Survey by microplanes


Smart and quick land surveys by unmanned microplanes are now offered by the German company MAVinci, an alumnus of ESA Business Incubation Centre Darmstadt. Guided completely by satnav and following predefined routes, the company’s automatic micro air-vehicles (UAVs), with their…

E-300 from Elimco

After two years of continuous and successful topographic jobs over the largest mines in the world, the E-300 Viewer has been consolidated as one of the most adequate UAV platforms for  industrial topographic applications. Industrial applications imply large productions and…

Geo-Rhea GIS using sUAS

Early adopters in the USA are sticking their heads above the parapet perhaps to give themselves a slight advantage for when commercial use of sUAS really becomes legal. You can convince a reporter that it is but not the FAA yet. Good…

Flying Construction Workers

Teams of quadrotors autonomously build tower-like cubic structures from modular parts. Work done by Quentin Lindsey, Daniel Mellinger, and Vijay Kumar at the GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania.