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Drone Adventures in Haiti

Drone Adventures in Haiti

For its first mission Drone Adventures spent a week in Haiti exploring the many uses of drones for humanitarian aid, in collaboration with our on-site partners, IOM and OpenStreetMap.

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3DR Mapping Drones

3DR Mapping Drones

3DR’s Aero-M and X8-M are fully automated and intelligent tools: drone mapping platforms for easy, fast and accurate aerial data acquisition that will enable you to take informed and targeted action. They provide a level of insight that’s invaluable to industries like agriculture, construction, mining and land and resource management, or for gathering data for any area that needs to ...

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Current state-of-the-art of OpenDroneMap

Current state-of-the-art of OpenDroneMap

Aimed at developers and end-users, this presentation will cover the current state-of-the-art of OpenDroneMap, toolkit of FOSS computer vision tools aiming to be easy to use for referencing unstructured photos into geography data (colorized point clouds, referenced photos, orthophotos, surface models and more), whether the images be sourced from street level photos, building interiors, or from sUASs (drones). Currently no ...

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Short introduction to IMAGINE UAV – an add-on module to ERDAS IMAGINE

Short introduction to IMAGINE UAV – an add-on module to ERDAS IMAGINE

IMAGINE UAV is a new application designed to automatically process UAV data within ERDAS IMAGINE. It is based on Spatial Modeler operators which embed suitable photogrammetric algorithms. IMAGINE UAV produces ortho-mosaics, point clouds and digital surface models. IMAGINE UAV is now available as an IMAGINE add-on module. It is based on IMAGINE Essentials but also available for IMAGINE Professional fully ...

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UAV/Drone-based Precision Agriculture – Vegetables & Fruits

UAV/Drone-based Precision Agriculture – Vegetables & Fruits

UAV/Drone-based Precision Agriculture – Vegetables & Fruits Successful applications besides others: – UAV / Drone based industrial inspection, maintenance & repair of oil & gas platforms, assets, utilities, infrastructure & energy parks. – UAV / Drone based remote sensing for mapping & surveying. – UAV / Drone based precision agriculture for crop, soil and irrigation monitoring. – UAV / Drone ...

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Photogrammetric cartographic software and senseFly drone

Photogrammetric cartographic software and senseFly drone

A journey in a project development with APS and senseFly eBee. The project steps are subdivided into – Flight planning – In field data acquisition – Data post processing. The project shown in this video is focused on Montecchio Vesponi medieval castle survey.

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Drone no-fly zone in California

Drone no-fly zone in California

California lawmakers have sided with privacy advocates to pass a bill that bans drones from flying lower than 350 feet over private property. The bill, once signed by Governor Jerry Brown, will create a no-fly zone in the state. The Bill will make flying a UAV over private property below 350 feet without the consent of the owner or tenant ...

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Phoenix Aerial UAV LiDAR Mapping System Overview

Phoenix Aerial UAV LiDAR Mapping System Overview

This video is an overview of the Phoenix Aerial AL3-16 LiDAR Mapping system. The AL3-16 can be mounted on any UAV that can lift 2.5kgs. In this video, a DJI S1000 is used and for the demonstration, we flew over an over an open pit. You can see how quickly we generate a dense pointcloud. You’ll also see how LiDAR ...

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UAV Mapping Post Processing Tutorial

UAV Mapping Post Processing Tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to orthorectify your UAV aerial imagery and generate 3D point clouds. All software used is freely available for non-commercial use. The software covered in this video are Changchang Wu’s VisualSFM (http://homes.cs.washington.edu/~ccwu/…) and Yasutaka Furukawa’s CMVS (http://www.di.ens.fr/cmvs/). A zip file containing the software preconfigured for use as described in the video tutorial can be found here: ...

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Air Traffic Control for Drones Built at Hack Reactor’s Coding School Using PostGIS & MapBox

Air Traffic Control for Drones Built at Hack Reactor’s Coding School Using PostGIS & MapBox

Software Engineers Liz Portnoy, Dennis Lin, David Raleigh & Arthur Chan built an airspace authorization service and real time drone traffic control system during their last three weeks at Hack Reactor. Drone Pass utilizes a tech stack of PostgresSQL, MapBox, Leaflet, MySQL, Bootstrap, Knex.js, Bookshelf.js, Node.js/Express.js, Angular.js, Mocha, Socket.io, QGIS and Docco. Watch them present to potential employers at a ...

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