drone data

GLOBHE World Record for Largest Album Drone Images

Copyright image of Antarctica used with express permission of GLOBHE. The GLOBHE world record for largest album of drone-collected images was achieved by “crowd-droning.”  Here’s how the concept can be used to help save the planet. *Copyright images used with express permission from GLOBHE. By Jim Magill GLOBHE, a Stockholm …

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SkyCam and Optelos partner on Visual Data Management

Optelos delivers robust data management and analytics: SkyCam Aviation offers unique multi-spectral data collection services.  Together, SkyCam and Optelos offer clients the actionable insights they need. Unique Data Collection: Unique Data Management “SkyCam Aviation provides visual data collection services using fixed wing aircraft and employs multi sensor technology to provide …

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Digital Twins and Turnarounds Optelos CEO David Tran

Saving Time, Reducing Risk: Using Digital Twins to Optimize Turnarounds  Enterprise companies are inundated with digital data: from aerial images to ground-based walkthroughs, companies have more information available to them than ever before. But is all of this data helping the bottom line? At the Energy Drone and Robotics Summit …

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Dual Sensor Technology from Visual Intelligence

Visual Intelligence provides patented dual sensor technology combined with software and analytics to deliver millimeter-class drone data.  Now, through a new partnership, inspection specialists ARE will deliver rail and utility engineering services based on the newly enabled solution. There is no doubt that drone technology has become an important tool for …

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Mapping and LiDAR SimActive Integrated with LiDARUSA

Drone-based mapping and LiDAR are a powerful combination. Now, Canada’s SimActive Inc., a leading developer of photogrammetry software that can accommodate aerial imagery from satellite, manned aircraft, or drones, announces the integration of its Correlator3D™ product into LiDAR systems for drones developed by LiDAR USA. LiDARUSA, also known as Fagerman Technologies, …

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Data Privacy for DJI Drones: Expanding Protection for Custom…

Amid ongoing trade tensions between China and the U.S. that has led to concerns about data privacy for DJI drones, DJI continues to enhance the security of their platform.  Today,  DJI announced that they would make Local Data Mode – a feature that eliminates entirely the need for internet connectivity, completely …

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DJI’s Quest for Real Drone Incident Data: Why Every Pilot Sh…

Image @jeshoots at Pexels Yesterday, DJI, announced that they would equip all drones with AirSense ADS-B receivers as of 2020.  (You can read about that here).  The announcement is just part of DJI’s plan to equip hardware with technology-based safety features in order to address the needs of regulators – …

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Terra For Drone Software Vendors as DJI Launches Mapping & M…

Not that many years ago, DJI was credited with forcing several competitors to pivot out of the drone hardware market and into commercial software. The Chinese company’s drones were too good and too cheap for the likes of 3DR to compete with. Now the world’s leading manufacturer has launched Terra, …

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DRONELIFE Exclusive: SimActive and the Democratization of Ma…

image courtesy SimActive Canada-based SimActive isn’t just a drone company.  But as one of the global leaders in photogrammetry, SimActive sees drones as a key element in democratizing mapping data. In 2003, when Philippe Simard and his younger brother Louis started SimActive, the Canadian army was engaged in Afghanistan, mapping …

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