Tag Archives: drones

In The News: A Geospatial Year at Woolpert 2017-2018

Woolpert has been in business for 107 years, building a strong, broad-based foundation through engineering, surveying, mapping, photogrammetry, lidar collection, GIS, etc., to provide the most comprehensive geospatial support in the industry. In the past year alone our work in each of these sites, represented by these red dots, were spotlighted in the press. They...

Mexico City’s Transportation Revolution

Using drones, lidar, and BIM, enterprising surveyors and geospatial engineers designed and constructed the city’s first high-speed train system. Editor’s Note: Lessons learned from a problematic rail project in Mexico City prompted an initiative to pull out all technological stops for a subsequent new rail line. An innovative, tech-savvy firm that had demonstrated its capabilities...

xyHt Weekly News Links: 9/29/17

Teledyne Optech and IGI announce new cooperative agreement and first product offering Hemisphere GNSS Debuts Next-Generation S321+ and C321+ GNSS Smart Antennas Septentrio unveils the new Altus NR3 at InterGEO GeoSLAM Launching Enhanced SLAM Software and Next Generation Mobile Scanner at InterGEO 2017 INTERGEO 2017 Berlin: Geo-IT-event officially opened Applanix Announces POSPac Cloud for Mobile Mapping...

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UAVs Planting Trees

… And What That Means for Next-gen Drones Honestly, I don’t pay much attention to unusual uses of UAVs; I focus on geospatial applications. However, after reading the news about a company using UAVs to plant trees, perhaps I should. Let’s take a look at the story and see what it could mean for the...

xyHt Weekly News Links: 8/11/17

TerraGo and Laser Technology Partner to Integrate Industry-Leading Rangefinders with Advanced Field Data Collection Apps GeoCue’s GNSS kit for drones provides survey-level accuracy Draper equips UAVs with vision for GPS-denied navigation 3D Robotics Joins Forces with DJI and Launches UAV Data Solution

UAS: From FUD to FOMO

By Jeff Salmon Welcome to our semi-annual UAS-focused issue. Looking back over the last six years of UAS development, I am struck by how far the technology has progressed. Right before our eyes a new industry has developed, one that promises to bring far-reaching changes to our profession and indeed to the whole world. And...