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Fruitful First Edition for interaerial SOLUTIONS

The interaerial SOLUTIONS communications platform premiered at Intergeo 2015 in Stuttgart really took off with exhibitors and visitors alike. Unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufacturers and suppliers of all manner of UAS-related solutions took to the stage to fly high and showcase their skills. Uwe Nortmann, the managing director of Germany’s UAV association (UAV DACH), said Inter... (read more)

what3words Joins Forces with Safe Software

FME, the spatial data transformation technology created by Safe Software, now supports the innovative location-referencing system, what3words. Don Murray, president of Safe Software, said the collaboration with what3words helps to provide a way for people to integrate this new solution into their existing data and gives FME users a new option for identifying location information. FM... (read more)

Commercial UAV Expo Opens Doors in Las Vegas

The Commercial UAV Expo opened on Monday, 5 October, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, USA, featuring 120 exhibitors. Over 1,500 attendees are expected, including many large enterprise technology leaders from key growth sectors for UAS integration including surveying & mapping, civil infrastructure, mining, construction, process, power & utilities, precision agriculture, law enforc... (read more)

Topcon Adds Rotary-wing UAS to Solution Range

Topcon Positioning Group has added a rotary-wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) to its line of mass data collection solutions. The Falcon 8 – powered by German UAS manufacturer Ascending Technologies – is designed for inspection and monitoring as well as survey and mapping applications. Rotary-wing systems provide the perfect solutions for small-scale sites and projects for whi... (read more)

Myanmar ALMS Purchases 340 GNSS Receivers

Agricultural Land Management and Statistic Department (ALMS) in Myanmar recently concluded comparative field tests of four leading models of GNSS receivers. Based on the test results and bids, ALMS chose the Spectra Precision SP80 and ordered 340 units. The comparative field tests included; positioning accuracy, initialisation speed, internal radio performance, pole drop test, water imme... (read more)

Easter Island Mapped by UAVs

AG-Wing, a unmanned aerial system developed by IDETEC, has covered the whole of Easter Island – 41,250 acres – in the south-eastern Pacific Ocean in about a week. The operation was conducted to obtain high-resolution orthomosaics and digital surface models of the island to support archaeology efforts, as required by the Chilean National Monuments Council. The project was exec... (read more)

Trimble to Distribute ClearEdge 3D Software

Trimble, USA, will distribute a branded version of ClearEdge 3D’s EdgeWise software. The EdgeWise software uses automated feature extraction and modelling to reduce the time required for professionals to generate CAD models of pipes, conduit, structural steel and gridded concrete from data captured with 3D laser scanners. In combination with Trimble’s laser scanning instrumen... (read more)

Septentrio Names New Dealer for UAV Market

Septentrio has appointed Unmanned Systems Source, USA, as an authorised dealer for GNSS positioning products in the UAV market. The two companies will showcase the Septentrio drone solutions in Booth 320 at the Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas, from 5-7 October 2015. Earlier this year, Septentrio introduced its AsteRx-m UAS high-accuracy GNSS receivers and GeoTagZ software suite des... (read more)
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