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Pix4D Extends Drone-based Imagery with Machine Learning Techniques - Commercial UAV News

Pix4D has introduced a new image classification technique as part of its Pix4Dmapper photogrammetry software. The solution uses new machine vision …

Machine Learning

Drones in 2018: Thought Leaders Make Predictions

A partnership between a leading solar-cell provider and Johns Hopkins University could give a sunny forecast to longer …<p>Back in August, DJI announced …

Drones

4 Steps for Making an Excellent 3D Model With a Drone

<i>Sponsored by DroneDeploy</i> —<p>Jeff Foster, an expert in 3D modeling, share his best practices <i>–</i><p>As we found in our Commercial Drone Industry Trends, more …

Drones

How To Pick A Camera Drone (Plus A Complete Infographic Guide)

How do you choose a camera drone? What should you look out for? Get great tips for beginners in this article (plus infographic) from videographer and …

Drones

What Kind of Insurance Do Commercial Drone Operators Need? - Commercial UAV News

We’ve talked about what it means for commercial drone operators to assess risk, but the nuances associated with different types of insurance and …

Drones For Emergency Services: Use and Value

Drones are being used increasingly for emergency services, but how can emergency services leverage and safely deploy such technology?<p><i>This week</i> …

Drones

Japanese Company to Use Drones to Curb Excessive Overtime

2017 was a big year for drones: the industry saw unprecedented growth, progress in regulations, and new uses …<p>A partnership between a leading …

Drones

UAE announces first unified electronic platform for UAVs

<b>UAE:</b> UAE has announced a unified electronic platform for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to be used for recreational and commercial purposes.<p>The …

NASA May Send Drone to Saturn to Search for Alien Life

2017 was a big year for drones: the industry saw unprecedented growth, progress in regulations, and new uses …<p>A partnership between a leading …

Drones

Facebook’s sky-mapping can lead us into a new space economy

<i>Steadfast in its mission of connecting people across countries, Facebook is data mapping the human population in 23 countries by combining the</i> …

Exploration

Mapping wheelchair accessibility: A noble mission by Google Maps

When 19-year-old Belinda Bradley started a petition on Change.org urging Google to add wheelchair-friendly routes to their Maps app, little did she …

Google Maps

Drones make construction easy, and cost-effective

<i>Drones can quickly and easily perform an inspection of a job site in lesser time and at a cheaper cost than ever before.</i><p>Construction sites around the …

Drones

Meeting 2022 FIFA World Cup Construction Goals with Drones - Commercial UAV News

With Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup and its National Vision 2030 plan getting closer, the country is already working on a project of a massive scale: …

Map Provides High-Resolution Look at Nearly Entire Arctic Region

“The Arctic, before we started, was one of the most poorly mapped places on Earth. It’s not anymore,” said Paul Morin, co–principal investigator of …

Maps

Thirteen Innovative Ways Humans Use Drones

Humans are limited. We can’t fly, breathe underwater, or survive in high temperatures. So we’ve left much of our scientific endeavors to instruments …

Drones in Solar, Hydro and Wind: Renewable Energy Power Plants

Commercial drone company FlightWave has discovered another new power source in Nicole Jordan, the new VP of Business …<p>Professional pilot platform …

Drone Research Project Could Save Norway's Salmon Population

Commercial drone company FlightWave has discovered another new power source in Nicole Jordan, the new VP of Business …<p>Professional pilot platform …

Chinese Farmers Yield Ample Harvest with Crop-Dusting Drones

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today hosted the official launch of the UAS Integration Pilot Program that …<p>In a webinar held earlier this …

What is an End-to-End Land Surveying Solution? - Commercial UAV News

The world of land surveying is changing. The introduction of new technologies such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), 3D modeling, and cloud-based …

MEASURE and the DaaS (Drone as a Service) Business Model - Commercial UAV News

To own, lease or pay for a service is an old conundrum that haunts every manager in any industry that requires machinery. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles …

3DR Improves Site Scan’s GCPs Processing - Commercial UAV News

With a focus on providing easy access to data analysis, 3D modeling and mapping through the use of drones, 3DR improved its ground control points …

New at Intergeo: Complete Drone Solutions from senseFly - Commercial UAV News

senseFly, the Swiss manufacturer of mapping drones, has launched new 360 industry-specific solutions for professionals, to reduce costs and collect …

Solving the Biggest Drone Adoption Challenge for Survey Companies with AeroPoints - Commercial UAV News

We’ve taken a look at what it means to effectively use a drone as a surveying tool, and in the process of doing so discovered what kind of …

Can Surveyors Do More with Less by Using Drones? - Commercial UAV News

Being able to “do more with less” is a concept that has always been top of mind for survey professionals, and it’s part of the reason so many are …

How are Surveying & Mapping Professionals Using Drones in 2017? - Commercial UAV News

What does new drone regulation mean for surveying professionals that are or want to be using drones in 2017? Among countless other implications, Part …

New Drone Solutions for Professionals from Parrot - Commercial UAV News

Since the launch of Parrot’s Professional Range in early 2017, we’ve seen the company launch better and innovative solutions for different …

Infrared Maps Give Belgian Homeowners a Bird's-Eye View of Their Houses' Energy Efficiency

It's neat that you can see your house from space, thanks to Google and Bing maps, but cluttered images of rooftops and streets don't give you much besides street directions. A Belgian project aims to change that by adding infrared imagery, allowing Antwerp homeowners to check their homes' …

If Data is the New Oil, What Role Will Drones Play in Refinement? - Commercial UAV News

News like PrecisionMapper from PrecisionHawk being available for free dominated the headlines at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL event this year, but a quote from …

New Research Report on Five Business Lessons about Drone Inspections

Drone services provider AirMap is the next vendor to provide access to instant airspace authorizations through the FAA’s …<p>Drone photography contests …