Photographic 3D mobile surveying

Gexcel introduced the Heron AC-2 Color, an improved version of its AC-2, designed for customers who need to integrate their point cloud models with images from a 360° panoramic camera. Beside the professional indoor/outdoor 3D real-time mapping, localisation and change detection capabilities, it allows users to add a photographic survey. This feature can speed up […]

Wind lidar measurements from a drone

Lidar developer, ZX Lidars, has demonstrated the use of drone wind lidar for vertical and horizontal profiling to accurately measure wind conditions remotely and above or ahead of their installed position. These accurate, independent wind measurements are a cornerstone in the development, construction and operation of wind farms globally. The company has now achieved accurate […]

BVLOS drone project in an urban area

In-Flight Data, a Canadian drone operator, in collaboration with SenseFly, has completed North America’s first urban BVLOS drone project in a major city. The project, carried out in the city of Calgary, Alberta, was commissioned to collect mapping data to support the development of a new graveyard site, the city’s first new cemetery since 1940. […]