Posts tagged as UAVs

High-res, real-time lidar for the autonomous applications

Velodyne Lidar introduced the Puck 32MR sensor to address key markets in the autonomous industry. It offers a cost-effective solution for low speed autonomous markets including industrial vehicles, robotics, shuttles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The Puck 32MR delivers rich data for mid-range applications. The sensor has a 120 m range and a 40° vertical […]

Using drones to map land ownership in Kenya

Mapping land boundaries is an important way to boost a country’s economic growth and development. It contributes towards better security of land ownership, allows land owners to get bank loans and helps governments to tax owners correctly. Unfortunately, in most African countries only about 30% of the land boundaries have been mapped. Mapping is done […]

Disruptive technologies and their effect on power utilities

  The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) held its President’s Invitation Lecture at the University of Johannesburg recently. Dr. Prathaban Moodley, the acting technology strategy manager at Eskom Research, Testing and Development, addressed an audience of 95 delegates on the topic of how incremental and disruptive technologies affect power utilities. People have had […]

Open day focuses on innovative technologies

  Aciel Geomatics held a technical open day on 17 March 2017 to showcase their range of innovative products including deformation monitoring solutions, high definition scanners, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The open day was held at the Leriba Hotel in Centurion and kicked off with an overview of the Leica GeoMoS monitoring solution. Leica’s senior […]