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Drones in Construction

For decades the construction industry didn’t change much-and then UAV technologies came along Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, as they are commonly called, are mostly electric-powered aircraft, which do not require a pilot onboard and are used to perform tasks that are either too dangerous for humans to do or too expensive with other...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 02/11/2022

SBG Systems Introduces its First Tactical Grade IMU on the Market New Commercial BVLOS Milestone – Longest Distance Allowed by FAA at 12 Miles Phase One Launches iX Suite for Seamless Aerial Mapping Workflow Vexcel Introduces MapControl SDK to Help Developers Integrate Aerial Imagery New Surveying and Mapping Textbook Available for Download Vexcel Announces Image...

2022 and the Promise of Expanded UAV Operations

What needs to happen over the next 12 months for the promise of flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) to become a reality? Well, actually, quite a lot. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) needs to relax the rules for unmanned aviation and the industry needs to prove that current technology, such as detect and...

Taking Flight

As drones begin to fill our airspace, Switzerland is figuring out how the skies will remain friendly

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 05/07/2021

Intermap Powers Analytics for Climate Change ConExpo-Con/AGG Unveils New Logo, Brand Identity Bentley Systems Acquires sense metrics and Vista Data Vision Woolpert to Provide Topographic Map of Nigeria TCarta Delivers Satellite Bathymetry for U.S. Coastal Mapping Pilot Deuce Drone Gets FAA Approval for Operations Over People Roadway Asset Mapping Using Any GPS Camera Belgian Farmer...