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Building highways in the sky: drone transponders market worth $2.5 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The worldwide market for drone transponders is anticipated to start from nothing and reach $2.5 billion worldwide by 2022. Research and Markets has published a new report, “Drone Transponders: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022”, forecasting market growth opportunities in response to the need to prevent drone collisions, keep the highways in the sky safe and manage routing of commercial …

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Drones are the next big thing in advertising

In Advertising & Marketing, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Law & Regulation, Market, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report highlights the use of drones in the aerial entertainment and advertising industries as a major driver of growth in worldwide drone markets. “Drone Robots: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022” by Research and Markets explores the different ways drones are being used in advertising. Advertising companies are increasingly turning to LED drones to create entertainment light shows …

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DroneDeploy reaches industry milestone with new Volume Measurement tool

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Mining, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

DroneDeploy has announced the release of its new Volume Measurement tool, set to transform the way industries from mining to manufacturing do business with drones. Amazon and Google’s future delivery drones have been dominating the headlines, but the bigger untold story is that drones are already revolutionising business. Agriculture, construction, mining, and real estate are among the primary sectors realising real value …

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Top three trends for the commercial drone market in the next four years

In Advertising & Marketing, Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Humanitarian Aid, Market, Package Deliveries, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Technavio has identified the top three emerging trends predicted to impact the growth of the commercial drone market from 2016 to 2020. The leading global technology research company has conducted a study that highlights the major trends set to take the commercial drone market by storm over the next four years. “Key findings of our research study indicate emergence of …

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The New Fireflies

In Emergency Response, Firefighting, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Search and Rescue by Maddy McGlynnLeave a Comment

Drones are setting the emergency services ablaze with possibilities in the fight against fire. With rules set down by the UAV, drones are being drafted in to tackle the flames. And they don’t have to cost the uniform expense. At the outburst of the first flame, drones come flying in. They can identify if people are trapped, observe the structural …

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Building highways in the sky: drone transponders market worth $2.5 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The worldwide market for drone transponders is anticipated to start from nothing and reach $2.5 billion worldwide by 2022. Research and Markets has published a new report, “Drone Transponders: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022”, forecasting market growth opportunities in response to the need to prevent drone collisions, keep the highways in the sky safe and manage routing of commercial …

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DJI wins title of world’s top drone company

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Firefighting, Gaming & Recreation, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone company rankings for Q2 2016 place DJI and Parrot in the lead. There is a new leader of the TOP20 Drone Company Ranking: DJI (△+1) has come out on top, closely followed by Parrot (▽-1). The eternal battle of the two giants has, for the first time, turned towards the Chinese drone manufacturer. Strong global expansion (partnerships with Apple, …

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Agriculture drones market worth more than $4 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Market, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A growing demand for agriculture drones is driving major manufacturers to invest in the market. According to the new market research report “Agriculture Drones Market by Type (Fixed Wing, Rotary Blade, Hybrid, Data Analytics Software, Imaging Software), Application (Field Mapping, VRA, Crop Scouting, Livestock, Crop Spraying), Component and Geography – Global Forecast to 2022″ published by Markets and Markets, the …

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DroneDeploy unveils a fully integrated drone mapping experience

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market, Mining, Terrain Mapping by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Automated drone flight, data capture and data analysis are now integrated within DroneDeploy iOS and Android apps. DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones, is making powerful aerial data accessible and productive for everyone. Today DroneDeploy announced the new release of its fully integrated, free iOS and Android app, to deliver a more seamless and engaging drone mapping …

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Solving swarm tech: how can birds & nanomedicine help us build better drones?

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech gets a lesson in swarm technology from roboticist Sabine Hauert. The Pint of Science festival came to Bristol this week, bringing us the latest in cutting edge science and technology research from some of the cleverest brains in the world (and providing us with an excuse for a trip down the pub). The festival creates a platform for leading …

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Startup raises $3.2 million to change farming with drones & AI

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A Swiss startup plans to achieve world food security by introducing drones and artificial intelligence to farming methods. Gamaya, provider of the world’s most advanced solution for large-scale diagnostics of farmland using hyperspectral imaging and artificial intelligence, announced it has raised $3.2 million in a series A financing round. Investors include Sandoz Foundation, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe (Chairman of Nestle), Seed4Equity and …

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Investment trends of the commercial UAV market

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone Industry Insights reports on major investment opportunities in the commercial UAV market. Although the commercial unmanned aviation industry is still in its infant days, the market has already presented a diverse range of fantastic hardware, software and operational products. Especially in the last two years, these prerequisites connected many accelerator, early stage and also later stage investment companies with …

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Icaros OneButton & ENVI: custom-built approach makes managing aerial data easy

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Harris Geospatial Solutions and Icaros have launched a joint software processing solution optimised for unmanned aerial data. Icaros Inc., a leading provider of aerial remote sensing services and software, has announced that Harris Geospatial Solutions, a division of Harris Corporation, will offer the Icaros OneButton family of image processing software as a front-end complement to its ENVI geospatial analytics solution …

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DJI wins title of world’s top drone company

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Firefighting, Gaming & Recreation, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone company rankings for Q2 2016 place DJI and Parrot in the lead. There is a new leader of the TOP20 Drone Company Ranking: DJI (△+1) has come out on top, closely followed by Parrot (▽-1). The eternal battle of the two giants has, for the first time, turned towards the Chinese drone manufacturer. Strong global expansion (partnerships with Apple, …

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DroneDeploy unveils a fully integrated drone mapping experience

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market, Mining, Terrain Mapping by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Automated drone flight, data capture and data analysis are now integrated within DroneDeploy iOS and Android apps. DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones, is making powerful aerial data accessible and productive for everyone. Today DroneDeploy announced the new release of its fully integrated, free iOS and Android app, to deliver a more seamless and engaging drone mapping …

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Icaros OneButton & ENVI: custom-built approach makes managing aerial data easy

