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VTOL ​Drone ​Company ​Wingtra ​Announces ​Partnership ​With Photogrammetry ​Giant ​Pix4D

In a welcome move for professional drone users, VTOL drone company Wingtra announced its official partnership with Pix4D. With WingtraOne, Wingtra’s main product, fast emerging as an industry favorite for aerial data collection, this partnership with Pix4D aims to augment its status with a full end-to-end solution including 2D map

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Getting started in drones

Today’s multirotors have evolved into amazing “very smart” aircraft, and they have a lot to offer. Whether you are just looking to try something new, get some really cool digital aerial photos and video, or want to experience the excitement of drone racing, there are plenty of choices available. Let’s

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Kenyan Government Mapping Mines with Correlator3D

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, has announced that the Directorate of Resource Surveys & Remote Sensing (DRSRS) under the Ministry of Mining in Kenya is using Correlator3D for extensive mapping of mining activities. The software generates orthomosaics, contour lines, and digital terrain models of fluorspar mines in the

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From Polar Bears to Whale snot, Intel® Pushes the Boundaries of Wildlife Research with Drone and Artificial Intelligence

Today, on World Animal Day, Intel innovation reaches new heights in science exploration, with the announcement of two successful wildlife research expeditions, powered by Intel artificial intelligence (AI) and drone technologies. In two separate collaborations with a wildlife photographer and conservationist, and nonprofit organizations Parley for the Oceans and Ocean

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Call for research proposals for SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing 2018

Proposals for research reports in sensors, infrared (IR) technology, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, LiDAR, and other topics are being accepted through 9 October by organizers of SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018, the leading global sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies event. Sponsored by SPIE, the international society for optics

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Delair launches UX11 UAS

Delair launched a new next-generation UAS for survey-grade photogrammetric mapping, called the UX11, on 26 September. The UX11 is a small, fixed-wing UAS that combines …

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NCDOT Hosts Drone Workshop in Wilmington

Third in a Series of Workshops Geared Towards Government and Commercial Operators WILMINGTON – Drones are good for more than just photography and racing, so the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to help educate local agencies and businesses on some of those potential practical applications. A capacity crowd was

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Delair’s New Large-Area Mapping Drone

DELAIR introduced its next-generation professional unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for survey-grade photogrammetric mapping, the UX11, at INTERGEO 2017 on September 26th in Berlin, Germany. This small fixed-wing UAV combines a powerful integrated onboard system, industry-grade sensors, limitless communication range and PPK centimeter-level positioning. The UX11 carries enough onboard computing power

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Powered by Pix4D—Get ready to join commercial drone industry players like Esri, Intel(R) Insight Platform, & 3DR

Build your own drone-based data applications—Pix4D launches Enterprise Solutions at INTERGEO 2017 Want to integrate drone mapping in your operations and build your own drone-based data applications? Now you can–by using our Pix4D photogrammetry engine to create high-quality 2D maps and 3D models even more quickly from images. Pix4Dengine lets

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DELAIR Unveils New Large-area Mapping Drone Featuring 3G/4G Communications and Onboard Processing Capabilities

Aerial intelligence is redefined by the UX11 with unlimited communication range, the highest resolution imagery in its class at 400 feet altitude, and a fully-integrated camera which enables advanced in-flight data processing. DELAIR, world leader in commercial drones, will introduce its next-generation professional unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for survey-grade photogrammetric

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DroneMapper RAPID

DroneMapper’s RAPID is a free Windows 10 (64-bit) based photogrammetric imagery processing and GIS application. It is limited to a maximum input of 150 images. RAPID will produce scaled Digital Elevation Models and Orthomosaic maps in GeoTIFF format, WGS84 Lat/Lon projection. For small area of interest collections RAPID provides near

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Pix4D announces a new user certification program

Drone technology is rapidly evolving and our technology is changing daily. Being a Pix4D certified user will allow users to benchmark their skills and technical knowledge of drone mapping photogrammetry. Also, officially-certified users can get recognized with an official Pix4D certificate and a digital badge to display on their website

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PIX4D – Machine learning meets photogrammetry

Machine-learning point cloud classification With Pix4Dmapper 4.0 you get machine-learning tools for photogrammetry applications in your hands. It allows you to classify 3D point clouds into categories like buildings, roads or vegetation. And this is just the beginning of Pix4D’s latest journey. We believe in the ability of photogrammetry and

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Rezo Camera Micro Drone RTF [VIDEO]

From Horizon Hobby:
Anyone can fly, flip and capture photos and videos with the Revolution® Rezo™ micro camera drone. Unlike other entry-level drones, the Rezo drone features innovative altitude hold, automatic takeoff and automatic landing technologies that make it easy for anyone to

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Phase One Industrial Introduces 190MP Aerial System

Phase One Industrial today announced a breakthrough in aerial imaging – the 190MP Aerial System – built on the new, dual CMOS sensor, dual lens iXU-RS1900 camera, which is capable of capturing images at 190 megapixels. This system was designed with input from engineers and leading experts in the photogrammetric

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Drone based Roof Inspections with UNPLANNED outcomes!

A short story of a roof inspection with UNPLANNED outcomes! Written by Walter and Oliver Volkmann of Drone2GIS Inc. and Micro Aerial Projects LLC We recently were asked to do aerial inspections of the roofs of some 70 newly constructed houses. The client requested a complete visual light photographic coverage

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Drone World Expo 2017 – 3 Weeks to Go

Thought leaders, industry experts and end-users will gather at Drone World Expo in the heart of Silicon Valley to present real-world solutions to business and environmental challenges. UAS/UAVs provide the capability to capture data in a way that will have a tremendous impact on business. Applications including imaging, photography, video

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Use of Drones in Collision Reconstruction Studied

The N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, and the NCDOT Photogrammetry Unit have studied the feasibility of using drones to create 3D models of collision scenes, and the findings could signal good news for motorists. Collision reconstruction helps

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Getting Started With Aerial Photography

Many drone pilots will begin the process of moving from just flying drones to flying drones with some purpose, and there are two directions you can go. For sports and enjoyment, many will head toward drone racing, while others will want to document their flight through

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DaVinci: an aerial photography and racing drone hybrid released by Aerix Drones

Aerix Drones announced the release of DaVinci, the company’s first mid-sized aerial photography and racing drone hybrid. DaVinci’s on-board first-person view (FPV) camera streams live video and records to the on-board micro SD card in 720p at 25fps, making it Aerix’s highest resolution video drone yet. DaVinci features four brushless

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PIX4D Software Engineers (C++), Berlin, Germany

We are looking for talented software engineers to join our new team in Berlin. Pix4D develops drone mapping and photogrammetry software that enables tens of thousands of professionals around the world to process, visualize, assess and edit their own maps and 3D models. You will join our new development team

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Modified X-47B Appears as Testbed for MQ-25 Bid

Northrop Grumman is using an X-47B unmanned air vehicle (UAV) as a flying testbed for air refuelling systems in support of its proposal for the U.S. Navy’s upcoming MQ-25A Stingray unmanned aerial refuelling tanker contest. First details of Northrop Grumman’s preparations for the MQ-25A bid have emerged in photographs obtained

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Insitu, FireWhat, Esri Join Forces in Fighting Wildfires

Insitu has announced its partnership with FireWhat, and Esri, the world leader in spatial analytics. Through this partnership, aerial reconnaissance for fighting wildfires will be provided by Insitu’s INEXA Solutions, comprised of INEXA Control, Insitu air vehicles including the ScanEagle, and payloads including the new High Accuracy Photogrammetry (HAP) payload.

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