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Pix4D Climate Contest

Photogrammetry software company Pix4D has launched its first ever Climate Contest. People from around the world are invited to submit a project which uses mapping to investigate or mitigate the climate crisis for the chance to win up to a $3,000 USD cash prize and access to Pix4D software.

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Pix4D climate contest – Mapping a better future

Lausanne, Switzerland: Photogrammetry software company Pix4D has launched its first ever Climate Contest. People from around the world are invited to submit a project which uses mapping to investigate or mitigate the climate crisis for the chance to win up to a $3,000USD cash prize and access to Pix4D software.

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Microdrones is Taking Photogrammetry to New Heights with the mdMapper3000DuoG VHR

The company is releasing three new Integrated UAV Systems and an updated aerial methane inspection package while announcing a forthcoming software environment Rome, NY – Microdrones is releasing three new Integrated UAV Systems based on the heavy lifting power, resilience and efficiency of the Microdrones md4-3000 aircraft: the mdMapper3000DuoG VHR,

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Drones help map Iceland’s disappearing glaciers

Dundee UK (SPX) Oct 31, 2019 –

A new 3D process which involves old aerial photos and modern-day drone photography has shed light on accelerated ice loss from some of Iceland’s largest glaciers.

Dr Kieran Baxter from the University of Dundee has created composite images that compare views from 1980s aerial surveys

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SimActive Software Used for Determining Financial Assistance After Hurricane Dorian

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, announced that Correlator3D has been used by Air Data Solutions (ADS) in Florida to determine financial assistance following Hurricane Dorian. Aerial imagery was collected before the storm for pre-hurricane assessment and after for damage analysis. A Phase One 100MP aerial camera owned

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Pix4D launches Pix4Dreact, a revolutionary 2D fast-mapping software for emergency response and public safety

Lausanne, Switzerland, October 23rd, 2019 – Pix4D, the industry leader in professional drone mapping and photogrammetry software solutions, today is launching Pix4Dreact, the essential 2D fast-mapping software tailored specifically to the needs of public safety personnel and first responders. Year on year, an increasing number of natural disasters, man-made conflicts

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Ford Patents Vehicle-Integrated Drone

Automaker Ford has patented a “vehicle-integrated drone” that is programmable and can automatically deploy from cars and trucks in emergencies and fly either autonomously or under pilot control to illuminate accident scenes with lights and sirens, stream photos and video, boost emergency communication, and enhance navigation. The law enforcement applications

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New OmniVision Image Sensor Captures Premium Video With HDR and Provides Excellent Ultra Wide Angle Photo Performance

OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced the OV12D, a 1.4 micron 12 MP image sensor with selective conversion gain (SCG) for the optimum balance between low-light image quality and high dynamic range (HDR). The OV12D features a large 1/2.4″ optical format, on-chip 4-cell

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5 Destinations Every Drone Pilot Should Visit

In case you didn’t know already, the latest drones put some pretty extraordinary photography capabilities in the palm of your hands. Whether you’re a keen photographer already or a complete newcomer behind the camera, the possibilities once you take to the skies are astounding. With drones from DJI, you can

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Datumate Releases DatuBIM™ Version 2.0, Its Automated Construction Data Analytics and Project Management Platform

Datumate, leading provider of construction data analytics and drone-based photogrammetry solutions, today announced the release of DatuBIM™ version 2.0, a platform for efficient, comprehensive and timely project execution management. The latest version boosts automation benefits to existing and new partners and customers, many of them being design partners of newly

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Delair offers unlimited photogrammetry plan to enable a more flexible model for digital mapping

Plan offers unlimited use of the delair.ai cloud platform for maps and 3D models, collaboration, data storage, photogrammetry, and manual analysis at a fixed low monthly rate. Delair, a leading provider of visual data management solutions for enterprises, today announced its unlimited photogrammetry plan, available through its cloud-based delair.ai visual

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Navy Drone Finds Corrosion

“Topside Drone” is a development of a corrosion/anomaly detection sensor payload and processing scheme, outfitted to a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) UAV. The technology will inspect and detect material defects, corrosion, warping and other conditions plaguing naval vessels. The drone flies around the area of inspection and takes photographs and measurements for

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Parrot Anafi FPV

Parrot’s popular Anafi drone is now available with built-in FPV capability! Here are the details from Parrot: Anafi FPV is designed for explorers but also for dreamers. The camera experience is a new paradigm for aerial photographers and videographers, providing a unique “cocoon” for immersive photography and in-depth image

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SimActive & Gold Mine Mapping

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces that Correlator3D is being used for gold mining projects in Ivory Coast by Newcrest Mining Limited. SimActive software is employed to produce dense digital terrain models (DTMs) using small format digital cameras.

