Did-U-Know… There is a difference between a UAV waiver and an airspace authorization. A waiver is needed when a UAV operation needs one or several of the UAV restrictions eased or suspended in a particular instance. [Read more…] about Understanding UAV Waiver and Airspace Authorization
The all-new DJI Phantom 4 RTK is the tool that takes construction mapping to a new level. This week DJI announced the new DJI PHANTOM 4 RTK [Read more…] about Mobile Mapping with the new DJI PHANTOM 4 RTK
Drone technology has helped the construction industry boost productivity and digitize workflows. [Read more…] about The new DJI Phantom 4 RTK drone
Save the Date – UAS West Symposium, Opportunities, Needs and Challenges
12 February, 2018 – 13 February, 2018, San Diego, CA, United States [Read more…] about UAS Event Tip – UAS West Symposium
More and more companies are augmenting their data collection by using UAV / drone technology. this booming industry enables companies to augment their spatial data and analysis with current, 3D imagery including thermal data, DTM, aerial video footage and more. [Read more…] about Considerations for UAV and Drone Data Collection
In December 2015 The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a streamlined and user-friendly web-based aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) and less than 55 pounds (approx. 25 kilograms) including payloads such as on-board cameras.
What can you do with Drone2Map? A presentation about the new, Drone2Map for ArcGIS filmed on location at the 2016 Esri DevSummit event, Palm Springs, CA. Learn about the capabilities of this new product from Esri, expected to be released later in 2016
Are you interested in adding a drone / UAV certification to your resume or Linkedin profile? If so, take note of the latest EDU offering from Penn state University. Used by countless industries for data collection, surveillance and more, PSU has identified that there exists a need for experts who can interpret and apply the rapidly expanding data and images generated by them. According to PSU, the 12-credit program is aimed primarily at professionals with some experience in geospatial intelligence. NOTE, this is NOT official (FAA) drone operator’s certification
Working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers are tackling the issue of unmanned aircraft safety. The team recently became the first professional sports franchise to record a video reminding fans – and everyone else – to abide by the laws covering personal drone use.
Create a no fly zone around your property? Yep, that’s pretty much what a non-profit is enabling people to do, however, it has yet to be determined how much weight this “no fly zone” would have or if it could be enforced as a private area.