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Harris Geospatial Solutions and Icaros have launched a joint software processing solution optimised for unmanned aerial data. Icaros Inc., a leading provider of aerial remote sensing services and software, has announced that Harris Geospatial Solutions, a division of Harris Corporation, will offer the Icaros OneButton family of image processing software as a front-end complement to its ENVI geospatial analytics solution …

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Skycatch and DJI’s new app brings drone mapping to the masses

In Construction, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Mining, Terrain Mapping by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Skycatch and DJI have partnered on a new drone mapping app that makes high quality aerial data available to all. Skycatch, a global leader in commercial drone data software, yesterday announced the launch of COMMANDER, an iOS flight app for DJI drones. The app automates data capture with DJI’s latest drones, turning them into professional mapping tools. DJI maintains a …

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3D Robotics and Sony launch pro drone mapping system

In Construction, Editor's Choice, Environment, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

3D Robotics has partnered with Sony on a new drone mapping system called Site Scan. 3DR today announced the release of Site Scan, an aerial analytics platform that enables customers to safely, quickly and easily inspect, survey and scan work sites with the Solo smart drone and seamlessly deliver that data to the cloud for processing and analytics. Designed for …

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Wolf-Tek’s newest app Drone-Tek is now available on the Google Play store

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone-Tek is an app that drone operators can use to create precise flight plans using mapping and GIS tools for safe, hands-free flying. The app was released by Wolf-Tek on the Google Play store last week. It is a flight operating system that will work with all Inspire and Phantom drone models. Drone-Tek gives drone operators the ability to take …

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AT&T and Intel to test drones on LTE network

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Package Deliveries, Research & Development, Safety & Security, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

AT&T and Intel have agreed to test how drones work on a network usually used to connect mobiles, tablets and other devices on the ground. By using drones on AT&T’s wireless LTE network, the two companies hope to solve major issues currently faced by operators, including connectivity. Mobile World Congress attendees will get a first look at the Intel Drone …

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DroneDeploy reaches industry milestone with new Volume Measurement tool

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Mining, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

DroneDeploy has announced the release of its new Volume Measurement tool, set to transform the way industries from mining to manufacturing do business with drones. Amazon and Google’s future delivery drones have been dominating the headlines, but the bigger untold story is that drones are already revolutionising business. Agriculture, construction, mining, and real estate are among the primary sectors realising real value …

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Intel invests in sense-and-avoid technology for safer drones

In Avoidance Systems, Construction, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Infrastructure & Surveying, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Research & Development, Retail, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Intel has joined the likes of Facebook, Amazon and Google by investing in drone technology. This week, Intel Corp. announced that it has acquired Ascending Technologies, a Germany-based drone company that offers autopilot software systems and sense-and-see devices. The company said it would be incorporating Ascending Technologies’ in-house developments and tools to further its drone-related processes, with a particular focus …

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Mapping out the drone market

In Editor's Choice, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

What can we learn from the Drone Market Environment Map 2016? Last year, our friends at Drone Industry Insights (Drone II) published the first Drone Market Environment Map. It was so successful that they’ve now updated and enlarged it to help us visualise the market’s current evolutionary stage. This map provides the most comprehensive picture of the global drone ecosystem, making …

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5 drone photos that could change the world

In Aerial Photography, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Can these drone photos help make the world a better place? Using pictures to help us tell stories is something we humans have been doing since the beginning of time. With technology at our fingertips, we’re becoming even better at it. We live in an increasingly visual world. Today’s cameras can make artists of us all, allowing us to record …

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Drones and virtual reality could support medical emergency response teams

In Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Humanitarian Aid, Search and Rescue by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

University virtual reality research team uses drones to develop new simulator concept for future defence medicine emergency teams. The University of Birmingham’s Human Interface Technology (or ‘HIT’) Team has delivered another high-tech “first” to the UK defence community by demonstrating a new simulator concept, designed to support the future training of the UK Armed Forces’ Medical Emergency Response Team or …

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Infographic: how are drones helping us fight climate change?

In Air Quality Monitoring, Climate Monitoring, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Environment, Market, Research & Development, Species Monitoring, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

10 different countries, 10 different ways drones are helping us fight climate change. Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we as a planet face, whether we live in one of the world’s busiest cities or in the most remote South American rainforest. Increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, the destruction of natural habitats, extreme weather patterns and harmful pollutants …

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Bridging the gap between conservation and technology

In Editor's Choice, Environment, Species Monitoring, Wildlife Migration, Wildlife Preservation by gemmaLeave a Comment

Emma Ackerley is an MSc. student in Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice.  She tweets on @emmaackerley27. Here she talks about the gap between conservation and technology. In this modernised society, you would have thought that through the convergent development of both conservation science and new-age technology, a synonymous language between the two would have evolved. However, this is not what we …

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Building highways in the sky: drone transponders market worth $2.5 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The worldwide market for drone transponders is anticipated to start from nothing and reach $2.5 billion worldwide by 2022. Research and Markets has published a new report, “Drone Transponders: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022”, forecasting market growth opportunities in response to the need to prevent drone collisions, keep the highways in the sky safe and manage routing of commercial …

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Six cutting-edge technologies that will help us build better drones

In Airborne WiFi, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Environment, Gaming & Recreation, Law & Regulation, Market, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report reveals the enabling technologies that will improve drones and drive market growth in the next 10 years. Thanks to new rules released by the FAA this week, thousands of drones are expected to be deployed in all sorts of commercial operations in the near future. Key to helping more drones take to the skies will be early …

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Drones and virtual reality could support medical emergency response teams

In Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Humanitarian Aid, Search and Rescue by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

University virtual reality research team uses drones to develop new simulator concept for future defence medicine emergency teams. The University of Birmingham’s Human Interface Technology (or ‘HIT’) Team has delivered another high-tech “first” to the UK defence community by demonstrating a new simulator concept, designed to support the future training of the UK Armed Forces’ Medical Emergency Response Team or …

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Infographic: how are drones helping us fight climate change?

