NUAIR & DRONERESPONDERS Fortify Partnership – NY

NUAIR Actively seeks New York State Agencies looking to save Time, Money, and Resources by utilizing Drone Technology (SYRACUSE, NY) – NUAIR is dedicated to the continued adoption of drone technology by New York State agencies and has fortified its partnership with DRONERESPONDERS to expedite the integration of drone technology into public safety and state agency operations. NUAIR provides organizations the tools and […]

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LiDAR and Surveyor Reality Series- New Episodes

Drone LiDAR and Surveyor Reality Series, Down to Earth, Returns with New Construction Episodes Real surveyors. Real work. Really good data. Rome, NY- “Down to Earth,” a surveying reality series that shows how real surveyors collect data and turn it into real deliverables, despite challenging conditions, rugged terrain and hidden dangers, is set to premiere 3 new construction oriented episodes […]

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MICRODRONES – Next Gen Drone LiDAR Equipment

Meet the Next Generation of Industry Leading Drone LiDAR Survey Equipment from Microdrones Rome, NY- Building upon the momentum of the Microdrones as a Service (mdaaS) program launched in mid-2020 (which offers customers convenient monthly payment options for equipment and software) Microdrones is pleased to announce the newest in its lineup of drone lidar survey equipment, the mdLiDAR1000HR aaS, available […]

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Real surveyors. Real work. Really good data.

DOWN TO EARTH, a Surveyor Reality-TV Style Series, Premieres the Challenges of Surveying the Great Pit in Falun, Sweden Real surveyors. Real work. Really good data. Rome, NY- “Down to Earth,” a surveying reality series that shows how real surveyors collect data and turn it into real deliverables, despite challenging conditions, rugged terrain and possible dangers, is set to premiere 3 […]

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Cartomorphosis – A Four Generation Surveying Evolution

Cartomorphosis – A Four Generation Surveying Evolution When I was just six years old, my grandfather would take me as a camera operator on his photogrammetric plane. In the early 80’s without FMS (flight management system) nor airborne GPS, aerial photography required special skills. The results could not be verified until the film was processed.  These experiences sparked my passion for mapping. […]

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UTM – Establishing Performance Requirements

We (the UAS industry) have defined what a UAS Traffic Management – UTM system does, and how it works… but not how well it should do anything. By: Andy Thurling, NUAIR Chief Technology Officer NUAIR and The New York UAS Test Site’s experience with UTM to date has provided enough insight into what these requirements should be for us to describe the path toward fielding an initial system. […]

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The true cost – implementing lidar into your business

Candrone explains the true cost behind implementing lidar systems into your business. The LiDAR drone market is expected to double in size to $392 million over the next four years, with a CAGR of 24.2% from 2020-2025 (Markets and Markets, 2020). The easing of governmental regulations on civilian commercial drone applications has propelled the North American market to account for […]

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COVID Humanitarian UAS Operation Delivery Test

COVID Humanitarian UAS Operation (CHURP) Concludes Delivery Test in Syracuse CHURP Partners Test Transport of Simulated COVID-19 Testing Kits at SUNY (SYRACUSE, NY) – The COVID-19 Humanitarian UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Response Partnership (CHURP) announced the conclusion of its latest operational phase: multi-day flight operations and evaluations of two separate use cases to prepare for potential wider-scale deployment. The Partnership was […]

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New York UAS Test Site Completes Advanced Drone Operations for..

New York UAS Test Site Completes Advanced Drone Operations for FAA Drone Integration Program The Biggest and Most Technologically Complex Operation in Test Site’s History. (ROME, NY) – The New York UAS Test Site at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York has completed phase two of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) unmanned aircraft traffic management pilot program (UPP). UPP Phase Two (UPP2) […]

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webinar – how to Accurately merge imagery with Lidar

Upcoming Webinar – How to Accurately Merge Imagery with Lidar – Register Below The use of LiDAR sensors for mapping is growing, as recent technological advances even allow them now to be mounted on drones.  LiDAR point clouds are often collected in conjunction with imagery, which combined together lead to very rich datasets. This training session will discuss how to […]

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Drone Automation Company Releases API

Drone Automation Company Releases Hardware-Agnostic APIs for Enterprises to Easily Integrate Drones with Their Custom Workflows California, USA, November 12, 2020 – FlytBase, Inc has announced the release of hardware-agnostic cloud-based drone APIs, enabling enterprises to easily integrate drones with their business applications. Drones are rapidly transitioning into fully-automated commercial tools that are being deployed for a range of applications, […]

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free webinar ‘Improving your Photogrammetric Workflow…

Upcoming free webinar ‘Improving your Photogrammetric Workflow with New Version 8.6’. SimActive will release a new version of its photogrammetry software Correlator3D. The new version includes multiple new features, such as the use of intensity data from LAS files for image registration, the ability to improve mosaic seamlines with a DSM and the support of  DJI sun sensors. Learn about the […]

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TCarta Develops AI-Based Commercial Bathymetric Mapping..

