UAV

Fixed-Wing or Rotary Drone? 5 Key Questions to Answer

Fixed-Wing or Rotary Drone? 5 Key Questions to Answer

Looking to buy a professional drone (or UAV/UAS)? One key decision you’ll face is what type of drone to buy: a fixed-wing, airplane-style drone or a helicopter-style rotary system? This quick guide highlights the 5 questions you need to answer.

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Drones Flying Free 2016 : From flight to impactful maps – Workflows and Data insights

Drones Flying Free 2016 : From flight to impactful maps – Workflows and Data insights

Paul Schneider, GISP, Georgia Power, “Inspecting Utility Assets” Ron Behrendt, Behron & Associates, “Monitoring Wildlife” Cody Benkelman, Technical Product Manager – Imagery, Esri, “Monitoring Wildlife” In this session you will learn how the UAS information is captured, processed, and cataloged from a GIS perspective. First, Paul Schneider will share how they are using these systems to inspect utility assets, make ...

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UAS/RPAS (Drone) Radiation Mapping

UAS/RPAS (Drone) Radiation Mapping

This series of active trials in April 2014 were probably the first in the world using a UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) for radiation mapping on the main Sellafield nuclear waste reprocessing site in Cumbria, UK. As a researcher in the Physics department of the University of Bristol during 2013 and 2014, John Fardoulis worked closely with nuclear scientists in the ...

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Learning with drones – how educational environments are flying new frontiers

Learning with drones – how educational environments are flying new frontiers

Chris Cruz, GISP, West Valley College, California Learn more about UAS for Education and Field Applications in this presentation. Chris will introduce you to the necessary components for developing a UAS Program; discuss the regulatory aspects, operations, types of aircraft and additional equipment needed; and share how to design curriculum that meets the industry needs and allows for collaboration both ...

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senseFly drones: Mapping the Impossible

senseFly drones: Mapping the Impossible

A video crew follows senseFly’s team of engineers as they mark a historic surveying milestone by using eBee mapping drones to photograph the epic Matterhorn, before generating an astounding 3D model of “the most beautiful mountain”. More on senseFly drones:http://www.sensefly.com/ The mission involved the coordination of several teams with multiple eBee UAVs taking over 2,200 images in 11 flights, all ...

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Aerial Mapping and Modeling by Airflow Creatiions – 3D mesh

Aerial Mapping and Modeling by Airflow Creatiions – 3D mesh

This is an experimental project conducted within FAA regulations. We are very happy with the results. We look forward to accomplish several projects in 2016. Aerial mapping is growing and Airflow Creations is happy to be part of this technology. Airflow Creations operated DJI and PIX4D platforms to create the 3D model and measurements for this project. Airflow Creations provides ...

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Gold Coast 3D city model – aero3Dpro

Gold Coast 3D city model – aero3Dpro

The aerial photographs used to generate this 3D city model have been acquired between November 2015 and January 2016. Based on advanced aerial photogrammetry capture and processing techniques, geographically accurate and photorealistic 3D models of natural and urban environments can be generated for a range of industries. Urban planning & Property development Engineering & Construction Architecture & Cultural Heritage Media ...

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