In Air Quality Monitoring, Climate Monitoring, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Environment, Market, Research & Development, Species Monitoring, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

10 different countries, 10 different ways drones are helping us fight climate change. Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we as a planet face, whether we live in one of the world’s busiest cities or in the most remote South American rainforest. Increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, the destruction of natural habitats, extreme weather patterns and harmful pollutants …

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DJI wins title of world’s top drone company

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Firefighting, Gaming & Recreation, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone company rankings for Q2 2016 place DJI and Parrot in the lead. There is a new leader of the TOP20 Drone Company Ranking: DJI (△+1) has come out on top, closely followed by Parrot (▽-1). The eternal battle of the two giants has, for the first time, turned towards the Chinese drone manufacturer. Strong global expansion (partnerships with Apple, …

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Drones among technologies Britons predict will change our lives by 2036

In Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Humanitarian Aid, Market, Package Deliveries, Research & Development, Retail by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Britons participate in poll for London Technology week, naming drones as one of the key technologies that will impact our lives in the coming decade. Technology could boost global economic output by $2 trillion by 2020, and London aims to be at the centre of its growth. To mark the start of London Technology Week 2016, Britons were asked to …

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First 20 speakers announced for Dronetech Europe 2017

In Aerial Photography, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Environment, Film, TV & Music, Humanitarian Aid, Motion Pictures & Cintematography, Research & Development, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech confirms 20 inspiring speakers at Europe’s most exciting drone event. A diverse and inspiring group of experts in aviation, technology and commercial drones will speak at Dronetech Europe 2017 (DTE17) in Bristol next May. DTE17, taking place from 10th-12th May 2017, will be a forum for cutting edge ideas in commercial drone technology. A free exhibition will bring together …

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Drone technology aids damage assessment following Ecuador earthquake

In Damage Assessment, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Munich Re and PrecisionHawk have partnered to improve post-catastrophe assessment using drone technology. Munich Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurers, has partnered with PrecisionHawk, a global, drone data platform, to enhance insurance assessments worldwide by providing faster response times and increased reporting accuracy in the aftermath of a natural disaster. The partnership was recently exercised following the April earthquake …

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Solving swarm tech: how can birds & nanomedicine help us build better drones?

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech gets a lesson in swarm technology from roboticist Sabine Hauert. The Pint of Science festival came to Bristol this week, bringing us the latest in cutting edge science and technology research from some of the cleverest brains in the world (and providing us with an excuse for a trip down the pub). The festival creates a platform for leading …

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New cloud network stores data from drones in space

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Environment, Film, TV & Music, Market, Research & Development, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drones can now be connected to what could be the world’s most secure data network – in space. Cloud Constellation Corporation has introduced the world’s first space-based network infrastructure for cloud service providers, large enterprises and governments. The SpaceBelt™ Information Ultra-Highway™ is a unique cloud infrastructure designed to provide secure storage and transport of mission-critical, sensitive data without interruption or exposure …

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Infographic: how are drones helping us fight climate change?

In Air Quality Monitoring, Climate Monitoring, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Environment, Market, Research & Development, Species Monitoring, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

10 different countries, 10 different ways drones are helping us fight climate change. Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we as a planet face, whether we live in one of the world’s busiest cities or in the most remote South American rainforest. Increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, the destruction of natural habitats, extreme weather patterns and harmful pollutants …

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Bridging the gap between conservation and technology

In Editor's Choice, Environment, Species Monitoring, Wildlife Migration, Wildlife Preservation by gemmaLeave a Comment

Emma Ackerley is an MSc. student in Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practice.  She tweets on @emmaackerley27. Here she talks about the gap between conservation and technology. In this modernised society, you would have thought that through the convergent development of both conservation science and new-age technology, a synonymous language between the two would have evolved. However, this is not what we …

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Six cutting-edge technologies that will help us build better drones

In Airborne WiFi, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Environment, Gaming & Recreation, Law & Regulation, Market, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report reveals the enabling technologies that will improve drones and drive market growth in the next 10 years. Thanks to new rules released by the FAA this week, thousands of drones are expected to be deployed in all sorts of commercial operations in the near future. Key to helping more drones take to the skies will be early …

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Conservation infographic: can drones really put an end to poaching?

In Editor's Choice, Environment, Research & Development, Species Monitoring, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech explains why drones are the superheroes of wildlife conservation. Over the last month, we’ve been hearing all about how drones are transforming conservation efforts. There are lots of different ideas out there about how this cutting edge technology could be used to fight poaching, from Air Shepherd’s poacher-detecting night vision drones to Poaching Prevention’s clever combination of predictive analysis …

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First 20 speakers announced for Dronetech Europe 2017

In Aerial Photography, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Environment, Film, TV & Music, Humanitarian Aid, Motion Pictures & Cintematography, Research & Development, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech confirms 20 inspiring speakers at Europe’s most exciting drone event. A diverse and inspiring group of experts in aviation, technology and commercial drones will speak at Dronetech Europe 2017 (DTE17) in Bristol next May. DTE17, taking place from 10th-12th May 2017, will be a forum for cutting edge ideas in commercial drone technology. A free exhibition will bring together …

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5 drone photos that could change the world

In Aerial Photography, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Can these drone photos help make the world a better place? Using pictures to help us tell stories is something we humans have been doing since the beginning of time. With technology at our fingertips, we’re becoming even better at it. We live in an increasingly visual world. Today’s cameras can make artists of us all, allowing us to record …

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Building highways in the sky: drone transponders market worth $2.5 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The worldwide market for drone transponders is anticipated to start from nothing and reach $2.5 billion worldwide by 2022. Research and Markets has published a new report, “Drone Transponders: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022”, forecasting market growth opportunities in response to the need to prevent drone collisions, keep the highways in the sky safe and manage routing of commercial …

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DJI wins title of world’s top drone company

