Posts tagged as UAV

Evolution of local UAS market examined at drone conference

  South Africa’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry gathered at Emperors Palace in Gauteng in November 2016 for a comprehensive two-day conference to discuss various UAS business considerations, applications, areas of potential growth, and operational aspects of the technology. Organised by United Drone Holdings (UDH), a shared services UAS company, the conference drew approximately 100 […]

Gallery: Drone Conference 2016

  South Africa’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry gathered at Emperors Palace in Gauteng in November 2016 for a comprehensive two-day conference to discuss various UAS business considerations, applications, areas of potential growth, and operational aspects of the technology. Organised by United Drone Holdings (UDH), a shared services UAS company, the conference drew approximately 100 […]

New drone collective enters local market

  United Drone Holdings (UDH), a shared-services unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company celebrated its launch at the Drone Conference in Gauteng in November 2016. UAVs have brought the benefit of speed, cost and even safety to many operations. Comparing the UAV industry to have similar commercial potential as the early computer, the company’s CEO Sean […]

Humanitarian UAS testing corridor planned for Malawi

  The Government of Malawi and UNICEF have announced the establishment of an air corridor to test potential humanitarian use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The corridor will focus on humanitarian and development use, and will run for a maximum distance of 40 km. It is scheduled to become fully operational by April 2017. The […]

Agricultural UAV data integrated with cloud solutions

  Slantrange multispectral crop imaging data is now seamlessly integrated into the DroneDeploy drone data platform using the new “GeoTIFF Upload” feature. Utilising the data platform’s “GeoTIFF Upload” feature, complete Slantrange maps, which are processed at the point of collection, can now be directly uploaded to a user’s DroneDeploy account for viewing, annotating, sharing, archiving, […]