UAV Technologies in Geo Spatial Mapping

Geospatial technology is an indispensable tool for many modern industries. With applications in construction, real estate, agriculture, city planning, public health and safety, and more, the diverse capabilities of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS), a subset of Geospatial technology, enables them to meet a wide range of business needs. However, GIS relies heavily on the underlying data that supports it, and gathering that data can be burdensome. We are witnessing wide-spread application of drones to gather these useful data. Surveying with a drone offers enormous potential to GIS professionals.

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Centre allows use of drones to control locusts

Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), in a significant decision for the drone industry, has issued an order today granting ‘Conditional Exemption’ for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare to…

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Drones to the rescue

ATFI Chief Advisor Dr. Lalit Gupta and Coordinator Nandita Pegu opines that Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)  are a boon to emergency services. However, restrictive policies in vogue are impeding their…

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