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Firefighting, Gaming & Recreation, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone company rankings for Q2 2016 place DJI and Parrot in the lead. There is a new leader of the TOP20 Drone Company Ranking: DJI (△+1) has come out on top, closely followed by Parrot (▽-1). The eternal battle of the two giants has, for the first time, turned towards the Chinese drone manufacturer. Strong global expansion (partnerships with Apple, …

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First 20 speakers announced for Dronetech Europe 2017

In Aerial Photography, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Environment, Film, TV & Music, Humanitarian Aid, Motion Pictures & Cintematography, Research & Development, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech confirms 20 inspiring speakers at Europe’s most exciting drone event. A diverse and inspiring group of experts in aviation, technology and commercial drones will speak at Dronetech Europe 2017 (DTE17) in Bristol next May. DTE17, taking place from 10th-12th May 2017, will be a forum for cutting edge ideas in commercial drone technology. A free exhibition will bring together …

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Investment trends of the commercial UAV market

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone Industry Insights reports on major investment opportunities in the commercial UAV market. Although the commercial unmanned aviation industry is still in its infant days, the market has already presented a diverse range of fantastic hardware, software and operational products. Especially in the last two years, these prerequisites connected many accelerator, early stage and also later stage investment companies with …

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New cloud network stores data from drones in space

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Environment, Film, TV & Music, Market, Research & Development, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drones can now be connected to what could be the world’s most secure data network – in space. Cloud Constellation Corporation has introduced the world’s first space-based network infrastructure for cloud service providers, large enterprises and governments. The SpaceBelt™ Information Ultra-Highway™ is a unique cloud infrastructure designed to provide secure storage and transport of mission-critical, sensitive data without interruption or exposure …

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Hear how drones are saving rhinos and chocolate

In Aerial Photography, Editor's Choice, Environment, Film, TV & Music, Livestock Monitoring, Motion Pictures & Cintematography, Species Monitoring, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech announces environmental meetup in Bristol to discuss how drones are revolutionising conservation efforts. Conservation scientists and drone experts Mat Bjerregaard and Jax Metcalfe to speak at Dronetech’s environmental meetup on 16 June as part of Big Green Week. This informal networking event will provide an opportunity to share ideas, showcase technological innovation and connect over common interests. Matt will …

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Twitter’s Periscope now lets you livestream from your drone

In Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Gaming & Recreation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Twitter is upgrading its Periscope video broadcast app to integrate livestreaming from drones. Twitter has announced that it is rolling out a significant update to its live video app in the coming weeks. Periscope has become an indispensable broadcast tool for journalists, musicians, athletes and everyday people to share the world around them. New features being added include the ability to …

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Six cutting-edge technologies that will help us build better drones

In Airborne WiFi, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Environment, Gaming & Recreation, Law & Regulation, Market, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report reveals the enabling technologies that will improve drones and drive market growth in the next 10 years. Thanks to new rules released by the FAA this week, thousands of drones are expected to be deployed in all sorts of commercial operations in the near future. Key to helping more drones take to the skies will be early …

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DJI wins title of world’s top drone company

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Firefighting, Gaming & Recreation, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone company rankings for Q2 2016 place DJI and Parrot in the lead. There is a new leader of the TOP20 Drone Company Ranking: DJI (△+1) has come out on top, closely followed by Parrot (▽-1). The eternal battle of the two giants has, for the first time, turned towards the Chinese drone manufacturer. Strong global expansion (partnerships with Apple, …

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Twitter’s Periscope now lets you livestream from your drone

In Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Gaming & Recreation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Twitter is upgrading its Periscope video broadcast app to integrate livestreaming from drones. Twitter has announced that it is rolling out a significant update to its live video app in the coming weeks. Periscope has become an indispensable broadcast tool for journalists, musicians, athletes and everyday people to share the world around them. New features being added include the ability to …

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EHang unveils new drone that you can control by tilting your head

In Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Gaming & Recreation, Sport by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

EHang unveils a new generation of drones that brings easy-to-use flight and professional quality filming to the masses. EHang, the leading unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer, yesterday released two new versions of its popular GHOSTDRONE 2.0 drone: the GHOSTDRONE 2.0 Aerial bundle and the GHOSTDRONE 2.0 VR. The GHOSTDRONE 2.0 Aerial, known for its ease of flight and sleek design, …

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Drone Racing Championships to be aired on ESPN

In Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, FPV Racing, Gaming & Recreation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Sports network ESPN will be broadcasting this year’s major drone racing events. The International Drone Racing Association (IDRA), the leading global organisation in first-person-view drone racing, announced yesterday it has signed a multi-year, international media distribution deal with ESPN, bringing the new sport of drone racing to the worldwide leader in sports. Drone racing is currently seeing an unprecedented rise …

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DJI launches new social search and discovery mobile app, DJI+ Discover

In Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Gaming & Recreation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The ‘DJI+ Discover’ app helps people find and connect with like-minded drone enthusiasts and professional aerial service providers nearby. DJI, the world’s leading commercial drone manufacturer, has launched a new social platform called “DJI+ Discover.” Users can access DJI+ Discover via an iOS or Android app. The mobile app connects people socially and professionally by enabling drone-pilots and drone enthusiasts …

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Dubai takes drones to the sports arena with World Future Sports Games in December 2017

In Editor's Choice, FPV Racing, Gaming & Recreation, Research & Development, Sport by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone racing is going global thanks to Dubai’s World Future Sports Games. Dubai today announced that it will organise the World Future Sports Games in December 2017 as the first initiative of its kind in the world featuring innovation and futuristic technology-based sports competitions. The World Future Sports Games was unveiled as Dubai announced Future Sports as a new, innovation-driven …

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Airmageddon: CBBC launches new drone gameshow series for kids

In Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Gaming & Recreation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

This weekend CBBC launches Airmageddon, a new drone gameshow for kids. DHX Media, a key player internationally in the production, distribution, broadcast and licensing of entertainment content for children and families, has been commissioned by CBBC in the UK to produce two seasons of the brand new series. The show has also been picked up by DHX Television’s Family CHRGD channel …

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Powervision unveils first consumer drone – and it’s egg-shaped

