Category: GIS

DroneDeploy Releases Improved Export Tools & New Map Viewer Page

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Drone Deploy today released a fully redesigned map viewer page — The new page is optimized for mobile web (coming soon to the app!) and is the first step in the launch of a completely new user interface, with the goal of making the DroneDeploy experience seamless across any device. In the near future, they…

Bird Eye Drones is Helping to Build the World’s Third Largest Dam in Brazil

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Brazil is building the world’s third largest hydroelectric dam on the Xingu River, a tributary of the Amazon. When complete in 2019, the Belo Monte Dam will generate 11,233 megawatts of electricity and distribute it throughout the country for both residential and commercial use. Brazil’s rapid economic growth over the last decade has created large…

World Heritage site surveyed by QuestUAV team in narrow-window mapping mission.

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Pafos Archaeological Park saw the modern meet the ancient world when a QuestUAV pilot and commander team used the Q-100 DATAhawk professional mapping drone to successfully complete a narrow-window operational survey. A mere 15 minute flight allowed the team to collect 410 high-resolution images (with a 3.5cm GSD) across a 1.1km2 region of this famous…

MAVinci SIRIUS UAS: Discover the new 5.0 features – 3D city models // updated automatic landing // Corridor mapping and more…

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MAVinci is proud to announce the new SIRIUS UAS 5.0 release! It features new camera options, new landing improvements and novelties in our mission control software MAVinci Desktop. City mapping add-on: Capture textures of vertical (building) facades The city mapping add-on enables you to capture fantastic 3D data sets that include the textures of vertical…

Micasense to demo at UAV Remote Sensing Applications (6th Edition)

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The Parrot company from Seattle will join the BCN Drone Center Course to showcase the RedEdge and Sequoia sensors. We will perform real flights with them and post-process real datasets! The one week course is all about photogrammetry and remote sensing techniques using UAV aerial images. A broad board of top level UAV professionals and…

Free months trial of Propeller:-Commercial operators: turn single flights into repeat work with Propeller

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Use the coupon code SUASNEWS (details below) and please drop a line telling us how you got on GM A message from Rory… I run Propeller (www.propelleraero.com), and we let you deliver your drone data in an easy to use/share/measure web platform. Propeller began wanting to build drones, however our first customers were still looking…

Hojung deftly manoeuvre QuestUAV’s Surveyor Pro in a single mission flight across Madang City, Papua New Guinea

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Taking a break from missions and demonstrations across South Korea, and in conjunction with client management and local city officials, QuestUAV’s partner in the SK flew their Surveyor Pro UAV across Madang City in Papua New Guinea. The visit was originally scheduled to facilitate the capture of detailed maps of a 0.2ha area for update…

Geowing: Data collection from manned aircraft to drones.

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They’re on the news, in the stores, and in the skies; but what role do drones play in the mapping world? As our industry quickly learns to adapt to the newest approach for aerial acquisition, it is important to understand what is the right tool for the job. Data collection is the first step towards developing…

Ireland:- The UAV bug has begun for Murphy Surveys

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Always on the lookout for the latest in cutting edge technology, Murphy Surveys strive to be leaders in our field and as such are always looking to bring innovation to our vast array of services. It is through capitalizing on this innovation and expertise that we are excited to announce MurphyUAV as a new division…

GeoFIT Americas Adopts SimActive’s Correlator3D™ for UAVs

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SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce the purchase of its Correlator3D™ software by GeoFIT Americas, a subsidiary of Groupe FIT. The software is used for image processing from UAVs in sizable mapping projects. “With our acquisition of a high-end drone, we needed comparable software to complete our solution”, said…