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Use of AI to detect rooftop solar potential

Use of AI to detect rooftop solar potential

Global climate change and, in some areas, the lack of a cheap and reliable energy supply are contributing to the expansion of photovoltaics, both regionally and worldwide. In addition to ground-mounte...

UAV Remote Sensing for Smart Agriculture

UAV Remote Sensing for Smart Agriculture

‘Smart agriculture’, i.e. the efficient use of Earth's resources to feed the world, requires accurate and advanced data acquisition, modelling and management. UAVs can play a critical role in this...

Can digital twin techniques serve city needs?

Can digital twin techniques serve city needs?

Can digital twins help cities face challenges ranging from sustainability to education, and from infrastructure to healthcare? While digital twin techniques have been applied successfully in manufactu...

Video games as an emerging application for navigation data

Video games as an emerging application for navigation data

Perhaps surprisingly, video game development is becoming an increasingly popular use case for navigation and Lidar data. However, it is often overlooked amidst the almost endless possible applications...

Shining a Light on the Surveying Profession

Shining a Light on the Surveying Profession

Besides its excellent technical content, the recent FIG Congress in Poland was a place for enthusiastic reunions and for forming new friendships. Wim van Wegen looks back on the event, together with t...