Mapping & Surveying – Page 10

Offshore Wind Power Company Tries out Drones for Scouting Birds

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

A drone has been used in a successful trial to count cliff-nesting seabirds at a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) reserve on the U.K. coast. With funding from offshore wind company DONG Energy, the trial took place at [Read More]

microdrones Rolls out Suite of VTOL UAS Mapping Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Building upon Trimble’s recent announcement that Delair-Tech and microdrones will jointly become official unmanned aircraft system (UAS) suppliers for Trimble’s worldwide distribution network, microdrones is now offering four new mapping vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) UAS solutions, called mdMapper. mdMapper200: [Read More]

DJI and Datumate Partner on Packaged Site Survey Solution

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 11, 2016

China-based DJI and Israel-based Datumate have begun offering a drone, software and app package that the partners say fully automates and expedites site surveys. Tailored for professional surveying jobs, the DJI-Datumate Site Survey Solution is a comprehensive package of imagery [Read More]

DroneDeploy Offers Service Provider Directory, Co-Branding

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 11, 2016

Cloud-based drone software company DroneDeploy has unveiled the Drone Mapping Directory, a drone mapping marketplace to connect businesses with drone service providers. At launch, the Drone Mapping Directory unites more than 250 drone service providers operating in 48 countries and [Read More]

Why You Should Take a Solution-Based Approach to UAV Services

UAO Staff
Written by Dustin Price on October 11, 2016

With sectors such as mining, infrastructure, agriculture and surveying, simply talking about a new technology is not enough to impress them; you need to talk about how this solves problems specific to their industries.

Pix4D Launches Hybrid Solutions for Drone Mapping

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 11, 2016

Drone mapping software developer Pix4D has launched hybrid solutions that the company says integrate mobile, desktop and cloud platforms for more flexible mapping. The four new solutions include Pix4Dmapper Pro 3.0 for surveying, mapping and forensics; Pix4Dbim for construction; Pix4Dag [Read More]

Unmanned Aircraft Go Up 12,000 Feet to Study Black Carbon Aerosols

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 06, 2016

Using a fleet of unmanned aircraft (UAS) with specialized instrumentation, researchers from Nevada’s Desert Research Institute (DRI) are discovering insights into how black carbon aerosols are impacting cloud formations and global climate change. According to the DRI, it is widely [Read More]

senseFly’s Latest Fixed-Wing Mapping Drone Is Here

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2016

senseFly is rolling out its next-generation fixed-wing drone for survey-grade photogrammetric mapping, the eBee Plus. The fixed-wing drone features an elongated windspan for stable, long-duration flights of close to one hour. Additionally, it can document 220 hectares (540 acres) in [Read More]

UAVs Help Figure out Effects of Climate Change on Crops

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as part of a research project on the effects of climate change on food scarcity and distribution. Specifically, Dr. Simone Silvestri, an assistant professor of computer [Read More]

New Partnership Brings senseFly Drones to Mining Customers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

Through a new partnership, Swiss unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturer senseFly is enabling an end-to-end data collection and analysis solution for Maptek, which offers software, hardware and solutions for the mining industry. According to a news post from senseFly, Maptek will now [Read More]