Mapping & Surveying – Page 2

Drone Work Over Storm-Affected Forests OK’d by Swedes

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

Aiming to make inventories of storm-affected forests more efficient, the county administrative board of Kronoberg, Sweden, has approved Södra’s application for a permit to use drones. Södra, founded in 1938, is the country’s largest forest-owner association. “We are happy about [Read More]

New Partnership Mates Autonomous Drone Inspections, On-Demand Insurance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Loveland Innovations, the maker of IMGING, an autonomous drone inspection solution built specifically for property insurance, has partnered with Verifly, a provider of on-demand insurance policies for drone operators. According to the companies, the new partnership will make it easier [Read More]

DroneDeploy Delves into Latest Trends in Commercial UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

According to DroneDeploy, its latest report underscores the “tremendous growth” in commercial drone adoption over the last year.

3DR Expands Site Scan Drone Solution in AEC Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Diversified technology company Advanced Solutions Inc. has announced a partnership with commercial drone technology provider 3DR. 3DR is the developer of Site Scan, a drone data platform for construction. It enables consumers to inspect, survey and scan worksites in order [Read More]

Remote GeoSystems Offers Google Earth Extension for UAV Footage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Fort Collins, Colo.-based Remote GeoSystems Inc., a geospatial software and hardware company, has released its LineVision Google Earth Extension, software for aerial projects – including from drones – requiring georeferenced video playback, analysis, collaboration and reporting. Unlike its stand-alone predecessor, [Read More]

DJI, Loveland Innovations Roll out Drone Solution for Insurance Biz

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Alpine, Utah-based Loveland Innovations, maker of an autonomous drone inspection solution for the insurance industry, has announced a new partnership with DJI, which will be supplying the Mavic Pro, Phantom 4 Pro, Inspire 2.0 and the Matrice 200 families of [Read More]

Australian EPA’s Drone Uncovers License Breach at Landfill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of Victoria, Australia, has used its drone to capture footage of a license breach at a landfill – in turn, leading to B.T.Q Group’s being fined more than AUD $7,700. Daniel Hunt, EPA metro manager, [Read More]

Two New VPs Join Uplift to Augment Drone Services for Construction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2017

Uplift Data Partners, a provider of drone operations management and data analysis, has appointed two new executives to its engineering and sales teams, Kinan Sweidan and Jamail Carter. Based out of Chicago, the privately held firm captures and analyzes aerial [Read More]

With Federal Green Light, ATL Deploys Drone Over Runway

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

Having inked permission from the Federal Aviation Administration, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), which touts itself as the world’s busiest airport, was recently able to survey a runway by using an unmanned aircraft system (UAS). According to ATL, a subcontractor [Read More]

Multivista Introduces Full-Service UAV Solutions for Construction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Multivista, a Phoenix-headquartered provider of visual construction documentation and a division of Hexagon AB, has released Multivista UAV, a full-service suite of construction drone services. With a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and certified pilots, Multivista says it is [Read More]