Unmanned Aerial Vehicle: Review of Onboard Sensors, Application Fields, Open Problems and Research Issues

. International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP), 11 (1): 12-24 (February 2017)


Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (sUAV) platforms are becoming a potential source of data for many applications thanks to their onboard sensors. They can also provide more technical, environmental and economical advantages compared to classical manned aerial vehicle. This paper reports the state of the art of sUAV platforms and onboard sensors. It reviews their application fields, their open problems and their research issues.

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