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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…

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…

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…

Datumate Unveils DatuFly, A Professional Imagery App for Drones

September 6, 2016 - in News, Products

YOQNEAM, Israel, September 6, 2016 - Datumate, a market leader of automated "Field-to-Plan" solutions that save costly field and office time, is pleased to announce a new tablet app for effortless drone flight planning and automated, high resolution photo-shooting.…

AmeyVTOL Transforms Asset Inspection Using Unique Drone Technology

A new joint venture between global asset management consultancy, Amey, and world leading drone technology experts, VTOL Technologies, will use precision, long-range drones to transform asset management inspections – making it safer, quicker and easier to…

COPTRZ Launches with a Focus on Drones for Construction

May 16, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

From aerial surveys for topographical maps to high structure inspections, drones are the multi-tasking workhorse of any construction project. More affordable than helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) deliver highly detailed information never before…

State DOTs Using Drones to Improve Safety, Collect Data and Cut Costs

WASHINGTON - A growing number of state departments of transportation are leveraging innovative drone technology to creatively improve safety, reduce traffic congestion and save money. According to a March 2016 survey by the American Association of State Highway…