TCarta Develops AI-Based Commercial Bathymetric Mapping Technologies with National Science Foundation Grant First Commercial Use of ICESat-2 DENVER, Colorado, 26 October 2020 – TCarta Marine, a global provider of hydrospatial products, has announced development of new Machine Learning-based bathymetric mapping technologies – including creation of two software packages and commercial application of NASA’s ICESat-2 satellite – with funding from the National […]

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Velodyne – World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda

Velodyne Lidar Announces World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda Free Virtual Event Promotes How AVs and ADAS Advance Safety and Safe Communities SAN JOSE, Calif. (October 14, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced the agenda for the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS) that will address vehicle autonomy and advanced driver assistance systems on roadways and […]

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Should Your Business Invest in Drone Photogrammetry?

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 Should Your Business Invest in Drone Photogrammetry? Rome, NY- Drone Surveying technology is become more widespread in surveying, engineering, and construction industries.  Volumetric measurement, topographic mapping, progress tracking and pre-construction survey are just a few of the applications where drone photogrammetry can provide much more efficient results. Therefore, many businesses in these industries are no longer asking if they should […]

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SimActive Develops New Workflow for Faster Processing of Large Projects

SimActive Develops New Workflow for Faster Processing of Large Projects  Montreal, Canada, October 13th, 2020 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces a new workflow to accelerate processing of large projects.  These can comprise several tens of thousands of images, which can now be collected very quickly using today’s commercial drones. The new workflow allows hardware resources […]

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FAA Selects New York UAS Test Site – Next Phase of Drone Program

FAA Selects New York UAS Test Site to Participate in Next Phase of Drone Integration Program Program outcomes will enhance capabilities and services that support advanced, high-density drone operations on a national scale. (ROME, NY) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced two new participants for phase two of the unmanned aircraft traffic management pilot program (UPP) – The New York UAS […]

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Webinar announcement – Drone Mapping Projects

We are very excited to be announcing the webinar ‘ How to Improve the Quality of Drone Mapping Projects ‘ We believe that this event will interest many of LidarNews readers. Here is a description, if you may need it: Producing high-quality photogrammetric products such as point clouds, DSMs, DTMs and orthophotos from drone imagery can be challenging.  Results are highly […]

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Emesent’s Hovermap pilots the world’s first underground drone flight

Emesent’s Hovermap pilots the world’s first underground drone flight with the DJI M300 RTK Drone autonomy technology developed by Australian high-tech company Emesent has allowed DJI’s M300 drone to fly autonomously underground in what’s believed to be a world first for the platform.  The flights took place on 4 August at the Round Oak Mt Colin copper mine in Cloncurry, […]

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Percepto’s Commercial Drones become the First to Parachute to Safety

Percepto’s Commercial Drones become the First to Parachute to Safety with Industry Compliant Feature  The landmark first drone-in-a-box to have an integral ASTM approved parachute sets a precedent for drone safety as part of an ongoing collaboration with the FAA  Modi’in, Israel August 11, 2020. Percepto, the global market leader for autonomous industrial drone solutions, today announced that its on-site autonomous drone, the […]

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Terra Drone invests in Dutch Drone Solution provider Skytools

Terra Drone invests in Dutch Drone Solution provider Skytools to together establish Europe’s largest drone hub in Rotterdam Rotterdam – August 6, 2020 – Terra Drone invests in Dutch Drone Solution provider Skytools to offer corporate and government clients with advanced drone solutions. The companies will together establish a strong drone hub in Rotterdam consisting of Training facilities and Research & […]

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NUAIR Validates AVSS Drone Parachute Recovery System

NUAIR Validates AVSS Drone Parachute Recovery System Third drone parachute validation by NUAIR and New York UAS Test Site, advancing safe integration of unmanned aircraft (SYRACUSE, NY) – Following vigorous testing, completed in collaboration with NUAIR, the drone parachute recovery system by Aerial Vehicle Safety Solutions (AVSS) for the DJI M200 series has been validated as compliant with industry standards. The […]

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