Mapping & Surveying – Page 27

Researchers to Study Amazon Rainforest with UAV

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 18, 2015

The U.K.'s University of Exeter is leading an international project that will use unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) remote sensing to investigate the Amazon rainforest. The European Research Council project aims to study how the Amazonian land was used during the [Read More]

Blue Marble Adds UAV Video Feature to Global Mapper

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 05, 2015

Hallowell, Maine-based Blue Marble Geographics has released a new version of Global Mapper, a geographic information system (GIS) application capable of displaying, converting and analyzing virtually any type of geospatial data. Version 16.1 includes a variety of updates to both [Read More]

SimActive Launches New Version of Photogrammetry Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2015

SimActive Inc., a Canada-based developer of photogrammetry software, has released version 6.0 of Correlator3D, which processes geospatial data from aerial and satellite imagery. The software's completely redesigned interface introduces streamlined image processing for any sensor type, says SimActive. Correlator3D 6.0 [Read More]

Pix4D Releases New Version of Pix4Dmapper

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2015

Switzerland-headquartered Pix4D has released Version 1.3 of Pix4Dmapper, software that converts aerial images from manned or unmanned aircraft into geo-referenced 2D mosaics and 3D surface models and point clouds. Pix4Dmapper V1.3 includes a mesh feature, which allows users to create [Read More]

Ohio/Indiana UAS Center to Fly senseFly eBee for Cleveland Metroparks

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted two separate Certificates of Authorization (COAs) to the Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (OH/IN UASC) to conduct flight operations in support of Cleveland Metroparks. The team will be flying a senseFly eBee for [Read More]

Companies Combine Sensor System, Mapping Tools for 3D Product Generation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2015

Visual Intelligence and Cardinal Systems are partnering to combine aerial image collection with data processing and delivery for large-scale and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) applications. Visual Intelligence's iOne sensor system is reconfigurable and supports various image types, including nadir and [Read More]

Archaeologists Use UAV, LiDAR to Explore Underground Town in Italy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 21, 2015

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is being flown in Italy to explore the underground town of Cerreto Vecchia. Through a sponsorship from the country's Ministry of Education, archaeologists are using LiDAR to first map out the town, which has been [Read More]

Ohio Companies Providing UAV-Based Analytics for Surveying, Construction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2015

Ohio-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology companies Event 38 and UmapAV have formed a partnership to deliver UAV-based analytics to the surveying and construction industries. Akron-headquartered Event 38 designs and manufactures UAVs, specialized optical sensors and precision analytics data. Columbus’ [Read More]

Measure, PrecisionHawk Partner for Commercial Drone Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 08, 2015

Measure, a 32 Advisors Company, and PrecisionHawk are partnering to provide unmanned aerial system (UAS) services, which will allow clients to have quicker, simpler and more affordable access to advanced data gathering, processing and analysis. Brandon Torres Declet, CEO and [Read More]

UAVs for Aerial Surveying Must be Exempt from Legislation, Says Association

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 16, 2014

The Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS), which comprises private firms in the remote sensing, spatial data and geographic information systems field, has called on state legislatures to exempt aerial surveying and mapping from any legislation limiting unmanned aerial [Read More]