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Michael Baker International Pioneers Drone Activity at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Gather Runway Improvement Data

April 27, 2017 - in Transportation

Pittsburgh (April 27, 2017) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, recently marked a significant milestone for the aviation industry as it partnered with the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International…

Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn’t Lie in Flying

Successful drone entrepreneur Petr Lněnička went from award-winning filmmaker to drone inspection leader in his native Czech Republic. Here he lays…

Drone Video Footage Helps Washington State Engineers Monitor Unstable Rock Slide Area

March 29, 2017 - in Roads

When part of a steep hillside gave way March 13 in southwestern Washington and emptied debris onto part of State Route 503 near Woodland, the Washington…

Video: Mark Biagi and Sandra DiMatteo: Leveraging BIM Investments, AssetWise CONNECT Edition, Drones, Standards and Rail

February 20, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Bentley Systems' Mark Biagi, Business Development Executive, Asset Performance Products, and Sandra DiMatteo, Marketing Director, Asset Performance Products, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the…

Infrastructure Outlook: How UAV Surveying Can Improve Land-Development Projects

February 14, 2017 - in Articles, Column

By Dustin Price, L.S. A successful development project begins with an accurate land survey, which is why it’s critical for organizations to capitalize on the latest in surveying technology. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are one example of a…

Atkins Uses Drone for Construction Work at World’s Busiest Airport

February 10, 2017 - in Lifecycle

Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering, and project management consultancies, helped orchestrate a first for the aviation industry by successfully flying a drone over Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), the busiest airport…

North Carolina DOT Works to Integrate Drones in Emergency Response

February 6, 2017 - in Transportation

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is exploring how to best implement unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, into future disaster relief efforts. The department’s Division of Aviation recently collaborated with nearly 50 state and local government…

Kespry Announces Drone 2 with Increased Performance for Construction

January 26, 2017 - in News, Products

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Kespry, the leading aerial intelligence platform provider, today announced that it has enhanced the Kespry Drone 2 with higher performance features that deliver significantly greater accuracy and reliability. These enhancements make Kespry…

Topcon Accepts Wichmann Innovations Award for Falcon 8

November 18, 2016 - in Awards, Corporate, News

LIVERMORE, Calif., USA/ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands – Topcon Positioning Group announces it has won the Wichmann Innovations Award in the competition’s hardware category. Topcon representatives accepted the award for the Topcon Falcon 8 (powered…

Kansas DOT Begins Testing of Drones for Bridge, Tower Inspections

November 9, 2016 - in Transportation

The new Kansas Unmanned Aerial Systems program started test flights last  Friday to find ways to use drones for bridge and tower inspections. “Our Aviation and Bridge inspection teams are doing great work in testing  drones to enhance the safety of KDOT…