Drones Replace News Helicopters

Drones Replace News Helicopters

STEVEN D. STARR/CORBIS/GETTY IMAGES Will Drones Replace News Helicopters In The Future? When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in August 2017, readers of USA Today’s website were able to watch dramatic aerial video footage of the city of Houston flooding, a nearby chemical plant immersed under water and other startling views of the disaster. But the eye-catching clips weren’t shot by a cameraman perched in a helicopter, as they might have […]

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New Drone Ban Over Major Landmarks

New Drone Ban Over Major Landmarks

Mike Stewart/AP FAA Announces A Drone Ban Over Major Landmarks In The United States The Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ) addresses concerns regarding unauthorized drone operations over 10 Department of Interior (DOI) sites by issuing new drone restrictions. After requests from the U.S. National Security and Law Enforcement Agencies, the FAA is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7. […]

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How to measure height of a ceiling in 2017 using modern technology :)

How to measure height of a ceiling in 2017 using modern technology :)

Modern technology can help to end a simple argument about matters like how high this ceiling:) If the ones that argue are Engineers then this has to be solved in a proper way. Well, how? Using a laser meter? Yikes! is this the best you come up with? Drones… Barometric Pressure… 3D printer… Drones… Barometric Altimeter… Are you catching where I am going through? We have a lot of flying […]

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National Science Foundation Selects NCTC to Lead Large Project Drone Initiative in Education

National Science Foundation Selects NCTC to Lead Large Project Drone Initiative in Education

northland large drone BY: JONATHAN BECK, UAS Instructor/Program Manager The National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program awarded Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) its second NSF ATE Project (DUE 1700615) “ Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Geospatial Information Technology Integration into Technician Education”. This project will advance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Geospatial education and career pathways across the State of Minnesota and beyond. UAS, often referred to as drones, […]

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US Army helicopter collision with a drone is a “catastrophe waiting to happen”

US Army helicopter collision with a drone is a “catastrophe waiting to happen”

DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO), a global provider of drone detection and mitigation products, notes a September 22, 2017 New York Post report on a collision between a US Army Black Hawk helicopter and a rogue drone over Staten Island in New York . The Army helicopter is understood to have conducted an emergency landing following the collision, and the authorities are investigating the incident. The number of incidents involving drones and […]

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Managing And Monitoring Drone Traffic

Managing And Monitoring Drone Traffic

DJI Managing And Monitoring Drone Traffic DJI , the leader in unmanned technology, outlined its regulatory approach to ensuring the safe growth of drone traffic in two white papers delivered Saturday at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Drone Enable conference in Montreal. “The rapid adoption of drones for business, academic, government and nonprofit uses has generated enormous benefits for society, but it has also raised concerns about how authorities […]

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DroneMapper RAPID

DroneMapper RAPID

DroneMapper’s RAPID is a free Windows 10 (64-bit) based photogrammetric imagery processing and GIS application. It is limited to a maximum input of 150 images. RAPID will produce scaled Digital Elevation Models and Orthomosaic maps in GeoTIFF format, WGS84 Lat/Lon projection. For small area of interest collections RAPID provides near real time feedback at the site on a laptop computer using the preview orthomosaic function. In a matter of minutes […]

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DELAIR Unveils New Large-area Mapping Drone Featuring 3G/4G Communications and Onboard Processing Capabilities

DELAIR Unveils New Large-area Mapping Drone Featuring 3G/4G Communications and Onboard Processing Capabilities

Aerial intelligence is redefined by the UX11 with unlimited communication range, the highest resolution imagery in its class at 400 feet altitude, and a fully-integrated camera which enables advanced in-flight data processing. DELAIR, world leader in commercial drones, will introduce its next-generation professional unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for survey-grade photogrammetric mapping, the UX11, at INTERGEO 2017 on September 26 th in Berlin, Germany. This small fixed-wing UAV combines a powerful […]

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SenSat announce plans to dramatically reduce the price of drone data

SenSat announce plans to dramatically reduce the price of drone data

San Francisco, USA: Like the internet and GPS before them, drones are evolving to become powerful business tools. Today they’re being put to work in commercial and civil government applications, creating a market opportunity estimated at $100bn by 2025. However the value created is not in the machine but in the data insights they produce. Speaking on stage at the AI Summit in San Francisco, SenSat CEO James Dean announced […]

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Wingtra partners with Florida-based Lengemann Corporation to offer next generation-drone

Wingtra partners with Florida-based Lengemann Corporation to offer next generation-drone

Lengemann Corporation is one of the largest Topcon distributors of Machine Control, Lasers and Surveying equipment in the United States. With its new partnership with Wingtra, Lengemann is giving its customers access to the latest drone technology: “Our clients have high standards, so we have tested a lot of different drones. Only the WingtraOne could give us the combination of area coverage, image quality, and usability that we were looking […]

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