GIS

Drone delivers maps pay-off

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A team of Northland surveyors is taking aerial mapping to a whole new level using the latest technology. Beasley and Burgess Surveyors, based in Whangarei, are the first surveyors in Northland to use an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known…

HELImetrex and QuestUAV team up

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HELImetrex (Australia) and QuestUAV (UK) are proud to announce a forthcoming relationship to provide QuestUAV’s new range of fixed wing sUAV products in Australia.  HELImetrex are a long established company supplying UAV Aerial surveys and was the first UAV operator…

UAV and GIS—An Emerging Dynamic Duo

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ArcUser Devon Humphrey has worked on emerging technologies in GIS for the past three decades. When he became GIS manager for Lee County Appraisal District in Texas in 1991, he was one of the first to use GPS to georeference…

Victorian mine drone in near miss with crop duster

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An unmanned aerial vehicle surveying a mine owned by Iluka Resources came close to colliding with a crop duster late last year, Australia’s air safety investigator revealed. The incident, which the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) rated as serious, saw the…