Mapping & Surveying – Page 9

Drones Brought in for Surface Mining Project in Pennsylvania

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 07, 2016

Identified Technologies, a Pittsburgh-based provider of automated commercial drone mapping and tracking for industrial job sites, has been selected by Bentley Development to support a large surface mining project in western Pennsylvania. Established in 1971, Bentley Development now performs a [Read More]

Trimble Brings UAS Function to New Cloud Processing Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 07, 2016

Trimble has announced the first service available on its new Trimble Connect cloud-processing platform: Trimble Connect AutoUAS. Trimble Connect is a collaboration ecosystem for architecture, engineering, construction and geospatial users. According to the company, the new AutoUAS service dramatically reduces [Read More]

Company Turns to Drones to Serve U.S. Wireless Industry

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 01, 2016

P3 Group, a consulting, management and engineering services company, has announced the launch of a new drone program in the U.S. designed to increase the speed, safety and accuracy of its radio frequency (RF) analysis and reporting for the wireless [Read More]

Drone Software Integration to Enhance Data, Imagery Collection

Posted by Amanda Fava on October 31, 2016

SLANTRANGE Inc., a drone-based remote systems provider for the agricultural sector, has released a new integration solution that enables SLANTRANGE data products to be used within the DroneDeploy drone software platform. Utilizing DroneDeploy’s new GeoTIFF Upload feature, complete SLANTRANGE maps, [Read More]

Sentera Debuts Omni UAV Package for Inspections, Agriculture

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Minneapolis-based Sentera LLC has introduced the Omni unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) package, a quadcopter fixed with Sentera’s gimbaled, double 4K sensor. Empowering users to collect precise data from obscure angles, an Omni + Double 4K Sensor package simultaneously captures macro and [Read More]

Eos Systems Brings UAS-Focused Photogrammetry Software to Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2016

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Eos Systems Inc. has introduced new photogrammetry software optimized specifically for photographs taken with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). According to the company, the PhotoModeler UAS 2016 software creates 3D models, measurements and maps from photographs taken with [Read More]

Michigan UAS Company OK’d for Nighttime Operations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2016

Southwest Michigan-based Great Lakes Drone Co. LLC (GLDC) has been awarded a waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for operating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at night. The company provides unmanned aircraft services for industries including precision agriculture, real estate [Read More]

Allstate Goes from Polaroid to Ultra-Zoom Drone Technology

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 20, 2016

Allstate Corp., one of the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurers, is taking drones over Savannah, Ga., and parts of South Carolina to inspect rooftops and homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew. Allstate says it is using multiple unmanned aircraft [Read More]

UAVs, Thermal Imaging and Artificial Intelligence Tackle Koala Preservation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 19, 2016

Researchers from Australia’s Queensland University of Technology (QUT) are working with local councils to test a new tool for protecting the vulnerable koala populations: drones equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) and backed by statistical analysis. Koala experts with Logan, Gold [Read More]

Nebraska Professors Choose UAS for Monitoring Wetland Habitats

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Thanks to a $203,220 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professors Zhenghong Tang and Wayne Woldt are planning to develop a methodology to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to conduct dynamic monitoring and precise assessments of playa wetland [Read More]