Tag: photogrammetry

Better Numbers

A project involving a 20-acre site with more than 100 feet of elevation change for which Ryan Qualls could not do a comprehensive takeoff was the driving factor for him deciding it was time to upgrade to more comprehensive takeoff software.

Using Drones for Landfill Mapping

Using Drones for Landfill Mapping

65% of landfills develop an annual topographic map, and most of those topo maps are created using traditional aerial photogrammetry. This is a process that two years ago we would have called “state of the art.” Today, we call it “old-fashioned,” because we can now produce those same maps using

Landfill Manager’s Notebook: Drones and Waste Industry

Landfill Manager’s Notebook: Drones and Waste Industry

National surveys show that more than 65% of landfills develop an annual topographic map, and most of those topo maps are created using traditional aerial photogrammetry. This is a process that two years ago we would have called “state of the art.” Today, we call it “old-fashioned,” because we can

Excavation’s New Era: Maps, Machines, Management

Excavation’s New Era: Maps, Machines, Management

If you’re having trouble keeping up with the marketplace for mapping and machine control, don’t feel bad. It’s evolving at a frantic pace, and the technologies keep getting more sophisticated. In fact, taking a walk through a trade show with displays from the major manufacturers can be staggering.

The No-Name Floods of 2015

The No-Name Floods of 2015

In early October 2015, residents along the southern and mid-Atlantic East Coast of the US held their breath as reports on Hurricane Joaquin’s gathering strength—but uncertain landfall destination—created mounting anxiety.

Trimble Obtains Exemption to Operate its Unmanned Aircraft System

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014-Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted an exemption that will allow the company to conduct commercial operation of its Trimble® UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution in the U.S. The exemption was granted pursuant to Section 333 of the FAA Modernization

UAS Industry Leaders Participaing in Mapping Symposium

BETHESDA, Md., September 24, 2014 – The first UAS technical symposium sponsored by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) announces that industry leaders in the UAS commercial industry are onboard for UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO !  The technical program has been designed to provide practical information on

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