Insights From Commercial Drone Expo


The Commercial UAV Expo finished up earlier this month in Las Vegas. There was a lot of interesting takeaways but here are five interesting ones posted by Commercial UVA News.

  • Young entrepreneurs are making an name for themselves.
  • Part 107 has had a major impact on the industry.
  • Big players are entering the arena.
  • LIDAR technology has become smaller and more affordable.
  • Collision avoidance systems and UTM are the future.

Speakers at the conference talked a lot about the future of UAV technology, but when it came to specifics it was clear UAVs are first emerging in four fields precision agriculture, civil engineering and infrastructure, surveying & mapping, and security/emergency response.

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