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Bluesky’s 3D Aerial Laser Maps Inform BIM Projects

June 9, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

Leicestershire, UK, June 9, 2016— – 3D models produced from aircraft mounted lasers are being used by survey company Greenhatch Group to help inform a range of Building Information Modelling (BIM) projects. Downloaded from aerial mapping company Bluesky’s…

Bluesky National Tree Map Supports Research into Sewer Damage

June 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

Leicestershire, UK, 10 June 2015 - An aerial map of trees is helping scientists to understand the damage caused to underground drains and sewers by tree…

Bluesky Launches Online Renewable Energy Platform

January 21, 2015 - in Products, Renewables, Surveying/Mapping

Coalville, Leicestershire, UK, 21 January 2015 - A prototype version of a website has been launched which allows homeowners, solar installers and manufacturers,…

Britain’s Greenest Cities and Counties Mapped from the Air

November 20, 2014 - in Modeling, Projects, Surveying/Mapping

Leicestershire, UK, Nov. 20, 2014—Aerial mapping company Bluesky has published the first ever nationwide map of trees revealing the true extent of our ‘green and pleasant land’. Topping the charts at numbers one and two respectively are local authority…

ADAS and Bluesky Survey 30,000 km of Overhead Power Lines Using LiDAR Technology

October 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Surveying/Mapping

Leicestershire, UK, Oct. 20, 2014—A multi million pound contract to produce the largest ever LiDAR survey undertaken by an electricity distribution network operator in the UK has been awarded to ADAS and Bluesky International. The companies have been contracted…

Topcon Announces Partnership with MAVinci for Worldwide UAS Distribution

August 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors

Topcon Positioning Group has entered into a worldwide distribution partnership agreement with Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) provider MAVinci GmbH. As the result of the partnership — Sirius — a fixed-wing UAS series guided with Topcon GNSS (Global Navigation…

Bluesky Aerial Mapping Helps Harrow Council Tackle Growing Beds in Sheds Problem

March 24, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities

Thermal imaging and laser scan data collected by aircraft is helping Harrow Council tackle the growing problem of unscrupulous landlords renting out sheds and outbuildings as dwellings. Supplied by aerial mapping company Bluesky, the map accurate thermal images…

Merrick & Company Awarded Multi-Year Contract with Georgia Transmission Corporation

January 24, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

Merrick & Company’s Surveying team is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a multi-year contract with Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) to provide surveying, GIS and aerial mapping services. Merrick will provide GTC (www.gatrans.com) with…

Bluesky to Map Energy Wastage from Homes Across Britain’s Cities

January 14, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Sensors

Aerial mapping company Bluesky has been awarded contracts to map heat loss across towns and cities covering around 10 per cent of the population. Using specialist thermal sensors mounted on survey aircraft Bluesky accurately records heat loss from homes and…

Bluesky’s Digital Tree Map Helps Energy Companies Reduce the Risk of Power Cuts

March 6, 2013 - in Energy, Maintenance

Following warnings from the UK energy regulator Ofgem of an ‘horrendous’ energy crunch, aerial mapping company Bluesky is helping electricity companies ensure their power networks are resilient to the threats from falling trees and overgrown vegetation.…