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I am very excited to Spotlight an article from a new contributing author, Brittany K. L. Mabry,
recapping the extremely successful ASPRS UAS Technical
Demonstration and Symposium in Reno, Nevada Oct 21-22. I am sorry that I missed it, but
Brittany has provided all of the details for what will become an annual event. This is exactly
the kind of forward looking opportunity that I think will help to rejuvenate ASPRS. Kudos to all
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Change is in the Air: Unmanned
The ASPRS UAS Technical Demonstration and Symposium in Reno (Oct 21-22), organized by the
Northern California Region of ASPRS (American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing), was
a success surpassing expectations. Boasting a slate of presenters and exhibitors including many
of the most distinguished brands in the market of UASs, imagery, lidar, and CAD, (Google, Esri,
Autodesk, BAE Systems, Pix4D, 3D Robotics, senseFly, Airware ...
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RobotX Maritime Competition
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the need for elevation data to support aviation in Alaska, and other applications ...
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