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Turner Construction Uses Drones to Monitor Construction at Sacramento Kings New Arena

A University of Illinois team has developed predictive visual data analytics tools, called "Flying Superintendent" to automate and streamline today’s time-consuming practices for construction progress monitoring. Their award-winning solution utilizes both…

Flying Robots Inspect and Maintain Inspection Robots

March 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

Mobile inspection robots crawl over pipelines on magnetic wheels and identify critical points using special sensors. What sounds like science fiction…

Kespry Announces Woolpert as Latest Commercial Drone System Customer

January 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Sensors

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016– Kespry Inc., which designs automated drone systems for commercial use, today announced that it has been selected…

Drones Used to Monitor Bausch + Lomb Factory Expansion

January 22, 2016 - in Buildings, Construction, Projects, Sensors

The Building Information Modelling Collective (BIMC) Research Group in WIT’s Department of Architecture is collaborating with Bausch + Lomb’s expansion works in Waterford city. “The BIMC Research Group are utilizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)/Drones…

Caterpillar and Redbird Advance Work Site Intelligence

January 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors

As part of our innovation and technology strategy, Caterpillar continues to work with key industry players to help our dealers and customers benefit from significant advancements in the fields of data analytics and drone technology. Today, we are pleased to…

Landpoint Named Engineering Company of the Year in Oil & Gas Awards For Use of Drones

October 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Surveying/Mapping

THE WOODLANDS, TX, Oct. 26, 2015—Landpoint was named Oil & Gas Engineering Company of the Year for 2015, marking the second consecutive year to receive the award. The annual Southwest and Mid-continent gala ceremony was held at the The Westin Dallas…

Autodesk Showcases New UAV Features for ReCap 360 at Commercial UAV Expo 2015

October 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping

Autodesk, Inc. will showcase new ReCap 360 features specific for UAV users at Booth #300 at the 2015 Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas.  To meet the growing demand from the UAV industry to turn aerial photos into meaningful 2D and 3D data, these enhancements…

32 Advisors Spins Out & Completes Financing For Measure, The First Nationwide Commercial Drone Operator

September 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Surveying/Mapping

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2015—32 Advisors and Measure, the leading Drone as a Service® company announced today that Measure completed a significant capital raise and will become an independent entity. The company provides turnkey solutions to acquire, process,…

Drones Help Pave a New Path to the Golden Gate Bridge

July 14, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Sensors

Five years ago construction began on San Francisco’s billion-dollar Presidio Parkway project. This weekend, following a monumental effort by construction crews that included shutting down a critical stretch of freeway, and lots of commuter grumbling, the…

Dutch Government Successfully Uses Aerialtronics Drones to Control Traffic

The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment used three Altura Zenith ATX 8 drones to monitor the traffic leading to and from the Concert at Sea festival in Zeeland. The drones monitored an area of 30 square kilometres and were supported with a strong…