photogrammetry

DroneDeploy Conference: The Future is Here

At this week’s DroneDeploy conference, DroneDeploy co-founder Mike Winn says that despite the challenges of 2020, the future of drone mapping, and the drone community, is here. In an opening address, Winn presented a fascinating view of the worksite of the future, using the construction industry as an example.  “Almost …

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Photogrammetry is Evolving: Pix4D Announces Pix4Dmatic

As mapping professionals are called on to map larger and larger areas around the world, photogrammetry software is evolving to meet their needs.  Today, Pix4D announces PixDmatic: faster, accurate photogrammetry on a larger scale. “Projects that would have previously been mapped by aircraft are now being surveyed with drones,” says …

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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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The Newest Advance in 3D Modeling: Videogrammetry

The rise of videogrammetry is enabling 3D modeling for everyone: making the process easier and lowering barriers to adoption. The following is a guest post by Bobby Ouyang, CEO of SkyeBrowse.  SkyeBrowse is an innovative software that enables 3D modeling through videogrammetry.  DRONELIFE neither accepts nor offers payments for guest …

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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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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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Surveying with Drones: The Key Differences Between Aerial Li…

By Cargyrak (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0] The following is a guest post from Dustin Price, licensed land surveyor and operations manager at Landpoint: a surveying, aerial data and technical services provider. There has been an influx of new and, in some cases, game-changing surveying technologies that have popped up …

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Insitu’s Photogrammetry Payload Pushes Theoretical Limits of…

Boeing subsidiary Insitu has revealed that its latest advancements in High Accuracy Photogrammetry (HAP) are pushing the theoretical limits of aerial photography at altitude. Last month Insitu’s latest prototype carried a HAP payload that can capture images accurate to within five centimeters (cm) horizontally and 10cm vertically. Insitu describes this …

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Drone Data Experts Pix4D Speak at UN Panel on Food Security

image courtesy Pix4D Swiss drone photogrammetry and mapping experts Pix4D will speak today at the UN Panel on Food Security.  The company’s participation is another sign that drones are becoming widely recognized as a significant factor in precision agriculture. “The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will …

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