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Natural disaster market sparks geo-reference technology growth

8th April 2019 - 21:04 GMT | by Tim Martin in Amsterdam


The need for disaster relief agencies to carry out unmanned aerial surveillance of affected areas has prompted a growth in requests for access to geo-referencing and mapping solutions.

In specific cases where remote assessments of a site are critical, the ability of UAS operators to make use of ‘direct geo-referencing capabilities’ is a significant advantage, according to Brad Schmidt, global sales manager at Applanix.

As a global navigation satellite system, inertial navigation system (GNSS INS) provider of geo-referencing data, the company offers positioning capabilities to UAS operators by acquiring satellite data and integrating it with orientation technology, forming the basis

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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