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Mystery Chinese Drone Crashes Myanmar Village

One of our astute readers in Myanmar forwarded these photos of a mystery drone that crash-landed in rural Myanmar and is probably operated by the Myanmar Airforce. The accident occurred not so far from Pyin Oo Lwin, Central Myanmar on 5th May. Our source understands that this is a Chinese

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Outsight Introduces the First LiDAR Pre-processor

Based in Espoo (Finland), Outsight Photonics has introduced the first LiDAR Pre-processor. The Augmented Lidar Box is a real-time Software Engine that provides the fundamental features you need to use Lidar in any project. The Augmented LiDAR Box is the first LiDAR Pre-Processor aiming to close the Adoption Gap between

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Altavation Provides On-Demand Nationwide Drone Imaging for Real Estate

Altavation is now available nationwide – accessible and affordable on-demand drone photography and videography for real estate. Altavation is a premier aerial imaging provider of the United States, which holds partnerships with a number of the nation’s leading real estate agencies. Drone photography captures breathtaking landscape views, memorable indoor videos,

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Pix4DMapper + Aeromapper Talon fixed-wing BVLOS system for less than $16K USD (until December 31st 2021)

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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Long Lake Township v. Maxon (4th Amendment & Drones)

Long Lake Township hired a drone company to take pictures of the Maxon’s property to establish that the property was an illegal salvage yard. Long Lake Township filed a civil action against the Maxon’s and used photographs gathered from the drone as evidence. The Maxon’s moved to suppress the drone

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SkyPixel Announces Winners Of Its 2020 Aerial Storytelling Contest

SkyPixel, one of the world’s most popular aerial photography communities, today announced the winners of its 2020 Aerial Storytelling Contest. Co-organized with DJI, this year’s contest attracted more than 26,000 submissions from professional photographers, videographers, aerial enthusiasts and content creators from 136 countries. The Video Category grand prize winner Ellis

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Drone Video of Blacktip Sharks in Florida

Florida photographer Paul Dabill captured drone footage large school of blacktip sharks near the beaches of Singer Island, Florida, on March 3. Dozens of them gathered off the coast, some even flipping through the air after breaching the surface of the water. Blacktip sharks typically migrate during winter months, with

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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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