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SimActive Software Used for Oil and Gas Seismic Exploration

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces that its Correlator3D™ product is being used by Texas-based company Dawson Geophysical for oil and gas seismic exploration. Orthomosaics and elevation models are generated from aerial imagery to aid in planning of seismic surveys. Dawson uses a medium format camera from

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The Evolution of Accurate Drone Mapping

Over the past decade, the process of creating accurate 3D maps and models from drone photos has come a long way. Drone capture capabilities and photogrammetry processing software and services have improved in cost and efficiency to a point where 3D digital twins are a staple for surveying and inspection.

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FLIR Drone Scavenger Hunt

You could win a FLIR ONE Pro just by flying your drone and taking thermal images! Here are the details:
1) Fly any drone with any FLIR Thermal camera
2) Take thermal photos and submit five new photos from this list of subjects:
Roof, Animal, Person, Car, Fire hydrant, Solar panels, Lawn
3)

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US Army Tests Smart Shooter to Down Drones in Syria

Images of U.S. soldiers in the Syrian desert training with an advanced electronic aiming system on their rifles have offered the first indication that the Israeli-made device was being field tested by the U.S. military. The photos — posted on the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service — showed special operators

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Pix4D launches stand-alone photogrammetry cloud processing solutions

Pix4D, the photogrammetry and drone-mapping industry leader, announces today therelease 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. Pix4Dcloud Advanced extends the functionalities of Pix4Dcloud to

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SimActive Introduces Cloud Sharing and Reflectance Calibration with New Version 8.5

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces the release of Correlator3D version 8.5. The new version allows users to share and visualize projects in the cloud. It also features new tools for the calibration and processing of multispectral imagery. Specifically, results can be exported to the cloud directly

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KlauPPK Changes the Regulations on GCPs in Japan

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism have re-written their UAV capture specifications based on results using KlauPPK technology. The “Guideline for work-type management using aerial photogrammetry (earthwork)” specifies the procedures to be used to perform aerial surveys. Until now, surveyors were required to “set up control points every

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Drone Mapping a UNESCO Archeological Site

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, announced that its Correlator3D product is used to map the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halin in Myanmar. The archaeological project involved the deployment of drones to gather data necessary to prepare orthophoto maps and digital elevation models. The goal is to find

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SimActive Involved in the Mapping of a UNESCO Archeological Site

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces that his Correlator3D™ product is used to map the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halin in Myanmar. The archaeological project involved the deployment of drones to gather data necessary to prepare orthophoto maps and digital elevation models. The goal is to

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Free Webinar: Using Metric Cameras for Precise Mapping

Metric cameras bring major advantages for mapping applications. This training session from SimActive will discuss how to collect imagery with Phase One Industrial sensors and process the resulting data with Correlator3D photogrammetry software. Specifically, attendees will learn about the following:-Collecting optimal imagery
-Performing aerial triangulation
-Generating accurate DSMs and DTMs
-Creating seamless orthomosaics
-Assessing

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SimActive How to Use Metric Cameras for Precise Mapping

We believe that this event will interest many of your readers. Here is a description, if you may need it: Metric cameras bring major advantages for mapping applications. This training session will discuss how to collect imagery with Phase One Industrial sensors and process the resulting data with Correlator3D photogrammetry

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Kenya Finally Approves Drone Operations

The Civil Aviation (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Regulations, 2019 Act has been approved, meaning that Kenyans can now buy and operate drones without fear or breaking the law. This development is critical for businesses and individuals that use the flying devices for a variety of functions such as photography and general

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Pix4D presents the next generation of photogrammetry and analytics software

Photogrammetry leader Pix4D is announcing today the commercial release of next-generation software addressing the modern-day professional challenges. Developed in close collaboration with customers and partners, Pix4Dsurvey, Pix4Dmatic, Pix4Dinspect, and Pix4Dscan will contribute to revolutionizing the way professional customers operate and deliver their services. Breaking ground with Pix4Dsurvey & Pix4Dmatic Digital

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Phase One Industrial Redefines Large Format Aerial Imaging — Launches 280MP Aerial Solution

Challenges Status Quo with Imaging Precision, Flexibility and Affordability COPENHAGEN, March, 2020 – Phase One Industrial, a pioneer in digital imaging excellence, today launched the 280MP Aerial Solution — a large format aerial photogrammetric system, with an image coverage width of more than 20,000 pixels – enabling unprecedented high quality

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Downed Turkish Drone Found in Idlib

The Anna News Agency released a new photo that showed the remains of a Turkish drone that was shot down by a Russian-made air defense system in Syria. In the image released, two Russian military journalists are photographed with the remains of the Turkish drone. The type was not

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New research improves drone detection

Espoo, Finland (SPX) Mar 19, 2020 –

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), commonly known as drones, are widely used in mapping, aerial photography, rescue operations, shipping, law enforcement, agriculture, among other things. Despite great potential for improving public safety, use of drones can also lead to very undesirable situations, such as privacy

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Ten Times the Endurance!

This new technology could increase the endurance of a fixed-wing UAV by ten times compared to using batteries alone! How? Mesodyne’s technology converts fuel into electricity with heat and light as intermediaries. Specifically, its thermophotovoltaic portable power generator works by burning fuel to heat a photonic crystal thermal emitter

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SimActive Speeds Up Stockpile Measurement with Drones

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, announces an enhanced workflow in Correlator3D to accelerate stockpile measurement. The new capability allows to automatically assess multiple volumes within the same project and output comprehensive reports. If the same area is regularly flown, the new workflow also allows to easily compare volumetric

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Redfin Launches ‘Redfin Premier’ Service for Luxury Properties

Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, has launched a new offering for homes listed at $1 million and above. Redfin Premier builds on Redfin’s service for home sellers, providing specialized marketing to highlight distinguished homes and attract luxury buyers. Every Redfin Premier home will receive drone* and twilight photography,

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New Measure Ground Control Software Adds Mapping Powered by Pix4D

Washington, D.C. – February – Measure, a leading aerial intelligence company, released an expanded version of its drone software platform, Measure Ground Control TM. The new solution combines a user-friendly flight application and complete program management capabilities with integrated data processing and mapping tools powered by the leader in photogrammetry,

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New UAV integrated systems and software from Microdrones

With the launch of three new integrated systems, Microdrones has now completed the range of what its popular 3000 series of integrated drone systems can offer. The mdMapper3000DuoG VHR represents the biggest advancement of the three launches, giving users the opportunity to gather ultra-high-resolution photogrammetry from higher altitudes using the

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Propeller Aero offers service free to map Australian bushfires

Well done Propeller Aero, Australian cloud-based visualization and analytics solutions software provider. This year’s bushfires in Australia are breaking all the wrong records. Propeller Aero has posted this. If you’re located anywhere in Australia and need to survey a bushfire affected area we’d like to provide our photogrammetry processing services

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Photo Competition: Postcards from the Trafalgar Way

Attention all UK residents! This competition seems tailor made for aerial drone shots, and you could win up to £1000, travel to London for a special ceremony, be part of a travelling exhibition and be awarded a whole host of other exciting prizes! The Trafalgar Way is Britain’s first national

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