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Powervision Robot Inc., a leader in robotics and big data best known for its industrial drones has announced its first consumer drone, the “PowerEgg”. The PowerEgg features an innovative egg shape which, in addition to being aesthetically different than the many X-shape four-axis drones currently on the market, makes it foldable and easy to transport. The lightweight PowerEgg can be …

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Building highways in the sky: drone transponders market worth $2.5 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The worldwide market for drone transponders is anticipated to start from nothing and reach $2.5 billion worldwide by 2022. Research and Markets has published a new report, “Drone Transponders: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022”, forecasting market growth opportunities in response to the need to prevent drone collisions, keep the highways in the sky safe and manage routing of commercial …

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DJI wins title of world’s top drone company

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Firefighting, Gaming & Recreation, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone company rankings for Q2 2016 place DJI and Parrot in the lead. There is a new leader of the TOP20 Drone Company Ranking: DJI (△+1) has come out on top, closely followed by Parrot (▽-1). The eternal battle of the two giants has, for the first time, turned towards the Chinese drone manufacturer. Strong global expansion (partnerships with Apple, …

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DroneDeploy unveils a fully integrated drone mapping experience

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market, Mining, Terrain Mapping by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Automated drone flight, data capture and data analysis are now integrated within DroneDeploy iOS and Android apps. DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones, is making powerful aerial data accessible and productive for everyone. Today DroneDeploy announced the new release of its fully integrated, free iOS and Android app, to deliver a more seamless and engaging drone mapping …

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Investment trends of the commercial UAV market

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone Industry Insights reports on major investment opportunities in the commercial UAV market. Although the commercial unmanned aviation industry is still in its infant days, the market has already presented a diverse range of fantastic hardware, software and operational products. Especially in the last two years, these prerequisites connected many accelerator, early stage and also later stage investment companies with …

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Icaros OneButton & ENVI: custom-built approach makes managing aerial data easy

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Harris Geospatial Solutions and Icaros have launched a joint software processing solution optimised for unmanned aerial data. Icaros Inc., a leading provider of aerial remote sensing services and software, has announced that Harris Geospatial Solutions, a division of Harris Corporation, will offer the Icaros OneButton family of image processing software as a front-end complement to its ENVI geospatial analytics solution …

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Commercial drone market to grow at CAGR 27% until 2021

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Law & Regulation, Licensing, Market, Mining by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

With more uses being found for drones by the day, commercial drone market growth is set to hit a CAGR of 27% over the next five years. According to a new report by TechSci Research, “Global Commercial Drone Market By Drone Type, By Application, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021” , improving regulatory framework and an increasing number of …

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Skycatch and DJI’s new app brings drone mapping to the masses

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Skycatch and DJI have partnered on a new drone mapping app that makes high quality aerial data available to all. Skycatch, a global leader in commercial drone data software, yesterday announced the launch of COMMANDER, an iOS flight app for DJI drones. The app automates data capture with DJI’s latest drones, turning them into professional mapping tools. DJI maintains a …

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Commercial drone services industry will grow $8.7 billion annually by 2025

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Terrain Mapping by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report forecasts major growth in commercial drone applications in the coming decade. Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Drones for Commercial Applications – Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Filming & Entertainment, Mapping, Aerial Assessments, Prospecting, Data Collection, Disaster Relief and Delivery: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts” report to their offering. According to this new report, …

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MMC launches new drone with flight time of over 3 hours

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MicroMultiCopters Aero Technology (MMC) plans to change the drone industry forever with the HyDrone 1800. On 10th April, the company will launch its HyDrone 1800 UAV, which has a 3 hour flight time. MMC sees this as the moment when drones will cease to be seen as toys and will become actual tools that will change humanity permanently. After the …

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Drones market worth US$36.9 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Border Patrol, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market, Package Deliveries by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new research report predicts that the global drones market will be worth $36.9 billion by 2022, illustrating the diversity of uses for remote flying devices across a range of industries. The report covers the use of drones in agriculture, oil and gas, border patrol, law enforcement, homeland security, disaster response, package delivery, photography, videography and more. It predicts that …

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Building highways in the sky: drone transponders market worth $2.5 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The worldwide market for drone transponders is anticipated to start from nothing and reach $2.5 billion worldwide by 2022. Research and Markets has published a new report, “Drone Transponders: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022”, forecasting market growth opportunities in response to the need to prevent drone collisions, keep the highways in the sky safe and manage routing of commercial …

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DJI wins title of world’s top drone company

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Firefighting, Gaming & Recreation, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone company rankings for Q2 2016 place DJI and Parrot in the lead. There is a new leader of the TOP20 Drone Company Ranking: DJI (△+1) has come out on top, closely followed by Parrot (▽-1). The eternal battle of the two giants has, for the first time, turned towards the Chinese drone manufacturer. Strong global expansion (partnerships with Apple, …

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Drone technology aids damage assessment following Ecuador earthquake

In Damage Assessment, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Munich Re and PrecisionHawk have partnered to improve post-catastrophe assessment using drone technology. Munich Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurers, has partnered with PrecisionHawk, a global, drone data platform, to enhance insurance assessments worldwide by providing faster response times and increased reporting accuracy in the aftermath of a natural disaster. The partnership was recently exercised following the April earthquake …

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DroneDeploy unveils a fully integrated drone mapping experience

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market, Mining, Terrain Mapping by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Automated drone flight, data capture and data analysis are now integrated within DroneDeploy iOS and Android apps. DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones, is making powerful aerial data accessible and productive for everyone. Today DroneDeploy announced the new release of its fully integrated, free iOS and Android app, to deliver a more seamless and engaging drone mapping …

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Investment trends of the commercial UAV market

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone Industry Insights reports on major investment opportunities in the commercial UAV market. Although the commercial unmanned aviation industry is still in its infant days, the market has already presented a diverse range of fantastic hardware, software and operational products. Especially in the last two years, these prerequisites connected many accelerator, early stage and also later stage investment companies with …

