LIDAR

Censys Adds LiDAR Payload Options

Censys Sentaero BVLOS Fixed Wing Censys Technologies Adds LiDAR To Payload Options by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M Crosby Censys Technologies, a leading developer of beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) unmanned aerial systems, is incorporating LiDAR into its offering of universal payload options. Continue reading below, or listen: Censys …

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Drones and High Resolution Lenses Protect Wildlife

Drones equipped with high resolution lenses are a powerful tool in the fight to protect wildlife around the world.  Here, Yasuo Baba of Sony Digital Imaging gives us the specifics of the project between Quantum-Systems and Wilderness International. The following is a guest post by Yasuo Baba, Director, Digital Imaging …

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Colorized point clouds and more Simactive’s new features

Canadian mapping platform SimActive has added some significant new capabilities this year, including colorized point clouds and reflective calibration.  CEO Philippe Simard explains what these features are – and how clients are using them. SimActive releases new features regularly. “With our user base growing exponentially, we are constantly monitoring how our …

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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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SimActive Adds New LiDAR Workflow Functionality

SimActive has just announced some additional functionality removes some of the manual processes currently needed to process softificated imagery.  From their press release below: “Removing the need to manually tag GCPs facilitates the integration of LiDAR data with imagery”, said Dr Philippe Simard, President of SimActive. “Our clients can benefit …

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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: Flying Drones in the Phillipines to Fin…

  image: The History Channel Tonight’s the night for Episode 2 of the History Channel’s fascinating adventure: Lost Gold of World War II.  This episode has an added interest for the drone industry, as a drone pilot and two data scientists from leading drone firm PrecisionHawk used LiDAR-equipped drones to help …

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