Mapping & Surveying


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...

NOAA Finds Colorado Partners for Nighttime Wildfire Measurements with sUAS

Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, Colo., is supplying its small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) for the National Oceanic...
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Two Drone Worlds Collide: 3DR and DJI Form New Partnership

DJI and 3DR, the two main rivals in the consumer drone biz not too long ago, are now coming together to integrate their products.According...

Commercial UAV Expo Hosting On-Site UAS Mapping Certification

The organizers of Commercial UAV Expo are hosting the launch of what they say is the industry’s first and only unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)...

Mineral Exploration Company Signs up for Aeromagnetic Drone Survey

Pioneer Aerial Surveys, a subsidiary of Vancouver, British Columbia-based Global UAV Technologies Ltd., has signed a drone survey contract with mineral exploration company Quantum...

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