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Icaros OneButton & ENVI: custom-built approach makes managing aerial data easy

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Harris Geospatial Solutions and Icaros have launched a joint software processing solution optimised for unmanned aerial data. Icaros Inc., a leading provider of aerial remote sensing services and software, has announced that Harris Geospatial Solutions, a division of Harris Corporation, will offer the Icaros OneButton family of image processing software as a front-end complement to its ENVI geospatial analytics solution …

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Commercial drone services industry will grow $8.7 billion annually by 2025

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Terrain Mapping by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report forecasts major growth in commercial drone applications in the coming decade. Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Drones for Commercial Applications – Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Filming & Entertainment, Mapping, Aerial Assessments, Prospecting, Data Collection, Disaster Relief and Delivery: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts” report to their offering. According to this new report, …

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New research from University of Birmingham shows drone technology as a powerful tool for monitoring radiation levels

In Aerial Photography, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Environment, Oil, Gas & Nuclear Inspection, Research & Development, Search and Rescue by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Researchers and students at the University of Birmingham are testing out sophisticated new drone technologies that could be used to respond to major man-made and natural disasters. The University’s Departments of Electronics, Electrical & Systems Engineering and Nuclear Physics joined forces recently to test-fly two new sensors using the latest quadcopter technology. EESE’s HIT Team, led by Professor Bob Stone, …

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Building highways in the sky: drone transponders market worth $2.5 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The worldwide market for drone transponders is anticipated to start from nothing and reach $2.5 billion worldwide by 2022. Research and Markets has published a new report, “Drone Transponders: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022”, forecasting market growth opportunities in response to the need to prevent drone collisions, keep the highways in the sky safe and manage routing of commercial …

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Six cutting-edge technologies that will help us build better drones

In Airborne WiFi, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Environment, Gaming & Recreation, Law & Regulation, Market, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report reveals the enabling technologies that will improve drones and drive market growth in the next 10 years. Thanks to new rules released by the FAA this week, thousands of drones are expected to be deployed in all sorts of commercial operations in the near future. Key to helping more drones take to the skies will be early …

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Investment trends of the commercial UAV market

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone Industry Insights reports on major investment opportunities in the commercial UAV market. Although the commercial unmanned aviation industry is still in its infant days, the market has already presented a diverse range of fantastic hardware, software and operational products. Especially in the last two years, these prerequisites connected many accelerator, early stage and also later stage investment companies with …

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Commercial drone market to grow at CAGR 27% until 2021

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Law & Regulation, Licensing, Market, Mining by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

With more uses being found for drones by the day, commercial drone market growth is set to hit a CAGR of 27% over the next five years. According to a new report by TechSci Research, “Global Commercial Drone Market By Drone Type, By Application, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021” , improving regulatory framework and an increasing number of …

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Drones are the next big thing in advertising

In Advertising & Marketing, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Law & Regulation, Market, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report highlights the use of drones in the aerial entertainment and advertising industries as a major driver of growth in worldwide drone markets. “Drone Robots: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022” by Research and Markets explores the different ways drones are being used in advertising. Advertising companies are increasingly turning to LED drones to create entertainment light shows …

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Commercial drone services industry will grow $8.7 billion annually by 2025

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Terrain Mapping by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report forecasts major growth in commercial drone applications in the coming decade. Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Drones for Commercial Applications – Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Filming & Entertainment, Mapping, Aerial Assessments, Prospecting, Data Collection, Disaster Relief and Delivery: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts” report to their offering. According to this new report, …

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NASA licenses new communication technology for drones

In Avoidance Systems, Editor's Choice, Law & Regulation, Research & Development, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

NASA has developed technology that may enable unmanned aircraft to fly safely in the national airspace along with piloted aircraft. The American space agency has filed a patent for an integrated communications and control system that is capable of collision warnings, as well as real-time traffic and weather updates. This communication system brings unmanned aircraft a step closer to flying …

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DJI announces DJI Care protection plan

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DJI is now offering an insurance plan to its customers. DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial vehicle technology, has announced DJI Care, a protection plan aiming to provide customers with peace of mind and an enhanced after-sales experience. New and existing DJI drone owners will have the option to purchase either a six-month or one-year DJI Care protection plan …

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Lufthansa signs deal with DJI in fledgling drone push

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Lufthansa has signed a deal with drone manufacturer DJI as part of fledging plans to explore the growing market for commercial drones in tasks such as inspecting aircraft surfaces and monitoring wind farms. The German airline said it plans to offer those interested in using drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), in this way a “one-stop UAV-shop” from aircraft operation …

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Infographic: how are drones helping us fight climate change?

In Air Quality Monitoring, Climate Monitoring, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Environment, Market, Research & Development, Species Monitoring, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

10 different countries, 10 different ways drones are helping us fight climate change. Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we as a planet face, whether we live in one of the world’s busiest cities or in the most remote South American rainforest. Increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, the destruction of natural habitats, extreme weather patterns and harmful pollutants …

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Six cutting-edge technologies that will help us build better drones

In Airborne WiFi, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Environment, Gaming & Recreation, Law & Regulation, Market, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report reveals the enabling technologies that will improve drones and drive market growth in the next 10 years. Thanks to new rules released by the FAA this week, thousands of drones are expected to be deployed in all sorts of commercial operations in the near future. Key to helping more drones take to the skies will be early …

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Drones among technologies Britons predict will change our lives by 2036

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Britons participate in poll for London Technology week, naming drones as one of the key technologies that will impact our lives in the coming decade. Technology could boost global economic output by $2 trillion by 2020, and London aims to be at the centre of its growth. To mark the start of London Technology Week 2016, Britons were asked to …

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Conservation infographic: can drones really put an end to poaching?

