Featured – Surveying

Simactive Works to Increase Value in Mining and Surveying Dr…

From Simactive Canadian mapping software company SimActive has added additional capacity to be able to automatically assess multiple volumes of material (aggregates and other material) for projects and to report based upon the findings. If the same area is being flown, users can then compare the volumes and access differences …

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The Newest Gremsy Gimbal: the T3V3

The Gremsy T3V3: HDMI quick release, stronger motor, and more. Vietnam-based Gremsy, manufacturers of quality gimbals for the professional market,  announce their latest gimbal version today.  Designed for widespread use, the Gremsy T3 is already one of the most popular gimbals used in inspections, mapping, and other commercial applications. It …

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Drone Marketing Meets Reality TV With Surveying as the Backd…

We here at DRONELIFE are as vulnerable as anyone else to the joys of reality TV, so we were pleased to see that drone provider Microdrones is scheduled to release a reality TV styled video webinar series named Down to Earth.  The idea is to show the challenges and hazards that surveying …

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Good Drone Data Without Being a Data Expert: Now SimActive O…

It’s a truism that data is king in the drone industry.  Getting good quality, actionable drone data without being an expert in image processing and photogrammetry – the science of accurate measurement from images – is a challenge for many companies. Now, Canadian data processing provider SimActive is offering full …

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senseFly Unveils Solar 360, a Thermal Fixed-Wing Drone for S…

senseFly has launched a new drone at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019, the Solar 360. The fixed-wing thermal drone solution has been designed specifically for solar farm inspections. The senseFly Solar 360 has been developed in collaboration with software company Raptor Maps and promises to enable an automated assessment of solar plant …

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Professional Viewpoint: How Drones Overcome Major Obstacles …

Drones are significant tools in pipeline surveys – get an professional surveyor’s insider look at why, and how to optimize the ROI. The following is a guest post by Dustin Price, a licensed land surveyor and the Operations Manager at Landpoint.  For pipeline surveys, there’s a lot that needs to be …

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The Latest Wave of Sensor Tech Could be a Game Changer for L…

Avalanche photodiode sensors.  If you don’t know what they are – you need to. The following is a guest post by talented author and self-described nerd Ryan LaDue. The Latest Wave of Sensor Tech Could be a Game-Changer for LiDAR-Equipped UAVs Avalanche photodiode sensors are semiconductors capable of converting photons …

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DroneLife Exclusive: CEO of Terra Drone India, Part of a Glo…

DRONELIFE recently caught up with Prateek Srivastava, CEO of Terra Drone India.  As India becomes a major player in the global drone industry, Srivastava gives his take on the commercial drone industry, unmanned traffic management (UTM), and where he sees the commercial market going in India. DRONELIFE:  Can you tell our …

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SimActive Expands its Partner Network for Medium Format Came…

SimActive Inc.,  recently announces the expansion of its network of resellers for medium format licenses. The new strategic alliances allow them to address the growing market need for processing imagery from medium format sensors. Partners include firms such as LiDARUSA, who offers SimActive’s Correlator3D™ to complement Phase One cameras. This …

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Yuneec Unveils RTK Satellite Navigation For H520 Drone

Drone manufacturer Yuneec has announced that its commercial hexacopter, the H520, will now be optionally available with an RTK (Real Time Kinematic) system. The addition of the RTK system from Swiss company Fixposition, means that even under difficult GPS conditions – in dense urban areas or canyons, for example – …

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