Tag Archives: faa

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 11/04/22

RIEGL announces NEW VZ-600i Hexagon to Update Aerial Data of Eight U.S. States at Six-Inch Resolution in 2023 Bracell Wins EU Esri 2022 Award with Geoprocessing Project SuperMap Showcased GIS Technologies and Solutions at INTERGEO 2022 Topcon Invests in the Future of Construction with Donation to TU Dublin VOTIX Software Allows AviSight to Achieve BVLOS...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 10/21/2022

Teledyne Announces Ladybug6 Cameras for High Accuracy 360-Degree Spherical Image Capture Hexagon and LocLab Work to Accelerate Adoption of Smart Digital Realities Vexcel Imaging Introduces UltraCam Eagle 4.1 Photogrammetric Aerial Camera System Phase One to Launch New Calibration Center at Denver Headquarters  Soaring Eagle Technologies Receives Long Distance FAA Waiver for UAS Inspections Common Ground Alliance...

UAS and ALTA Surveys – Part Two

Surveying firms that have been successful in incorporating UAS data in ALTA surveys adopt best practices to ensure precision standards are met. Plan, execute, and check. In Part One of this three-part series in the September xyHt issue, we looked at the time/cost/precision proposition of using UAS for elements of ALTA surveys. Firms interviewed agreed...

The Wide World of Drone Upstarts

With congested airspace in the U.S. and Europe, to see how drones will integrate with society we have to look at some creative drone upstarts  emerging in less populated nations. In our last article we touched on the ramifications of a clear regulation of uncrewed flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) in the USA and...

Embracing the Drone Revolution

Surveyor business models changing in the BVLOS era Over the past few months, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), working with the drone industry, academia, and general aviation membership organizations such as AOPA (www.aopa.org) and NBAA (www.nbaa.org), has been able to advance the cause of uncrewed flights beyond visual line of sight of the operator (BVLOS). ...

Final Approach

The demise of a great mapping platform With the advent and adoption of new technologies, we are quick to forget about the old ways we used to do things. In the case of pocket calculators or disposable cameras is not relevant to reminisce about the past, but when the time comes to dispose of a...