Market & Technology Research – Top Stories

July, 2016

FAA Part 107 – A New Day for Commercial Micro UAV Operations?

The Federal Aviation Administration released Part 107 eliminates the need for licensed aircraft pilots to operate micro UAVs
June, 2016

What Caused Mark Zuckerberg’s Social Media Accounts Hack & What That Teaches Us About Password Security

Those of us who have a Facebook account must have come across a security tip that says: “Don’t use your Facebook password anywhere else online”. Unfortunately, […]
March, 2016

What UAV Vendors Won’t tell First Responders

To date, civilian First Responders fly weak and ineffectual UAVs exactly like the hobbyists who fly the same hardware. That’s helpful in a limited way but […]
March, 2016

HUDs to Dominate Wearable Technologies for the Foreseeable Future

Visual/head-up display (HUD) and embedded computing technologies will dominate the wearable technology domain for the foreseeable future as militaries strive to improve situational awareness (SA) for soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines through increased data throughput, local processing for analytics and prediction and improved visual/auditory/haptic interface and dissemination of both information and recommendations for action.
February, 2016

Militaries and First Responders Eager to Adopt Wearable Technologies

Militaries and first-responders are extremely eager to seek out and adopt wearable technologies. This should come as no surprise since these sectors typically execute the most […]
February, 2016

WearRAcon 16 Highlights the Potential of Wearable Technologies

The wearable technology market is nascent and will be primarily funded through smaller Research & Development funding programs between now and 2020. After 2020, these programs will mature and the market will begin to see a larger procurement activity as militaries begin to seek fielded options for units.
February, 2016

Wearable Technologies Market Ready to Charge Into the Multi-Billion Dollars Zone

Over the coming decade, the world’s wearable technologies market is expected to grow at a cumulative CAGR of nearly 40%, producing a cumulative global market of nearly $8 billion.
October, 2015

How to Protect Your Car and Yourself Against Car Hacking

According to Market Info Group (MiG), security holes currently allow an hacker to take a PC, physically connect it to the Ethernet network inside a car and use a software command to take control of the vehicle. Alternately, hackers could infect the system with a Trojan, which would let them take control of an engine remotely, while a person is driving the car. A true nightmare scenario.
October, 2015

FAA Clamps Down on UAVs – How Useful Will Registration Be?

MiG’s UAV analysts think that requiring UAVs to register will not enhance aviation safety and security. The new and very easy to fly small radio controlled aircraft are bringing hordes of new operators into the airspace, some of whom don’t know the rules and apparently don’t care.
October, 2015

Media Anti-Drone Bias Blocks UAV Benefits

Macon-Bibb county Georgia looked to be a leader on integrating life-saving Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) into First Responder operations.  Their talks with an apparently capable UAV system provider appeared fruitful until a pair of local reporters emphasized stereotypical public fears.

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