Big milestone yesterday with the kickoff of the project REALITY, dealing with the increasingly necessary implementation of GNSS and beyond-GNSS integrity for drones based on EGNOS. The goal of REALITY is to promote the use of EGNOS for safe drone operations, in the short term and...

Last month, the BCN Drone Center was participant on a spectacular demonstration of the capabilities of Horizon 2020 project RAWFIE. During the demonstration two UAVs were launched from the BCN Drone Center testbed and controlled by the RAWFIE infrastructure with a Main Ground Control Center in...

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...