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Drones Against Natural Disasters

In June 2013, the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand experienced severe flooding and landslides, resulting in a catastrophic natural disaster. An Indo-Norwegian cooperation project now provides technical support for mitigating disasters


Bengaluru Civic Corporation to Use Drones for Mapping Property & Taxes

India-According to recent news, Bengaluru civic corporation is all set to use unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, to map urban properties and property taxes. This could help the


FAA Expands Drone Detection Pathfinder Initiative

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding the part of its Pathfinder Program that focuses on detecting and identifying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying too close to airports. Today the


No Proposal with DGCA for Allowing Commercial Use of Drones

There is no proposal at present with aviation regulatorDGCA for allowing commercial use of drones in the country, government said today. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has recently put


Drones Will Survey Progress for Railway Project

Indian Railways, for the first time, used drones to inspecting a mega rail project and assess the progress on the ground. These drones, unmanned flying machines, will now be used


Insurance Company Using Drones for Crop Yields

According to recent news by the Business Standard, Private insurance companies are using drones to photograph farms and if permitted by the agriculture ministry these could provide data to calculate crop


Esri Webinar: Eyes on the World

Eyes on the World Wed, Apr 20, 2016 | 1:30 AM – 2:30 AM IST Wed, Apr 20, 2016 | 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM IST Drones, UASs, and UAVs


Federal Government Expands UAS Partnerships

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and key government agencies involved in unmanned aircraft operations are expanding participation in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Executive Committee (EXCOM). The committee provides federal

Remote Sensing

Drones Helping to Conduct High-Resolution Remote Sensing

New York: Earth and environmental scientists are relying on affordable advanced technological drones to conduct long-term high-resolution experiments at a much lower cost than using aircraft or satellites. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles


Drones to Conduct Aerial Surveys of Mines for Coal India

KOLKATA: Coal India is planning  to start using drones to conduct aerial surveys of mine blocks that come up for exploration and to assess the extent of greenery restored after