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Digitimes Research: Japan has potential demand for UAVs Hana Hu, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 29 June 2015] While Japan is less active than the US, Europe and China in promoting application of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), the UAV industry is significantly developing following the establishment of Japan UAS (unmanned aircraft system) Industry Development Association (JUIDA) in October 2014 and there is potential demand for commercial application of UAVs in Japan, according to Digitimes Research. JUIDA in May 2015 set up an UAV experimental field sized 3,800 square meters (0.94 acre) for trial run and testing functions of UAVs, Digitimes Research indicated. China-based DJI (Da Jiang Innovations) has launched Phantom 2 and Phantom 3, two camera drone models, in the Japan market and sells 1,000-2,000 units a month. Among locally produced models, MS-06LA offered by Au...