Posts tagged as drones

Cybersecurity for drones

  While the many benefits of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or remotely piloted aerial systems (RPAS) as they are also known are regularly professed, the accompanying complexity that these systems introduce into workflows, especially when it comes to cybersecurity, is often neglected. As unmanned aerial systems are fundamentally digital systems – from their sensors to […]

UAVs put through their paces

  Aciel Geomatics, in partnership with Yellow Scan and Aerial Kopter Solutions, recently held an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and lidar demo day at Barnstormers Flying Club in Ekurhuleni where a range of multi-copter and fixed wing UAVs were put through their paces. The audience was impressed with the Aibot multi-rotor’s manoeuvrability, its protective orange […]

Elevating the role of the South African mine surveyor

  GPS control mining, photogrammetry for drones and expanding the role of the mine surveyor were some of the topics under discussion at the 20 May 2016 meeting of the Mpumalanga branch of the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA) in Cullinan. During the course of the branch meeting there was a rather […]

Virtual panel discussion: Drones

Drones are a promising part how we manage our world. They will be the intelligent connection between people, process, data, and things to create new value and opportunities. We asked a number of experts to share their views about various aspects of the drone industry and the application of drones. With the drone market increasing […]