Posts tagged as drone

Versatile fixed-wing drone portfolio showcased

Sensefly showcased its dynamic range of fixed-wing drone solutions and sensors at InterGEO 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. The company’s eBee X drone took centre stage at its stand, where surveyors and engineers were able to learn how the technology can be used to map large and small areas faster and more efficiently than with traditional […]

Leveraging drones to enhance insurance claims service

Loveland Innovations, a provider of data analytics and technology solutions for insurance, will provide The Hanover Insurance Group with drone and technology capabilities, helping the company provide more effective and efficient claims service to its partners and customers. This partnership enables a sophisticated, digital-first approach to claim inspections and analysis. With the company’s inspection platform […]

New high-performance drone enters SA market

SkyProwler 2 is the second generation of the professional-grade high-performance multi-mission vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) Transformer unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). It takes off like a multicopter, picks up speed using its high-powered thruster, and then transitions to winged cruise flight. The multirotor take-off mechanism folds away in-flight giving the craft efficient aerodynamics and speed, […]

Drone-software combo for high-precision data acquisition and processing

SenseFly has announces a limited-time offer which combines the SenseFly eBee X with intelligent photogrammetry software from Agisoft Metashape. Until 30 September 2019, customers who purchase an eBee X with a SenseFly SODA 3D, Aeria X or MicaSense RedEdge-MX sensor will receive $1000 off the price of the drone and a six-month Agisoft Metashape Professional […]

Partnership enables high-quality drone data processing

Professionals gathering rich survey and mapping data with WingtraOne now have the option to process it with the robust software solution, Correlator3D. Developed by SimActive Inc., the software provides survey-grade accuracy and detailed reports, and processes an unlimited number of images, fast, through a user-friendly interface. WingtraOne hybrid VTOL capabilities allows it to take off […]

Achieving near real-time volume data delivery in opencast mining

The mining industry is currently experiencing one of the most evolutionary phases of its time. After witnessing a relatively reluctant adaption to drone technology, customers are now demanding a faster data turnaround due to increasing production pressures and internal incentives. With faster processing hardware and improved software processing turnaround, raw drone data has now given […]

South African drone industry interest group launched

The South African Federation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SAFU) was launched in Kyalami in Johannesburg on 20 June 2019, to establish a platform for collaboration between regulatory authorities such as the South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the drone industry. The federation’s membership comprises private drone companies, and was founded by NTSU Aviation Solutions […]

AI accelerates local drones-for-social good solutions

Picterra and the Flying Labs from WeRobotics have announced a new collaboration. Picterra has added an AI-analytic layer to support the Flying Labs in their mission of accelerating and scaling local drones-for-social good solutions in emerging economies. Flying Labs’ members currently work on a broad and diverse range of projects, from helping farmers set property […]