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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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PIQuE Desktop 1.0 Launches!

PIQuE Desktop 1.0 (Photogrammetry Image Quality Evaluator​ “PIQuE”) released today after a multiple months of Beta Testing. This Windows PC software tool is designed to quickly analyze geotagged image sets and identify​ any problem areas that will impact future photogrammetry reconstruction. PIQuE Desktop 1.0 performs the following analysis while still

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Even non-experts can master drone analytics with Terra Mapper data processing software

Hyderabad, India – June 26, 2019 – Hyderabad-based drone startup Terra Drone India (TDI) has introduced all-in-one drone data processing and photogrammetric software Terra Mapper in the Indian market. The software, which was first launched in Japan by TDI’s associate company Terra Drone Corporation, has been running successfully since 2017

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The Business Model for UAS – Geosyntec Consultants

Leveraging UAS technology across surveying and engineering sectors is demanding. The expectations of accuracy and accountability require the best in expertise, methodology, and equipment. Using the latest UAS photogrammetric hardware and software, surveyors are now capturing 10s of millions of survey measurements on the ground, where they would previously have

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Terra Drone Europe aids Djibouti in Port Inspection

Terra Drone Europe, a group company of Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation, has successfully completed a high-resolution photogrammetric pavement assessment using a multirotor drone at Djibouti’s key port of Doraleh. The 5-day aerial survey was accompanied by detailed inspections of the quay walls and the sea defense revetments at the Doraleh

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The Rise of Manned Aerial Mapping

UAVs have brought photogrammetry back as a bread and butter tool for surveying. They’ve put mapping back on the map. But often we see large ambitious UAV projects undertaken, to capture long stretches of highway or vast expanses of detailed mapping, taking weeks of UAV survey crew time, hundreds of

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DJI Studio Custom Aerial Cinematography Service

STORM is a custom aerial platform powered by DJI Studio. It’s designed for the professional cinematography industry, able to carry various popular cinema cameras and lenses with the support of Ronin 2, Master Wheels, or Force Pro, elevating aerial photography to the highest standards. It is an octocopter with four

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Yemeni Air Defense Force Downs MQ-9

A U.S. MQ-9 unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) was shot down by the Yemeni Air Defense Force, an ally of the Houthis, while it was conducting a sortie over the western province of al-Hudaydah, where a UN-sponsored ceasefire is implemented. The Houthis media wing released a video and several photos

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FoxFury Introduces The Rugo™ 2 Drone & Camera Light

FoxFury Lighting Solutions introduces its new Rugo™ 2 Drone & Camera Light. The newest addition to the Rugo™ series is an ultra-durable lighting tool for the on-the-go videographer, photographer, and drone pilot. Powered by a rechargeable Quick Swap® Power Pack, this 620 lumen light features a sliding Tri-Lens®, which allows

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SimActive Releases Version 8.2 for Processing of Multispectral Imagery

Montreal, Canada, June 4th, 2019 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces the release of Correlator3D™ version 8.2 with advanced processing capabilities of multispectral imagery. Supported sensors include the MicaSense RedEdge / Altum and the Parrot Sequoia. The new version allows to register multispectral as

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Phase One Industrial Introduces Three High-Performance Lenses for High-Altitude Aerial Photography and Long-Range Aerial and Ground Inspection

Phase One Industrial today expanded its RS and RSM lens offering with three new high performance lenses for high-altitude aerial photography and long-range aerial and ground inspection applications. The 300mm AF, 180mm, and 150mm MK II lenses are designed to enhance the performance and flexibility of Phase One Industrial’s iXM-RS

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Belarus Introduces New UAS and EW Jammers

Belarus officials inspect the Grach UAS, which can carry light weapons. (Photo: Milex/Belexpo) At the MILEX 2019 defense industry exhibition held in Minsk from May 15 to 18, Belarus introduced the Grach, a light multi-purpose unmanned aircraft system (UAS). It is a multicopter capable of conducting reconnaissance missions with sensors

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Terra Drone’s LiDAR mapping UAVs are helping Indonesia recover from 2018 double disaster

Sulawesi, Indonesia – For the first time ever, Light Detection and Ranging technology (LiDAR) is being used to create maps for post-disaster recovery efforts in Indonesia. Terra Drone Indonesia, in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), is using drone-mounted LiDAR technology and photogrammetry to create high-resolution maps of

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SimActive Software Enables Processing of Wingtra Drone Data

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces that Correlator3D™ is being used for mapping projects acquired by Wingtra and its high-end vertical take-off and landing drone WingtraOne. “The high-quality data collected with our WingtraOne PPK drone is well supported by the rigorous workflow of Correlator3D™”, said Basil Weibel,

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NASA Captures Air-to-Air Images of Supersonic Shockwave Interaction in Flight

NASA has successfully tested an advanced air-to-air photographic technology in flight, capturing the first-ever images of the interaction of shockwaves from two supersonic aircraft in flight. The images, originally monochromatic and shown here as composite colored images, were captured during the fourth phase of Air-to-Air Background Oriented Schlieren flights, or

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Wing Loong Airstrikes on Tripoli ?

Remains of Chinese made missiles found in Tripoli points to Wing Loong airstrikes. Aviation expert Arnaud Delalande received from sources photos that appeared to depict the wreckage of a Chinese LJ-7 air-to-surface missiles – missiles that can be loaded on Wing Loong 2. LJ-7 wreckage was found in and

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YANGDA FW-250 VTOL

YANGDA FW-250 is a reliable and affordable VTOL fixed-wing plane designed for long-range inspection, survey, aerial photography, agriculture, search and rescue and public safety applications. As a fixed-wing UAV with VTOL and hover capabilities, the FW-250 features a modular airframe that can be set up in less than 10 minutes,

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Honeywell navigator delivers precise location accuracy

Based near Lucerne, Switzerland, Aeroscout, develops industrial unmanned helicopters. In addition to the sale of them to customers worldwide, Aeroscout develops customized payload solutions, and its experienced flight crew are available to carry out projects. These include powerline inspection, mapping, scientific measurements, laser scanning, photography and video, and support is

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The drones have landed and they’re here to help

Los Angeles CA (SPX) Mar 27, 2019 –

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) aren’t exactly new to the tech scene, but it wasn’t until the last year or so that the public seemed to really take notice.

Drones are more prevalent in the photography industry than any other, and the projected number of

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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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