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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…

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…

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.…

Red Rocks Revealed: High-Resolution Drone-Collected Model Aids Understanding

August 2, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Red Rocks Amphitheater and Park is one of the premiere concert venues in the world and one of the “crown jewels” of Denver Parks and Recreation’s many amenities. Further advancing its special stature, the park was recently named a National Historic Landmark…

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…

ASCE Selects 15 Innovation Winners

March 11, 2016 - in Corporate

Drone technology played a key role in two of the four proposals that earned overall awards in the ASCE Innovation Contest. The first ASCE Innovation Contest drew entries from around the world, with practitioners, project managers, educators, researchers, and…