In this latest episode of our PIXL Drone Show, we talk to John McLean, the Owner of the New York Drone Survey about how he got started, new technology, the benefits of sUAS, LIDAR, photogrammetry, and regulations. Be sure to check it out on Youtube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.
PiXL Drone Show #28 – Drones, surveying, and photogrammetry
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- Greg Reverdiau (co-founder of Pilot Institute)
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This week we talked to John McLean, the Owner of the New York Drone Survey about how he got started, new technology, the benefits of sUAS, LIDAR, photogrammetry, and regulations. https://newyorkdronesurvey.com/
- 0:00 Introduction
- 1:24 How John got started
- 9:46 How John integrated new tech into surveying
- 13:40 What benefits do drones have for surveyors
- 17:07 Do drones replace traditional land surveying equipment?
- 19:08 What makes a good photogrammetry drone?
- 21:22 What about LIDAR?
- 29:40 Real estate images with lines drawn on the picture
- 32:40 Photogrammetry project of a dam
- 43:34 What are some desired improvements in drones for photogrammetry?
- 55:43 How do you deal with NYC flight restrictions?
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