Posts tagged as surveying

Simultaneous dual lidar and oblique mapping

Geocue Group featured its new True View line of UAV sensors at the Esri User Conference in San Diego, US. True View offers an lidar and dual oblique mapping camera configuration integrated in a lightweight payload for use on commercial drone platforms. This allows for automated generation of true 3D colourised point clouds, oblique imagery […]

Course development grant seeks to build surveying capacity

The Aubrey Barker Fund and the FIG Foundation are seeking applications for grants of up to €20 000 euro (over two years) with the objective of building the capacity of academic institutions teaching surveying in developing countries, and of providing support in teaching and developing their curriculum more effectively. Grants will be awarded to individuals […]

New INS/GNSS increases UAV-based surveying productivity

SBG Systems introduced its new line of inertial navigation systems (INS) dedicated to UAV-based surveying integrators. The company has designed a small, lightweight, and low-power inertial navigation system offered at two levels of accuracy. Quanta UAV and Quanta UAV Extra have been developed for compact lidar to high-end BVLOS mapping solutions. They provide precise orientation […]

Flying into the future: drones make their mark

  Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are more than simply hobbyists’ toys or military hardware. Although they can be, and often are, used for recreational purposes as well in security-related applications, the latest versions are being used in various commercial, environmental, industrial, surveying and agricultural applications. Drones Conference 2017, which was held […]