Inspection

Esri Boosts Drone2Map Tool With Upgrade

February has at all times been nice for mapping analytics agency Esri. Last February, the California-based firm launched Drone2Map for ArcGIS, a strong software that captures uncooked, drone-based picture information and creates digital floor fashions, orthomosaics, 3D-point clouds and 3D Shareable PDFs. GIS customers who lack the photogrammetry expertise can …

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Is Sky-Futures Expanse Drone Inspection Software Good for Al…

Sky-Futures cloud-based drone inspection visualization and reporting software squarely targets the asset inspection sector, but will it be broadly adopted? THE FACTS: No one questions whether the founders of Sky-Futures know what they are doing.  When it comes to drone inspections they have “been there, done that.”  You can read …

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Airobotics Releases New Drone Developer Software

Industrial-drone automation firm Airobotics this week launched a new software developer program the Israeli company says will allow customers to work smarter with customizable new UAV mission programs. In a press release, Airobotics states that the new program empowers third-party customers to design and develop software that can be integrated into …

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Texas-India Drone Partnership Makes Power Lines Safer

The University of Texas is partnering with an Indian drone-software company to improve power-line inspections. Working with UT’s IC2 Institute, regional utility Austin Energy recently tested an inspection drone using software by Arcturus Business Solutions of Noida, India in an effort to better pinpoint weaknesses and damage to transmission lines …

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Drones Help Hurricane Victims File Insurance Claims Faster

Two of the largest insurers are processing millions of property claims following Hurricane Matthew more efficiently by using drones. The hurricane, which rampaged through the Caribbean and several Southern Seaboard states, was responsible for an estimated 1,300 deaths and $6.91 billion in damage. Allstate and Travelers deployed several drones over …

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