Tag Archives: ALTA

2018 Commercial UAV Expo Roundup

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: attending the Commercial UAV Expo is the closest you’ll get to drinking out of a fire hose, data-stream-wise, without incurring physical damage. I’m talking metric tons of new and cool UAS stuff. This year I had the honor to be included as a judge in the...

The firm that used scanning for this site survey noted that more than 60% of these types of projects entail scope creep; scanning typically avoids go-backs. Credit:TheLandGroup.

The GeoDude on Scanning Efficiency

A Snapshot from the GeoDude on Rich Data Here’s a comparison of today’s field and office efficiencies—for conventional surveying methods versus laser scanning—as applied to topographic and site surveys. Above: The firm that used scanning for this site survey noted that more than 60% of these types of projects entail scope creep; scanning typically avoids go-backs....

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 5/12/17

MKS’ Ophir® Business Unit Introduces Smallest, Lightest Weight, Continuous Zoom Lens for Drones & UAVs Swift Navigation and Carnegie Robotics Announce Duro, a Ruggedized Version of Piksi Multi Announcing UgCS Mapper – in-field mapping software requiring no internet connection Septentrio launches AsteRx-m2 OEM GNSS Receiver Alta Devices Adds Solar Tech to Drones/UAV’s to Extend Flight...

xyHt News Links: 3/11/16

Trimble 4D Control Software Supports IBIS-FM Radar Device for Slope Stability and Structural Monitoring in Mining TerraGo Launches On-Demand Solution for Mobile Forms, Inspections and Surveys Topcon announces new geodetic antenna Maptek modelling and exploration technology on show at PDAC Teledyne Optech Press Release: Innovative solutions for bathymetry at Oceanology International 2016 3DR collaborates with...