Category: Remote Sensing & Aerial

2017 MAPPS Winter Conference
LiDAR & Imaging
Wendell

2017 MAPPS Winter Conference

MAPPS (An Association of Photogrammetry, Mapping and Geospatial Firms) has announced their 2017 Winter Conference, which will be held January 13 through 17, 2017 at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Florida.

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New Kespry Drone Features 2x Coverage and No Joystick
LiDAR & Imaging
Wendell

New Kespry Drone Features 2x Coverage and Full Automation

Kespry, which designs automated drone systems for commercial use, today announced the new Kespry Drone 2.0. The new lighter-weight drone flies 2X as long, covers 2X the ground area, and has 2X the wind resilience, due to the new airframe, battery, and flight system improvements.

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St. Augustine Mapped Using UAS
Mapping & CAD
Wendell

St. Augustine To Be Mapped Using UAS

Atlantic Geomatics will be utilizing their Burial Ground Management System to combine drone images with headstone photographs and scanned documents dating back hundreds of years to help visitors easily find the graves of their predecessors.

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U. S. Senate Passes Digital Coast Act of 2015
Business & Legal
Wendell

U. S. Senate Passes Digital Coast Act of 2015

Today, April 27, 2016, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved the Digital Coast Act of 2015. The Act, known as S. 2325 and backed by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), was approved without opposition.

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Here's The Drone You've Been Looking For
Land Surveying
Wendell

Here’s The Droid Drone You’ve Been Looking For

3D Robotics has teamed up with Autodesk to bring you a commercialized version of their Solo hobbyist drone. This new drone uses an attached GoPro or Sony UMC-R10C camera to survey a typical construction site in around 20 minutes.

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To Drone Or Not To Drone
Land Surveying
Wendell

To Drone Or Not To Drone

Whether you call them “drones” or “UAV” (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) or just consider them toys, they are still a new technology that is causing a

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