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UAV and Direct Georeferencing (DG) solution x RTK

/23rd February 2019, Joao Marcelo Correa, Drone Market Watch™/ The startup Novarum Sky presents a new solution for Direct Georeferencing (DG) for use in fixed or rotary wing drones to enable Georeferenced Maps with very high accuracy and precision, better than 5 cm. But before explaining about the DG Novarum Sky solution, do you know the difference between DG and RTK or PPK? 
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Use of Drones (UAVs) in the Wind Power Industry Increased by 6.9 percent in 2018

/4th February 2019, Drone Market Watch™/ Wind power industry is developing rapidly in the past decade and at the end of 2018 more than 382,310 wind turbines are operational at global level according to the research department of Drone Market Watch™. This means over 1,146,930 wind turbine blades are subject to physical wear out and need regular inspections throughout their lifespan. 
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Amsterdam Drones (UAV) Declaration

/1st December 2018, Drone Market Watch™/ EASA recently published the first formal Opinion on safe operations for small drones in Europe. Patrick Ky, EASA’s Executive Director said: “this regulation will enable the free circulation of drones and a level playing field within the European Union, while also respecting the privacy and security of EU citizens, and allowing the drone industry to remain agile, to innovate and continue to grow”.
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Present and Future of Drones (UAVs) for Conservation in Protected Areas

/9th January 2019, Jesús Jiménez López and Margarita Mulero-Pázmány/ Park managers call for cost-effective and innovative solutions to handle a wide variety of environmental problems that threaten biodiversity in protected areas. Recently, drones have been called upon to revolutionize conservation and hold great potential to evolve and raise better-informed decisions to assist management. Despite great expectations, the benefits that drones could bring to foster effectiveness remain fundamentally unexplored.
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Auterion Raises USD 10 Million to Disrupt the Drone (UAV) Industry

/18th September 2018, Marianne Lucien/ Auterion, the world’s largest open-source drone software company, announced USD 10 million in seed funding earlier this month. Founded just over a year ago by ETH Zurich Alumni, Lorenz Meier and Kevin Sartori. Auterion’s seed round surpasses the current European average of 1.17 million (Venture Beat). It even tops the latest Silicon Valley average seed round of 6.3 million (Tech Crunch).
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New EU Aviation Safety Rules Displace Germany’s Recent Drone (UAV) Regulation

/13th September 2018, Stefan Tasevski, DroneBelow/ Germany has always been one of the most forward-thinking countries when it comes to revolutionary technology. The country where some of the finest and most premium car makers such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Porsche are based has recently been under pressure to change its law for another type of technology – drones and unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs).
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Drones (UAVs) Are Changing the Face of Ecology

/1st August 2018, Catherine Offord/ Unmanned aerial vehicles allow researchers to collect huge volumes of biological data cheaply, easily, and at higher resolution than ever before. Last winter, about 3 nautical miles from Sydney, Australia, marine biologist Vanessa Pirotta was finally able to collect some snot. A PhD student at Macquarie University, Pirotta had been searching for ways to monitor whale health using blow—“that visible plume of spray rising from a whale’s blowhole,” she tells The Scientist.
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