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Don’t Buy a Drone

Instead, invest in a fleet of drones. (Apologies for the clickbait headline!) While I was talking to a surveyor whose firm employs UAS in their work, he mentioned the different models of the craft they have. I interrupted him: “Just how many drones do you have?” “16” was the answer. This got me thinking about...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 7/7/17

Tersus launches a ‘new generation’ NeoRTK system senseFly announces worry-free service package to keep professional drone operators flying Surveying the World of Tomorrow CompassCom to Release CompassTracker App for iOS & Windows Mobile Smart Phones at Esri User Conference Trimble Catalyst high-accuracy, on-demand geolocation service now available worldwide Quorum Launches myQuorum Land On Demand, Bringing Speed...

Mapping Rwanda: Surges Forward in UAS Mapping Use

From cadastral to precision agriculture to humanitarian aid, UAS are making a big difference while mapping Rwanda. (Above: Course participants examine an orthomosaic in Pix4Dmapper during software training.) After Rwanda made waves in the news early last year for allegedly being the first country to approve drone delivery, people payed attention. The country, with its rolling...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 5/19/17

Satlab Geosolutions introduces Ultra-Compact Multiconstellation GNSS UAV/RTK Receiver including Dual Antenna Heading capability senseFly Corridor solution boosts efficiency of linear mapping projects Icaros Releases Version 5.0 of OneButton™ Drone Image Processing Software Congress increases funding for UAS research, airspace integration Blue Marble Releases Mobile Friendly Version of the GeoCalc Geodetic Registry Swift, Carnegie release Duro for...

An ESA team member operates the rover on one of the team's tests sites.

Robots for ExoMars: Drones and Space Exploration

Drones are being used to test a space rover in familiar ways. By Martin Azkarate UAV manufacturer senseFly talked to Martin Azkarate of the European Space Agency about his work developing rover prototypes for planetary exploration, including how he employs a senseFly drone to test these cutting-edge robots. Martin is a space automation and robotics...

xyHt Weekly News Links: 04/28/17

Teledyne DALSA previews its versatile and advanced LWIR camera platform at AUVSI Juniper Systems releases the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet with Android O INTERGEO 2017 | SMART CARTOGRAPHY : How old-fashioned navigation aids have been transformed into today’s smart maps Octopus ISR Systems Integrates VectorNav GPS/INS to Develop Precision Geo-Lock Feature for Epsilon Series Gimbals...