 9.9bn by 2023: Report

LiDAR technologyUS: Wintergreen Research has added the ‘LiDAR for Cars and Light Trucks’ report to its offering. The report provides market insight with regard to market shares, strategies, and forecasts from the year 2017-2023. Valuing USD 13 million in 2016, the report estimates the Autonomous Autos and Small Trucks/SUVs Market to reach to USD 9.9 billion…(Read more)

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From mapping to surveying, senseFly has drones for all needs

In an exclusive interview with Geospatial World, Briton Voorhees, Sales engineer of senseFly explains how the Switzerland based drone manufacturing company is providing drones for all kind of it clients’ need. Voorhees also talks about the features of drones by SenseFly and their marketplace…(See here)