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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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What Exactly Can Drone Geospatial Data Do? Disaster Response…

Disaster response efforts following Hurricane Michael have showcased high precision drone geospatial data. SimActive, a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, partnered with drone service provider Midwest Aerial to perform critical damage assessment of homes and infrastructure after Hurricane Michael struck the Gulf Coast last month.  Hurricane Michael destroyed billions of …

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3D Modeling with SimActive: Leveling Up Commercial Drone Dat…

SimActive‘s Correlator3D is one of the tools that enables commercial drone operators to level up and play at the enterprise level.  SimActive has been a major player in the creation of photogrammetry solutions from aerial data since 2003.  They started by utilizing data from satellites and manned aircraft,  and their …

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DroneDeploy Gives a “Peek Under the Hood” of MapEngine

DroneDeploy‘s annual user conference opened today in San Francisco; and in addition to training opportunities, partner demonstrations, and a lot of face time with other drone professionals;, the company is offering a closer look at the technology behind their industry-leading platform. DroneDeploy co-founder Jono Millin said in his opening remarks …

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SimActive for Mining: Drones and Volume Calculation

SimActive Inc. is a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software – for drones and for manned aircraft.  It’s a professional tool that provides the speed and precision big business expects.  SimActive’s Correlator 3D software takes data from any sensor and uses one software interface for processing. Now, SimActive introduces new features …

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DroneDeploy Introduces the World’s First Machine Learning-Dr…

In October of 2017, we published a story about DroneDeploy‘s huge growth: “In just this year, the company has mapped more than 25 million acres, representing an area larger than the country of Iceland. They’ve processed 40 million images in 2017, create thousands of maps every day, and have processed …

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DroneDeploy Scores $25M in New Round: Here’s What it Takes t…

San Francisco-based drone mapping platform DroneDeploy simply scored one other $25 million in funding.  Here’s why that’s not shocking. This week I had a dialog with an funding banker, who talked about casually that the VC urge for food for drone firms had diminished in the final yr.  With the …

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Drone Mapping Gets Better and Better: DroneDeploy Releases L…

Drone expertise is evolving at an unimaginable tempo today, however few new bulletins actually supply a extremely game-changing – or work altering – characteristic.  This one is totally different.  A couple of years in the past, the flexibility to create a map from drone knowledge in actual time would have …

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