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Drone-based photogrammetry: A reliable and low-cost method for estimating plant biomass

Washington DC (SPX) Feb 24, 2021 –

Remote sensing technology has become a vital tool for scientists over the past several decades for monitoring changes in land use, ice cover, and vegetation across the globe. Satellite imagery, however, is typically available at only coarse resolutions, allowing only for the analysis of

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SPH Engineering, Velos Rotors partnership augments the first single rotor helicopter taking off, surveying

SPH Engineering announced that the Velos UAV helicopter has passed field tests to become the first single rotor helicopter supported by the UgCS software. UgCS now enables Velos helicopter professionals to use Velos for photogrammetry and LiDAR drone surveying missions. UgCS is now able to support the twin-engine telemetry providing

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SPH Engineering announces support for DJI M300

SPH Engineering announces the release of UgCS update, adding the support for DJI M300. UgCS supports all flight planning patterns of DJI M300 such as Photogrammetry, Corridor mapping and Facade inspections. UgCS allows to manage the following route parameters: speed, altitude, heading, camera attitude, camera triggering modes (by time, and

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Eyes Over the World: Aerial photo secrets from around the globe

Editor’s Note: Getting an aerial perspective on your subject is terrific, but it doesn’t guarantee that the resulting photograph will be interesting or engaging. Drone photographer Dirk Dallas knows what it takes to capture an image that stops viewers in their tracks, and his new coffee-table compilation of drone photos,

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ASPRS annual conference March 29 – April 2 2021

Bethesda, MD January 26, 2021: The American Society for Photogrammetry and RemoteSensing: The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society announces its 2021 AnnualConference to be held March 19 – April 2, 2021. Due to continuing uncertainties and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, ASPRS will be conducting its 2021 Annual

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Saying goodbye to Loon

Alastair Westgarth Loon’s journey is coming to an end. Thank you to everyone who believed in us and our mission of connecting people everywhere. I first discovered Loon through a photographer I follow who posted a snap of a balloon floating through the New Zealand skies. The image inspired a

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PhoneQuad Drone – The Hovering ‘Selfie Stick’

Startup LeshTronix Drone Systems , headquartered in Westchester County, NY., has designed a Hovering Smartphone Case. The company recently announced the conceptual launch of PhoneQuad, a hovering phone case that—once developed using proprietary drone hardware and software—will allow users to take photos hands free while PhoneQuad stays aloft. The quad-rotor

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RS Fire 2020 Recordings Now Available

Bethesda, MD December, 2020: The Pacific Southwest Region of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is pleased to announce that recordings of the 1st annual Symposium on Remote Sensing & Wildland Fire (RS Fire 2020) are available to those who missed the live event. This was a

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Night Photography 101

Once you receive your daylight waiver from the FAA, no doubt you will be anxious to exercise your hard-won privilege. Night-time aerial photography is a great way to begin your exploration into darkness while capturing some dramatic images that you can add to your portfolio. From a photographer’s perspective, the

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MQ-9s in Poland Now Have the New SIGINT Pod

The Polish Ministry of Defense just released new photos showing one of the MQ-9 drones of the 52nd Expeditionary Operations Group Detachment 2, the unit operating the MQ-9 Reaper in Europe, flying over Lask Air Base, Poland, with the new L3 SIGINT pod. The Reaper with registration N428HK was featured

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Daewoo Engineering and Construction and SPH Engineering disclose AI partnership

Riga, Latvia – November 16, 2020 – SPH Engineering announces the cooperation withDaewoo Engineering and Construction to support the partner’s data management projects with ATLAS, a unique AI platform enabling aerial imagery storage, maps creation, change tracking, object detection and territory segmentation. Photogrammetry data is expected to become one of

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Pix4D launches new ground image capture app for 3D modeling with the iPad Pro and iPhone 12 Pro

Lausanne, Switzerland, [November 10, 2020]: Pix4D, the photogrammetry industry leader, announces today the release of a new appproduct for ground images acquisition: Pix4Dcatch. Pix4Dcatch empowers users to easily create ground-based 3D models using an iOS mobile device. No need to be an expert, the user simply scans the area of

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How to Add Night Vision to Your Drones

Guest post by Kalman Tihanyi A drone is a cool technological gadget in the modern world. This unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is opening new opportunities for our life. The night flight drones are a handy choice for capturing night photos and videos for many reasons. With the aid of these

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RS Fire 2020: The remote sensing and wildfire symposium series

Bethesda, MD October 28, 2020: The Pacific Southwest Region of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing announces its 1st annual symposium on remote sensing and wildland fire (RS Fire 2020). This is a virtual 4-date symposium series, and each date of the series includes three industry-leading speakers, panel

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Industry leaders Parrot and Pix4D unite to offer the most complete professional solutions with ANAFI USA

ANAFI USA and the Pix4D software suite now offer even more comprehensive and powerful solutions to respond to professionals’ ever-growing specific needs. Parrot, the leading European drone group, and Pix4D, the leading professional photogrammetry and drone mapping software company, are excited to announce the latest generation ANAFI USA drone is

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Should Your Business Invest in Drone Photogrammetry?

Rome, NY- Drone Surveying technology has become more widespread in surveying, engineering, and construction industries. Volumetric measurement, topographic mapping, progress tracking and pre-construction survey are just a few of the applications where drone photogrammetry can provide much more efficient results. Therefore, many businesses in these industries are no longer asking

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Pix4D announces Pix4Dmatic: accurate, faster photogrammetry on a larger scale

Today​, ​photogrammetry leader Pix4D is announcing the commercial release of Pix4Dmatic: the digital photogrammetry software for accurate and fast corridor and large scale mapping. Pix4Dmatic has been created to suit an evolving demand as professionals map bigger and bigger areas around the world. Projects that would have previously been mapped

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STAEREA to supply Microdrones Surveying Equipment in Spain.

Rome, NY –STAEREA, a company dedicated to Aerial Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing through the use of drones, has partnered with Microdrones to become a distributor in Spain. Precision agriculture and topography are two sectors that STAEREA specializes in, using drones to capture terrain variability, three-dimensional modelling, and the measurement and

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Pix4D and SAP in joint innovation project for the 3D inspection

Pix4D, technology pioneer and market leader in industrial photogrammetry software solutions, announces that it is starting a joint innovation project with SAP® to open up the market for drone-based, digital 3D inspections for telecommunications companies.SAP, a global leader in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software, has included Pix4D in an SAP

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ISIS Shows Seizure, Study of Puma in Sinai

ISIS released photos of a U.S.-made drone the terror group said it captured and dissected in Egypt after the UAV went down in the northeastern part of the country. The pictures came as ISIS has claimed new territory in northern Sinai and Egypt’s military forces have clashed with jihadists in

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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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