In Editor's Choice, Environment, Research & Development, Species Monitoring, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech explains why drones are the superheroes of wildlife conservation. Over the last month, we’ve been hearing all about how drones are transforming conservation efforts. There are lots of different ideas out there about how this cutting edge technology could be used to fight poaching, from Air Shepherd’s poacher-detecting night vision drones to Poaching Prevention’s clever combination of predictive analysis …

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First 20 speakers announced for Dronetech Europe 2017

In Aerial Photography, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Environment, Film, TV & Music, Humanitarian Aid, Motion Pictures & Cintematography, Research & Development, Wildlife Preservation by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Dronetech confirms 20 inspiring speakers at Europe’s most exciting drone event. A diverse and inspiring group of experts in aviation, technology and commercial drones will speak at Dronetech Europe 2017 (DTE17) in Bristol next May. DTE17, taking place from 10th-12th May 2017, will be a forum for cutting edge ideas in commercial drone technology. A free exhibition will bring together …

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Agriculture drones market worth more than $4 billion by 2022

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A growing demand for agriculture drones is driving major manufacturers to invest in the market. According to the new market research report “Agriculture Drones Market by Type (Fixed Wing, Rotary Blade, Hybrid, Data Analytics Software, Imaging Software), Application (Field Mapping, VRA, Crop Scouting, Livestock, Crop Spraying), Component and Geography – Global Forecast to 2022″ published by Markets and Markets, the …

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Solving swarm tech: how can birds & nanomedicine help us build better drones?

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Dronetech gets a lesson in swarm technology from roboticist Sabine Hauert. The Pint of Science festival came to Bristol this week, bringing us the latest in cutting edge science and technology research from some of the cleverest brains in the world (and providing us with an excuse for a trip down the pub). The festival creates a platform for leading …

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New cloud network stores data from drones in space

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Environment, Film, TV & Music, Market, Research & Development, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drones can now be connected to what could be the world’s most secure data network – in space. Cloud Constellation Corporation has introduced the world’s first space-based network infrastructure for cloud service providers, large enterprises and governments. The SpaceBelt™ Information Ultra-Highway™ is a unique cloud infrastructure designed to provide secure storage and transport of mission-critical, sensitive data without interruption or exposure …

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Building highways in the sky: drone transponders market worth $2.5 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The worldwide market for drone transponders is anticipated to start from nothing and reach $2.5 billion worldwide by 2022. Research and Markets has published a new report, “Drone Transponders: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022”, forecasting market growth opportunities in response to the need to prevent drone collisions, keep the highways in the sky safe and manage routing of commercial …

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Drones among technologies Britons predict will change our lives by 2036

In Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Humanitarian Aid, Market, Package Deliveries, Research & Development, Retail by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Britons participate in poll for London Technology week, naming drones as one of the key technologies that will impact our lives in the coming decade. Technology could boost global economic output by $2 trillion by 2020, and London aims to be at the centre of its growth. To mark the start of London Technology Week 2016, Britons were asked to …

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Investment trends of the commercial UAV market

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone Industry Insights reports on major investment opportunities in the commercial UAV market. Although the commercial unmanned aviation industry is still in its infant days, the market has already presented a diverse range of fantastic hardware, software and operational products. Especially in the last two years, these prerequisites connected many accelerator, early stage and also later stage investment companies with …

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Drones market worth US$36.9 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Border Patrol, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market, Package Deliveries by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new research report predicts that the global drones market will be worth $36.9 billion by 2022, illustrating the diversity of uses for remote flying devices across a range of industries. The report covers the use of drones in agriculture, oil and gas, border patrol, law enforcement, homeland security, disaster response, package delivery, photography, videography and more. It predicts that …

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AT&T and Intel to test drones on LTE network

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Package Deliveries, Research & Development, Safety & Security, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

AT&T and Intel have agreed to test how drones work on a network usually used to connect mobiles, tablets and other devices on the ground. By using drones on AT&T’s wireless LTE network, the two companies hope to solve major issues currently faced by operators, including connectivity. Mobile World Congress attendees will get a first look at the Intel Drone …

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DroneDeploy reaches industry milestone with new Volume Measurement tool

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Editor's Choice, Infrastructure & Surveying, Mining, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

DroneDeploy has announced the release of its new Volume Measurement tool, set to transform the way industries from mining to manufacturing do business with drones. Amazon and Google’s future delivery drones have been dominating the headlines, but the bigger untold story is that drones are already revolutionising business. Agriculture, construction, mining, and real estate are among the primary sectors realising real value …

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Top three trends for the commercial drone market in the next four years

In Advertising & Marketing, Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Humanitarian Aid, Market, Package Deliveries, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Technavio has identified the top three emerging trends predicted to impact the growth of the commercial drone market from 2016 to 2020. The leading global technology research company has conducted a study that highlights the major trends set to take the commercial drone market by storm over the next four years. “Key findings of our research study indicate emergence of …

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DJI to open flagship retail store in Korea

In Aerial Photography, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Market, Research & Development, Retail by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial vehicle technology, has announced that it will open a flagship store in Seoul’s Hongdae district. The five-story, 870-square-metre store will open in March 2016 and feature a full range of DJI’s consumer products. The aim is for consumers to see, touch and learn firsthand about the company’s latest aerial technologies. The store’s interior …

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Building highways in the sky: drone transponders market worth $2.5 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Real Estate, Golf Course & Resort Marketing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

The worldwide market for drone transponders is anticipated to start from nothing and reach $2.5 billion worldwide by 2022. Research and Markets has published a new report, “Drone Transponders: Market Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2022”, forecasting market growth opportunities in response to the need to prevent drone collisions, keep the highways in the sky safe and manage routing of commercial …

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Wireless tech means safer drones, smarter homes and password-free WiFi

In Airborne WiFi, Editor's Choice, Research & Development, Safety & Security, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

System from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab enables single WiFi access point that can locate users within tens of centimetres. Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL MIT News, March 31, 2016   We’ve all been there, impatiently twiddling our thumbs while trying to locate a WiFi signal. But what if, instead, the WiFi could locate us? According to researchers at …

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Technavio reveals the top 5 vendors in the global drone market

