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Robotics are better for whom when no humans need apply?

As technology is used in ever-increasing ways in our personal and work lives, one has to think and worry about how much longer the value of your work will be needed and at what level of compensation, if any. Adoption

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Geov8 2015 Virtual Expo Announced by Colburn Strategic Partners for August 15, 2015

An Online Virtual Geoinnovation Event Showcasing New and Innovative Geospatial Technology 04/12/2015 – The Geov8 2015 Virtual Expo is an online virtual geoinnovation event showcasing new and innovative geospatial technologies. This event will be held by Colburn Strategic Partners, experts

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 18: Meerkat and Event Announcements

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:00 — 82.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSYou can subscribe to this podcast via iTunes, grab the RSS feed or play from the website. Podcast Sponsor This episode of the Professional Land

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Laser Scanning Drones: XactSense is First to Fly Velodyne’s New Low-Cost LIDAR “Puck”

XactSense Inc. has developed a new platform for low-altitude aerial mapping using the newly released Velodyne LIDAR VLP-16 “Puck”. Drone LIDAR mapping for the masses is here. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 XactSense, Inc. has developed a new

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Commercial Drones Webinar: Proposed Rules, Tools and Business Opportunities

Commercial Drones Webinar: Proposed Rules, Tools and Business Opportunities

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT) Cost: Free To Register: CLICK HERE Please join us for this complimentary commercial drones webinar. With the recent announcement by the FAA of proposed rules for commercial drones, UAS or

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 17: Commercial Drones Get Proposed FAA Rules

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Shownotes – Episode 17: Commercial Drones Get Proposed FAA Rules

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FAA’s Small UAS/Drone Proposed Rulemaking Major Provisions
DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Commercial Drone Regulations Reportedly Poised For FAA Approval
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LinkedIn Article: FAA Commercial Drone Use Proposed Provisions
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FAA’s Small UAS/Drone Proposed Rulemaking Major Provisions

Expanding on yesterday’s news, DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, below is the Summary of Major Provisions of Proposed Part 107 outlining the details for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed commercial use of Small UAS (sUAS), UAV, or

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DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Regulations will facilitate integration of small UAS into U.S. aviation system WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s

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Commercial Drone Regulations Reportedly Poised For FAA Approval

Based on a leaked FAA document, Forbes, the NY Times and other news outlets today are are reporting that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is about to approve favorable rules for the commercial use of drones, UAS or UAV. However, it should

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FAA Grants North Dakota UAS Test Site Broader Air Access

February 11- The Federal Aviation Administration has authorized unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to fly in a wide area of North Dakota, a move that will give industry more opportunities for research that could help the agency integrate UAS into the

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Safe Drone Usage Legislation to Create Safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Policies By FAA

Congressional Legislation Urges the Federal Aviation Administration to Create Safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) policies Feb. 05, 2015 Murkowski, Young Introduce Bicameral Bills Pushing for Safe Drone Usage Senator Lisa Murkowski and Congressman Don Young announced companion legislation in both chambers

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Grants Eight More UAS Exemptions

FAA Grants Eight More UAS Exemptions The Federal Aviation Administration has granted eight more regulatory exemptions for commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, bringing the total number of exemption grants to 24.

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US DOT To Release Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Rules This Week

New Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Rules For Commercial Use Is imminent The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a monthly update of proposed rulemaking to release the long-awaited Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft

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FAA Grants Real Estate, Agricultural UAS Exemptions

January 6– The Federal Aviation Administration today granted two regulatory exemptions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, including the first for real estate photography. The agency gave the exemptions to Douglas Trudeau with Tierra Antigua Realty in Tucson, AZ, and

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DatuGram™3D Field-to-Plan in Action: Surveying a Pedestrian Bridge Across a Highway Video

This DatuGram™3D Field-to-Plan (F2P) in action video shows how a pedestrian bridge across a highway was surveyed using a regular camera mounted on a small UAV along with a limited amount of conventional surveying to anchor the images, resulting in fast

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DatuGram™3D Version 3 New Features Video

This video shows the major, new features in Datumate’s DatuGram™3D Version 3 Watch the DatuGram™3D Version 3 New Features Video

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FAA Announces Virginia Tech UAS Test Site Now Operational

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Announces Virginia Tech UAS Test Site Now Operational Research in Virginia, New Jersey and Maryland to benefit technology development WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced that the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and

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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: Johnny Dronehunter: Defender of Privacy – Official Trailer feat. Salvo 12 Shotgun Silencer

In this installment of Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity, an entertaining video about Johnny Dronehunter. It seems that while all Johnny wants to do is to cruise down the road with the tunes turned up, he ends up attacked by his evil nemesis

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Busting Myth #4 About The FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a list Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft to discuss misconceptions and misinformation about Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) regulations. As UAS, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones, if you will, become ever more

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