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  • FAA Selects Nine Firms to Participate in Drone Authorization Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FAA Selects Nine Firms to Participate in Drone Authorization Program

    The Federal Aviation Administration has selected nine companies to support a program that delivers authorizations in real time to drone operators seeking to fly their unmanned aircraft systems in controlled airspace. The agency said Monday the new partners under the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability effort are permitted to process drone flying applications. The […] More

  • SPH Engineering Debuts Centralized Drone Management System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SPH Engineering Debuts Centralized Drone Management System

    SPH Engineering has unveiled a centralized drone management system that is designed to support law enforcement, firefighter, search-and-rescue and security service command centers in surveillance and first response missions. The Universal Ground Control Software aims to provide real-time in-field drone position mapping and live video streaming capability, SPH’s UgCS team said Thursday. UgCS works to allow command […] More

  • DJI Unveils Drone Operations Mgmt Software for Enterprises - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DJI Unveils Drone Operations Mgmt Software for Enterprises

    DJI has introduced a web-based service designed to help companies manage the operations of their unmanned aircraft systems using a single platform. The FlightHub software is a monthly subscription service that works to support the management of real-time UAS operations, flight data, drone fleets and pilot teams, DJI said Nov. 7. The service offers a live, map-based […] More

  • DJI, Seagate Partner to Help Address UAV Data Demand - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DJI, Seagate Partner to Help Address UAV Data Demand

    DJI and Seagate have partnered to develop technologies for unmanned aerial vehicle operators to store, download, manage and share large amounts of data from UAV missions. Both companies aim to help address the data requirements of UAV users as drone camera systems gain resolution and flight times increase, Seagate said Wednesday. Michael Perry, director of strategic partnerships at DJI, said the […] More

  • Report: Global Market for Law Enforcement Robots to Reach $5.7B in 2022 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Global Market for Law Enforcement Robots to Reach $5.7B in 2022

    A market report by WinterGreen Research predicts that the global market for law enforcement robots will reach a $5.7 billion value in 2022 due to an increased number of terrorist threats around the world, WhaTech said Saturday. Pramod Dige writes the “Law Enforcement Robots: Market Shares, Market Strategies, and Market Forecasts, 2016 to 2022” study attributes the growth of […] More

  • AirMap Integrates Wildfire Alert Service Into DJI Drone Geofencing System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AirMap Integrates Wildfire Alert Service Into DJI Drone Geofencing System

    AirMap and DJI have partnered to add real-time wildfire alerts to the latter company’s geofencing system for unmanned aerial vehicles in an effort to help operators avoid flying UAVs near wildfire-fighting locations, HSToday reported Wednesday. Amanda Vicinanzo writes AirMap works to gather wildfire information from the U.S. Interior Department and transmits the data to DJI’s Geospatial Environment Online platform via the GO flight […] More

  • Research and Markets: FAA Regulation Rollback to Drive UAV Market Through 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: FAA Regulation Rollback to Drive UAV Market Through 2020

    Research and Markets predicts in a report that the global market for unmanned aerial vehicles will climb in value to $5.59 billion by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate of 32.22 percent. The company said Monday its report identifies the Federal Aviation Administration‘s relaxed regulation of commercial UAV drone operations after 2014 as the factor […] More

  • MarketsandMarkets: Global Drones Market to Attain 32% CAGR by 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MarketsandMarkets: Global Drones Market to Attain 32% CAGR by 2020

    A new MarketsandMarkets research report predicts the global drones market will achieve a compound annual growth rate of 32.22 percent from 2015 through 2020, buoyed by regulatory relaxations on unmanned aerial vehicles. MarketsandMarkets said Monday the report foresees a $5.59 billion industry in five years, up from $663.4 million in 2014. The report indicates that huge demand for […] More

  • ASDReports: Commercial Drones Market to Hit $1.27B by 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ASDReports: Commercial Drones Market to Hit $1.27B by 2020

    A new ASDReports study projects the commercial unmanned aerial vehicle market to reach $1.27 billion by 2020 from $15.22 million in 2014, up 109.31 percent year over year during the forecast period. The report indicates that an increase in demand for law enforcement applications contributes a major portion to the market's growth, ASDReports said Feb. […] More

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