All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAV' (315)

NDVI Wheat Crop Surveys - Behind the Scenes Video & Panoramic

The video above attempts to provide a "Behind the Scenes" view of how we are capturing the NDVI composite images while working with a local farmer and a section of his wheat crop.

The on board video, captured images, along with…

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Added by Mike Governale on April 16, 2015 at 2:31pm — 6 Comments

Launch of Airware

Looks like this is the week of big UAV announcements with the launch of the Airware platform for commercial drone use.

http://techcrunch.com/2015/04/16/airware/…

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Added by Greg Crutsinger on April 16, 2015 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

Autonomous UAV Clustering Network

This is a quick overview of my masters research work that you might find interesting. I've been posting in the drones-discuss developer mailing list and a couple of people suggested I make a post over here for everyone to see. The associated paper is titled "Relief and Emergency Communication…

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Added by Paul Bupe on April 14, 2015 at 1:23pm — 13 Comments

Our exhibition on AERO Friedrichshafen 2015





Workswell company (also known as Drone thermal camera) together with its partner Vertical Images will be exhibiting at the "air show" in Germany - AERO Friedrichshafen 2015. Together, we will present a drone thermal imaging system, ie. both…

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Added by Drone thermal camera on April 12, 2015 at 1:26pm — 1 Comment

FusionFlight presents JetQuad: Jet Engine Powered Quadcopter

Presents...…

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Added by FusionFlight on April 7, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Iris+ Mapping Tutorial and Data Set

MultiSpek Data Processing Overview from MultiSpek on Vimeo.

UAV mapping is getting easier by the day.  From agriculture to mining and construction, companies are looking for real time mapping to increase…

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Added by MultiSpek on March 28, 2015 at 12:37pm — 5 Comments

UAV Challenge Medical Express rules have been released.



The UAV Challenge Medical Express rules have been released.

The Mission for 2016:

"Outback Joe is at his property in remote Queensland, Australia and has been feeling unwell. He has had a remote consultation…

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Added by JB on March 21, 2015 at 7:00pm — 72 Comments

The Albatross UAV - Ready to Launch

First and foremost, we need to take a moment to acknowledge the fact that we are here because of you. Plain and simple. We love being a part of this community and have been working tirelessly to make the Albatross a reality for you.

Now that it’s almost there, we thought we would show everyone not…

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Added by Applied Aeronautics on March 14, 2015 at 12:30am — 89 Comments

Thumbs up! Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines opens its doors to Philippine UAV operators.

Was glad to be part of this meeting. And here's the write-up about the recent event from one of the attendees.

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(Pasay City, Philippines) - The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) recently opened its doors to a “UAV Industry Stakeholder” Conference with various…

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Added by Teejay on March 1, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

DAS LAB using 3D printer technology on making rapid UAV prototyping

                                                                                   

We started to make a lightweight, high performance, long endurance UAV airplane for multiple purposes. The features will be, live monitoring, 3D aerial mapping, thermal monitoring ect. To make an extra challenge for our self we planned to  make the air plane weight less than 1 kg and see how quickly we can make the plane.

3D print is that it allows us to print very…

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Added by DAS Lab on February 26, 2015 at 6:00am — 12 Comments

Nice article in Gizmag reporting on Krossblade's SkyProwler

In the news: Nice article in Gizmag reporting on Krossblade's SkyProwler VTOL transformer UAV.

Like a quadcopter, the SkyProwler has four horizontal propellers that allow it to perform vertical take-offs and landings, and to hover in mid-air. A closer look at the technology and specifications in the article. 

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Added by Katrina Rosen on February 19, 2015 at 8:30am — 16 Comments

HOW ACCURATE ARE YOUR MAPS AND MODELS?

Making maps with the help of small UAVs seems to be easy enough. However, when geometric accuracy is critical, how do you determine and state the estimated accuracy of your mapping product? One way is to establish a test bed with a redundancy of accurately surveyed check points which are used as…

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Added by Walter Volkmann on February 18, 2015 at 4:37pm — 13 Comments

Article on commercial application of civilian drones - Forbes article

Interesting article about commercial applications of drones, including impact of FAA regulations. Aerial photography currently the No 1 application of civilian drones. …

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Added by Katrina Rosen on February 2, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Photogrammetry by Habitat-Serea thanks to APM 2.6 and Pikhawk

Results photogrammetric flight fixed wing UAV and multicopter with APM2.6 And PIKHAWK Agisoft processed and later work with GIS.

Habitat team fixed wing, rotary wing, ground station, traker pach antenna for video and Moxon antenna for telemetry.…

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Added by Habitat Estudios Ambientales s.l on January 29, 2015 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments

Global UAV Market (2014-2020)

The global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) market is valued at $6,762 million in 2014 and is expected to show a robust growth to reach $10,573 million in 2020, registering a CAGR of 7.73%, till 2020. The market is being driven by the rise in demand for non defense applications and the increased UAV functionality to perform complex operations which…

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Added by Steve Stark on January 29, 2015 at 5:21am — 5 Comments

The A to Z of UAVs

For the Full list visit: A to Z of…

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Added by UAV Vision on January 27, 2015 at 11:46pm — 3 Comments

Percepto - computer vision for drones

Hi,

 

My name is Raviv Raz and I am a co-founder of a really cool startup called Percepto. I really hope you will like it since it pretty much grew out of reading and following this community.

 

Percepto is an add-on device, some may call a companion computer, that is designed to give almost any UAV computer vision…

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Added by Raviv Raz on January 26, 2015 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

God is my Co-Pilot……or is it Drone Deploy?

Recently I was approached about one of my previous blog posts on Vineyard Surveys by a Drone Startup based in San Francisco, Drone Deploy. In my previous blogs I’ve stated the importance of a whole system approach to UAV work with a smooth end-to-end flow. It’s not about the drone, or how sexy it is. It’s using the…

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Added by Iain Butler on January 20, 2015 at 11:46pm — 3 Comments

PIXHAWK, QU4D X, BATELEUR, PHOTOSCAN, VIRTUAL SURVEY TOOLS

An example of the new geo-spatial products and virtual surveying and planning tools which we can bring to the farmer's kitchen table today - safely, harmlessly and economically, over and over again. All thanks to small UAVs - the new personal mapping systems. Thanks to the tremendous contributions from the DIY Drone community, small enterprises can now offer new cost saving…

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Added by Walter Volkmann on January 16, 2015 at 11:00am — 8 Comments

Council Investigating using Drones for Shark Patrol on Australia's famous Bondi Beach

My local community newspaper had this somewhat positive UAV story on the front page this week - I thought it to be very interesting from the operator side of things.

The full article can be read in the online edition here: …

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Added by Lachy Goshi on January 7, 2015 at 8:17pm — 10 Comments

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