Newcrest Mining also extracts high-quality contours lines from the

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SimActive Software Used for Gold Mine Mapping

Montreal, Canada, September 3 rd , 2019 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces that Correlator3D™ is being used for gold mining projects in Ivory Coast by Newcrest Mining Limited. SimActive software is employed to produce dense digital terrain models (DTMs) using small format digital cameras. Newcrest

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ANAFI FPV puts you in the cockpit of Parrot’s revolutionary drone

● Live video from ANAFI’s 180-degree camera produces thrilling immersion in the Cockpitglasses headset ● Unique FPV modes for aerial photographers combine total immersion with unprecedented control ● New flight mode and presets and deliver jaw-dropping visuals, creative freedom, and non-stop fun Ready for new heights in aerial immersion? Prepare

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FAA Warns that Drones and Weapons Don’t Mix

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning the general public that it is illegal to operate a drone with a dangerous weapon attached. Perhaps you’ve seen online photos and videos of drones with attached guns, bombs, fireworks, flamethrowers, and other dangerous items. Do not consider attaching any items such as

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Remote GeoSystems Conducts BVLOS Geospatial Video Pipeline Inspection in China

Remote GeoSystems, Inc., a global provider of immersive geospatial video, photo and data recorders and reporting software for survey and inspection, and Xi’an ARTEL Technology, Inc., China’s leading developer/operator of beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) inspection UAVs, are pleased to announce the successful deployment of complementary geospatial data systems

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Drones and Weapons, A Dangerous Mix

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning the general public that it is illegal to operate a drone with a dangerous weapon attached.

Perhaps you’ve seen online photos and videos of drones with attached guns, bombs, fireworks, flamethrowers, and other dangerous items. Do not consider attaching any items such as these

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AIRT Announces Rebranding of UAS DRONES Disaster Conferences to DRONERESPONDERS Series

DOWNEY, CA – During the 2019 UAS DRONES Disaster Conference in Los Angeles, Talwyn Haley, Air Traffic Security Specialist with the Federal Aviation Administration discusses the process for public safety agencies to request emergency air space authorization during times of disasters. Photo by AIRT. Non-profit evolving event programming as

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Learn how to Increase Productivity with Drone Based Lidar

Join Microdrones for their next Wednesday Webinar to learn about the mdTectorCH1000 Rome, NY- Join Microdrones for their next Wednesday Webinar and learn how Morris P. Hebert Inc. (MPH) increased their corridor mapping productivity from 1 mile/day to 3-4 miles/day while also simplifying the photogrammetry processing in the office and

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West Texas Drone Workshop

Abilene, TEXAS. (August 6, 2019) – The West Texas Drone Workshop is coming to Abilene November 16. This workshop is designed to help professional drone pilots network and to learn from seasoned drone pilots in the areas of mapping, real estate photography, and aerial cinematography. In addition to these topics,

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How photogrammetry will replace LiDAR in transmission line inspections?

Revolution in the power energy sector in on. Polish UAV manufacturer recently launched the innovative photogrammetry-based algorithm for transmission line modelling. It is to replace costly helicopter inspections. FlyTech UAV recently launched Innovative long-range electric power lines modeling with fixed-wing aerial data. The solution cuts down on the time

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Insurance Coverage 101

The recreational and commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones is expected to increase exponentially over the next decade. Operating UAVs is not without its risks. For example, in one published court decision, Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. Co. v. Hollycal Production, Inc., an aerial photographer who was using a

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Ag Drone Mapping With MicaSense Podcast

In this compelling episode, our guests are Drew Baustian, Business Development Manager at MicaSense and Greg Crutsinger, from Scholar Farms. We get down to business tracing the lineage of the humble FARM DRONE. From the beginnings of RGB photography and stitching to squinting the capture hoping to glean whatever information

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Introducing the senseFly eBee X with Agisoft Metashape for high-precision data acquisition and processing

Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, July 25, 2019 – senseFly, the global leader in fixed-wing drones, today announces a new limited-time offer which combines the senseFly eBee X—and its highly precise suite of cameras— with intelligent photogrammetry software from Agisoft Metashape. From today until September 30, 2019, customers who purchase an eBee X

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PECORA 21- ISRSE 38 Conference Continuous Monitoring of Our Changing Planet: from Sensors to Decisions

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing: The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society is hosting a joint meeting of the 21st William T.Pecora Memorial Remote Sensing Symposium (Pecora 21) and the 38th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE-38) in Baltimore, Maryland, USA from October 6 – 11,

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Enhancing Unmanned Operations in Extreme Conditions with the Power of Two-Stroke

Peter Lietz, Head of International Business Development for Hirth Engines, explains why engine manufacturers must raise the endurance bar for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to advance capabilities in extreme weather conditions. Drones have become a popular choice for various exploits, from hobbyist aerial photography to large organisations such as Amazon

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Wounded Eagle UAS completes aerial photogrammetry mission of the VA West Los Angeles medical center campus

Wounded Eagle (WE) unmanned aerial surveillance (UAS), with the help of their student UAS operators, completed aerial mapping of VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System’s (VAGLAHS) 388-acre VA West Los Angeles Medical Center (WLA) campus. Using a UAS and drone mapping software, WE captured thousands of images of WLA and

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