Last week, the Lafayette police department and the Contra Costa County drone team worked with GeoAcuity and Wingtra to use the VTOL Wingtra drone to map thousands of acres in Santa Cruz County that were destroyed during the CZU Fire in California.
Ames Construction, one of the largest family-owned general contractors in the United States, has significantly improved the safety and accuracy of its surveying at a copper mining site in Arizona, thanks to innovative technology from senseFly, the global leader in fixed-wing drones. By using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Ames Construction can now generate detailed 3D imagery of the pit wall surfaces – a process that would be much more difficult and time-consuming using traditional topographic methods.
Atmos UAV, the fast-growing Dutch drone manufacturer that develops high-end VTOL fixed-wing drones for surveying and mapping applications, further expands its distributor network in South America and signs a reseller agreement with Capital Drone. Capital Drone will be responsible for the distribution of Marlyn drones in Bolivia, and will provide assistance and first-line maintenance services to Bolivian operators.
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Wingtra just released its 1.12, offering customers a significant upgrade to their in-flight interactions with WingtraOne. Specifically, more robust and intuitive in-app flight controls are available directly through WingtraPilot on the tablet.* In the field, this streamlines the user experience down to simply tapping clearly-labeled buttons on a lightweight tablet.
This week, Pix4D released a whole new suite of photogrammetry tools that will address the “modern-day professional challenges”. The four new applications, Pix4Dsurvey, Pix4Dmatic, Pix4Dinspect, and Pix4Dscan, have been developed in close collaboration with customers and partners and the company claims that they will revolutionize the way