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82 Standfirst Exhibiting interest December/January 2018 | Unmanned Systems Technology Intergeo, held in Berlin in September 2017, is billed as the world’s foremost exhibition and conference for geospatial survey and geo-information, with numerous unmanned systems developers and suppliers among the 577 exhibitors announcing new commercial technologies and vehicles for global mapping services for the more than 18,000 attendees from 107 countries. The following month, the Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas drew more than 150 exhibitors from 53 countries presenting the latest innovations in unmanned airframes, subsystems and services, with new product showcases and announcements for engineers and operators alike. In November 2017, the ExCeL centre in London Docklands hosted the 4th Commercial UAV Show. Speakers from industries, governments and universities were among the 2000- plus attendees to the conference and expo floor, where new unmanned systems technologies for photography, agriculture, infrastructure monitoring and more were on display. Rory Jackson reports back from unmanned systems exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic late last year with a round-up of some notable announcements Intergeo, CUAV Expo (below right) and the CUAV Show (below left) proved popular with exhibitors and attendees alike