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Technavio’s latest research report announces the top five leading vendors for the global drone market for the period 2015-2019. Technavio’s market research analysts have considered the top contributors to the overall revenue of this market, as well as identifying emerging trends that will drive growth. Solar energy is among the technological advances expected to enhance drone performance across a number …

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Drones market worth US$36.9 billion by 2022

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Border Patrol, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Market, Package Deliveries by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new research report predicts that the global drones market will be worth $36.9 billion by 2022, illustrating the diversity of uses for remote flying devices across a range of industries. The report covers the use of drones in agriculture, oil and gas, border patrol, law enforcement, homeland security, disaster response, package delivery, photography, videography and more. It predicts that …

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NASA licenses new communication technology for drones

In Avoidance Systems, Editor's Choice, Law & Regulation, Research & Development, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

NASA has developed technology that may enable unmanned aircraft to fly safely in the national airspace along with piloted aircraft. The American space agency has filed a patent for an integrated communications and control system that is capable of collision warnings, as well as real-time traffic and weather updates. This communication system brings unmanned aircraft a step closer to flying …

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AT&T and Intel to test drones on LTE network

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Construction, Disaster Relief, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Package Deliveries, Research & Development, Safety & Security, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

AT&T and Intel have agreed to test how drones work on a network usually used to connect mobiles, tablets and other devices on the ground. By using drones on AT&T’s wireless LTE network, the two companies hope to solve major issues currently faced by operators, including connectivity. Mobile World Congress attendees will get a first look at the Intel Drone …

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Up, up and away: nearly 300,000 drones registered with FAA this month

In Aerial Photography, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Gaming & Recreation, Law & Regulation, Licensing, Safety & Security by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Nearly 300,000 owners have registered their small unmanned aircraft in the first 30 days after the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) online registration system went live. Owners who registered in the first month received a refund for the $5 application fee. “I am pleased the public responded to our call to register,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.  “The National Airspace …

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Drone sales in 2016 expected to reach 84% increase on last year’s figures

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Crop Management, Editor's Choice, Film, TV & Music, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Law & Regulation, Market, Package Deliveries, Retail, Safety & Security, Terrain Mapping by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new study has found that annual revenues from commercial drone sales are expected to reach $481 million this year, up by 84% on last year’s figure of $261 million. A report by Juniper Research found that a low price point had significantly reduced the barrier to entry in many sectors, with high performance models now available for less than …

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EHang unveils new drone that you can control by tilting your head

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EHang unveils a new generation of drones that brings easy-to-use flight and professional quality filming to the masses. EHang, the leading unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer, yesterday released two new versions of its popular GHOSTDRONE 2.0 drone: the GHOSTDRONE 2.0 Aerial bundle and the GHOSTDRONE 2.0 VR. The GHOSTDRONE 2.0 Aerial, known for its ease of flight and sleek design, …

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Dubai takes drones to the sports arena with World Future Sports Games in December 2017

In Editor's Choice, FPV Racing, Gaming & Recreation, Research & Development, Sport by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drone racing is going global thanks to Dubai’s World Future Sports Games. Dubai today announced that it will organise the World Future Sports Games in December 2017 as the first initiative of its kind in the world featuring innovation and futuristic technology-based sports competitions. The World Future Sports Games was unveiled as Dubai announced Future Sports as a new, innovation-driven …

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FAA lets NFL teams use drones during practice

In Aerial Photography, Athletic Practice Recording, Film, TV & Music, Law & Regulation, Licensing, Pilot Accreditation & Qualification, Sport by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Several of America’s NFL teams have been granted authorisation from the FAA to fly a drone to film their practices. The Dallas Cowboys may have had a disappointing 4-12 season in 2015, but next season they could have a distinct advantage over their NFC opponents, thanks to drones. In a sport where every single snap — in both practices and …

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Six cutting-edge technologies that will help us build better drones

In Airborne WiFi, Consumer Product, Editor's Choice, Environment, Gaming & Recreation, Law & Regulation, Market, Research & Development by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

A new report reveals the enabling technologies that will improve drones and drive market growth in the next 10 years. Thanks to new rules released by the FAA this week, thousands of drones are expected to be deployed in all sorts of commercial operations in the near future. Key to helping more drones take to the skies will be early …

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New cloud network stores data from drones in space

In Agriculture, Farming & Forestry, Editor's Choice, Emergency Response, Environment, Film, TV & Music, Market, Research & Development, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

Drones can now be connected to what could be the world’s most secure data network – in space. Cloud Constellation Corporation has introduced the world’s first space-based network infrastructure for cloud service providers, large enterprises and governments. The SpaceBelt™ Information Ultra-Highway™ is a unique cloud infrastructure designed to provide secure storage and transport of mission-critical, sensitive data without interruption or exposure …

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Wireless tech means safer drones, smarter homes and password-free WiFi

In Airborne WiFi, Editor's Choice, Research & Development, Safety & Security, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

System from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab enables single WiFi access point that can locate users within tens of centimetres. Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL MIT News, March 31, 2016   We’ve all been there, impatiently twiddling our thumbs while trying to locate a WiFi signal. But what if, instead, the WiFi could locate us? According to researchers at …

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3D Robotics and Sony launch pro drone mapping system

In Construction, Editor's Choice, Environment, Infrastructure & Surveying, Inspection, Telecoms by Lucia PowellLeave a Comment

3D Robotics has partnered with Sony on a new drone mapping system called Site Scan. 3DR today announced the release of Site Scan, an aerial analytics platform that enables customers to safely, quickly and easily inspect, survey and scan work sites with the Solo smart drone and seamlessly deliver that data to the cloud for processing and analytics. Designed for …

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AT&T and Intel to test drones on LTE network

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AT&T and Intel have agreed to test how drones work on a network usually used to connect mobiles, tablets and other devices on the ground. By using drones on AT&T’s wireless LTE network, the two companies hope to solve major issues currently faced by operators, including connectivity. Mobile World Congress attendees will get a first look at the Intel Drone …

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