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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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Using Diamonds to Recharge Civilian Drones in Flight

A small lab-grown diamond measuring a few millimeters per side could one day enable civilian drones to be recharged in mid-flight through a laser. Thanks to the diamond, the laser beam can remain strong enough over a long distance to recharge photovoltaic cells on the drones’ surface. This system, which

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SimActive and Midwest Aerial Perform Damage Assessment following Hurricane Michael

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, has partnered with Midwest Aerial to perform damage assessment of Hurricane Michael. Correlator3DTM was used to process large format imagery collected by Midwest over Mexico Beach, Florida. The joint effort resulted in highly precise geospatial data, including a DSM, an orthomosaic

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World’s First Drone- quipped motorcycle

Sidecar specialist Ural has just motored into the world of aerial photography with a somewhat quirky addition to its range of bike attachments. The clue is in the name of its latest offering — Ural Air — and an even bigger hint comes by way of the “DJI” letters plastered

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Wing Installation Phase on Turkish Unmanned Fighter

A privately owned Turkish drone specialist has installed the wings on its unmanned fighter jet currently in development. Selçuk Bayraktar, the chief technology officer at Baykar Makina, announced the progress on the Uçan Balık/Akıncı program (Flying Fish/Raider in Turkish). Bayraktar shared photos of the Akıncı on social media after the

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The Best Drones of 2018, Ranked By Their Purpose

by Malek Murison We’re at a point in the drone hardware space where there’s plenty of choice for pilots. Although DJI have a firm hold over the market, there are loads of options for aerial photography and other niche uses. And that’s important, because no pilot chooses a drone based

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Peeping Tom Goes High Tech

So just when you think you’ve heard it all, here’s a video about a “peeping drone.” Orlando Police are investigating a creepy case of a woman being photographed inside her condo in the 101 Eola building. Selah Stahrsen told the News Station that she and her neighbor have seen a

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Microdrones on Tour During Trade Show Season 2018: Release of the mdLiDAR3000, as well as Two New mdMapper Systems

When you’re in the business of drones for professional applications, such as surveying, mapping, photogrammetry, LiDAR and inspection, fall is an important time of year. The Microdrones team has been very busy, on tour showing off three new systems launched in October: mdLiDAR3000, mdMapper1000PPK and mdMapper1000+. Earlier this month,

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SimActive Releases Version 8.0 with 3D Modelling

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software,has announced the release of version 8.0 with a new 3D modelling module for Correlator3D. The module allows the generation of 3D textured meshes to create photorealistic models, which can be exported in standard formats, including OBJ files. “Adding a 3D modelling function

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UAVOS Fixed-Wing Sitaria Completed Flight Tests

 UAVOS Inc. has completed a series of test flights of a new Sitaria fixed – wing UAV. The new UAV is designed for patrol and observation missions, for aerial photography of terrain area with a radius of up to 120 km. Among other tasks, the unmanned aircraft is purposely

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UAVOS Sitaria test flights

UAVOS Inc. has completed a series of test flights of a new Sitaria fixed-wing UAV. The new UAV is designed for patrol and observation missions, for aerial photography of terrain area with a radius of up to 120 km. Among other tasks, the unmanned aircraft is purposely designed to work

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Yann Arthus-Bertrand Appointed DJI Master

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and image stabilization systems, has appointed French aerial photographer and film director Yann Arthus-Bertrand as DJI Master. For the first time ever, the legendary artist decided to deploy DJI drone and cinematic camera technology while shooting the film “Woman.” The DJI Inspire 2

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KSU – One day introduction to LiDAR

Many industries have realized that they need better measurement data than what traditional photogrammetry provides. High-quality models and maps can be produced quickly and more affordably than when compared to manual methods. This workshop is designed to familiarize you in how to use the latest drone light detection and ranging

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