Mining and Aggregates

Industrial Application Gathers Footage of Dead Sea

Israel’s Percepto has emerged as a global market leader for autonomous industrial drone systems with their drone-in-a-box solution.  A proven safety record and their sophisticated technology have enabled Percepto customers to receive many waivers to fly beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) – and today, Percepto announced that they’ve been granted a …

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Kespry Releases Summer Inspection Drone Upgrades

Courtesy: Kespry Aerial intelligence provider Kespry is launching an updated suite of platform updates focused on inspection drone solutions. The California-based company’s Summer 2020 Aerial Intelligence platform release includes: New Haul Roads Feature Haul roads are complex elements mining and aggregates site managers need to carefully design and calibrate. A well-designed haul road …

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Pix4D announces Stand-Alone Photogrammetry with Cloud Proces…

Pix4D launches stand-alone photogrammetry cloud processing solutions Lausanne, Switzerland, June 9th, 2020: Pix4D, the photogrammetry and drone-mapping industry leader, announces today the release of Pix4Dcloud and Pix4Dcloud Advanced: the new mapping platforms for online surveying workflows and construction site monitoring.  These stand-alone cloud products run Pix4D’s photogrammetry algorithms for mapping and modeling reality from images. …

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DJI Mavic Air 2 Announcement: Today is the Day

DJI Mavic Air 2 Announcement is scheduled for today. DJI Mavic Air 2 Closed Leaked Image The long anticipated and often rumored DJI Mavic Air 2 announcement will occur tonight – we think.  DJI is going to announce something later today, April 27 at 9:30 pm EDT, or the webmaster …

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DRONELIFE Exclusive: How Drones Will Change Power Line Strin…

Image Provided by SkySkopes Drones have been used in the power industry for a few years now, but in the U.S., power line stringing is a relatively new application.  It’s an application that offers massive cost and time savings – and is one that could permanently change the way power …

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Research Says Small Drone Market in U.S. Worth 22.55 Billion…

Reprinted with Permission from Fortune Business Insights The market for small drones is projected to reach $22.55 billion by the end of 2026, according to a report recently released by Fortune Business Insights.   In a paid analysis study titled “Small Drones Market Size,  Share & Industry Analysis, by Type (Fixed-Wing, Rotary-Wing, …

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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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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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Commercial UAV Expo Wants You To Speak at Their Events in Th…

Have a story to tell about your use of drones or the technologies that make the applications better?  Commercial UAV Expo Americas and Commercial UAV Expo Europe just announce a call for speakers for their 2020 events.  Topics of interest include both vertical market segments (Agriculture,  Inspection, Mining, etc.) and/or  …

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DroneLife Exclusive: Azur Drones – This Security Guard is On…

France’s Azur Drones offers a truly autonomous, drone in a box solution for security.  It’s a powerful and sophisticated system designed to secure critical infrastructure – and with European approval to fly autonomously beyond visual line of sight, Azur is poised to be Europe’s leading player in security drones. Azur …

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