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Belarus Introduces New UAS and EW Jammers

Belarus officials inspect the Grach UAS, which can carry light weapons. (Photo: Milex/Belexpo) At the MILEX 2019 defense industry exhibition held in Minsk from May 15 to 18, Belarus introduced the Grach, a light multi-purpose unmanned aircraft system (UAS). It is a multicopter capable of conducting reconnaissance missions with sensors

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Terra Drone’s LiDAR mapping UAVs are helping Indonesia recover from 2018 double disaster

Sulawesi, Indonesia – For the first time ever, Light Detection and Ranging technology (LiDAR) is being used to create maps for post-disaster recovery efforts in Indonesia. Terra Drone Indonesia, in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), is using drone-mounted LiDAR technology and photogrammetry to create high-resolution maps of

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SimActive Software Enables Processing of Wingtra Drone Data

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces that Correlator3D™ is being used for mapping projects acquired by Wingtra and its high-end vertical take-off and landing drone WingtraOne. “The high-quality data collected with our WingtraOne PPK drone is well supported by the rigorous workflow of Correlator3D™”, said Basil Weibel,

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NASA Captures Air-to-Air Images of Supersonic Shockwave Interaction in Flight

NASA has successfully tested an advanced air-to-air photographic technology in flight, capturing the first-ever images of the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic aircraft in flight. The images, originally monochromatic and shown here as composite colored images, were captured during the fourth phase of Air-to-Air Background Oriented Schlieren flights, or

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Wing Loong Airstrikes on Tripoli ?

Remains of Chinese made missiles found in Tripoli points to Wing Loong airstrikes. Aviation expert Arnaud Delalande received from sources photos that appeared to depict the wreckage of a Chinese LJ-7 air-to-surface missiles – missiles that can be loaded on Wing Loong 2. LJ-7 wreckage was found in and

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YANGDA FW-250 VTOL

YANGDA FW-250 is a reliable and affordable VTOL fixed-wing plane designed for long-range inspection, survey, aerial photography, agriculture, search and rescue and public safety applications. As a fixed-wing UAV with VTOL and hover capabilities, the FW-250 features a modular airframe that can be set up in less than 10 minutes,

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Honeywell navigator delivers precise location accuracy

Based near Lucerne, Switzerland, Aeroscout, develops industrial unmanned helicopters. In addition to the sale of them to customers worldwide, Aeroscout develops customized payload solutions, and its experienced flight crew are available to carry out projects. These include powerline inspection, mapping, scientific measurements, laser scanning, photography and video, and support is

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The drones have landed and they’re here to help

Los Angeles CA (SPX) Mar 27, 2019 –

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) aren’t exactly new to the tech scene, but it wasn’t until the last year or so that the public seemed to really take notice.

Drones are more prevalent in the photography industry than any other, and the projected number of

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AirMagic Drone Image-Editing Software

AirMagic is an AI-based app built specifically to enhance drone photos. It automatically detects the drone and camera used to take the images, applying lens corrections and other optimizations specific to that model, while also removing haze, enhancing the sky, boosting colors, and revealing details that were hidden. It’s available

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5 Drone Photography Tricks That Make Me $200 per Hour!!

Last time we talked about the approach for handing out awesome shots to Marketing and PR Agencies (which are more consistent and always preferred) as freebies to encourage a response and a conversation, instead of emailing to nag for free contact connections. We also mentioned that this is dramatically easier

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Making Money with Mavic Photography

The title isn’t clickbait – Yes, I’m actually going to show you how & why I charge $200/hr for Aerial Photography and how to earn more no matter what it is you do. Sounds too good to be true? Maybe, but the truth is that most of the money I’ve

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Remote GeoSystems Partners with Purdue University, Provides $111,000 Software Donation to Drone Degree Program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana/FORT COLLINS, Colorado – Remote GeoSystems, Inc., a provider of immersive geospatial video, photo and data recording and reporting software for survey and inspection, is partnering with Purdue University with a gift to the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) degree program and laboratory. The UAS program at Purdue focuses

