Tag Archives: unmanned

Ocean Observation

Monitoring and comprehensive data collection is now a national security imperative For most of the second half of the last century there was general agreement that the primary existential threat to humanity was the purposeful or accidental exchange of nuclear weapons. While that threat has not been completely eliminated, in the 21st century there is...

When a Drone Just Can’t Do It

There is a growing ebb in the tide of UAS adoption for aerial surveying, mapping, and remote sensing—finding the right balance between manned and unmanned aerial operations Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), or just plain old “drones”—call them whatever you wish—have had a tremendous impact on geospatial industries.   A decade ago,...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 04/15/2022

 Teledyne to Present Innovations for Unmanned Systems at AUVSI XPONENTIAL FARO Launches End-To-End 3D Digital Reality Capture & Collaboration Platform RTR Expands Drone Survey Capabilities to Include Lidar Trimble Opens Registration for Insight Tech Conference and Expo Skyfish and DroneLogbook Partner to Automate Drone Data Logging Anaconda and Esri Set Enterprise Standard for Python Across...

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 Magazine June 2018 Issue

Click on the cover below to view the June 2018 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout June): Full Tilt – Beyond the electronic bubble: Integrating self-calibrating, magnetically immune tilt compensation in a high-precision GNSS rover. Surveying Beyond the Water’s Edge – A remotely controlled unmanned survey vessel gives a land survey...

Weekly xyHt News Links: 6/16/17

RIEGL has received the Sebastian Sizgoric Technical Achievement Award at this year’s JALBTCX conference in Savannah, Georgia.  Record attendance for GEO Business 2017 Identified Technologies Aligns with DJI to Offer Best-in-class Commercial Drone Solution Survey and Mapping Company Partners with Leading Unmanned and Manned Flight Service Experts Aeroscout launches UAV helicopter for high-altitude flight Congress increases funding...