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Drone Mapping Proves its Worth for Kentucky Highway Construction

Identified Technologies, a Pittsburgh-headquartered provider of drone mapping for construction and energy job sites, has announced a new partnership with Ohio-based Kokosing Construction Co.According...
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Drones and LiDAR Mate for California Highway Construction Project

Yesterday, California’s Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and engineering firm Alta Vista Solutions showcased two emerging technologies on a construction project aimed to improve...
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U.S. Construction Company Scaling Drone Program With the Help of PrecisionHawk

McCarthy Building Cos. Inc., which touts itself as the oldest privately held national construction company in the U.S., is collaborating with PrecisionHawk to help...

PrecisionHawk Dives into New Markets, Adds Drone-Based LiDAR

Drone intelligence and technology company PrecisionHawk has announced its expansion into new markets beyond agriculture. Now, the company is also focusing on construction, insurance,...

Thermal Camera-Equipped UAVs Help Save Bambi Before Harvest

By pairing a thermal camera with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a student at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), a research institution...
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Federally Supported Drone Flights Help Maintain Great Lakes Ecosystems

Michigan Technological University has been conducting a series of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flights over the Hiawatha National Forest on the Stonington (Wedens Bay...

Drones Help Precious-Metal Mining Company Save Time and Money

Commercial drone solutions company Identified Technologies, based out of Pittsburgh, has entered into a partnership with SSR Mining Inc., which is using the company’s...
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Sandia Labs Sends Up UAS and Balloon to Collect Arctic Climate Data

Last week, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories flew a tethered balloon and an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) together to collect weather data in the...

Pix4D Now Powers 3DR’s Site Scan Drone Data Platform

3DR's Site Scan, a drone data platform for engineering and construction, has been integrated with Pix4D's photogrammetry engine.According to the companies, the new integration...

Drones Plus Thermal Cameras to Track Pythons in Florida Everglades

Miami, Fla.-based drone services company Volaero Drones has teamed up with Bill Booth Outdoors and Bruni Infrared for a python-tracking project in the Florida...

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