The AUVSI Recap 2018: Maturing Tech in a Turbulent Market

The AUVSI 2018 Recap! Welcome to another installment of this, year at the 2018 AUVSI – where you get the curated scoop on the biggest, most comprehensive drone industry conference in the world! The Commercial UAV Industry showed a step towards market maturity in many market segments and celebrated a major milestone in regulatory achievement. While[…]

Drones: Everyone Wants Them… No-One Knows Why

Let’s Buy a UAV… and do SOMETHING with it.  Drones are fun. New Technology is cool. Buying a piece of equipment that doesn’t meet your needs is neither fun, nor cool. It is a waste of money and a waste of time. Using the wrong product for the right job does nothing but cause frustration and organizational[…]

UAS Registration: Legal & Important

Unmanned Aircraft Registration – Why it is Legal and Why it is Important On November 11th, 2015 a DJI Phantom 3 crashed into the Ferris Wheel shown to the left. The aircraft fell from over 200 feet, smashed through a plastic picnic table. It didn’t injure anyone, but property damage was incurred as a direct result[…]

Situational Awareness: Promoting Information Processing During Stressful Events

Situational awareness – SA, locative cognition, third-person mental modeling are all names for a very important understanding of unmanned flight. One of the greatest challenges for manned and unmanned pilots is in understanding their environment, processing extremely important information, continuing to access less vital but still important information, and using all sensory inputs to develop[…]