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U.S. Drone Rules – Part 107 Explained

Updated July 7, 2016 On June 21, 2016 the FAA published the final version of its small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) regulations, which will come into effect on August 29, 2016. This guide explains what these long-awaited rules mean for existing and future commercial operators. (Don’t see your question? Please add…

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Right on Track – Surveying a Californian Rail Line Using an eBee RTK UAV

Now available to read/download, senseFly’s latest case study details how transportation-engineering firm, J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc. (JLP) surveyed a 30-mile rail corridor using an eBee RTK. The result: “Phenomenal” data accuracy, the job completed in a quarter of the time terrestrial surveying would have taken, and at half the cost of using manned aerial…

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A Question of Perception (Pt 2) — Talking Robo-Collaboration & Future Challenges & More with Prof. Scaramuzza

Last month we caught up with Prof. Davide Scaramuzza, the head of the University of Zurich’s Robotics and Perception Group. Here we continue our discussion, covering terrestrial/flying robot collaboration, how his work compliments that of EPFL’s Prof. Floreano, redundancy research, and the key technical challenges of agility and event-based vision. Hello…

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