Last week we had the privilege of hosting Eyeplane, a drone startup from The Netherlands which is a part of the ESA BIC network and their Norwegian engineering partners Maritime Robotics. Eyeplane proposes an innovative fixed-wing drone service by which they will be able to monitor large...

Today, at the last day at the Mobile World Congress 2019, we would like to thank everyone for making it such a fruitful week for us. A big shout out to the catalan ministers, who we met at Palau de la Generalitat, for their immense...

Different partners from RAWFIE project visited BCN Drone Center for integration, testing and training sessions. RAWFIE (Road-, Air-, and Water- based Future Internet Experimentation) is a project funded by the European Commission (Horizon H2020 programme) under the Future Internet Research Experimentation (FIRE+) initiative. The project introduces...

Vodafone is conducting 4G drone test trials in the BCN Drone Center to enable the massive use of drones in BVLOS in the near future. All drones equipped with a 5G SIM card will be able to be controlled and geo-localized simultaneously. This will also enable...

This August we spoke at the RIC Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. The event was centred around how can earth observation data effectively address mundane problems that impact livelihoods in Africa and counted with the presence of the General Secretary of the Kenyan Government. The Conference was...

Last November the 9th we presented our success story at the European Satellite Navigation Competition in Tallin, Estonia. 26 path-breaking ideas were awarded in front of more than 500 guests from all over Europe and beyond. BCN Drone Center obtained two awards on 2011: Catalan...

The BCN Drone Center incorporates today a SIEMENS effective resolution target that will be a perfect complement to the USAF1951 target that was installed a few months ago. This new calibration tool will allow to measure spatial resolutions better than 15 cm / pixel....

Today two aeronautical engineers from BCN Drone Center have given lectures at Harvard University (Boston, USA) under the cycle "The Drone Revolution in Spatial Analysis". Jordi Salvador has talked about computer vision applied to the images obtained with drones and Marc Beltran explained the Bosnia...