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Skynetwest Bringing Drone Technology to Utilities

In 2015, the year that private applications for drone licenses began to skyrocket, Noah Ruiz saw a news story about how unmanned aerial systems (UAS) were being used for aerial photography – and saw untapped potential. Within three months, he started Skynetwest, a data retrieval company that operates highly advanced

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New Photos Of Russia’s ‘Okhotnik’ UCAV Emerge

New images have just emerged on social media of Russia’s Okhotnik, or Hunter, unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) . Officially dubbed URBK, or Udarno-Razvedyvatelnyi Bespilotnyi Kompleks in Russian, which translates to Strike-Reconnaissance Unmanned Complex, the aircraft has been in development for years in one form or another, with Russian aircraft

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Seal count conducted by drone on the Farne Islands.

By James Willoughby A drone has been used for the first time to successfully help count a colony of Atlantic grey seal pups, which have reached record high numbers. Ritchie Southerton, of Ritchie Southerton Photography, turned to UAV specialist Heliguy to purchase a DJI Phantom 4 Pro for the important

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Foxtech 3DM-MINI Oblique Camera

Foxtech 3DM-MINI Oblique Camera is used to provide high-resolution aerial photos to create a 3D model on the city and buildings etc. It is a cost-effective Oblique multi-camera system, also efficient equipment to maximize your productivity. The Oblique Camera integrates with 5 Sony 5100 Camera cores, it is very light,

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PowerVision unveils new USVs

PowerVision Technology Group has launched new PowerDolphin and PowerSeeker USVs for maritime applications. PowerDolphin is capable of capturing 4K photography and video and is equipped …

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Microdrones Showcases End to End Workflow with 3 New Videos Featuring Spatial Data Consultants

In August of 2018, Microdrones partnered with Spatial Data Consultants (SDC), a full-service professional organization specializing in offering a variety of Photogrammetry, Surveying, Remote Sensing and GIS related services. Together SDC and Microdrones collaborated to bring the first mdLiDAR3000 to North Carolina. One of the benefits of working with Microdrones

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SkyPixel And DJI Kick Off The Biggest Aerial Photo & Video Contest of 2018

DJI and SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community, are kicking off their annual SkyPixel Aerial Photo & Video Contest. Running from December 18, 2018 to February 18, 2019, the contest is a showcase for the world captured from above, and welcomes submissions from professional photographers, videographers, aerial enthusiasts

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Trimble Inpho Version 9 Now Available

Inpho version 9 combines the classical photogrammetric capabilities with modern 3D workflows, all in a single software environment. The new MATCH-3DX module incorporates state-of-the-art Semi Global Matching (SGM) techniques that enable photogrammetrists to reach a new level of quality and precision when generating large scale point clouds and true orthophotos

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Drone Footage Spots Shark Near Popular Beach

We’ve written before about the many surveillance companies that are hoping to use drones to track shark movements and spot sharks from the air before a rescue mission is necessary. But last week, a massive grey nurse shark was found not by a spotting company, but by a freelance photography

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Pix4DMapper + Aeromapper Talon fixed wing BVLOS system for less than $16K USD (until December 31st)

Aeromao celebrates its 4th year as an official partner of Pix4D offering the Pix4DMapper Aeromao edition and Pix4D related products. The Pix4DMapper Aeromao Edition is a fully featured image processing software package bundled with an Aeromapper UAV system, that includes two perpetual licenses of the worldwide leader in photogrammetry software.

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Taliban Claims to Have Shot Down MQ-9 Reaper

An unmanned aircraft suffered a malfunction and crashed in Afghanistan in late October, U.S. military officials say. It then wound up in Taliban propaganda photos, where militants claimed they shot down the drone. Several pictures surfaced on Taliban channels over the past week, allegedly showing the wreckage of an armed

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