May 2, 2016 Portland, Maine, USA Diversified Communications announced today the launch of the website commercialuavnews.com. The site is designed to provide news, insight and resources for UAV/UAS (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/Unmanned Aircraft Systems) professionals in seven industries in which drones are becoming an increasing indispensable part of the workflow. Last year, the company launched Commercial UAV Expo,a trade show and conference focused on those same seven industries. The event was a resounding success, with 1,500 trade professionals in attendance looking for the latest tools and education to help them work better, smarter, faster and safer.
Professionals need to keep up with this disruptive, rapidly evolving technology and the regulations that go along with it, said Lisa Murray, Director of Commercial UAV Expo. We realized there was a need for a news and information resource focused on commercial UAVs that goes beyond the confines of a three day event, and Commercial UAV Newswas born.
Commercial UAV News will provide daily news, insight, guest blogs, interviews, reports and more, focusing on UAVs/UAS in these seven industries:
- Process, Power, Utilities
- Civil Infrastructure
- Law Enforcement, Emergency Response, Search and Rescue
- Precision Agriculture
- Surveying & Mapping
- Mining & Aggregates
Commercial UAV News, the weekly newsletter that Diversified launched one year ago, has been redesigned to more closely align with the editorial direction of the new site. Interested parties may subscribe to the newsletter here.
Jeremiah Karpowicz will serve as Executive Editor of the site and newsletter. He has created articles, videos, newsletters, ebooks and more for various communities as a contributor and editor. Previously, he served as the Executive Editor for ProVideo Coalition, and saw first hand how disruptive drones can be to the way individuals approach their jobs as well as to an industry as a whole.
Theword game-changer camp up quite often in the industries Ive worked in, as so many peoplerealized what kind of opportunities were being opened up for themwith drones,Karpowicz mentioned. Its the same word Ive heard used by mining, agriculture, utility, construction and surveying professionals, and its clearlyappropriate.UAVs have the potential to augment, refine and/or redefine the way peopleapproachtheir work, and Im looking forward to talkingwith expertson every side of the process to explain and explore what thesechanges can and willlook like.
Those explorations have already begun to take place, as a number of popular reports that individually focus on the seven industries are available right now. These reports highlight the landscape of the various industries in terms of how professionals are and want to be using UAVs to impact the way in which they work. The reports also feature insights from various industry experts, and this showcase of expertise from people who are using these tools will be a hallmark of the new site.
Karpowicz will be working with individuals and UAV vendors to craft content including webinars, reports, whitepapers, articles and videos that will give commercial drone professionals critical information and help them make better business decisions.
Im excited about being able to create resources that will speak to specific industry professionals, Karpowicz concluded. Its one thing to talk about how lucrative drones are going to be, but its quite another to explain how and why using a UAV can represent a 20-25% cost savings for a farmer. Thats the sort of specificity that made the Expo such a success, and I cant wait to detail the precise ways in which drones can have a positive impact on bottom line priorities like ROI, safety, workflow and plenty more.
About Commercial UAV News
Commercial UAV News provides daily news, insight and resources for UAV/UAS (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/Unmanned Aircraft Systems) professionals in industries in which drones are becoming an increasing indispensable part of the workflow: Process, Power & Utilities; Civil Infrastructure; Construction; Law Enforcement, Emergency Response & Search and Rescue (SAR); Precision Agriculture; Surveying & Mapping; and Aggregates & Mining. For more information and to subscribe to the weekly newsletter, visit www.commercialuavnews.com.
About Commercial UAV Expo
Commercial UAV Expo is North Americas leading trade show and conference for the commercial drone market, focusing on Process, Power & Utilities; Civil Infrastructure; Construction; Law Enforcement, Emergency Response & Search and Rescue (SAR); Precision Agriculture; Surveying & Mapping; and Aggregates & Mining. It takes place October 31 November 2, 2016 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Complete information can be found at www.expouav.com.
About Diversified Communications
Commercial UAV News and Commercial UAV Expo are produced by Diversified Communications, a global media company with more than a dozen years experience producing technology events and media for the global geospatial market, including Commercial UAV Expo, Commercial UAV News, SPAR 3D Conference & Expo, SPAR3D.com and International LiDAR Mapping Forum. Content delivered in-person and online gives practitioners tools and information to make better business decisions. www.divcom.com