ARE Corp: Erosion and Gully Alternatives LiDAR Analysis

The Plainfield Recreation Road project required careful planning and implementation of  drone lidar to collect the required 3D map data. INTRODUCTION With the increased need for real-time results in today’s world, on-foot inspection is not always the best approach for collecting site characterization data. This particular project involves a very dense area with lots of aerial cover, making it hard […]

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Building a Company with 3D Technology – TerraMark

Building a Company with 3D Technology Kevin Hardy, Vice President – Technology A Brief History TerraMark is a land surveying firm that was founded in 2003 in Marietta, Georgia; a suburb of Atlanta. Over the years they have been involved with some of the landmark projects of this fast-growing urban region including SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta […]

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N. Dakota Department of Transportation Selects GeoCue..

North Dakota Department of Transportation Selects GeoCue True View LIDAR/Imaging Technology for UAS Program  July 21, 2021 HUNTSVILLE, AL – North Dakota Department of Transportation recently acquired a GeoCue True View 640 3D Imaging System (3DIS®) for their UAS program. GeoCue’s True View 3D Imaging Sensors allow for both drone LIDAR and imagery to be collected in a single flight […]

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NuAIR CEO Appointed President of Commercial Drone..

NUAIR CEO Ken Stewart Appointed President of Commercial Drone Alliance Ken Stewart to lead alliance focused on development of UAS infrastructure for safe and secure commercial drone operations in the United States (SYRACUSE, NY) – NUAIR president and CEO Ken Stewart has been appointed president of the Commercial Drone Alliance (CDA). The CDA is an independent nonprofit that works with all levels of government […]

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NUAIR Selected by FAA for Beyond Visual Line of Sight..

NUAIR Selected by FAA for Beyond Visual Line of Sight Rulemaking Committee NUAIR expertise a key asset towards unlocking the true potential of UAS technology and economically viable commercial drone operations (SYRACUSE, NY) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected NUAIR to participate in the FAA’s Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC).  NUAIR supports this ARC focused on the […]

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NASA Aviation Safety Reporting for UAS Now Online!

NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) for UAS Now Online! At NUAIR, we believe that safety is not only a core competency, but we also consider it to be a competitive advantage to our operations. Our team of professional aviators and support staff work hard to establish and maintain a safety culture that meets or exceeds industry and FAA standards. As […]

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GeoCue Upgrade – True View 635/640

GeoCue Upgrades Survey-Grade UAS LIDAR/Imaging Systems with True View® 635/640 HUNTSVILLE, AL – GeoCue Group Inc. has updated its RIEGL-based True View® 3D Imaging Systems (3DIS®) with the launch of the new True View 635/640 3DIS. GeoCue’s True View 3DIS family brings a unique combination of fused LIDAR sensors and photogrammetric cameras in a fully calibrated platform, allowing direct generation […]

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NUAIR – Automation Groundwork for High-Density Vertiports

NUAIR Lays Automation Groundwork for High-Density Vertiports FAA, NASA and UAS industry leaders meet to discuss the concept of vertiport technology and self-flying aircraft that can transport people across cities (SYRACUSE, NY) – On March 5, NUAIR held an all-day virtual conference for more than 70 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and industry professionals to further […]

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Traffic Management Request for Information

NUAIR UAS Traffic Management Request for Information (RFI) NUAIR is in the process of updating the long-range plan for the New York UTM Corridor capabilities and systems as it progresses towards commercialization of UAS applications in New York State. One area of near-term interest is the market availability of UAS traffic management (UTM) elements, consistent with NASA’s UTM architecture, to support flight […]

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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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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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NUAIR Announces New CEO – Ken Stewart

NUAIR Announces New CEO – Ken Stewart Ken Stewart to provide strategic leadership in commercialization of New York’s 50-mile UAS Traffic Management Corridor (SYRACUSE, NY) – NUAIR has hired Ken Stewart as its new president and chief executive officer (CEO). Stewart most recently served as CEO of AiRXOS, part of GE Aviation, and is a well-known innovator and leader within the […]

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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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Commercial UAV Expo Americas Virtual Conference to Feature…

Commercial UAV Expo Americas Virtual Conference to Feature DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety UAS Content produced by AIRT Digital environment will allow attendees from around the world to engage in targeted educational content to learn how first responders are using sUAS to save lives. PORTLAND, ME – Public safety and emergency services drone pilots from across the globe will gather virtually to share […]

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New York UAS Test Site Awarded $897,000 NASA Task

New York UAS Test Site Awarded $897,000 NASA Task Vertiport Automation Analysis to be Conducted at Griffiss International Airport Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county has been awarded an $897,000 task order for Advanced Air Mobility development through a NASA contract with its UAS Test Site at Griffiss International Airport. The county’s UAS test site […]

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Syracuse University Grads Help NUAIR Advance Drone Industry

Syracuse University Grads Help NUAIR Advance Drone Industry NUAIR, WindShape and Syracuse University Grad Students Team-up on UAS Wind Tunnel Project Every year NUAIR seeks college-level interns interested in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or “drone” industry, to give them hands-on, real-life experiences with this advanced technology. This last fall/spring semester, Syracuse University grad students Vincent James McGovern and Jean-Eric […]

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Advanced INS Set-Up for LiDAR Surveying using Drones

Advanced INS Set-Up for LiDAR Surveying using Drones Using an INS in a drone mounted scenario can bring with it unique challenges. In our latest webinar we discuss these and more… Using an Inertial Navigation System in a drone based scenario can bring with it unique challenges that can be difficult to overcome. On Wednesday, 17th June at 09:15 (BST) OxTS […]

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Leveraging sensor technology for modern design techniques

LEVERAGING SENSOR TECHNOLOGY FOR MODERN DESIGN TECHNIQUES Matt LaLuzerne, PSM,  Vice President of GPI Geospatial, Inc.May 14, 2020 Transportation of people and freight continues to expand at a rapid pace, overhauling the current infrastructure system.  Airports are adding enormous terminals to accommodate the increase in travel and freight shipping.  Ports are exploring how to manage the increase in size to […]

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Drone Integration Work Continues at New York UAS Test Site

CAL Analytics to Lead Development and Testing of UTM Contingency Management Platform at Griffiss International Airport – New York Syracuse, NY – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded a $1.6M contract that will advance unmanned traffic management (UTM) at the New York Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site. CAL Analytics will lead a team of five commercial companies in the development of […]

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Microdrones as a Service (mdaaS) Available Now:

Microdrones as a Service (mdaaS) Available Now: Professional Drone LiDAR and Drone PhotogrammetryMore Accessible and Affordable Than Ever Before (For Immediate Release, May 4, 2020) Rome, NY- Microdrones announces the launch of mdaaS- Microdrones as a Service, making its survey equipment and solutions accessible to an even broader market of surveyors and geomatics professionals. MdaaS introduces drone surveying solutions, including […]

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Velodyne Lidar Advances Driver Safety with New Products at CES 2020

Small Form Factor, High Performance Make Velodyne Lidar Ideal Choice for ADAS to Protect Pedestrians, Assist Drivers and Save Lives – Safety SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. will introduce and demonstrate its groundbreaking new lidar sensor technology at CES 2020 in the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall – booth #7520. Velodyne will highlight its lidar technology that enables high-level […]

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